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A. LANGE & SÖHNE is a trademark of German watchmaking company Lange Uhren GmbH ("Lange"), a subsidiary of Richemont SA. Lange pocket and wrist watches are among the finest in the world, competing with watches produced by Swiss firms such as Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin.

Lange was founded in 1845 by Ferdinand Adolph Lange in the town of Glashütte, near Dresden, in the eastern state of Saxony. Under Ferdinand, and then, following his death, his sons Emil and Richard, Lange produced quality pocket watches, the company's very best products generally being given the "1A" designation. Under subsequent generations of the Lange family the company continued to produce pocket watches and, like many German watch makers, produced special over-sized wrist watches for use by German airmen in World War II.

In 1948, the post-war Soviet administration expropriated the company's property, and the Lange brand ceased to exist. However, in 1990, following the collapse of the East German government, the founder's great-grandson, Walter Lange, together with watch industry executive Günter Blümlein, restored the company with the assistance of several Swiss watch manufacturers, including IWC and Jaeger Le Coultre. The refounded Lange, again operating from Glashütte, presented its first range of wrist watches in 1994. Today, A. Lange & Söhne (litt. A. Lange & Sons) wrist watches are sold globally and Lange, like IWC, is a member of the Richemont group.

All Lange watches contain mechanical rather than quartz movements and, with the exception of a very few special edition watches, Lange watch cases are made of gold or platinum. Lange movements are developed, produced, and assembled by Lange itself. Lange's movement design and decoration is distinctively Glashütte in appearance, eschewing typically Swiss features, such as multiple bridges and cocks, or Geneva wave decoration, in favor of three-quarter plates, "Glashütte stripes", hand-engraved balance cocks and screwed gold chatons. Lange movements are made from a metal known as "German silver", an alloy of copper and nickel, as opposed to the plated brass typically used for Swiss movements, giving Lange movements an unusual color and sheen.

AUDEMARS PIGUET is a manufacturer of Swiss watches. The manufacture Audemars Piguet produces 26,000 timepieces per year. The roots of Audemars Piguet date back to 1874, when the 23-year-old Jules Louis Audemars met Edward Auguste Piguet, then only 21, at Vallée de Joux, they were both born in Le Brassus. When they graduated from school, they went to Vallée de Joux to start working together in watch manufacturing. Thus Audemars started producing component parts for movements and Piguet got the job of a repasseur, maker the final regulation of the timepiece. In 1875, they founded a firm later known as Audemars, Piguet et Cie. Since 1882, members of the Audemars and Piguet families have always been on the board of directors and have, therefore, directly or indirectly run the company.

The business started with Audemars managing the production and technical part, and Piguet focusing on sales, and success was not immediate. The Audemars Piguet trademark was registered in 1882; however, it would be seven years later that the company was officially founded. At this point, Audemars Piguet et Cie became one of the largest employers for watch-making in the whole of Vaud, southwestern Switzerland. The company opened its first branch in Geneva in 1889, and began creating its own components and assembling within its factory with direct supervision and strict quality control.

Between 1894 and 1899, the company produced about 1,200 timepieces, including some very complex watches. When Audemars and Piguet died, in 1918 and 1919 respectively, the company steadily grew and became more famous. As the success of the company's business was rising, its customers became Tiffany & Co, Cartier, and Bulgari, who rebranded and sold Audemars Piguet watches under their own house names. Today, these watches are only identifiable as Audemars Piguet products by their serial numbers. Later, Audemars Piguet launched several watches like the smallest minute repeater in the world and a jumping second hand (i.e. the second hand jumps from second to second in quanta rather than progressively) pocket watch. In 1925, Audemars Piguet introduced the world's thinnest pocket watch, at 1.32 millimeters. Only three years later the company created the first skeleton watch.

During World War II the manufacturer was able to come back on the market by producing a range of ultra-thin chronograph models, notably the Calibre 2003. The sales of Audemars Piguet started growing in the 1940s and 1950s. Together with Jaeger-LeCoultre it designed the thinnest automatic movement. The latter included a 21 carat gold rotor placed in the center. Their "Royal Oak", which uses a custom Jaeger-leCoultre movement, was produced in 1972 and is considered to have created the market for the stainless steel luxury watch. It was designed by Gerald Genta. Today, the company, along with Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin, is sometimes claimed to be one of the "big three" Swiss watchmakers. Every timepiece manufactured in-house is still made using the old-fashioned hand-made technique.

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  • 01 THE ONE - "Time To Be Unique." With their distinct binary system, THE ONE watches are the biggest step in the development of timekeeping since the analogue clock. Unlike conventional and digital watches, THE ONE uses intuitive LED technology to tell you the time of day. Pairing bold design with a fresh way of looking at time, our watches are made for those who dare to be different.
  • 3H ITALIA - since 2004. "3H Italia’s pioneering wristwatch collections featured bold new uses for polycarbonate, carbon fiber, steel, and titanium. These innovative, exclusively Italian designs, attracted worldwide attention when the company began to display them at the prestigious international Baselworld fair in 2007."
  • 4N watches.
  • 4N - "Avant-garde watchmaking is the calling card of this French watch brand, which was founded in 2009 by François Quentin. Renowned for its limited production watches that tell the time digitally with moving discs, the phenomenally complex movements of the first watch required the services of expert watch movement designers Renaud & Papi. In 2016 the brand presented the Sapphire Planet model housed in a totally transparent sapphire crystal case of enormous dimensions, allowing a clear view of the 514 components that compose the mechanical manual-winding movement."
  • 5.11 TACTICAL - since 2003. "Tactical Watches for Military, Police, and more."
  • 88 Rue du Rhone.
  • 88 Rue du Rhone - founded in 2012. "#BornToBeDifferent." 88 RUE DU RHONE unveils its bold new advertising campaign, which underlines the Brand’s ambition to break the rules. The campaign is based on the concept of duality, and the saying, “there are two sides to everyone,” and invites us to embrace the different elements within ourselves. To embody this idea, 88 RUE DU RHONE has collaborated with talented emerging UK make-up artist, Oliver Leach.
  • 121 TIME - "Create Your Own Swiss Made Watch."
  • 666 BARCELONA - "Watches from Las Ramblas." Barcelona 666 is a unique timepiece collection from Las Ramblas in Spain. These watches are dreamy - they're well composed, sturdy and intriguing with detail you won't see in the States. Update your watch rotation with a European design that's been dying to make its American arrival.
  • 10,000 Year Clock - The Clock of the Long Now.
  • 10,000 Year Clock - The Clock of the Long Now. The first prototype of the clock began working on December 31, 1999.
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  • A. Lange & Söhne Edition 'Homage to F. A. Lange' watches.
  • A. LANGE & SÖHNE - founded in 1845. "Our timepieces are the embodiment of everything that A. Lange & Söhne stands for. We feel a deep sense of pride when we hold them in our hands. And yet it is not only the results of our work that make us who we are."
  • A. LANGE & SÖHNE - Wikipedia.
    • A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Annual Calendar.
    • 1815 FAMILY - "The name of the 1815 watch family is a reference to the year in which Ferdinand Adolph Lange was born. With its artisanal perfection and many elements that can be traced back to him, it is a fitting tribute to the man who established precision watchmaking in Germany. Its outstanding legibility and individual, high-contrast design render it a contemporary watch."
    • A. Lange & Söhne Debuts 2013.
    • DEBUTS 2013 FAMILY
    • A. Lange & Söhne Double Split.
    • DOUBLE SPLIT - "In a race against time." The DOUBLE SPLIT is the world?s first mechanical chronograph with a double-rattrapante function. It features two chronograph hands and two rattrapante hands. Both pairs of hands can be stopped separately. Additionally, the stopped rattrapante hands can rejoin the still running chronograph hands. This allows purely mechanical comparative and intermediate time measurements of events lasting up to 30 minutes.
    • A. Lange & Söhne Grand Complication.
    • GRAND COMPLICATION - "The most complicated A. Lange & Söhne wristwatch." Inspired by the Grande Complication No. 42500, a pocket watch that dates back to 1902, A. Lange & Söhne presented its most complicated wristwatch in 2013: the GRAND COMPLICATION. This outstanding timepiece features a grand and small strike, a minute repeater, a perpetual calendar and a rattrapante-chronograph function with flying seconds. The assembly and the adjustment of the mechanisms are so intricate that only one watch can be crafted per year and only 6 of these masterpieces will be built altogether.
    • A. Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase 'Lumen'.
    • Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase 'Lumen' - "A marvel of physics." Electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths between 100 and 380 nanometres is commonly referred to as ultraviolet light. It is not visible as such to the human eye. It penetrates the semi-transparent dial of the GRAND LANGE 1 MOON PHASE “Lumen” and charges the luminous elements, even those that are not yet exposed. The result: the first Lange watch featuring a luminous moon-phase display and a luminous outsize date.
    • A. Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase.
    • LANGE 1 FAMILY - "The LANGE 1 was one of the first watches made following the re-establishment of our manufactory. Its extraordinary combination of tradition and innovation makes it a prime example of Lange watchmaking artistry. With pioneering features such as the off-centre dial layout and outsize date, this watch family is writing history."
    • A. Lange & Söhne Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time.
    • LANGE ZEITWERK FAMILY - "The ZEITWERK features a digital display and is one of the most advanced watches of the contemporary era. It is the first mechanical wristwatch with a jumping numerals mechanism consisting of three discs. This groundbreaking concept has received multiple awards."
    • A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus Stainless steel with dial in dark-blue watch.
    • ODYSSEUS Family - "A class of its own." The ODYSSEUS was designed for active people. Thanks to its robust construction and water-resistant case it can even be worn in situations when a precision mechanical model would ordinarily be set aside. In the elegant sports watch category, the totally new self-winding movement with a large-format date and day-of-week display is without peer. Apart from the steel-cased version, the ODYSSEUS is also available in white gold with a grey dial and an integrated leather or rubber strap.
    • A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange 'Pour le Mérite'.
    • RICHARD LANGE FAMILY - "With RICHARD LANGE, we are reviving a category of timepieces steeped in history: the observation watches. Thanks to their high degree of rate accuracy, good legibility and ruggedness, they acted as indispensable precision instruments for many highly regarded academics, researchers and explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries. Now the RICHARD LANGE watch family is also paying tribute to a pioneer of timekeeping."
    • A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia.
    • SAXONIA FAMILY - "The mechanics take pride of place in the SAXONIA watch family. We are always looking for new design challenges so that we can continue improving these pieces. In doing this, we perfect these relatively simple watches with the same consistency as with more intricate models. Completely new mechanisms are frequently produced as a result."
    • A. Lange & Söhne Edition 'Homage to F. A. Lange' watches.
    • Unforgettable masterpieces - "A hand-picked selection." In all eras and in every discipline, mankind can take credit for extraordinary accomplishments. This holds true for the fine arts, for music and for watchmaking as well. Among them are works of horological art that have survived their epoch and are displayed today in significant public and private collections. Quite a few of them bear the "A. Lange & Söhne" signature. Because only very few of these timepieces were made, sometimes only one, they are indeed priceless collectors’ items of everlasting value. Since the presentation of the first new-era collection in 1994, A. Lange & Söhne has again crafted works of horological art in strictly limited editions.
  • ACCURIST - "A Timeless British Classic."
  • ACCUTRON - Bulova Spaceview. Limited edition: 1,000 sequentially numbered, handmade collectible pieces.
  • Acme Bi Brown Wrist Watch Karim_Rashid: US$130.
  • ACME STUDIO - men's pocket & wrist watches.
  • ACTIVA - owned by Invicta Watch Company.
  • ACTIVA KIDS - owned by Invicta Watch Company.
  • Adrienne Vittadini
  • AEROMATIC 1912
  • AEROWATCH - "Artisans Watchmakers since 1910."
  • Aeternitas Mega 4 by Franck Muller.
  • Aeternitas Mega 4 - "The most complicated wrist watch ever made in the world: 36 complications, 1483 components, 99 jewels."
  • A. Favre & Fils Phoenix 10.1: Quantième à Grand Affichage Rotatif.
  • A. FAVRE & FILS - since 1718. "Ten Generations of Watchmaking Tradition."
  • Agnès B. men's white brushed steel watch: US$415.
  • AgnÈs B. - men's.
  • Agnès B. women's white steel / leather watch: US$345.
  • AgnÈs B. - women's.
  • Airain Type 20 Re-Edition.
  • Airain - "Montres Airain was originally conceived by the illustrious Dodane family in 1934 and rose to fame for its trustworthy, high-quality timepieces. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Airain was one of the selected suppliers (along with Breguet and Dodane) of the Type 20 model for the French Army. Type 20 refers to a specification for pilot’s chronographs issued by the French Ministry of Defense."
  • Airbus Chronograph Watch: €109.
  • AIRBUS - model: Chronograph Watch.
  • ALAIN PHILIPPE - jewelry timepieces.
  • ALAIN SILBERSTEIN - Architecte Horloger.
  • Alba Prestige Watch.
  • ALBA - "Positive & Smart." Wristwatch sub-brand of Seiko Watch Corporation which appeared first in 1979.
  • Alcatel OneTouch watch review.
