A. Lange & Söhne Seconde Morte
A. Lange & Söhne
Glashütte / Dresden
Pocket-Watch Seconde Morte
mit stop jumping seconde-hand from center.
This mechanism is based on a concept of Adolph Lange, was
further developed for several times and was registered as patent from
A. Lange & Söhne.
Regarding book from Reinhard Meis “A.Lange & Söhne- Eine Uhrmacherdynastie
aus Dresden“ only 280 of those watches were manufactured and only approx. 40 watches with additional complications (Chronograph, Date, Calendarium, fourth-part repetition)
18ct- yellow-gold-case, case-form: “Jürgensen”
2-parts-enemal dial with roman figures, spade-form-hands steel blued
gold-plated ¾ plate-movement, Caliber 43 (19 lines)
Gold-anchor- and Gold-anchor-wheel
Monogram on back site: G W (Gustav Wolfhügel)
Gustav Wolfhügel, born at 27th August 1845 in Landau was a german Hygienic,
Microbiologist and Immunologist. In 1887 he was called on the Hygiene-chair in Göttingen by the imperial Health-department. In the same year, at 30th Nov. 1887,
this watch was sold to Mrs. Prof. Wolfhügel in Göttingen.
Diameter of case: approx. 51mm, Total weight: approx. 108g
With certificate of German Watch-museum in Glashütte and extract of
sales buch of A. Lange & Söhne and with later Original-Box.
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