A. Lange & Söhne Seconde Morte

A. Lange & Söhne Seconde Morte


A. Lange & Söhne
Glashütte /
Pocket-Watch Seconde Morte
at 1887
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
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-Screw-compensation-balance, Breguet-overcoil-balance-spring,
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,
his 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.