Vintage Inspired Longines Heritage 1940


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 in diameter with a lacquered dial (available in white or black) that features a railway-track minute ring and 11 Arabic numerals. The hands are of blued steel in the white-dial version and rhodium-plated in the black version.


Inside, is a self-winding mechanical movement caliber L615.3 (ETA 2895/2) with 27 jewels, a frequency of 28,800 vph (4Hz) and a 42-hour power reserve. Functions include hours, minutes, small seconds and date. Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating and transparent case back. Water-resistance 30 meters. Black alligator strap. The price is $1,800. (Ref. L2.767.4.13/53.2)