330,000 Euros Unique Lange Tourbillon

‘TOURBILLON Pour le Mérite’ limited number 45
The famous auction house Dr. Crott held the 85th auction on May 12, 2012 in Frankfurt. A unique and precious Lange watch was sold at high prices. This TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ with a small platinum case and black dial was first sold in 1996 and found a new owner at the 85th auction of Dr. Crott at a very high price.
‘TOURBILLON Pour le Mérite’ limited number 45
On May 12th, this TOURBILLON “Pour le Mérite” changed hands at a Frankfurt auction for 330,000 euros, which is much higher than the expert of the famous auction house Dr. Crott. In fact, the price of this rare masterpiece is almost five times higher than its retail price in 1996. The TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ platinum edition watch is limited to 50 pieces. This auction is a unique piece number 45. It is tailor-made according to the requirements of first-hand buyers: the watch is driven by the Lange 353 movement. The case has been reduced from 38.5 mm to 36 mm. The silver dial of the regular platinum version has been replaced by a black dial with a beveled diamond-shaped hour scale.
According to the auction catalogue of the Dr. Crott auction, this complex watch was originally valued at 190,000 to 240,000 Euros, and it was the highest auction since Lange TOURBILLON “Pour le Mérite” was launched in 1994 under the fierce competition from watch collectors around the world. Record.