“Ursa Major” A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. SA, Lange 1, “Luna Mundi - Ursa Major”, No. 53/101, Ref. 119.026
Vente aux enchères Antiquorum N°97 - 28 septembre 2005 - Lot N°38
“Ursa Major” A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte i. SA, Lange 1, “Luna Mundi - Ursa Major”, No. 53/101, Ref. 119.026. Made in a limited edition of 101 sets in 2003. Very fine and very rare, astronomic, water-resistant, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with off-center hour dial, oversized date,power reserve, continuously driven moon phase, age of the moon and an 18K white gold A. Lange & Söhne buckle.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, curved straight lugs, push button for the date correction, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Solid silver, subsidiary dials for the off-center hours with the “Big Dipper” symbol and applied white gold radial Roman numerals and indexes at 9, the seconds at 5, power-reserve sector at 3, apertures for the patented “oversized” date at 1 and the moon phases with the age of the moon at 5. Pink gold “lozenge” hands. M. Cal. L 901.8, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes decoration, 54 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, “swan-neck” micrometer regulator, handengraved balance cock. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 11 mm.