empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant 'Hourglass' LONGINES dress watch for men from the mid 50s with a state of the art Swiss manual wind movement. This watch is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a legendary 9LT LONGINES manual wind caliber, running on 17 jewels, which is often regarded as Longines' best made movement. It is cased in a 10K gold filled case in great shape with most minimal hints of wear and has a good crown and mint acrylic crystal.
The dial is factory original and in excellent shape with interesting solid gold applied Roman numerals and markers. It comes with the original set of hands.
This elegant Longines watch measures 25mm side to side (excluding crown) and 39mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for a vintage watch.
Attached to this watch is a standard length brand new, 18mm wide, quality padded genuine leather band in dark brown tone with unsigned 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.