Longines 14K Solid Gold Manual Wind Watch, 1960's
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Longines Vintage 14K Gold WatchFrom the 1960'sSubsidiary second handManual wind movementLongines is a luxury watch company based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Founded by Auguste Agassiz in 1832, it is owned by the Swatch Group. Its winged hourglass logo is the oldest registered trademark for a watchmaker. Longines is known for its "Aviators" range of watches. A company director was a friend of Charles Lindbergh; after his transatlantic flight, Lindbergh designed a pilot watch to help with air navigation. Built to his specifications, it is still produced today. Longines provided timers used at the first modern Olympics in 1896. In 1899, a Longines watch went to the North Pole with Arctic explorer Luigi Amedeo of Savoy. It was the first to use automatic timekeeping for the Federal Gymnastics at Basel in 1912. Today, Longines sells sport watches and chronographs.No Reserve Auction:This is a no reserve auction, which means there is no minimum price set, so the item is guaranteed to sell regardless of what the winning bid price is.Shipping:Domestic: Free shipping within the Continental US.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Authenticity:Photos, descriptions and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser.Your purchase is protected:In the rare event that your purchase from this auction does not meet your expectations, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. If the item did not confirm to the lot description in the sale, U.S. buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving your the item.