A. Lange and Sohne 453.135 453.135 Platinum Flyback Datograph ORIGINAL PLATINUM BRACELET (28767)

28767 A. Lange & Sohne 453.135, 453135, platinum Datograph, platinum case on the original straight end-link platinum beads of rice bracelet, this bracelet signifies the earliest reference of the Datograph due to Lange switching to soldered curved end links later on in manufacturing, this run of straight end-link Datographs was incredibly short meaning limited numbers are out there, while A. Lange & Sohne does not offer platinum bracelets anymore they used to offer them for a sum of $40,000 USD, this is the second example of the 453.135 we have ever had, first series Lange in-house flyback chronograph movement caliber L951.1, black dial with silver sub-dials, white gold hands with white luminous material, sapphire crystal, display back, diameter: 39mm, thickness: 13mm, One of the rarest Datograph references ever produced by A. Lange & Sohne with all the original box and booklets, hang tags and original warranty card.


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More about A. Lange and Sohne 453.135 453.135 Platinum Flyback Datograph ORIGINAL PLATINUM BRACELET

This is a platinum A. Lange & Sohne Datograph 453.135. It has the rare original straight end-link platinum beads of rice bracelet, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It has rectangular chronograph push buttons, a screw down winding crown, a rectangular corrector on the left-side case band for the date, and there is an exhibition sapphire display case back secured with 6 screws, and engraved with "A. LANGE & SOHNE – GLASHUTTE SA.," and a serial number. The 39mm diameter solid three-body case, curved lugs, bracelet, and rounded bezel, are polished. The dial is black with white gold Dauphine hands with luminous inserts, a center sweep chronograph hand with a skeletonized diamond indicator, and there are applied white gold Roman numeral hour markers at 2, 6, and 10 o'clock around an outer white luminous minute/one-fifth second scale with Arabic numerals every five minutes/seconds to 60. Around the perimeter flange is a white luminous tachymeter scale to 400 UPH. There is a large gold-rimmed double date aperture window at 12 o'clock, and there are twin recessed silver subsidiary dials with black Arabic numerals and markers, and blued indicator hands, including a running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, and a 30-minute chronograph totalizer is at 3 o'clock. It has a 36-hour power reserve at full wind, and it's water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet. The 13mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This A. Lange & Sohne 453.135 has a mechanical manual winding first series Lange in-house flyback chronograph caliber L951.1 movement. The plates and bridges are made of untreated German silver, with Cotes de Geneve embellishment, and a balance cock that's hand engraved. It's constructed with 40 jewels (including 4 in screwed gold chatons, 405components, blued screws, and a Kif shock absorber device. It includes a monometallic balance that's adjusted to 5 positions, a straight-line lever escapement, and a shock-resistant balance wheel with eccentric poising weights. The balance spring vibrates at a frequency of 18,000 vph (2.5 Hz), and there is a precision beat-adjustment system with a lateral setscrew and a whiplash spring.

The A. Lange & Sohne Datograph 453-135 was first introduced in 1999. It was the first A. Lange & Sohne fly back chronograph.