A life-sized bronze figure of A. Lange & Söhne founder Walter Lange was unveiled at redesigned square outside the Saint Wolfgang church on recently as part of celebrations to mark the 175th anniversary of Glashütte’s watchmaking industry
In the presence of former Prime Minister of Saxony Kurt Biedenkopf, Lange’s CEO Wilhelm Schmid, Walter Lange’s son Benjamin with his wife Joanna and other invited guests, Glashütte Mayor Markus Dreßler and Lange’s former Managing Director Hartmut Knothe unveiled the bronze monument created by Thomas Jastram Pause download.
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“When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, Walter Lange was concerned with more than just reviving the A. Lange & Söhne name,” explained Lange CEO Wilhelm Schmid Skype for Android. “He always viewed it as a major personal endeavour to provide a new outlook for the people of Glashütte. These two goals were equally important to him.”
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