11 May 2009
Longines. A stainless steel wristwatch with date and black dial
Signed Longines, retailed by Stahel Zürich, ref. 22739, movement no. 6'717'322, case nos. 32 and 1, manufactured in 1944
Cal. L 12.68Z nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, black dial, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, outer date ring and central red arrow date hand, subsidiary seconds, circular case, stepped bezel, snap on back, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
36 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Montres Longines Francillon, the present watch was sold on 11 May 1944 in Switzerland.
A similar watch is described and illustrated in Longines Watches by John Goldberger, pp. 228 & 229.
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