ps. The trend towards high prices for sports steel wristwatches is frightening and frustrating. And also not elegant design. Have designers run out of ideas elegant sports watches (as an example, Ebel Sport Classic)?
(Photo Breguet 777 by Naked Watchmaker) To some this is not essential, but the A.Lange factory itself has many calibers with perlage on the platine. I don’t think it’s a factory saving. I suppose that by doing so the factory divides the calibers into the Top-level and Entry-level.