Always pushing the limits of high watchmaking day by day with its complicated movements, A. Lange & Söhne announced its new watch with a rattarapante chronograph.
With “Never stand still” motto, A. Lange & Söhne has created some of the most complicated movements in the world of high watchmaking and has adorned even invisible parts with decorative ornaments. And nowadays, the brand added a new model to its cult collection 1815: 1815 RATTRAPANTE.
The 1815 collection is inspired by the brand’s pocket watches that produced in Glashütte. The collection took its name from the birth date of the founder of A. Lange & Söhne, Ferdinand Adolph Lange. The watches of this collection are in gold or platinum cases are mostly designed with minute scale, Arabic numerals, silver dials and blue hands inspired by the brand’s historical pocket watches. Of course, the timepieces house delicate movements with complex complications. On the one hand, rattrapante chronographs are one of the icons of the 1815 collection.
Focusing on its rattrapante chronograph, the 1815 RATTRAPANTE also houses a specially developed movement. The series is limited to 200 pieces. The platinum case in 41,2mm x 12,6mm. The 1815 RATTRAPANTE is a plain and classic 1815 timepiece with a silver dial, Arabic numerals and blue hands. The watch features two sub-dials at 2 and 6 o’clock.
The two stopwatch hands that are placed one on top of the other, the chrono seconds hand and the rattrapante seconds hand all start simultaneously when the button at 2 o’clock is pressed. Also, The rattrapante seconds hand can be stopped separately as often as desired and also synchronised again with the chrono seconds hand.
Additional time measurements up to 30 minutes and comparative time measurements up to 60 seconds are precisely controlled by the double column wheels of caliber L101.2. The movement can be seen from the sapphire case back, it has a power reserve of 58 hours. It works at 21,600 vibrations per hour. The caliber that made of 365-piece is integrated to 12.6 mm-case, which is a new example of A. Lanfe & Söhne’s mastery of design and movements.