I am glad to know that no living animal species was harmed in the creation of this watch. Dresden, Germany based high-end brand Lang & Heyne will produce a limited edition set of 25 Caliber I movements for its watches with bridges made from the tusks of extinct wooly mammoths.
Lang und Heyne Augustus
If George Washington was the "Father of America," who was the "Father of Saxony"? That would be Augustus (31 July 1526 – 11 February 1586) according to Marco Lang of Lang & Heyne. Augustus was officially August I and the Elector of Saxony. Meaning, he had a
Marco Lang smiles when I call him a "serious watch nerd." Walking through the cozy manufacture space that is Lang & Heyne, between words in his native German I hear him voice in English "watch nerd" as he proudly repeats my phrase to his various watchmakers who together make up
Lang & Heyne out of Dresden, Germany will release a very interesting new calendar watch for 2014, called the Augustus I, named after the 19th century king of Saxony, Frederick Augustus I. The point of the watch is very unique: to have a sort of computational calendar that tracks the
If our Baselworld 2017 "Top 10 Watches" list were expanded by just a few spots, the new Lang & Heyne Georg watch would have very likely made it on there. Produced by hand in Dresden by master watchmaker Marco Lang and team, the Georg is a beautifully conceived classic watch
If the name Lang & Heyne is familiar to you, congratulations, you are a certified watch nerd. Based in Dresden, Germany, Lang & Heyne is a small watch company that produces only a handful of watches annually. Production is said to under 50 pieces a year, and that’s because they