  • Alcatel OneTouch Watch - "More Than Just a Pretty Face." Compatible with both Android and iOS.
  • Alessandro Baldieri Palombari Gold Watch.
  • ALESSANDRO BALDIERI - all models.
  • Alessi Firenze wall clock.
  • ALESSI - wall clocks.
  • ALESSI - wrist watches. Men's & women's.
  • ALEXANDER AMOSU - Alexander Amosu has customised the Rolex Submariner to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Nigeria’s Independence: £15,000.
  • Alexis Barthelay Watches - since 1930.
  • ALFEX - "The "ex" in Alfex stands for excitement, expressiveness, and exuberance."
  • Alfred Dunhill Classic Pink Gold Watch.
  • Alor Cavo watch: US$2,395.
  • Alor - since 1979. All models. Men's & women's.
  • Alpina Avalanche Regulator.
  • ALPINA - founded in 1883.
  • Alpina Horological Smartwatch for Ladies.
  • Alpina - "Horological Smartwatch Collection." Men's & women's.
  • ALTANUS GENÈVE - since 1914.
  • ALVIERO MARTINI - men's.
  • ALVIERO MARTINI - women's.
  • Amara - "Life - Style - Living." Alarm, cuckoo, desk, mantel & wall clocks.
  • AMAZON.COM'S LUXURY WATCHES STORE - save up to 35% on luxury watches: TAG Heuer, Omega, Movado, Cartier, GUCCI, Breitling, and more.
  • AMBRE - since 1965.
  • AMERICAN WATCH COMPANY - custom and promotional logo watches.
  • Andersen Genève 1884 Worldtime Or Rouge.
  • Android Watches U.S.A.
  • Android Wear.
  • Android Wear - by LG.
  • ANGULAR MOMENTUM - founded 1998. Creator and manufacturer of custom made and bespoke timepieces.
  • ANONIMO - founded 1997.
  • ANTIMA - private label.
  • ANTOINE MARTIN - "Swiss Contemporary Watch Manufacture."
  • Anton Suhanov Racer.
  • Anton Suhanov - since 2019. "The watch manufacture."
  • A.P.C. Carhartt Watch US$150.
  • A.P.C.
  • Appella Infinitus - Slimmest gold watch in the world!
  • APPELLA - "Swiss made since 1943. Jewellery that tells time."
    • INFINITUS - "Slimmest gold watch in the world!"
  • Apple Watch - since April 24, 2015. All models & accessories.
  • An Inside Look at Apple's Biggest Step Yet in Health Care - "With its groundbreaking new ECG feature, the Apple Watch can keep tabs on your heart’s health. This is how they tested it."
  • Best iPhone 12 Cases & Accessories - "Last year’s flagship phone is still a great pick. If you’ve got a 2020 model, here are the cases, chargers, and other extras you’ll want to snag."
  • Here's How Well the Apple Watch Can Detect Heart Problems - "Apple Watch’s app can detect abnormal heart rhythms. Scientists tested how well those alerts matched up with actual heart problems."
  • The Verge Guide to the Apple Watch - "Track your fitness, your music, and the time."
  • Why an Apple Watch with EKG matters - "The FDA has approved the EKG feature, meaning the watch can be used as a medical device."
    • Apple Watches Series 7.
    • Apple Watch Series 7 - "Full screen ahead." Largest, most advanced display yet. Most durable Apple Watch ever.Breakthrough health innovations. Up to 33% faster charging. Five all-new aluminum colors.
    • Apple Watches Series 6.
    • Apple Watch Series 6 - "The future of health is on your wrist." Measure your blood oxygen level with a revolutionary new sensor and app. Take an ECG anytime, anywhere. See your fitness metrics at a glance with the enhanced Always-On Retina display. With Apple Watch Series 6 on your wrist, a healthier, more active, more connected life is within reach.
    • Apple Watches SE.
    • Apple Watch SE - "Heavy on features. Light on price." An expansive Retina display so you can see more at a glance. Advanced sensors to track all the ways you move. Powerful features to keep you healthy and safe. Apple Watch SE is a lot of watch for a lot less than you expected.
    • Apple Watch Series 3.
    • Apple Watch Series 3 - "Good things come in 3." Take a call when you’re out on the water. Ask Siri to send a message. Stream your favorite songs on your run. And do it all while leaving your phone behind. Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular. Now you have the freedom to go with just your watch.
    • Apple Watch Hermès.
