Posts Categorized: Longines

Longines Forerunner Zulu Time Watch – “Into the Pioneer Time Zone”

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Longines’ long-standing watchmaking heritage was inherited by the Forerunner series Zulu watch. This watch marks a new chapter for watchmaking. Longines has been a pioneer in precision timing equipment, and Longines has always been there for them. To continue the tradition precision timing, the new model now features a multi-time zone display function. The Pioneer series Zulu watch, […]

Longines Flagship Heritage – 60th Anniversary 1957-2017: An Exceptional Anniversary Timepiece

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Longines celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first Flagship collection this year. For the occasion, the Swiss watchmaking brand introduces the Flagship Heritage – 60th Anniversary 1957-2017. The timepiece was inspired by a Flagship model, kept in the Swiss watchmaker’s headquarters, favored by Longines’ Ambassador of Elegance, Kate Winslet. Available in steel, yellow gold, or […]

Elegant Solutions: Testing Dress Watches From Longines, Montblanc, and Frédérique Constant

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What is the essence of elegance? We compare three dress watches — the Frédérique Constant Manufacture Classic, Longines Master Collection, and Montblanc Star Classique Date Automatique — that offer three very different answers. Read on for results, specs, and prices, along with original photos by OK-Photography. Elegance is hard to define. It is a presence, a […]

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 […]