This Longines wristwatch has an unusual honeycomb textured dial with a warm golden tone that is complimented by its gilded hour indexes and dauphine hands. The case is bold and robust with interesting tapering chamfers to the edges of the lugs. To the case back, an inscription details the watch’s presentation in July 1955. The case appears to be in unpolished condition, retaining crisp detailing and with some light scuffs and scratches.
The Longines Archives confirm that this watch was originally invoiced on 1 April 1955 to the watchmaker’s UK agent, Baume.
[M] Longines automatic calibre 22AS, lever escapement, 18 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH
[D] champagne honeycomb textured dial, raised gilded Arabic and faceted baton indexes, dauphine hands, black outer track for minutes/seconds, raised panels for signature and winged hour glass logo
[C] stainless steel, chamfered bezel, flared polished chamfers to the edges of the lugs, snap-on case back with presentation inscription, plain unsigned winding crown
[S] case, dial and movement signed
34mm diameter excluding winding crown
43.5mm length including lugs
13mm depth to centre of crystal
18mm strap width/lug gauge
Longines confirmation email of archive entry
One Year Guarantee – serviced by a Longines approved service centre
Black Bough leather watch pouch and Black Bough certificate