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Collector finds the oldest Longines watch known to date

Longines announced the discovery of the oldest Longines watch that has been found to date.


An American collector of Japanese descent went to the headquarters of the brand to authenticate his piece. Thanks to its small serial number - 183 - and to the indications inscribed in the archives registers, preciously preserved, the brand’s historians and watchmakers were able to attest that this pocket watch was manufactured in 1867, the year the Longines factory was created to replace the original counter founded in 1832.



Housing a mechanical wind-up movement, this “savonette” type silver pocket watch is characteristic of the pieces created by Longines at that time. Emblem of the brand since the very beginning, a winged hourglass is engraved on its movement and inside its cover. An engraving showing two blank crests and a floral motif adorn its cover. This piece, the condition and proper functioning of which impresses specialists, is a major discovery for the Swiss watch brand.


Through its museum, the preservation of its archives and the know-how of its watchmakers, or by growing its historical collections, Longines places great importance on honouring its rich past, a source of inspiration to this day. longines.com



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Time and Watches: Collector finds the oldest Longines watch known to date
Collector finds the oldest Longines watch known to date
An american collector finds the oldest Longines watch known to date. Thanks to its small serial number - 183 - and to the indications inscribed in the archives registers, preciously preserved, the brand’s historians and watchmakers were able to attest that this this “savonette” type silver pocket watch was manufactured in 1867.
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