A Beginners Guide To Longines Watches

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Longines started out of Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832 and for most of the 20th century, they used the slogan "The World's Most Honored Watch". With many years of experience as a timekeeper for world's sport championships, their history and expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance – Longines became known for the development of a highly specialized movements.

"Longines is a brand that has always fascinated me, for its importance in the development of the wrist watch in the first half of the last century", said John Goldberger, author of the book Longines: Legendary Watches and one of the most distinguished vintage watch collector today.

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Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the world’s leading manufacturer of horological products. Collectors love the elegance of its timepieces and the Swiss watchmaker continue to grow even during the recent economic situation.

If you are keen to invest in a high quality watch, you should certainly look at their current releases. They include the Legend Diver Watch in bronze, the Spirit and the Flagship Heritage, to name a few. If you are looking for something more affordable, the Longines Admiral range include both waterproof chronographs, historical diving watches and vintage dress watches.

Longines Legend Diver

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Longines Spirit

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Longines Flagship Heritage

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Longines Admiral Automatic

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