12 November 2007
Longines. A large 18K gold chronograph wristwatch
Signed Longines, movement no. 9022311, case nos. 5969 5 and 33, circa 1940
Cal. 30 CH nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dagger and Arabic numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large circular case with downturned fluted lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
38 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Longines, the present watch was sold to Italy in 1936.
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