The thinnest A. Lange & Söhne timepiece so far – at only 5.9mm thin - is also one of the best watches in the world today that’s priced just under $15,000.
The Saxonia Thin is nothing new. In fact, it was introduced for the first time in 2011, and a new edition was already unveiled at the SIHH in Geneva in January 2016.
So why talk about the Saxonia Thin again now?
Well, for starters the newest version by A. Lange & Söhne comes in two sizes, with case diameters of 37 and 40 millimetres. In addition, the watch is now available through retailers in either pink or white gold.
On the face of it, the watch it quite simple. Graceful with two-hands, the baton-style hour markers in solid gold give the argenté-coloured solid-silver dial extra prominence. The subtly reworked dial reflects the elegant and understated design we have come to appreciate from the Saxonia family.
Both new models come powered by the manually wound calibre L093.1 movement, a 21 jewelled masterpiece that boasts 72 hours of reserve when fully wound. Coming in at a musicale 2.9 millimetres thin, the movement features the classic hallmarks by the brand, including a German-silver three-quarter plate decorated with Glashütte ribbing, three screwed gold chatons, and a hand-engraved balance cock.
But maybe the most newsworthly part of the announcement is that the new 37mm Saxonia Thin model is priced at just under $15,000. Both models use the exact same calibre, but the 40mm edition is about $10,000 more expensive. This makes the 37mm option one of the best deals on the market out there today.
The elegant and minimalistic design will appeal to all watch purists, and the price will make the 37mm model even more appealing to a younger demographic. Traditional elegance from one of the most highly regarded luxury watch brands, along with a great price, makes the Saxonia Thin one of the most desirable timepieces on the market today.