    • Apple Watch HermÈs - "Looking back to move forward." Introducing the next chapter of an iconic collaboration. An elegant new connection to the case joins updated bands to the watch, harkening to a classic Hermès look. Exclusive watch faces, more customizable and capable than ever, look to the future. Apple Watch Hermès is the ultimate union of heritage and innovation.
    • Apple Watches Nike.
    • Apple Watch Nike - "The run beckons." Apple Watch Nike with the Nike Run Club app is your ultimate running partner. Exclusive Nike watch faces are now more customizable with modular complications. Streaks are the new brags. And with Nike Twilight Mode, any time is go time. You can run without Apple Watch Nike. But why would you? Available in Apple Watch Series 6 and SE models.
  • AQS - Ice Collection.
  • AQUASTAR - since 1962.
  • Sunflower Wall Clock: £782.
  • Aram - "London's best modern furniture store since 1964."
  • Arcadia Collection.
  • ARCADIA - since 1858.
  • Archos - SmartWatches.
  • Arctos GPW Ocean L1 (High-Tech Ceramic & Titanium).
  • ARCTOS ELITE - German military precision watches with a tradition since 1923.
  • Areion Watches - "Great British designed watches."
  • ARISTO - "Pilotwatches from Germany."
  • ARMAAN - "Swiss Diamond Watches."
  • Armin Strom Gumball 3000 Collection: Double Barrel Gumball 3000.
  • ARMIN STROM - all collections.
  • ARMITRON - "America's Watch."
  • Arnold & Son Grand Complications TE8.
  • ARNOLD & SON - "Masters of the Longitude in London since 1764."
  • ARTYA - "A new contemporary dimension in the art of watchmaking."
  • ASKANIA UHREN - "Precision since 1837."
  • Aspen One Black Piste Rosé Gold DLC Black Diamond Coating.
  • Asprey, No. 8, White Gold 'Eight Day' Limited Edition.
  • ASPREY - "British Luxury Goods Since 1781."
  • Asus ZenWatch 3.
  • Asus - all models.
  • ATLANTIC - "Swiss Made Watches Since 1888."
  • NIST's new atomic clock.
  • ATOMIC CLOCK - NIST | National Institute of Standards and Technology. New compact atomic clock design uses cold atoms to boost precision: NIST's new clock design has the potential to be about the same size as NIST's chip scale atomic clock (about the size of a matchbox) while being up to 1,000 times more precise over crucial time spans of a day or more.
  • ATOMIC CLOCKS - Klockit.
  • ATOMIC TIME WATCHES - "Top radiocontrolled watches."
  • ATOMIC WATCHES - Klockit.
  • Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Grande Complication.
  • AUDEMARS PIGUET - "Le maître de l'horlogerie depuis 1875."
  • AUDEMARS PIGUET - Wikipedia.
  • AUDEMARS PIGUET - by Stuart Hughes. Encrusted with 5.85cts, of the highest quality Flawless diamonds. Price: £25,995.00.
  • Diamond Outrage: Audemars Piguet's extraordinary High Jewellery watch - The Telegraph.
  • AUGUSTE REYMOND - founded in 1898.
  • AURICOSTE - founded in 1854. Watchmaker to the French marine.
  • Aurum Edition Apple Hermès Watch Series 4.
  • Aurum Edition Apple Watch Series 4 - "Aurum Edition is among a handful of luxe jewelry and accessory brands that transform the ubiquitous iPhone into a hand-held piece of fine art for wealthy clients who like to flaunt their economic status. Aurum Edition also applies the luxe treatment to the Apple Watch. The Series 4, the face bordered in gold plating and adorned with hand engraved skulls, runs $2,200.
  • Bronzed 30 minute hourglass.
  • AUTHENTIC MODELS - clocks & hourglasses.
  • AVAKIAN - since 1969. Avakian is a synonym of exclusive jewelry, made by the finest craftsmanship incorporating the most precious and elegant gemstones. Avakian carries classic jewellery, bespoke Haute Joaillerie, time pieces and men’s accessories. Avakian has a presence in 5 international cities, Geneva, London, Moscow, Los Angeles and at the famous Four Seasons Hotel New York since December 2010.
  • AVIATOR - Russian and Soviet aeronautics and space exploration serves as a constituent of the watch design style.
  • Aximum King Pro Diamond White Gold Watch.
  • Aximum - "The King of Timepieces."
  • Azad Worldtime: US$14,000.
  • Azad Watches - all collections.
  • AZIMUTH WATCH USA - "Mecha complications."
  • Azzaro Sparkling Rose.
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