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Longines Announces New Legend Diver Watches In Blue And Brown

While vintage-inspired reissue models form the backbone of many brands across the modern watch industry, perhaps no company has embraced its back catalog as thoroughly and extensively as Longines. The Longines Heritage series is a meeting place for vintage designs of nearly every stripe from early pilot chronographs to classic naval deck watches. The super compressor style Longines Legend Diver has been the face of this eclectic series since its introduction in 2007, with a wide variety of sizes and variants over the years. Longines adds even more variety to the Legend Diver line for 2021, adding splashes of color to the classic 42mm model in deep degradè blue and brown. The new blue dial and brown dial Longines Legend Diver models give this classic design a new personality, influencing its character in dramatically different ways.
The 42mm stainless steel case of the Longines Legend Diver is instantly recognizable, with long tapering lugs, a narrow polished external bezel, and of cou..

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Longines Unveils Silver Arrow Watch

Designing a dressy timepiece is an exercise in nuance. Within the compact and usually minimalist confines afforded by these watches, the smallest adjustments – be they changes in proportion, visual balance, or small decorative touches – can have a massive impact on the character of the overall design. Over its nearly 190 year history, Longines has proven this concept time and again, and affords enthusiasts a window into the evolving language of these designs through the brand’s broad and eclectic Heritage collection. For its latest addition to this series, Longines returns to 1955, reviving one of its most charismatic midcentury designs. The new Longines Silver Arrow handsomely captures the optimism and understated charm of the mid-‘50s with a handful of modern refinements.
The stainless steel case of the Longines Silver Arrow is clean and classical in form, with enough unique flair to set itself apart. The mirror polished smooth bezel is wide enough to have its own presence in initia..

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Longines Reimagines The Legend Diver In Bronze

Sponsored post presented on aBlogtoWatch by advertiser For nearly a century and a half, Longines has been crafting precision timepieces out of its workshop high in the Jura mountains designed to serve the needs of adventurers of all stripes. While the brand with the winged hourglass may be most strongly associated with aviation’s early pioneers, Longines has carved its own place in history across countless ventures where precision timing is critical to success. From motorsports to horse racing to alpine skiing, Longines been a crucial part of all these endeavors. When SCUBA diving rose to prominence in the 1950s and 60s, capturing the public’s imagination and ushering in an era of underwater exploration, Longines was once again in the thick of it, producing precision dive watches at home on the wrists of professional and recreational divers alike. The Longines Legend Diver was born from this era, and its newest incarnation doubles down on the vintage styling by reimagining the Legend D..

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New Pilot’s Watches — The Longines Spirit Collection

HomeHands-OnNew Pilot’s Watches — The Longines Spirit Collection Hands-OnNew Pilot’s Watches — The Longines Spirit Collection A tribute to legendary aviators and explorers by Robert-Jan Broer June 08, 2020 MIN READNew Pilot’s Watches — The Longines Spirit CollectionJust a few days before traveling became impossible, we saw the new Longines Spirit collection. Under embargo, of course. So we are happy that it’s now finally time to show you the pictures we took during that appointment.
To me, it seems that Longines is taking a new direction with the Spirit collection. Although we’ve seen — and still see — some heritage-inspired watches from Saint-Imier, this Longines Spirit collection is different. It combines heritage and modern watchmaking, with a very attractive price tag.

Longines Spirit CollectionEvery new watch needs a story. For this collection, Longines has dived into its archives and come up with tales of more than 20 pioneers as well as some extraordinary events in which Longin..

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Pre-Owned Picks — Zenith, Timor, Rolex, Longines, and Patek Philippe

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks — Zenith, Timor, Rolex, Longines, and Patek Philippe Preowned PicksPre-Owned Picks — Zenith, Timor, Rolex, Longines, and Patek Philippe Our selection of pre-owned offers for week 8 by Robert-Jan BroerFebruary 21, 2020 MIN READPre-Owned Picks — Zenith, Timor, Rolex, Longines, and Patek PhilippeThis week’s selection of pre-owned picks is all over the place because it perhaps corresponds best with my own thoughts this week. I’ve been writing some articles this week (most of them to be published later on) covering various topics and brands. It inspired me to pick all sorts of different brands and types of watches.
Every week we pick a few pre-owned watches from Chrono24, the largest market place for wristwatches in the world — watches that we love ourselves, or think they will be interesting to you. So to be clear, we picked the watches, Chrono24 only sent us the images without their watermark and in a proper resolution.
Pre-Owned Picks Of Week 8The select..

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#TBT Longines Conquest 1972 Munich

HomeTBT#TBT Longines Conquest 1972 Munich TBTLongines#TBT Longines Conquest 1972 Munich And the most controversial three seconds in Olympic history by Tomas RosputinskyFebruary 06, 2020 MIN READ#TBT Longines Conquest 1972 MunichLongines Conquest 1972 is a truly symbolic watch that stands out on so many levels.
Oversized pre-1950s Longines dials have always fascinated me with their simple beauty. They might seem generic to an indifferent eye, but a trained collector can recognize them in a heartbeat. However, I’m not quite as enthusiastic about the bulky and over-stylized indexes that you can find on some mid-fifties Longines models. Namely on the Longines Conquest, that in 1954 started a new model naming product strategy.

My conquest conquered meTo keep the story short, let’s fast forward two decades ahead when Longines introduced the Conquest 1972 Munich. It was a watch to celebrate their achievement in becoming the official Olympic co-timekeepers (along with the German brand Junghan..

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Pre-Owned Picks – Watches From Longines, Grand Seiko, Rolex, Omega, and A. Lange & Söhne

HomePreowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Longines, Grand Seiko, Rolex, Omega, and A. Lange & Söhne Preowned PicksPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Longines, Grand Seiko, Rolex, Omega, and A. Lange & Söhne Our preferred pre-owned picks for week 4 by Robert-Jan BroerJanuary 24, 2020 MIN READPre-Owned Picks – Watches From Longines, Grand Seiko, Rolex, Omega, and A. Lange & SöhneI enjoy working on this series because it keeps me engaged with all the wonderful watches available on the pre-owned market. As a result, my appetite for new (pre-owned) pieces never dips and my wishlist never stops growing.
And that list makes for interesting reading. There are all kinds of things on it. Not only watches I consider grails but also watches I’d just like to own at some point. You can’t beat having a watch on your wrist and experiencing all the little nuances that only become apparent over long periods of time. And the best thing about the pre-owned market is that gives you a chance to buy model..

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New Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946

HomeHot TakeNew Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946 Hot TakeLonginesNew Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946 A refined classic reborn by Ben HodgesJanuary 13, 2020 MIN READNew Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946Entering in a new decade always breeds predictions of what we’ll see and experience for the next ten years: New technologies, new entertainment, new world events. At least one thing that carries over from the last decade is the vintage re-edition trend from luxury watch brands.
Longines Heritage 1946Fresh from Longines is the Heritage Chronograph 1946. The 1946 pays tribute to a watch from the Longines archive.
Although vintage fatigue set in for me towards the end of the last decade, I’ve always felt that the Longines Heritage collection has existed outside of the “fauxtina” fad. Possibly down to the everlasting designs of Longines that the timepieces seem contemporary yet classic in any era.

The Chronograph 1946 also avoids the pitfalls of faux lume and in..