A. Lange & Söhne 701.001

701.001 : A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon Pour le Mérite

Tourbillon Pour le Mérite

Brand: A. Lange & Söhne
Family: Tourbillon
Reference: 701.001
Name: Tourbillon Pour le Mérite
Produced: 1994 - 1998
Limited: Yes, 104 units

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Open
Shape: Round
Diameter: 38.50 mm
Height: 10.00 mm
Lug Width: 20.00 mm

Dial

Color: Silver
Indexes: Arabic Numerals
Hands: Alpha

Movement

Handwound movement with tourbillon escapement and power equalization with chain and fusée. It was one of the movements (and with the Pour le Mérite, watches) that was introduced as the first collection of the resurected A. Lange & Söhne in 1994. The concept was created by Gunter Blumlein while Giulio Papi worked on the chain & fusée mechanism.

Type:Handwound
Brand:A. Lange & Söhne
Caliber:L902.0
Display:Analog
Diameter:30.00 mm
Jewels:29
Reserve:36 h
Frequency:18000 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Additionals:Power Reserve Indicator, Tourbillon Escapement, Chain & Fusée

Description

The Tourbillon Pour le Mérite was one of the original 4 models introduced in the earliest days of the modern A. Lange & Söhne, as visualized by Gunter Blumlein as a way to make a statement - A. Lange & Söhne would play at the highest levels of horology.

In the 701.001 configuration, it is said a total of 104 pieces were created.