Longines was founded in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz and is considered to be the oldest registered watch brand. Famously, Lindbergh, the aviator, and adventurer worked with Longines to create the Hour Angle watch in 1927. They are also the official timekeeper for the French Open.
Here we have an attractive 1977 Longines Manually Wound "Ellipse". It comes with its Longines extract from their archive showing it was registered in 1977 to Longines Japan. The 32mm stainless steel “Ellipse” case has a lug to lug length of 32mm and a thickness of just 6.5mm for a very comfortable fit on your wrist. On the right side, a signed crown. A flat crystal sits above a silver dial. Slim-applied baton indexes have beveled edges that catch the light as you rotate your wrist. Fine pencil hands with an applied Longines at 12 o’clock complete this understated quality dress watch. On the reverse, a snap-off case back. Inside a Manually Wound Longines Cal. 847.4, 17 jewels, 21,600 beats per hour. The watch comes fitted on its original Longines 18mm mesh style stainless steel bracelet that flows over your wrist with a folding clasp.
Points of Mention
This watch is sold as "Watch Only", however it does come with an "Extract from the Archives" from Longines. The watch comes paired on its original Longines signed stainless steel mesh bracelet with a signed clasp. The watch is from Circa. 1977 and is sold in worn, vintage condition, but overall very fair condition as you can see. The watch comes with our 12-Months NON-Waterproof Warranty.