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.