Posts Categorized: Longines

Longines Welcomes Kate Winslet to Its Museum in Saint-Imier

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On May 18, Swiss watch brand Longines welcomed actress Kate Winslet, one of the brand’s “Ambassadors of Elegance,” to its headquarters in Saint-Imier for the first time. As part of her trip, the Oscar-winning actress, famed for her roles in “Titanic,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and last year’s award-nominated turn in “Steve Jobs,” […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Legend Diver Watch

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A few weeks ago, we took a look at the Alpina Seastrong Diver Heritage watch, a vintage-inspired “super compressor” diving watch that has, along with a few other pieces in the brand’s growing collection, continued to garner Alpina a large amount of attention from media and consumers alike. And covering that piece got me to […]

Hands-On Review: Longines Legend Diver

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We at Fratello Watches are keen on re-editions of vintage timepieces of certain eras, but they need to be very well executed in order to succeed as such. Perhaps this also explains why certain watches that never changed that much are often a brand’s key to success; take the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” or […]

Grading the Retrograde: A Test of the Longines Master Collection Retrograde

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Longines’s Master Collection Retrograde has an exclusive movement with no less than four retrograde functions. How does it hold up under WatchTime’s exacting scrutiny? Find out in this in-depth watch test from our archives. When Longines made the decision to add to its classically styled Master Collection line a complicated watch with multiple retrograde displays, […]

Longines Heritage Military: Time Marches On

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Few brands have re-created as many vintage timepieces from their archives as faithfully, and prolifically, as Longines in recent years. The newest addition to Longines’s Heritage Collection, which consists entirely of such vintage-inspired models, is the Longines Heritage Military, whose design is based on a watch from 1918. The dial design of the original watch […]

Kentucky Derby Weekend With the Longines Triple Crown Limited Edition: Scenes from Churchill Downs

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Last year, American Pharoah made history by becoming the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win Thoroughbred Racing’s Triple Crown, with thrilling victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes races. It was perhaps inevitable that Longines — the Swiss watch brand that is the official timekeeper of the Triple Crown, as […]

Five Affordable Longines Watches for New Collectors

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Longines represents an excellent entry point into the world of fine Swiss-made watches. During the brand’s 182-year history, it has served as an official Olympic timer, supplied timepieces to multiple expeditions and to the International Aviation Federation, won numerous Grand Prix competitions, and of course created the famous Lindberg Hour Angle pilots’ watch. Today, Longines […]

The Longines Master Collection is Inviting Color Onto its Dials

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As a traditional watchmaking company, Longines has been producing exceptional timepieces since the very beginning. The Longines Master Collection is the perfect contemporary illustration of this concept, as demonstrated by the success of this collection since its launch in 2005. The Longines Master Collection blends classic elegance and excellence, for the greatest pleasure of watchmaking […]