A. LANGE & SÖHNE
Grand Complication (2013)
The most complicated wristwatch ever crafted by A. Lange & Söhne
Price: €1.92 million
Featuring a grande sonnerie, petite sonnerie, minute repeater, split-seconds chronograph with minute counter, flying seconds accurate to one-fifth of a second, perpetual calendar and moon phase display, this is the most complicated wristwatch ever built in Germany. Shattering expectations in more ways than one, the rattrapante mechanism, grande sonnerie and the perpetual calendar indications (that advance in jumps) can be activated simultaneously at midnight without loss of amplitude. Presented in a 50-mm pink gold case and white enamelled dial, the watch features a unique combination of seven complications that took Lange’s product developers seven years to develop. Only six of these watches will be offered, with each of the 876-part in-house manufactured manual-winding Calibre L1902 demanding approximately a year of assembly work from one experienced watchmaker.