7 July 2003
LONGINES. A VERY FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE, MONTH, TIMES OF SUNRISE AND SUNSET, SOLAR DECLINATION AND EQUATION OF TIME
Signed Longines, Model Ephemerides Solaires, Ref. 5234, No. 057, circa 1989
With nickel finished lever movement, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, the white dial with Arabic numerals, sweep centre seconds, the two windows at 12 o'clock for time of sunrise and sunset, the date in Arabic numerals at 3 o'clock and the month in Roman numerals at 9 o'clock, a blue delineation of the earth at 6 o'clock with the tropics of Capricorn and Cancer indication from 0° for the Equator to 24° with window for solar decline, the circular case with a lever at 6 o'clock to lock the revolving bezel with the names of the months in French and a blue curve indicating the equation of time, snap on back engraved with the Longines winged hourglass logo, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
This watch is sold with a photocopy of the instruction manual
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This watch was produced in 1989 to celebrate Longine's 100th anniversary in a very limited series of 200 pieces only.
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