Introducing: A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Pour Le Mérite, In White Gold and Black Dial (and Let's Talk Fusée-and-Chain)
Here in Lengbeau we don't cover a whole lot of new product releases because, honestly, there really isn't anything about a new timepiece that you cannot already read up about on 10 other watch publications/ websites. But today we'd want to stray from our usual practice a little bit and introduce to you a new watch from the always amazing A. Lange & Söhne that, despite being functionally simple (it does nothing more than telling the time), incorporates a little mechanism called fusée-and-chain which makes all the differences. We'd also want to take the chance to ponder upon this novel, hard-to-produce device that's as visually compelling as it's useful in enhancing a watch's accuracy. Read on to read about the watch and its mechanism.
In this episode of Weekend Brunch Report we are back with a good variety of market finds, ranging from a bad ass diver to some dress watches in precious metal and of course, our seldom affordable, always jaw-droppingly beautiful Unicorn Find.
Yes, you know what I'm gonna say next: let's check them out!
(New Column) My Watches and I: An Achieved Wealth Manager, His Unique Laurent Ferrier and A Journey of Collecting Independents
Ever since the inception of Lengbeau, we've made it clear that we want to become a blog that does so much more than just delivering product information and copy-pasting press releases. We believe in the notion that what makes horology truly an interesting subject to write about, are really, the people and stories behind it. The watchmakers. The human beings doing amazing things in their watches of choice. The craftsmanship. The connections between the watch community and the world at large waiting to be uncovered, and narrated.
And that's when we thought: why don't we create a column and invite watch collectors of all sorts to come over and share with us their personal experience and stories? Heck, we can even take a picture or two of their prized possessions so we can share all of these with our readers too. So we thought, and so we did. Today, we bring you our inaugural "My Watches and I" instalment with Alex Lau, a successful wealth planner cum watch collector who happens to have a really fine taste especially when it comes to collecting independent timepieces, certainly not the least of which a unique Laurent Ferrier he has help ed design. Our founder Jason Mai has recently caught up with him and below is their conversation and of course, there will be pictures. Read on and enjoy Alex's unique watch collecting journey.
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