In 2012, Longines is celebrating its 180th anniversary and in honor of the big event is a limited collection of fans of the brand. November 23, 1832 in the small Swiss town of Saint-Imier watchmaking was founded, which gave rise to the history of the brand Longines. Four models of the collection are produced in limited quantities - 180 copies each. This watch is a modern interpretation of the models, the appearance of which is associated with significant events in world history where, Longines has played a leading role.
Model The Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180th Anniversary Limited Edition (single-button chronograph with column wheel) - represents the contribution of Longines in the history of the world of sports as the brand became one of the first Timekeeper of the competition. The design of this model is historically linked with the first wristwatch equipped with the caliber of Longines 13.33Z and released in 1913. Modern anniversary model is equipped with caliber L788, a chronograph movement with a column wheel, designed specifically for Longines and allows you to activate various chronograph functions (start, stop, return to zero) by simply pressing a button integrated in the crown. The refined lines and a white dial with a bright red numeral "12" model is reminiscent of the first dial watches Agassiz, fastening strap is movable and also historically the development of the brand Longines. These watches are made of pink gold and released a limited edition of 180 numbered copies.
Elegant ladies will appreciate the model Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition, and La Grande Classique de Longines 180th Anniversary Limited Edition. Women's watches Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition in gold with diamonds - is a modern addition to the collection, released in 1982 as a tribute to the founder of Longines, Auguste Agassiz. The model is enclosed in an ultra-thin body of pink gold 25.50 mm in diameter, decorated with 180 diamonds. Elegant style of quartz watches, relevant at all times, thanks to gains completeness of-pearl dial with 12 diamond hour markers.
The second novelty for Ladies - La Grand Classique de Longines 180th Anniversary Limited Edition - quartz watches in the subtlest body diameter of 29 mm covered with 180 diamonds and 12 diamonds decorate them with mother of pearl dial.
Replica pocket watches, released in 1840, - Longines Lépine 180th Anniversary Limited Edition, - will remind fans of the works of art of watchmaking about the origins of technical skill Longines. By creating this watch with manual winding mechanism, masters were inspired by Longines since the first pocket watch, produced by Auguste Agassiz. The back cover of this unique guilloche pattern hides the inner surface of the engraved gold case. On the dial, lacquered white, black hour markers are arranged and arrows of blued steel.