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New A Lange and Sohne Steel Sports watch!

  1. Pun

    Pun Oct 24, 2019

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    These pictures are leaked on the internet today. Perhaps launch is due tomorrow!
     
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  2. speedydownunder

    speedydownunder Oct 24, 2019

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    Like it
     
  3. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Oct 24, 2019

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    Interesting direction, but it seems as if they missed an oportunity to use the pushers as a sort of semi-integrated crown guards. That crown looks like an added-on afterthought and potentially rather uncomfortable. Odd as it is a sports watch which, well at least in theory, is worn during physical activities where it will brush against the back of the hand a lot.
     
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  4. Pun

    Pun Oct 24, 2019

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    Price is expected at around $30,000.
     
  5. Evitzee

    Evitzee Oct 24, 2019

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    It's ok, but it's not going to take much of the king's business....ie the Royal Oak.
     
  6. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Oct 24, 2019

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    Don't get the day of the week
    Never had to know what day it is, date yes, day no
    If I'm drunk it's always Saturday or Sunday :whistling:
     
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  7. Pun

    Pun Oct 24, 2019

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    I thought king was Nautilus!! Still sold at huge premium.
     
  8. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Oct 24, 2019

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    by 'sport', it appears they are going after the polo crowd.

    Nice looking watch, but it definitely does not seem like a sports watch to me. Maybe for the owners of the sports teams?
     
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  9. KingCrouchy

    KingCrouchy Oct 24, 2019

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    It's really a nice Watch. It's not a sports Watch like others, but it's probably the sportiest Lange can do, without loosing their Brand Identity. Cool that they tried something. The movement is probably the best looking in that segment.::love::
     
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  10. zrleopold

    zrleopold Oct 24, 2019

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    They had an opportunity to do something super cool here. Unfortunately this one misses the mark for me.
     
  11. harrymai86

    harrymai86 Oct 24, 2019

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    Yes definitely royal oak should be Queen
     
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  12. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Oct 24, 2019

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    Meh
     
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  13. Screwbacks

    Screwbacks Oct 24, 2019

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    simple automatic.
     
  14. plibou

    plibou Oct 24, 2019

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    not really sport , not really dress , horrible strap , 28 k€...
    not for me
     
  15. dsacks30

    dsacks30 Oct 24, 2019

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    Not a fan of this watch. And at $28,800, I don't see why anyone who is in the market for a steel sports watch with an integrated bracelet would choose this over a Nautilus for the same price ($30,000; assuming you can get one at retail at some point) or a Royal Oak (at $20,000, 2/3 of the cost).

    The positioning of the Chopard Alpine Eagle is much more compelling for me - $10-$13K for those who need to scratch the steel sports watch integrated bracelet itch but either don't want to spend $20-$30K or can't find the Nautilus or RO. And the Chopard is a cooler look (granted without the finishing of Lange).
     
  16. AdamS

    AdamS Oct 24, 2019

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    Dial is nice, but the "crown guards", lugs and bracelet don't look right together.
     
  17. 3nicewatches

    3nicewatches Oct 24, 2019

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    3nicewatches Oct 24, 2019

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    Agreed. It's funny, a couple of my watches do have the day of the week on them (my triple date and my Blancpain) and in a review of the Blancpain it described this as one of the most useful complications. Really, useful!? I'm fine having it on there, and it really makes the Blancpain appearance-wise for me, but if I ever reach the point of needing my watch (or anything else) to tell me what day it is then it's time to abandon all hope.
     
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  19. jolyon

    jolyon Oct 24, 2019

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    This can't be real.. surely?
     
  20. 3nicewatches

    3nicewatches Oct 24, 2019

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