German watch brand A. Lange & Söhne introduces a timepiece as spectacular as the Northern Lights. The Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase “Lumen” features a dial that can be charged with the light energy to uniformly glow in the dark for several hours, displaying the moon-phase and date.
The watch is powered by a manually-wound calibre L095.4 movement with a 72-hour power reserve. Its case is made of platinum, while its hands are made of rhodiumed-gold and luminous. Its dial is made of blackened silver with large apertures & a semi-transparent black-tinted sapphire-crystal glass wafer, which is a coating to block the majority of the visible light except the UV spectra charging the luminous pigments on the outsize date, creating a glow affect. The face displays a luminous outsize date, moon-phase, hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds with stop seconds, and a power reserve indicator. Its case is attached with a hand-stitched black alligator strap.
On its tens cross, there is a white luminous compound coating printed with black numerals, as its units disc feature black numerals made of transparent glass and rotates in front of the luminous background of the date. Its lunar disc is made of glass treated with a patent coating to create the moon & 1164 stars. The large moon phase display is 99.998% accurate and needs to be corrected once every 122.6 years. Limited to 200 watches. Scout Life. 41mm EUR69,600