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Aug 3, 2013

Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

The Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph demonstrates the fact that the precision of a chronograph is necessary not only in sport. This new instrument is based on a model brought out in 1963 which was intended essentially for medical use.

The new product not only shows the time but also measures heart rate and respiration. While the pulse and respiration scales can be extremely useful in a sports context, during training sessions for example, they also provide a doctor with valuable information as to the patient’s vital functions…

Jul 17, 2013

Longines La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds

Longines La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds

La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds maintains all the characteristics of the original creations of this emblematic collection but now combines the classical elegance of those ultra-slim models with the sparkle of 100 diamonds. These new timepieces are dedicated to ladies who appreciate timeless elegance with a touch of sparkling refinement.

Capturing the soul of Longines’ earliest design tradition, the collection La Grande Classique de Longines was presented for the first time in 1992. Since then, these timepieces have become Longines’ symbol of classical elegance and are extremely popular all over the world…

Jul 10, 2013

Longines Conquest Classic

Longines Conquest Classic

The “Conquest” brand was patented through the WIPO on 25 May 1954. Since then this name has been used for many successful models manufactured by Longines across the years. Today, Conquest Classic joins the brand’s other collections of classical beauty that have helped to make Longines’ reputation and success throughout the world. This new line is dedicated to those race-goers who share the excitement of the season’s most prestigious race meetings, from Chantilly to Hong Kong and from Dubai to Royal Ascot…

Jun 23, 2013

Longines HydroConquest 2013

Longines HydroConquest 2013

Diving watches “par excellence”, The HydroConquest series aims to become the preferred watch of divers and aquatic sports enthusiasts. With a screwed crown, a screw-down case back and the lateral crown protection, these timepieces assure a water-resistance of 30 bar (300 meters).

All the models are equipped with indispensable safety devices such as a unidirectional rotating bezel coloured in red, black or blue, hands coated with Super-LumiNova® to make sure that the time can be read in all conditions and a bracelet with double safety diving folding clasp and diving extension…

Jun 2, 2013

Longines Heritage Military 1938

Longines Heritage Military 1938

The Longines Heritage Military 1938 uses the simple, typical aesthetics based on the design of military watches produced by Longines in the 1930s. Easy reading and total reliability are essential for this type of watch, which was, at times, used under extreme conditions.

The Longines Heritage Military 1938 is available in three versions, one with three hands, a 24-hour model and a chronograph. Reminiscent of the original model, the fluted, flat crown merges smoothly with the round steel case. The black synthetic strap is stitched in white, adding the final touch to this new model of contrasts…

May 17, 2013

Longines Avigation Watch Type A-7

Longines Avigation Watch Type A-7

The Longines Avigation Watch Type A-7 was inspired by models developed during the 1930s that had to meet extremely stringent criteria from the point of view of appearance, quality and precision in order to be selected by aviators and bear the name “Type A-7” given by the U.S. Army.

Their large diameter and fluted crown enabled them to be easily read and quickly manipulated, even if the pilot was wearing thick gloves. The angled black dial with its large white numerals also ensured easy reading in poor light or turbulence…

Mar 20, 2010

Les Elégantes de Longines 2010: The Refinement Of The Twenties

Longines Les Elégantes de Longines 2010

The tastes of the 1920s are considered to be among the most important stylistic trends created in the 20th century. Their creative freedom and imagination helped to perpetuate a unique style within the Art Deco movement which exerted a marked influence even in watchmkaing during the 1920s. As it does each year, Longines has sought inspiration in this artistic trend for creating elegant ladies’ timepieces and is now presenting three new watches in the distinctive 1920s style: Les Elégantes de Longines…

Mar 2, 2010

Longines Introduces PrimaLuna Thousand And One Nights In Rose Gold And Steel

Longines PrimaLuna Thousand And One Nights

Longines has created the new models to add to its Longines PrimaLuna collection that combine the radiance of steel with the warmth of rose gold. Varied, harmonious and elegant, the Longines PrimaLuna collection is a tribute to the modern woman. Longines has now added a model in rose gold and steel where the alluring sparkle of the diamonds that cover the dial light up the night with a thousand stars. It has called this new watch Longines PrimaLuna Thousand and One Nights…

Feb 18, 2010

The Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph

Longines L2.733.8.72.2

Longines mandated and paid ETA to develop a brand-new exclusive self-winding movement with a column wheel for a wrist chronograph. The reference number given to the new calibre was L688.2. As part of the continual programme of reviving the mechanical watch that was started at the beginning of the 21st century, this new creation meets the requirements of changing demand with regard to watches as well as the growing popularity of mechanical chronographs and the fascination for traditional horological devices. Column-wheel chronographs correspond to the new taste in watches…

Oct 12, 2009

Longines Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch

Longines Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch

In 1933 the American aviator Charles Lindbergh set off with his wife on a trip of 47,000 km around the North Atlantic. Having achieved a remarkable technical and human feat in being the first man to fly non-stop across the North Atlantic in his Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh wanted to explore possible future air routes across the far north before returning to the USA via Cape Verde and Brazil. The equipment Lindbergh took with him on his long expedition included a wrist chronograph created specially by Longines for this very purpose.

This time-piece had a wristwatch chronograph movement with a 30-minute counter. It measured time to the fifth of a second and the chronograph mechanism also had a tachymeter that could measure speeds of up to 500 kph…

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