Longines



Longines unveiled a number of interesting new vintage inspired timepieces at Baselworld 2012. We already showed you the Longines Heritage 1942 last week, and here is the Longines Heritage 1940. As its name suggests – it is based on a model from 1940. The round steel case is 38.5 mm […]

Vintage Inspired Longines Heritage 1940


Saint-Imier based watch brand, Longines, has just introduced a new 24-hour second time zone watch, the Conquest 24 Hours. The Conquest 24 features a second time zone, displayed via the central red hand. Unlike most second time zone watches, this one sweeps the dial every 24-hours, as opposed to 12. […]

Longines Conquest 24 Hours Watch




Longines recently launched a new collection based on designs from military watches produced in the 1930s. The Longines Military Heritage 1938 collection consists of three watches — the 3 Hand, 24-Hour and Chronograph model — which all have a simple layout with large white Arabic numerals and a minute track […]

The Longines Heritage Military 1938 collection


Conditions were perfect on Saturday at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The sun was out, humidity was low and it was in the 70s to 80s throughout the day. Over 100,000 people turned out to watch the 146th annual Belmont Stakes, and to potentially witness California Chrome make history […]

California Chrome Denied the Triple Crown




At Baselworld, in celebration of the 180th anniversary of Longines, the Saint-Imier brand revealed a number of attractive vintage inspired timepieces. The most interesting being the new limited edition Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180th Anniversary. The Longines Monopusher “is closely based on the first wrist chronograph, manufactured by Longines […]

Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180th Anniversary


Longines just announced an all new retro style chronograph is a cool cushion-shaped case. The Longines Heritage 1973 case is stainless steel and measures 40 mm in diameter, with a choice of a silvered or black dial. It is powered by a caliber L688.2 (based on the ETA A08.L01) which […]

Introducing the Longines Heritage 1973



At Baselworld 2014, Longines introduced a throwback collection called the Conquest Heritage 1954-2014 — contrary to the majority of heritage timepieces we see today, this is a spitting image of the original, right down to the 35 mm diameter case. Being 2014, it of course has a modern movement, but […]

Introducing the Longines Conquest Heritage 1954-2014


Longines has just announced another collection within their Heritage watch line, which consists of remakes of historic models. These models are very faithful to the originals, like this one. The Longines Heritage Dive Chronograph, for example, is similar to the original, except where the vintage Valjoux 72 powered timepiece had […]

Introducing the Longines Heritage Dive collection


In Longines’ continued campaign to launch new vintage-inspired timepieces every year at Baselworld, for 2015, they debuted a very cool diving chronograph inspired by a piece from 1967. As usual, it’s powered by an ETA based caliber made for Longines. Caliber L688.2 (ETA A08.231) features a 4Hz frequency, 27 jewels, […]

BASELWORLD: Longines Heritage Diver 1967