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Lot 0034
  • Item: Longines Tank Gold-Filled Watch
  • Date: ca. 1940's
  • Material: Yellow gold, curved crystal
  • Case Size: 24mm x 37mm
  • Movement: 17J manual wind
  • Description: The rectangular case has a snapback, extended lugs, textured checkerboard matte silvered dial with applied dart hour indexes, subsidiary seconds register and dauphine hands.

    Longines is a luxury watch company based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Founded by Auguste Agassiz in 1832, it is owned by the Swatch Group. Its winged hourglass logo is the oldest registered trademark for a watchmaker. Longines is known for its "Aviators" range of watches. A company director was a friend of Charles Lindbergh; after his transatlantic flight, Lindbergh designed a pilot watch to help with air navigation. Built to his specifications, it is still produced today. Longines provided timers used at the first modern Olympics in 1896. In 1899, a Longines watch went to the North Pole with Arctic explorer Luigi Amedeo of Savoy. It was the first to use automatic timekeeping for the Federal Gymnastics at Basel in 1912. Today, Longines sells sport watches and chronographs.

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

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  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Authenticity:
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  • Condition

    Excellent vintage condition

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

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    Longines Gold Filled Tank Watch

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    Estimate $500 - $1,000
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