“Challenging the laws of physics”, with this marked motto, German luxury watch brand A. Lange & Sohne has proudly unveiled the TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite”, an exceptional expression of micromechanical virtuosity. It is the very first wristwatch in the history of horology that unites a fusée-and-chain transmission, a tourbillon, and a rattrapante chronograph mechanism. Its movement reflects the ultimate degree of precision watchmaking ingenuity.
No challenge is as delightful as to overcome physical restrictions with inventive mechanical means. The TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite” possesses this prologue and take insights in two different domains to overcome the boundaries of physics. With the tourbillon, invented to offset the influence of gravity on any disequilibrium of the balance, and the innovative fusée-and-chain transmission, which serves the role of support to the tourbillon, The TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite” possesses the privilege to break the physical limit.
Now, in collaboration with Paris-based jewelry store Dubail, A. Lange & Sohne has recently introduced its new TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite”, a rare edition with an extraordinary diamond decoration, worth $1.75 million in total. 40 karats of baguette diamonds embellishing the platinum bezel, and 175 stones set in the originally shiny bracelet, make the new watch an authentic luxury.
Featuring a valued platinum case, the TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite” demonstrates its lofty status. The Blued steel and gold plated hands offer exact time information. A manual winding Calibre L903.0 powers the new timepiece, and a gap at 6 o’clock allows us to admire the perfect in-house crafts. With a price at $1.75 million, the new TOURBOGRAPH “Pour le Mérite” presents a striking integration of jewelry and watchmaking.