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The Peak Selections: Timepieces - - Off The Cuff -

Wal­ter Lange, Fer­di­nand’s grand­son, re­launched the brand to­gether with busi­ness part­ner Gunter Blum­lein in 1990, af­ter the col­lapse of the com­mu­nist regime. In par­al­lel to Fer­di­nand’s vi­sion 150 years ear­lier, Wal­ter’s de­ci­sion to fo­cus on pro­duc­ing high- qual­ity watches re­an­i­mated Glashutte’s role and rep­u­ta­tion as a finewatch­mak­ing hub. To­day, 700 peo­ple, or about 10 per cent of the lo­cal pop­u­la­tion, work for the man­u­fac­ture.

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