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SKU 1485

Longines

Classic 523 Manual

S/N W1074

£335.00
In Stock
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Our Take

Age: 1980s

Condition: Used, Working Condition, Watch Keeps Good Time

Model Name: Pre-Owned Classic Longines Manual Winding Midsize Watch

Gold Plated Case Measuring Approximately 32mm X 38mm, Without Crown and From Lug to Lug, Shows Discolouration

Gold Dial with Diamond Markers

Gold Sword Hands

Gold Crown with Diamond, Shows Some Damage

Original Crystal

Plain Bezel

Longines 17 Jewels Manual Winding 523 Movement

Stainless Steel Back case #W1074

New Aftermarket Brown Leather with Gold Buckle. Fits up to a 7” or 17.5cm Wrist Approx.

 

Watch comes without original box and papers. No guarantee of waterproofing.

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  • BrandLongines
  • ModelClassic 523
  • GenderUnisex
  • Year1980s
  • OriginSwitzerland
  • Dimensions32mm X 38mm
  • MovementManual Wind
  • GlassPlexiglass
  • Case MaterialGold Plated
  • StrapLeather
  • Box/PapersNo
  • Water ResistanceNo

About Longines

Longines was formed in 1832, in Saint-Imier (also home to Breitling). Their respect for tradition shows in every aspect of their work, perhaps even down to their winged hourglass logo which was registered in 1889 and is the oldest unchanged but active trademark.

Longines epitomises style and sophistication; Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart and even Albert Einstein have all worn Longines. It’s no surprise that they have gone on to become one of the best
known brands in watchmaking.

The first in-house movement was created all the way back in 1867, the first chronograph arrived in 1878 and that was the basis for supplying timing equipment to may professional sporting events.