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  • Manufacturer: Lang & Heyne
    Year: 2014
    Movement No: FIII -20
    Case No: 20
    Model Name: Friedrich III
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, Cal. VI, 19 jewels and a diamond endstone
    Bracelet/Strap: Alligator
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Lang & Heyne pin buckle
    Dimensions: 39mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by extra silver opaline dial, extra set of white gold hands, fitted presentation box, outer packaging, Certificate of Rating, Warranty and hang tags

  • Catalogue Essay

    Lang & Heyne was founded in the historical German city of Dresden in 2001 by two talented young watchmakers Marco Lang and Mirco Heyne whose philosophy was to create hand-made timepieces of the highest quality in the purest of Saxon tradition.

    Quite rapidly the duo found a cult following with order books full years in advance. Collectors had recognized the incredible talent and craftsmanship of the young brand.

    The present Friedrich III is in fact a custom order as it features only two lugs versus the habitual three lug design found in the Lange & Heyne collection. The inhouse caliber VI presents a cavalcade of details rarely-if ever- found in timepieces at this price level:

    - The plates, bridges and balance cock are given a fine grainy appearance then gold plated
    - Each screw is meticulously hand polished and blued, the workshops produce less than 15 screws a day!
    - Every wheel is made of gold with chamfered spokes which run precisely and with the least possible friction.
    - Gold chatons in the purest Saxon tradition
    - Hand engraved balance cock
    - Diamond end stone

    The Friedrich III is incredibly subtle and elegant with immense wrist presence that can’t go unnoticed. Its sophisticated design combined with its incredible movement and the fact that it comes with a black dial, a silver opaline dial and two sets of hands in white gold and rose gold offer enormous combinations for the discerning collector.

Σ265

Lot offered with No Reserve

A very fine and rare stainless steel wristwatch with extra silver dial and set of hands, certificate and presentation box

2014
39mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

Estimate
CHF8,000 - 12,000 
€7,400-11,100
$8,700-13,100

Sold for CHF21,420

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi
Head of Watches, Continental Europe and the Middle East

41 79 637 1724
[email protected]

 

Thomas Perazzi

Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031

[email protected]

RETROSPECTIVE: 2000 - 2020

Geneva Auction 8 November 2020