Two years after the last edition, one of the most fascinating events of the year is finally back, we are talking about the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este event that brings together the most extraordinary vintage cars from all over the world and passionate connoisseurs for such as cars are design objects and cultural treasures.

After the forced break of 2020, the competition will take place from 1 to 3 October in the splendid setting of Villa d'Este and a consolidated and more relevant partnership will be renewed: the one with A. Lange & Söhne.

This year, the owner of the car who will be awarded the prize of "Best of Show”By a jury of experts and the public, will be awarded with one Special Edition of 1815 CHRONOGRAPH with rose gold dial e hand-engraved cuvette. This special recognition will go to the car that best represents beauty, passion, uniqueness and symbolizes enthusiasm for an automotive work of art and respect for those who have kept it.

The 1815 Chronograph it will be made in a single copy and is characterized by one 39,5 mm white gold case in diameter. The dial is solid pink hour, where the Arabic numerals and the “chemin de fer” minute parts stand out, recalls the legendary pocket watches of A. Lange & Söhne.

The small seconds and minute counters, both brown in color, create an elegant contrast to the bright background. The black rhodium-plated gold hour and minute hands, matched to the case, as well as the steel hands of the small seconds chronograph and minute counter, also rhodium-plated, ensure good legibility. The dark brown hand-stitched leather strap with pin buckle completes this chromatic composition

Il hand-wound caliber L951.5, since 2010 integrates the column wheel, the snail for the jumping minute counter exactly and the refined flyback function and boasts a rpower reserve of 60 hours. The balance wheel is operated by a free in-house balance spring, which oscillates at a frequency of 18.000 / vibrations per hour.

Through the sapphire crystal caseback you can admire the chronograph mechanism and the masterful work done by hand on the finishes. The hand-engraved balance bridge with the Lange-style hairspring is also visible.

By choosing one of the most beautiful column wheel flyback chronographs as a new trophy, A. Lange & Söhne wants to demonstrate how mechanical mastery can arouse enthusiasm and remind us of the profound link between motorsport and timekeeping. A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid will personally deliver the award to the winner during the ceremony on the closing day of the event.