empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant and timeless LONGINES watch for men from the mid 50s - a classic design Ref 1053 with Swiss manual wind movement.
The watch houses a 23Z high grade caliber, running on 17 jewels with sub seconds hand. It is cased in a classic relatively slim 10K pale yellow gold filled case, model ref. 1053 for the American market and comes with mint acrylic low dome crystal and good crown. The case back has a few dents which are of course unseen when the watch is on the wrist.
The dial was professionally restored in correct pearl tone with a unique golden inlaid logo and black print. It comes with the original set of slim hands.
This eclectic Longines watch measures 32,5mm 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 padded genuine leather band in tan brown tone with an 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.