Longines Longines Legend Automatic Divers Watch 2 Bracelets Fabric Strap NWW 1623
Longines Legend Automatic Divers Watch with 2 Bracelets + Fabric Strap
Used but excellent condition Longines Legend divers watch. It was originally purchased in from authorised dealers in 2007 and comes complete with box and papers with origian Milanese mesh bracelet, replacement grains of rice bracelet and the original fabric strap with pin buckle. There is some wear to the fabric strap. 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 which is one of the Longines Heritage Series watches which is are reproductions of some of Longines best known and classic models. The dial is lacquered black with bold indices and hands, the hands and numbers are super luminova luminous painted. It is a non date model and it has got an internal rotating bezel and screw down crowns. The movement is a calibre L633, Self winding mechanical movement beating at 28'800 vibrations per hours and providing 38 hours of power reserve The crystal is a scratch resistant sapphire crystal with anti reflective coating to the under side and it is 300 metres water resistant. Dimensions are: width is 42 mm excluding crown, 45 mm including crown and 51 mm lug to lug and thickness is 12 mm.