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A quick look at our Longines article archives, and you can see that virtually every timepiece we have covered from the Swiss watchmaker over the past five years has been in the heritage collection, or otherwise vintage inspired. A company with such a rich history should tap into past designs […]

The Longines Heritage 1945



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