On December 7, the date of the establishment of the Lange Watch Factory, the brand held a special event at the Semper Opera in Dresden to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Ferdinando Adolf Lange’s birthday. The evening event was presented through time travel. The appearance of the 1815 TOURBILLON HANDWERKSUNST watch brought the atmosphere of the event to its peak.
Semper Opera Stage Stages through Two Centuries
More than 170 journalists, customers and brand friends from 28 countries came to Dresden to attend the 200th anniversary celebration of Ferdinando Adolf Lange’s birthday. On December 7, 1845, Ferdinando Adolf Lange entered the mining town of Glashütte, located in the Oers Mountains, south of Dresden. On that day, the Lange watch factory was established and the local Become a precision watch manufacturing center in Saxony and even Germany.
Celebration at the Semper Opera in Dresden
Today, Lange releases the 1815 TOURBILLON HANDWERKSUNST watch, limited to 30 pieces, as a tribute to the pioneers of Saxony watchmaking. The pursuit of the highest precision and simplicity of machinery has shaped Lange’s style, and its elegant architecture and perfect craftsmanship continue to be inherited by the brand’s watches.
Orchestra and choir perform
Anthony de Haas, Director of Product Development, presents the new watch
The time journey is in the form of a film, reviewing the two hundred years of ups and downs of the Lange family and the Lange watch factory. The orchestra and choir presented wonderful performances and musical accompaniment. The Semper Opera House was carefully thought out. Ferdinando Adolf Lange once designed the Five-Minute Clock architecture based on the stage arch. In addition, the opera house provided creative inspiration for the famous LANGE 1 watch calendar.
1815 TOURBILLON HANDWERKSUNST
At a dinner hosted by Albertinu in Dresden, Langer’s CEO Wilhelm Schmid and company founder Walter Lange presented the Lange Excellent Watchmaking Award with a prize of € 10,000. This year is the sixth time the award has been awarded. Reima Koivukoski from Finland won the championship with a unique calendar week display design. Lange watches in this way reward the younger generation for their contribution to fine watchmaking.
Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid (right) and company founder Walter Lange (left) present awards to Reima Koivukoski
During the event, Lange Watch CEO Wilhelm Schmid stated that the company will play an active role in refugee integration. Lange is committed to providing professional watchmaking training to five refugees who have left their homes due to war, violence and persecution, and to help them improve their language skills. In Wilhelm Schmid’s view, commitment comes from the company’s values, ‘This is a way for us to inherit and carry forward the spirit of the founder of the brand.’ He said in his speech.