13 November 2006
Longines. An unusual stainless steel openface split seconds chronograph keyless lever deck watch with up and down indicator, hack feature and wooden box
Signed Longines, No. 5789291, circa 1935
Cal. 21.29 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the two-tone silvered dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands, large outer revolving ring calibrated for 60 seconds, fan-shaped aperture for the 36 hours power reserve indicator, in circular case with milled bezel, chronograph button and balance stop/start lever in the band, set into the Cronometro Longines mahogany box, case numbered, dial and movement signed
82 mm. diam., wooden case 154x141x63 mm.
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A similar deck watch is illustrated in Longines by Daria Marozzi & Gianluigi Toselli, p. 96.
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