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January 19 2005 at 4:22 PM
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can someone please help me, i have been an avid JLC and zenith collector for some time, but have know decided towards my first purchase of a lange.
someone i met in a antique fair has the following watch for sale of which i was able to get a detailed look at yesterday.
it is quite a large watch with a burgandy strap and has the following text on the front dial:
"URSA MAJOR", on the front white dial there is a moon dial along with a day,month and date displays.
on the reverse there is the following:
"REF 7850 CC AT"
i cannot find any details on this model, can someone please help.

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Here you go

January 19 2005, 4:32 PM 

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Edwin H. Heusinkveld
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The dial says URSA MAJOR but that watch doesnt have ...

January 19 2005, 6:11 PM 

month and day indicators; This watch indicates time, small seconds, powerreserve, moonphase and date.

The back of the real Lange watch doesnt say "REF 7850 ..." but would sport:
a case number (6 digits)
Manufaktur name "A. Lange & Sohne"
and place where it saw first light "Glashuette I/Sa"

Prob. another number too since it was a LE of (iirc) 101 pieces.

The dial should look like this:



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