empressissi™ is pleased to offer this timeless LONGINES dress watch for men from the late 40s with a state of the art Swiss manual wind movement. This watch is known as the 'Manning' model, it is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a legendary 9L LONGINES manual wind caliber, running on 17 jewels. It is cased in a 10K gold filled case in good condition, has a good original crown and mint acrylic crystal. The case has an inscription for the back for 1949 however it appears to have been made in 1947 per serial records.
The dial is factory original, very lightly aged salmon tone with raised gold plated dots and original print with the original set of hands.
This elegant Longines watch measures 22,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a standard length brand new, 18mm wide, quality genuine leather band in dark brown tone with unsigned anti-allergic buckle in yellow tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards;
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