740.056 A. Lange & Söhne Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon


I’m old enough in watch years to just remember a time when old Swiss men on the internet would call Lange ‘not as serious’ a brand as Patek Philippe. The comparison is useless, the two manufactures approach watchmaking with such distinct philosophies. But, if there were any remaining doubt, surely this ref. 740.056 puts it…

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‘Dufourgraph’ 403.031 A. Lange & Söhne Datograph

This is what we call a Dufourgraph, and that’s more interesting than it may sound outright. Think for a second of all the many watches nicknamed in honor of people. There are Paul Newmans, McQueens (he never actually wore that one, look it up), Jean-Claude Killys, Yves Kleins, Nina Rindts, Rindts, Sifferts, Claptons, the list…

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403.035 A. Lange & Söhne First Generation Datograph


In any sane market, when a new model debuts, consumers prefer it to the previous. Watches tend to grow more robust, svelte, and technically sophisticated with age. However, despite this, collectors will often to swarm toward recently discontinued watches over their more modern counterparts. Why is this? In part, because watches are permanent—for eternity. Modern…

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First Generation A. Lange & Söhne Datograph


In any sane market, when a new model debuts, consumers prefer it to the previous. Take modern autmotive enthusiasts as an example. The new G82 M4 will likely be more appealing to a new buyer than the previous F82 M4 (okay maybe that’s a bad example). But as a general rule, new is better than…

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