Watch: Longines Swiss Made Rare Men's Mid Size Manual Dress Watch Circa 1960sModel Name: SWISS LONGINES DRESS WATCHCountry of Manufacture: SwitzerlandYear of Manufacture: 1960sMovement: Mechanical: Hand-windingCase Material: Stainless steelCrystal: Acrylic crystalCase Measurement Excluding Crown: 32mmBand Type: New leather bandBand Length: 22cm including watchSpecial Features: Easy To Read Collectible Vintage Dress WatchGender: men's watchComment: Excellent pre-owned vintage condition. Box is not original, Watch is original guaranteed authentic
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.
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