Watch by A. Lange & Sohne

The housing of the Long 1 with caliber L901. 0 is made of white gold and 38.5 centimetres in diameter.

No other timepiece is A more for the re-emergence of the Saxon watchmaker. Long & sons as the Long 1. The 1994 launched mens watch evolved into a worldwide coveted watch classic, whose striking date window can come up with history.

“Saxon reply on the stylistic uniformity in the design of the clock” – so the watch manufacture resident of Glashutte describes A. Long & their sons to watch classic advanced timepiece Long 1. When it was launched in 1994, luxury watches made in Germany were rather a niche product, the most sought after watches in the high price segment came all from Switzerland.

The Long 1 – Innovative Dial Design

But in the 1990s, the Long 1 quickly attracted attention. World watches enthusiasts for the hand-crafted timepieces from Glashütte – begin to interest many decades of one of the most famous places of watch making – striking by its innovative layout with decentralised hour un the Double-faced big date before the wall was built.

Tribute to the History – Date with Double Glazing

That is the trademark of A. Long & sons advanced double glazed Windows on the dial of the Long 1 pays homage to the five-minute clock above the stage of the Semper Opera House in Dresden, which indicated the time there from 1841. The design of digital watch comes from the Dresden art Johann Christian Friedrich Gutkaes watchmakers. The design was born out of necessity, because space of lack of could be attached not round as usual watch in the Semper Opera House. The framed double glazed Windows with depending on a roll for hours and minutes, was born. Pupil and son-in-law of Gutkaes, Ferdinand Adolph Long, should the watch manufacturer A about four years later. Long & sons in Glashutte.

Remote Display of the Hours and Minutes

The patented double window big date on the bright dial made of solid silver is top right. The hours and minutes are not – as so often – shown over the whole surface of the dial, but on a separate dial left. Indexes made of rhodium-plated gold consist of strokes and Roman numerals at three, six, twelve and nine o’clock. Right below is the small seconds with stop seconds, right to find the power reserve display of the Long 1. More than 72 hours the movement is in idle state without pulling up runs.

Long 1 by A. Long & Sons – Made from White Gold

The round housing of the Long 1, a classic among the watches is made of 18-carat white gold and discreet in diameter 38.5 centimeters tall. In the case that fails by A. Long & sons self-produced caliber L901. 0, that is wound up by hand. The 365-teilige movement can be seen through the glass floor made of Sapphire Crystal.

Watch Classic Glashutte

Thanks to the coating of the pointer and Appliques with Superluminova, the Long 1 can be read the time at the current edition at night without any problems. A black crocodile leather strap with white stitching and a massive buckle complement the elegant look of the timepiece of classic A. Long & sons. The Long 1 the purchaser a clock for almost all occasions on the wrist whose big date, not just particularly good readable, but also on the old story of A. Long & sons recalls.