Lot 1: A. Lange & Söhne, Deutsche Uhrenfabrikation Glashütte B/Dresden, Movement No. 89586, Case No. 89586, Cal. 45, 55 mm, circa 1938
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: An aviator's extremely rare navigation watch - rare precursor (cal. 45 - first series of 10 pieces) of the later main series of the Lange aviator's watches - sold on 09/06/1939 to the Reich Minister of Aviation in Berlin - with Lange & Söhne extract of the archives of the watch museum Glashuette Case: silver matted. Dial: black, luminous numerals, blued luminous hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, gold screw comp. balance, index spring fine adjusting device, gold lever.