A. Lange & Söhne tests Young Watchmakers

From Sothis to Blancier, all things German

A. Lange & Söhne tests Young Watchmakers

Postby koimaster » May 10th 2017, 3:43pm

The best watchmaking schools have sent their best students to Dresden to compete in A. Lange & Söhne’s annual young talent competition. Eight watchmakers have been selected by Lange from over 30 watchmaking schools across the world for the final part of a multi-phase competition. The finalists will now have six months to design and build a regulator, using an ETA base movement. The assignment was chosen by Anthony de Hass, Lange’s Director of Product Development, who is encouraging out-of-the box thinking.

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/a-lan ... o-the-test


“Your heart was warm and happy

With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
User avatar
Posts: 33269
Joined: December 16th 2009, 11:00pm
Location: Oregon

Re: A. Lange & Söhne tests Young Watchmakers

Postby Racer-X » May 10th 2017, 4:55pm

No doubt trying to keep up with Christopher Ward and Johannes Jahnke.
User avatar
Senior Member & WIS
Posts: 4474
Joined: June 11th 2011, 10:00pm

Re: A. Lange & Söhne tests Young Watchmakers

Postby 3Flushes » May 11th 2017, 9:04pm

A lousy 10,000 euros in prize money? Stingy bastards, the kids will proly spend more than that completing their watches.

I'd wager there's going to be 8 really cool watches for the judges to have to choose from.
Copyright ©️ 2017 3flushes Media.

"...When a watchmaker puts an eyeglass into his eye to examine something that another watchmaker has made, he's not looking for an opportunity to praise that man, he's looking for imperfections." George Daniels
User avatar
ASSHAT & Master of Time
Posts: 5773
Joined: November 25th 2012, 11:00pm

Return to German Watches

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests