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A worker engraves a balance cock of a "Datograph" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker engraves a balance cock of a "Datograph" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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The company logo of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne is pictured in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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CEO of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne Wilhelm Schmid poses behind his desk at the company headquarters in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

CEO of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne Wilhelm Schmid poses behind his desk at the company headquarters in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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CEO of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne Wilhelm Schmid addresses a Reuters interview at the company headquarters in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

CEO of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne Wilhelm Schmid addresses a Reuters interview at the company headquarters in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A general view shows the company headquarters of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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A general view shows the company headquarters of German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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A worker engraves a balance cock of a "Datograph" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker engraves a balance cock of a "Datograph" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A worker holds a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker holds a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A worker finalises a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker finalises a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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An employee works on a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

An employee works on a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A worker finalises a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker finalises a three-quarter plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A worker inspects a watch component by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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An employee works on a watch plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

An employee works on a watch plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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An employee works on a watch plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

An employee works on a watch plate by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne at the manufactory in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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A worker inspects a watch component by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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A worker puts final hands on the housing of a "Richard Lange Pour le Merite" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A worker puts final hands on the housing of a "Richard Lange Pour le Merite" by German watchmaker A. Lange & Soehne in the east German city of Glashuette November 29, 2012. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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