The Basics

The Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst is a limited edition of 30 pieces introduced in 2012. It features a hand-engraved ‘tremblage’ dial and black discs for the digital hour and minute display.

Brand: A. Lange & Söhne
Family: Zeitwerk
Reference: 140.048
Name: Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst
Produced: 2012 – 2013
Limited: Yes, 30 units

Below is a detailed look at A. Lange & Söhne’s model 140.048 from Zeitwerk watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk 140.048

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The Details

A. Lange & Söhne’s Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst (140.048) was originally released in 2012 – 2013. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 18000 bph ( 3 Hz) to provide a 36-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The platinum case measures 41.9mm in diameter and roughly 12.6mm thick, with 20mm lug width. The N/A case is paired with a grey color dial with -shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. A. Lange & Söhne’s Zeitwerk model 140.048 water resistance is not available. This does not mean this watch is not water resistant. A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Platinum
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: N/A
Diameter: 41.9mm
Height: 12.6mm
Lug Width: 20mm
W/R: N/A

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Zeitwerk 140.048 movement is a powered by caliber L043.4 made by A. Lange & Söhne. The 68-jewel hand-wound movement is 36mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 18,000 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 36-hour power reserve.

Type: Hand-Wound
Brand: A. Lange & Söhne
Caliber: L043.4
Base: A. Lange & Söhne L043.1
Display: Digital
Diameter: 36mm
Jewels: 68
Reserve: 36 hours
Frequency: 18000 bph
Time: Jumping Hours, Jumping Minutes, Small Seconds
Additionals: Power Reserve Indicator

The Price

How much does the A. Lange & Söhne’s Zeitwerk 140.048 cost? This watch was introduced in 2012 and has been in A. Lange & Söhne’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 30 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available .

For more information, visit A. Lange & Söhne online.


  • Brand: A. Lange & Söhne
  • Model: Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst
  • Reference Number: 140.048
  • Limited: Yes, 30 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Platinum
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 41.9
  • Thickness: 12.6
  • Lug Width: 20
  • Dial Color: Grey
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and -shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: N/A meters


  • Winding: Hand-Wound
  • Brand: A. Lange & Söhne
  • Caliber: L043.4
  • Display: Digital
  • Diameter: 36mm
  • Jewels: 68
  • Power Reserve: 36 hours
  • Frequency: 18000 bph
  • Functions: Jumping Hours, Jumping Minutes, Small Seconds

About A. Lange & Söhne

A. Lange & Söhne logo

Ferdinand Adolph Lange founded A. Lange & Söhne in 1845 in Glashütte, Germany. A. Lange & Söhne watches are instantly recognizable as a different style in movement construction. The characteristics are closer to classic British watches than Swiss. Three quarter plates with engraved balance cocks are often seen, along with screwed chatons for the jewels. A. Lange & Söhne is part of the Richemont group.

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