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Longines Heritage Classic Ref. L2.828.4.53.6

$2,500

New Longines 38mm Heritage Classic, Black Dial, Stainless Steel Bracelet, Ref. L2.828.4.53.6

Longines has drawn on its exceptional heritage and taken inspiration from its pieces from the 1930s to create a new version of The Longines Heritage Classic with a sector dial. Powered by a self-winding mechanical movement beating at 25’200 vibrations per hour, the watch has a power reserve of approximately 72 hours. With its characteristic aesthetics of the period and vintage straps, it respects the codes of the original piece while adapting perfectly to contemporary tastes, and proudly displaying Longines’ watchmaking expertise. This Heritage Classic comes with Box, Papers, and a Full Factory Warranty from Longines.

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Additional information

Band Material

Stainless Steel

Box and Papers

Box and Papers

Band Type

Bracelet

Brand

Longines

Caliber

L893

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Size

38mm

Caseback

Solid

Complication

Small Seconds

Crystal Material

Sapphire

Dial Color

Black

Movement

Automatic

Size

35mm – 39mm

Item ID0005228
Model #L2.828.4.53.6
Model NameLongines Heritage Classic
Serial Number5279XXXX

Description

Because its trademark winged hourglass is the watch world’s oldest trademark, a person could understandably believe that Longines is the oldest watch company, although that is not the case. Formed in 1832 as a small workshop that assembled watches, it was not until later that the company grew into the brand we know as Longines. In 1867, Longines built a factory on a site that would give the company its name, a site known locally as “Les Longines,” (the long-meadows.) Longines blossomed in the meadows and by 1929, had won an amazing ten Grand Prix awards. A Grand Prix was a competition between watchmakers where they presented watches of high degree of accuracy and complication. When these exhibitions ceased, Longines had won more than any other watch company. Longines had a long association with aviators, including Charles Lindberg that was largely based on an innovative watch that used a calibrated bezel to calculate longitude in flight. But their remarkable aviation success was surpassed when in 1936, they developed what many believe to be one of the finest chronograph movements ever designed, the caliber 13ZN. The SWATCH group gave life to the company when quartz movements replaced the more expensive mechanical movements. Today, Longines continues as a brand known for producing affordable and well-crafted timepieces in keeping with its long tradition. Its heritage in aviation and exploration on the land and sea is celebrated with the reintroduction of the Longines celebrated historical models.