1970's Longines Retro Vintage Ladies Watch - 14k White Gold & Diamonds
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1970's Longines Retro Vintage Ladies Watch - 14k White Gold & Diamonds:
Connoiseur of Time
1970's LONGINES Retro Vintage Ladies Watch - 14K White Gold & Diamonds
Distinctive Retro Style -Beautiful Original Condition - 1 Yr. Warranty
The world's most honored timepieces...
Longines is known for creating some of the most technically innovative and attractive timepieces in the world. Once worn by Audrey Hepburn, Longines watches now adorn the wrists of Steffi Graf, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Chi Ling Lin. The company's vintage wristwatches rank with those of Jaeger-LeCoultre among the Swiss firms from the era.
We are pleased to offer the wonderful retro styled ladies Longines featured here accompanied by its original bracelet. Crafted from white gold and bejeweled with three factory set diamonds, the watch case possess a distinctive style. The band is original and white gold-filled.
The dial is done in a "Museum Watch" style. The design inspiration for these dial with no numbers came from the idea that time is not known by a number sequence, but rather by the position of the sun as the earth rotates. On this dial, one single diamond was placed at the 12 o-clock position to symbolize the sun at its peak at noon.
We were fortunate to acquire the watch in such pleasing original condition appearing to have been stored away for much of its lifetime.
Our watchmaker has freshly serviced the movement, which is quite pristine. Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.
Timepiece's Finer Points:
Band:10K white gold filled, designed for wrists up to approx. 7 1/8 inches (approx. 180.9mm), adjustable, better than near mintMovement: High grade, Longines, manually wound, Cal. 510, baguette, rhodium plated, 17 jewels Functions: Hours & Minutes
Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
- Manufacturer: Longines
- Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
- Serial no.: 51,618,804
- Year built: c. 1970's
- Functions: Hours and Minutes
- Designed for: Women
- Case material: 14K white gold
- Case markings (outside): 14K Gold
- Case markings (inside): Longines-Wittnauer,14K Gold, L&W, 8148, 58817
- Case condition: Near mint
- Dimensions: 11mm wide (excluding the crown)
- Dial:Matte black, single diamond marker, original, mint condition
- Hands: White gold, batons
- Movement type:High grade, Longines, manually wound, Cal. 510, baguette, rhodium plated, 17 jewels
- Movement markings: Longines, Swiss, Seventeen Jewels, Unadjusted, 510
- Jewels: 17 rubies
- Band:10K white gold filled, designed for wrists up to approx. 7 1/8 inches (approx. 180.9mm), adjustable, better than near mint
- Crystal type: Mineral glass, mint condition
Serviced by C.O.T.: Yes, cleaned and oiled.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please see our About Me page for details.
BOX - Mahogany watch presentation box; PAPERS - Connoisseur of Time
Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
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watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's
expectations throughout the buying experience.
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and mailed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed
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one that was originally designed to be waterproof
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