When it comes to chronographs, few brands can match the ability to A. Lange & Söhne. It is, literally, one of the most complex chronographic movements available on the market, able to divide hours, minutes and seconds during the timing of an event.
The fundamental principle of each chronograph is based on a demand for functionality, and timepieces with this complication excelled in the field of racing, where calculating the time spent determining a winner was crucial, but was only useful for a single passage of time. The fraction of a second, or rattrapante in French, it allows the tracking of multiple steps by adding a second hand that can be stopped via a button, that is, the so-called "split" function.
The Double Split, launched by A. Lange & Söhne in 2004, he was able not only to split the seconds but also the minutes.By expanding the functionality of the original principles of fractions of a second, it could calculate more complex time steps.And not content to rest on its laurels, the German manufacturer launched the Triple Split, which was his crowning achievement in the field of chronographs.The Triple Split, an extremely complex movement in which you can divide seconds, minutes and hours at the push of a button, a truly unique and very complex timepiece.
The first Triple Split it was launched 3 years ago in white gold with a grey dial, to which is added today this new edition with 18-carat rose gold case and an intense blue dial.
Technically the new A. Lange & Söhne Triple Split presents the same caliber L132.1 of the original. The movement alone has 567 parts and is considered one of the most complex chronograph calibers around. It has the same level of finish and, like all watches A. Lange & Söhne, has been assembled twice to verify its accuracy and execution. Of course all the components, from german silver bridges to the smallest gears, levers and springs, have been finished and decorated by hand.
Complemented by a blue alligator leather strap, the new A. Lange & Söhne Triple Split Pink Gold it is available in a limited edition of 100 pieces, as the first edition presented of 2018. The price is set at 159,400 EURO.