In 1845 Ferdinand Adolph Lange started making watches in Glashütte, a village in the ore-bearing hills of Saxony, Germany. In doing so, he laid the foundations for a world-renowned manufactory and, more widely, a regional industry. A milestone commemorated by A. Lange & Söhne as well as by Nomos.
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