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Longines Heritage Classic 1945 Automatic Chronograph 40mm Watch

Longines Heritage Classic 1945 Automatic Chronograph 40mm Watch

Regular price $4,000.00 CAD
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The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946: A Nostalgic Tribute to Timeless Elegance

Longines, a name that echoes with unmatched legacy and unparalleled craftsmanship, proudly introduces The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946. This latest addition to its revered Heritage collection is not just another timepiece; it's a nostalgic renaissance of a model from the late 1940s, a period when Longines was crafting horological marvels that were not just the epitome of elegance but also at the pinnacle of technological innovation of that era.

The Design
The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946 encapsulates the timeless charm of its historic predecessor within a modern 40 mm stainless steel case. It carries forward the authentic design, echoing the minimalistic and understated style that vintage watch aficionados cherish.

The Dial
Its domed silvered opaline dial gracefully hosts two artistically sculpted counters: a 30-minute counter and a small seconds counter. The dial's charm is accentuated by its distinct Arabic numerals, rendered in an italic "dolphin style", which was characteristic of watches from that era. Topping off the dial's grandeur are the "leaf-style" blued steel hands and the subtle application of the LONGINES logo in a vintage font at 12 o'clock.

Features and Specifications:

  • Functionality: The timepiece features the precision of a chronograph, gracefully indicating hours, minutes, and a small seconds counter positioned at 3 o'clock.
  • Crystal: The watch boasts a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, treated with multiple layers of anti-reflective coating on the underside to ensure clear legibility and to minimize reflections.
  • Water Resistance: Ready to accompany you on all occasions, this masterpiece offers a water resistance of up to 3 bar, approximately 30 meters or 100 feet.
  • Movement: Powering this watch is the Caliber L895.5, a self-winding mechanical movement developed exclusively for Longines. It vibrates at a frequency of 25'200 times per hour and promises a power reserve of approximately 54 hours.

In conclusion, The Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph 1946 is more than just a timepiece; it's a piece of history that adorns your wrist. It tells a story of an era when timekeeping was an art, an expression, and above all, a testament to one's elegance. With this watch, Longines once again asserts its unparalleled prowess in merging historical elegance with modern innovation.

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