A. Lange & Söhne SAXONIA, SAXONIA AUTOMATIK, and GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK

In 2007, German luxury watch brand A. Lange & Söhne redefined the SAXONIA collection with three models. With suave charm and convincing intrinsic values, the members of the re-issued family – the SAXONIA, the SAXONIA AUTOMATIK, and the GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK – are worthy ambassadors of the Saxon watchmaking heritage.

When it was first introduced  in 1994, the SAXONIA – one of the watches in Lange’s new-era debut collection – paid tribute to Ferdinand Adolph Lange, the founder of the precision watchmaking industry in Glashütte, and expressed deep respect for his Saxon homeland.

The three new timepieces proudly evoke this tradition with “SAXONIA” as their shared family name. Every detail of their lavishly hand-finished movements transports the values of Saxon precision watchmaking from its pioneering days to the present.

Displaying the hour, minutes and small seconds, the new manual-winding SAXONIA watch is refreshingly understated. Its design focuses entirely on essentials: the sleek contours of the case frame the perfectly legible dial.

Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds yellow gold Reference 215.021
Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds Ref. 215.021

The sapphire-crystal caseback showcases the exclusive A. Lange & Söhne calibre L941.1 movement. Its plates are made of untreated German silver, an alloy composed of copper, zinc, and nickel which in the course of time develops a golden patina.

Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds white gold Reference 215.026
Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds Ref. 215.026

Screws that are annealed to a cornflower blue and the synthetic ruby jewels – four of them embedded in gold chatons – create a colourful contrast. The passion and time invested in the finish of the movement parts also belong to the Lange culture. Even surfaces that are concealed after the assembly of the movement are meticulously decorated with refined patterns. The hand-engraved balance cock turns each watch into a one-of-a-kind treasure.

Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds white gold Reference 215.029
Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds Ref. 215.029

The 37mm case of this classic A. Lange & Söhne time-only watch is crafted from 18-carat yellow, pink, or white gold. The appliques on the dial and the lancet hands are also made of solid gold. The solid-silver dial is available in four different colours.

Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds pink gold Reference 215.032
Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds Ref. 215.032

The new Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds series is comprised of : a yellow gold version with champagne dial, two white gold models with argenté or black dial, and two pink gold variants with argenté or grey dial. All of them are fitted with crocodile straps.

Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds pink gold Reference 215.033
Lange SAXONIA Small Seconds Ref. 215.033

The SAXONIA AUTOMATIK and the GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK are endowed with all the quality features that are characteristic for each member of the noble SAXONIA family. Additionally, they are powered by Lange’s famous SAX-0-MAT manufacture calibre. The first and last syllables refer to Saxony, its geographical home, and to the automatic winding mechanism.

Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK White Gold Reference 315.026
Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 315.026

The “zero” in the middle stands for the sophisticated ZERO-RESET feature which causes the seconds hand to instantly jump to zero when the crown is pulled. This is a useful innovation that truly simplifies the synchronisation of the watch with a reference time signal. The SAX-0-MAT is also unique by virtue of its winding mechanism design.

Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Pink Gold Reference 315.032
Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 315.032

Thanks to its reversing and reduction gear train, the delicately embossed rotor in gold and platinum winds bidirectionally. Four ball bearings assure that it transfers its torque to the mainspring with the greatest degree of efficiency. The gearing ratio builds up a sufficient power reserve even on a calm wrist. The fascinating kinetics of the winding rotor and the going train can be admired through the sapphire crystal caseback.

The face of the SAXONIA AUTOMATIK is accented by the Lange outsize date beneath the twelve. It also features a subsidiary seconds dial.

Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Pink Gold Reference 315.032
Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 315.032

The A. Lange & Söhne GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK watch boasts a classic time only configuration with a small seconds dial with rhodiumed gold, pink gold or blued steel hand.

Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK white gold Reference 307.026
Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 307.026

The two timepieces are available in white or pink gold as SAXONIA AUTOMATIK with a diameter of 37.0 millimetres or in more prominent versions as GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK with a 40.6-millimetre case.

Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK white gold Reference 307.029
Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 307.029

Driven by the Calibre L921.4, the new Lange SAXONIA AUTOMATIK with outsize date is available in one white gold version with argenté dial and two pink gold models featuring argenté or grey dial.

Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK pink gold Reference 307.032
Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 307.032

Equipped with the Calibre L921.2, the new Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK is available in two white gold versions with argenté or black dial, and two pink gold models with argenté or grey dial.

Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK pink gold Reference 307.033
Lange GRAND SAXONIA AUTOMATIK Ref. 307.033

Technical details

Model: A. Lange & Söhne SAXONIA

Movement
Lange manufacture calibre L941.1, manually wound, crafted to the highest Lange quality standards and largely  ssembled and decorated by hand; precision adjusted in five positions; plates and bridges made of untreated German silver; balance cock engraved by hand
Movement parts: 164
Jewels: 21
Screwed gold
chatons: 4
Escapement: Lever escapement
Balance: Shock-resistant glucydur screw balance, Nivarox
hairspring balance with a frequency of 21,600;semi-oscillations per
hour, whiplash precision index; adjuster with patented beat adjustment
mechanism
Power reserve: 45 hours when fully wound

Functions
Time display in hours, minutes, and small seconds with stop seconds
Operating elements: Crown for winding movement and setting the time

Case
Diameter 37.0 mm
Height: 7.3 mm
Material: yellow, white, or pink gold
Glass and caseback: Sapphire crystal (hardness 9)

Dial
Solid silver, champagne, argenté, black or grey
Hands: Yellow gold, rhodiumed gold or pink gold

Strap
Crocodile strap with precious-metal Lange prong buckle in solid yellow, white, or pink gold.

Versions
Reference 215.021: Lange SAXONIA, 18-carat yellow gold case, Solid silver champagne dial and Brown crocodile strap
Reference 215.026: Lange SAXONIA, 18-carat white gold case, Solid silver argenté dial and Black crocodile strap
Reference 215.029: Lange SAXONIA, 18-carat white gold case, Solid silver black dial and Black crocodile strap
Reference 215.032: Lange SAXONIA, 18-carat pink gold case, Solid silver argenté dial and Brown crocodile strap
Reference 215.033: Lange SAXONIA, 18-carat pink gold case, Solid silver grey dial and Brown crocodile strap

Model: A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Automatik

Movement
Lange manufacture calibre L921.4, self-winding, crafted to the highest Lange quality standards and largely assembled and decorated by hand; precision-adjusted in five positions; plates and bridges made of untreated German silver; balance cock engraved by hand
Movement parts: 378 Jewels: 45
Escapement: Lever escapement
Balance: Shock-resistant glucydur screw balance, Nivarox hairspring balance with a frequency of 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour, whiplash precision index adjuster with patented beat adjustment mechanism
Power reserve: 46 hours when fully wound

Functions
Time display in hours, minutes, and small seconds, with stop seconds, outsize date

Operating elements
Crown for winding movement and setting the time, push piece for advancing the date display

Case
Diameter: 37.0 millimetres
Height: 9.7 mm
Material: white or pink gold
Glass and caseback: Sapphire crystal (hardness 9)

Dial
Solid silver, argenté, black or grey
Hands: Rhodiumed gold or pink gold; seconds hand rhodiumed gold, pink gold or blued steel.

Strap
Crocodile strap with precious-metal Lange prong buckle in solid white or pink gold.

Versions
Reference 315.026: Lange Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat white gold version with solid silver argenté dial and black crocodile strap
Reference 315.032: Lange Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat pink gold version with solid silver argenté dial and brown crocodile strap
Reference 315.033: Lange Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat pink gold version with solid silver grey dial and brown crocodile strap

Model: A. Lange & Söhne Grand Saxonia Automatik

Movement
Lange manufacture calibre L921.2, self-winding, crafted to the highest Lange quality standards and largely assembled and decorated by hand; precision-adjusted in five positions; plates and bridges made of untreated German silver; balance cock engraved by hand
Movement parts: 307
Jewels: 36
Escapement: Lever escapement
Balance: Shock-resistant glucydur screw balance, Nivarox hairspring balance with a frequency of 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour, whiplash precision index adjuster with patented beat adjustment mechanism
Power reserve: 46 hours when fully wound

Functions
Time display in hours, minutes, and small seconds
Stop seconds

Operating elements
Crown for winding movement and setting the time

Case
Diameter 40.6 millimetres
Height: 8.2 mm
Material: White or pink gold
Glass and caseback: Sapphire crystal (hardness 9)

Dial
Solid silver, argenté, black or grey
Hands: Rhodiumed gold or pink gold; seconds hand in rhodiumed gold, pink gold or blued steel.

Strap
Crocodile strap with precious-metal Lange prong buckle in solid white or pink gold.

Versions
Reference 307.026: Lange Grand Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat white gold version with solid silver argenté dial and black crocodile strap
Reference 307.029: Lange Grand Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat white gold version with solid silver black dial and black crocodile strap
Reference 307.032: Lange Grand Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat pink gold version with solid silver argenté dial and brown crocodile strap
Reference 307.033: Lange Grand Saxonia Automatik, 18-carat pink gold version with solid silver grey dial and brown crocodile strap

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