11 June 2004
Longines. A stainless steel openface keyless lever watch with alarm
Signed Longines, Reveil de Poche model, retailed by Henri Blanc, Geneve, circa 1937
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, alarm striking on one gong, hinged cuvette, the silvered brushed dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating alarm time and constant seconds, the circular case with hinged back, alarm corrector button in the band, case, dial and movement signed
50 mm. diam.
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Inside the hinged back, this watch retains its original instructions for the alarm function.
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