Celebrate Longines’ 180th Anniversary with New Watch Models
Longines Tachymeter Chronograph
Based at Saint-Imier, Switzerland, watchmaker Longines has been manufacturing luxury timepieces since 1832. Longines is a member of The Swatch Group S.A., world’s leading manufacturer of horological products.
This year marks the 180th Anniversary for Swiss watchmaker Longines and the luxury brand is proud to announce two new watch models – The Longines Telemeter Chronograph and The Longines Tachymeter Chronograph.
Longines is planning top announce a selection of new watches throughout the year, continuing their watch design excellence and elegance.
The new luxury watches represent both the Longines brand’s rich history. The Longines Telemeter Chronograph and The Longines Tachymeter Chronograph and extend Longines’ Heritage offer a rare combination of exceptional technical features and elegance.
The Longines Tachymeter Chronograph: (photo above)
The Longines Tachymeter Chronograph features a technical tool initially introduced around 1811 to measure the hourly pace in assembly lines, as well as the velocity of the first modern means of locomotion: the tachymeter. Besides the extraordinary technical features of this luxury timepiece form Longines, the model stands out with its remarkable and stylish design. The white lacquered dial received its inspiration from one of a chronograph developed by Longines in 1934 and contrasts perfectly with the black Arabic numerals, the tachymeter scale in blue (1000 m) and red (100 m).
Longines Telemeter Chronograph
The Longines Telemeter Chronograph:
The watch’s circular steel case with a diameter of 41 mm, houses the caliber L688, which is a self-winding mechanical movement with a column-wheel chronograph mechanism exclusively developed for Longines. Enjoy the look via a the transparent case back. This Longines chronograph watch features a date aperture at 4h30, a small second at 9 o’clock, a 30-minutes counter at 3 o’clock and a 12-hours counter at 6.