Longines cal. 25.17 from circa 1938


Brand history:
Longines, a renowned Swiss watchmaker, has a rich and illustrious history that spans over 185 years. Founded in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz, Longines quickly established itself as a pioneer in the field of horology, crafting timepieces of exceptional precision and elegance. Throughout the years, Longines has played a significant role in various milestones of watchmaking, including the development of chronographs, aviation watches, and sports timing devices. With its commitment to quality, Longines has become a symbol of timeless sophistication, attracting a loyal following worldwide. Today, the brand continues to create exceptional timepieces that blend traditional craftsmanship with modern innovation, cementing its position as one of the most respected and sought-after luxury watch brands in the world.

Product information:
Proud to present this exquisitely well preserved Longines tank watch from circa 1938 (the Extract from the Archives from Longines is pending!). The case feature razor sharp edges and a brushed finishing. Measuring 21 x 38 mm, this elegant yet robust wristwatch from Longines will excite every vintage collector. Finding such an example in this condition creates a smile on many vintage enthusiasts faces. As this alone isn’t enough, the dial is decorated with beautifully patinated Arabic numerals and a ‘FAB. SUISSE’ signature below the Longines logo. Inside runs the well-finished and accurate in-house Longines cal. 25.17, which testifies the extraordinary craftsmanship of early Longines wristwatches. A rare addition to this original vintage Longines tank watch is it’s original dust cover for the movement. Furthermore, the watch is accompanied with a hand-made leather strap, which was made with the greatest care and understanding of vintage, by my friend Matteo Torre in Italy.

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