empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant and impressive LONGINES dress watch for men from the mid 40s with state of the art Swiss manual wind movement. This watch is a Swiss market version with unique 'claw lugs' over the crystal, it is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a legendary 8LN classic 17 jewels robust manual wind movement. It is cased in a 14K solid yellow gold case which is Swiss hallmarked and quite a rare version featuring an exterior frame in the form of claw lugs. It comes with a mint acrylic crystal and original signed crown.
The dial was professionally restored here in our atelier with a unique and most elegant 'sector' design in rectangular form in dual tone. It comes with the original set of hands.
This elegant Longines watch measures 26mm side to side (excluding crown) and 36mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a standard length brand new, 18mm wide genuine leather band in dark brown tone with lizard texture and anti-allergic buckle in yellow tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.