Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Longines Legend Diver Watch

Longines expands its Heritage line of watch collection by presenting a reissue of an iconic diving watch from 1960.

The lines of the original watch are repeated, including the domed crystal, reminiscent of the technical limitations of the time. But while preserving the sixties spirit of this legendary timepiece, Longines has given this piece contemporary and performance-oriented technical features: a sapphire crystal, and screwed crown and back to guarantee a water-resistance rating of 300 m, or even an internal bidirectional rotating disc for divers. The latter – the flange – is activated and locked by one of the crowns, thus making it possible to determine the remaining bottom time.
The indexes, digits and hands, covered with Super-LumiNova®, stand out against the black lacquered dial to offer optimum readability, further sharpened by the simple and clear typography of the 3, 6, 9 and 12 digits.
The 42-mm stainless steel box houses an L633 automatic mechanical movement and sports an engraving of a diver on its screwed back. This piece is available with rubber, cowhide or Milanese watch strap.
Technical details
Model: The Longines Legend Diver Watch
Reference numbers    L3.674.4.50.x

Movement   
Self-winding mechanical movement
Caliber L633 (ETA 2824/2)
11½ lines, 25 jewels, 28,800 vibrations per hour
Power reserve of 38 hours

Functions   
Hours, minutes and seconds

Case   
Round, stainless steel, 42 mm with internal turning diving bezel
Screw-down case back and two screw-in crowns
Embossed diver symbol on case back
Water-resistance: To 30 bar (300 meters)
Crystal: Domed sapphire

Dials   
Black lacquered dial, indices coated with Super-LumiNova®
Hands: Polished rhodium-plated with Super-LumiNova®

Strap/Bracelet   
Steel Milanese mesh with double security folding clasp and integrated diving extension
Black matte cowhide with diving buckle
Black rubber with double security folding clasp and integrated diving extension

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