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Longines Hydroconquest Automatic Chronograph
Excellent condition and new looking Longines Hydroconquest Automatic Chronograph. This is the slightly smaller size than the XXL which is a more wearable 42mm wide. The Longines Watch Company was started in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz. Agassiz opened a workshop in St Imier, Switzerland. He operated what today would be called a "Home Business". Workers would work on watches out of their own homes, which Agassiz would later sell. The company began producing chronographs in 1879. They later produced aviator watches and cockpit instruments, they are still going very strong today and are owned by the largest Swiss watch making group, Swatch. The Hydro series evokes the prestigious dimension of sport in which aesthetics, precision and the beauty of the action predominate. It introduces the subtle ambivalence of an outline that is both sober and robust, and perfectly illustrates Longines' innate ability to match elegance and performance. Values revealed by the aesthetic purity and detailed manufacture of the automatic watches and chronographs of this series. This is a typical sports divers style watch with practical dial and functions. The dial is silver with bold indices and hands, the hand and indices surrounds are silver and white. It has a date at the 4 position and it has got a uni directional ratcheted rotating bezel. It has got a screw down crown and sapphire crystal, It comes on the original bracelet Longines signed folding deployant clasp. Swiss Made Automatic Chronograph Movement, stainless steel case, steel bracelet, anti reflective sapphire crystal, screw down crown and it is 300 metres water resistant. It comes in box with instructions. Dimensions are: width is 42 mm excluding crown, 46 mm including crown and 51 mm lug to lug and thickness is 15.5 mm.