Category: Longines

What are tropical dial watches?

A tropical dial watch is a vintage watch that has undergone a colour change on its dial. This colour change is typically caused by exposure to sunlight, humidity, and other environmental factors. These are conditions that are typically found in the tropics, hence the name. Tropical dial watches are considered highly valued by some vintage watch…Read more

Longines Flagship wrist watch, 1962

This impressive Longines Flagship vintage watch has a 17-jewel calibre 340 automatic movement which is working nicely. The movement is fully signed and it has the serial number 11,998,523 which dates it back to 1962. In the not-too-distant past, I was sporting a modern Longines Flagship Heritage automatic on my wrist. I wanted to discover…Read more

Gentlemen’s Longines vintage wrist watch, 1969.

This is a beautiful looking Gentlemen’s vintage wristwatch from Longines, dating to 1969. I was drawn by the clean design and the originality of the watch, based on aesthetics alone, it would look great on my wrist. However, I am looking for classic vintage watches to add to my collection which have a depth to…Read more