The Longines Heritage 1968: elegance vintage square
Longines has in its collection The Longines Heritage, which pays tribute to the historical watches of the brand of Saint-Imier, a model of 1968 of a beautiful elegance with its square case (two sizes available in steel or rose gold), its brushed grey dial with Roman numerals and its mechanical calibre. A nice touch of vintage to the wrist.
Renovated in 2012 on the occasion of the 180 years of the brand, the Longines Museum contains many treasures, including a magnificent square room that served as an inspiration to The Longines Heritage 1968. This new model equipped with a mechanical automatic calibre is available in two sizes and two materials (steel or yellow gold).
The Longines Heritage 1968 found inspiration in the Longines Museum collections. Located in the heart of the company in Saint-Imier Replica Rolex watches, latter was renovated in 2012 on the 180th anniversary of the brand. It presents the witnesses of the rich history of Longines, articulated around its values and favorite themes, elegance, watchmaking tradition, innovation, sport and adventure.
Among the pieces presented in the Museum, a model square dating back to 1968-served as inspiration for a new creation. Available in two sizes, 26mmx26mm, or 33mm x 33mm, and two materials, steel or rose gold (our favorite), The Longines Heritage 1968 displays a timeless aesthetic. Its brushed grey dial features Black Roman numerals painted while finesse and a timer on the outside. Hours and minutes hands, a fine net of black varnish recalls the lines of figures and thus offers a delicate contrast.
If its square box gives at first sight a rather traditional look, The Longines Heritage 1968 reveals an interesting profile with its slightly beveled ice protruding from the middle. The date trapezoid window gives, addition, air fresh and daring, which freed strict lines of its box. A black alligator strap complete this room equipped with a mechanical movement while sobriety.
On the occasion of the France International's tennis 2015, which come just to start, Longines partner and official timekeeper of this grand slam tournament, has unveiled its 1/100th Conquest Roland Garros, a chrono quartz to the hundredth of a second, with a 41 mm case waterproof to 300 metres. A true sports car. Game, set and match.
Longines, timekeeper performance in sports since 1878 and Roland-Garros since 2007, offers for some time, a line of Chronographs specially created for sports requiring extreme precision. The Conquest 1/100th (Conquest hundredths) line allows, as its name suggests, to compute the hundredth of a second through a separate needle. All this thanks to a last generation quartz, developed exclusively for Longines ETA movement.
To celebrate the strong ties she has forged with the Parisian tournament, the brand with the winged hourglass therefore launched this exclusive edition Conquest 1/100th Roland Garros. Keys of orange color on the needles Patek philippe replica watches, the dial or indexes of the flange remind emblematic of the France international courts clay, while the bottom of the watch shows the engraving of the logo of the event.
The exclusive quartz L440 movement contains a microcontroller in flash memory for instant rebates to zero as well as the intermediate time measurement. With a diameter of 41 mm, this model displays an anthracite dial showing the hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o'clock, date and chronograph functions: seconds power stations, 30 minutes to 2 hours counter and counter from 12 hours to 10 hours. The needle of orange color indicating the hundredth of second throne as it in its Center. This model is equipped with a steel bracelet with a clasp deploying triple.