Introduction To Longines’ 180th Anniversary Classic

This year Longines focuses on tradition, professionalism and precision. Since 1832, Longines is based in Saint-Imier. This year, it is enthusiastically celebrating the 180th anniversary of its founding. . These outstanding classics are limited editions, perfectly presenting the elegance of Longines over the years and its long professional tradition: the Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180-year limited edition , Echoing Longines’ emphasis on timekeeping and sports tradition; Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition and La Grande Classique de Longines 180th Anniversary Limited Edition models fascinate all women who desire timeless elegance, and the specially made Longines Lepine 180 The limited edition pocket watch has a glimpse into the source of Longines’ expertise in gold.

The first chronograph stopwatch developed by Longines in 1913 and equipped with a 13.33z movement is the inspiration for the 180th anniversary edition of the Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph.

Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180th Anniversary Limited Edition
 The Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph 180th Anniversary Limited Edition is launched in commemoration of Longines ‘180th anniversary, echoing Longines’ first chronograph stopwatch produced in 1878. The basis of this watch is very similar to the first watch chronograph manufactured by Longines in 1913. The latter is equipped with a movement of 13.33Z, while the new model uses the L788 column-wheel movement developed exclusively by Longines. The wearer only needs to press a single button integrated on the crown to start various stopwatch functions such as start, stop and reset. This watch features a refined streamline design and a bright red ’12’ on the white dial, reminiscent of the original Agassiz dial, while the moving lug is derived from the noble tradition of Longines. This watch is made of rose gold and is limited to 180 pieces worldwide. Each model has a serial number.

Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition Women’s Watch
 

Agassiz’s 180th Anniversary Limited Edition is the latest in the 1982 commemorative series by Longines founder Auguste Agassiz.
 In order to present the elegant and traditional classic taste in a timely manner on the 180th anniversary, Longines has also launched a ladies gold watch with diamonds. The Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition model adds a contemporary elegance to the contemporary interpretation of Longines founder Auguste Agassiz’s collection in 1982. This model has an ultra-thin rose gold case with a diameter of 25.50 mm and is set with 180 diamonds. This outstanding timepiece uses a quartz movement with a mother-of-pearl dial, set with 12 diamond hour markers, which completes its timeless style. The beautiful and exquisite Agassiz 180th Anniversary Limited Edition with black alligator leather strap is limited to 180 pieces worldwide.

La Grande Classique de Longines

La Grande Classique de Longines 180th Anniversary Limited Edition Case with a diameter of 29 mm and set with 180 diamonds
 Like the aforementioned rose gold models, Longines has also designed the 180th anniversary limited edition of the La Grand Classique de Longines for its ultra-thin watches. This ultra-thin watch features a 29mm diameter stainless steel case set with 180 diamonds and a white mother-of-pearl dial set with 12 diamond hour markers. Over the past 20 years, many elegant gentlemen have been loyal fans of the La Grand Classique de Longines, and the 180-year limited edition of the La Grand Classique de Longines with a stainless steel strap and quartz movement. It is the latest member of the Jialan series.

This pocket watch made by Agassiz in 1840 inspired Longines Lepine’s 180th anniversary limited edition commemorative watch

  
Longines Lepine 180th Anniversary Limited Edition Pocket Watch
 
 Longines goes back to its origins and seeks inspiration. It uses gold material to make a limited edition of 180 pocket watches, each with a serial number, as a commemorative work of 180 years of professional watchmaking technology. The Longines Lepine 180th Anniversary Limited Edition Pocket Watch is equipped with a manual winding mechanical movement (L787) in memory of the first pocket watches made by Auguste Agassiz. This outstanding model has a carved back case, and when it is opened, an engraved gold chassis emerges, while the white lacquered dial is equipped with black indexes and blue steel hands.
 The watchmaker Longines, which originated in Saint-mil, Switzerland in 1832, celebrated the uninterrupted and long history of watchmaking for 180 years in 2012 and insisted that the watchmaking process integrate tradition, elegance and functionality. Longines has long been a timer manufacturer for various sports world championships, and has long-term cooperation with different international sports associations. In recent years, it has been more committed to equestrian sports. Longines is a member of the Swatch Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of timing products. The brand uses Flying Hourglass as a registered trademark and has operations in more than 130 countries around the world.

Classic New Rolex Cellini Watch

Rolex has always been sturdy and durable. The negative effect is that Rolex is not suitable for formal wear. Without classic elegant watches, they are relatively rough watches. However, in 2014, Rolex launched the new Cellini watch, which presented a perfect formal elegant watch in front of everyone, leaving a deep impression. This year, at the 2016 Basel International Watch Fair, Rolex Continued to push the new Cellini watch, to continue elegant dress to the end, this is the new Cellini time watch, the official model of the watch is 50505.

   The Rolex Cellini series is a tribute to Benvenuto Cellini and the sculptors and goldsmiths of the Renaissance Pope and King. Rolex specially created a watch series engraved with the name of the master. The watchmaking process has evolved from the individual territory of a single craftsman to the professional cooperation of a superb technician. Every Rolex watch is the perfect combination of expertise and craftsmanship.
Minor changes still classic

Rolex Cellini Time
   The new Cellini watch also has three models to choose from, Cellini Time, Cellini Calendar and Cellini Dual Time. The model that I bring today is the Rolex Cellini time model. Available in 18K white gold and 18K rose gold, it is also the simplest of the three series.

18ct Everose Gold Case

   Today, this Rolex Cellini timepiece is designed with a 39mm diameter and is made of Rolex’s patented 18ct eternal rose gold. It also uses a pure white dial design. Compared with the previous generation Cellini, it is the timepiece Changes have been made to cancel the Roman numerals at 6 and 12 o’clock.

Polished streamlined middle case

 
   The new Rolex Cellini watches are all made of precious metal. The case is integrally formed. After exquisite craftsmanship, the bezel and crown adopt the classic triangular pit pattern design. This design is not only beautiful, but also in the adjustment time. It is also more convenient when engraved with the Rolex classic crown logo on the crown of the watch.

Top Observatory Certification

Dense bottom design

  

   This watch also uses the Rolex 3132 self-winding movement. Except for the earlier Prince series watches, which have a transparent bottom design, the rest of the watches use a dense bottom design. The Rolex top chronometer precision timepiece, which is tested after the movement is installed in the case, has an average error of less than two seconds per day, which is twice as accurate as the average chronometer certified precision timepiece. The green seal is a symbol of top chronometer precision timepieces, and every Rolex watch is accompanied by a global five-year warranty.

Summary: Rolex’s new Cellini has not changed much in design. The time scale canceled the original Roman numerals at 6 and 12 o’clock, and the movement passed Rolex’s 2015 top-level observatory certification. , Cellini remains Rolex’s most formal and elegant watch.