A. LANGE & SOHNE
CALIBER 48, OPEN FACE DECK WATCH
CASE MATERIAL: Silver
CASE DIAMETER: 59mm
FUNCTIONS: Time Only
ACCESSORIES: Original Crystal, Crown, and Mainspring
From a private collection
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In 1941, A. Lange & Sohne began production of their caliber 48 watches starting with serial number 200,000. These movements had to be extremely accurate with daily deviation of less than one second comparable to the requirements for marine chronometers. These watches were tested by the German Naval Observatory. The present example is number 204402 and this is stamped on the case back, dust cover, and movement. This watch features a 35 hour power reserve indicator and seconds register on the dial.
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