1950s Vintage Longines 14K Gold Watch Nautical Styling Elegance is an Attitude The current campaign for Longines has it's feet planted firmly in the past as evidenced by the production of watches that look like this one. Longines is one of the most recognized brands in the world.
Founded in 1832 and still going strong, this company is known for many of it's innovations as well as it's associations with sports. The giant scoreboard clocks in Yankee and Shea stadiums before the 1970s. Official timepiece of the LA Lakers from 1970s to 1984. The company that first combined time with the capture of moving images (as in finish line photos). Movement:High grade 17 jewel Swiss Longines caliber 22A Movement is an automatic wind movement.It has been newly serviced by a master watchmaker. It runs and keeps time in good order. Dial condition and detail: Original Longines dial features a quadrant design with outer minute ring and a silvered and matte finish. Alternating raised dot and raised Roman numeral markers in gold. Sub-second hand at the 6 o'clock position. The dial shows some minor signs of age, but is in overall very good condition. Baton hands in gold completes the classic, but nautical look.
Case condition and detail: Very good Longines 14K gold case features fancy "tied down" lugs giving this watch a slightly nautical flair. Minor evidence of wear which is mostly light surface scratches --most noticeable on the case back, but nothing that detracts from the classic good looks of this watch. Inside case back is signed: Longines-Wittnauer Watch Co Inc. New York; Geneva; Montreal; 14K Gold; L+K; 2926. Outside case back is stamped 14K Gold ; L+K.
Crystal/Glass condition: Plastic crystal in excellent condition. Strap condition and detail: New genuine Longines strap of brown lizard grain leather. Fitted with a generic, gold plated buckle. Size of watch: about 34mm in diameter not including the lugs or crown.
Strap width: 18mm Will fit wrist size: 6 1/2" to 8" in circumference. General comments: A fantastic vintage dress watch. Sized for a man in the 1950s, but also a good size for a stylish woman today.Please note: Because this is a vintage watch, I can not guarantee it will be water proof or water resistant. The item "Vintage Longines 14k Gold Watch with Fancy Lug Case & Original Nautical Dial" is in sale since Sunday, February 28, 2016.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "californiawatchco" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.