If we consider legacy of watch making, Longines should be termed as the pioneer in creation of horologic masterpieces. Making watches with incredible finesse and giving it a delicate touch is what makes the brand stand apart from the rest. Longines started off from Saint-Imier in 1832, and has been creating wonders ever since. The Master collection was launched in 2005, and has now expanded to include exclusive new models in various styles and colours that have already created an independent mark in the market. These new models are venturing into world markets precisely as consumers express their clear preference for timepieces that not only offer genuine value, but also refined characters.
The Longines L2.5126.96.36.199 from the Master collection is made for men with an exclusive sophistication that is sure to enthral you as it resides on your wrist. Its classy design with an ethnic touch makes it compatible with the bold aura that it possesses. With a sober steel outlay bezel, the white dial is inlaid with intricate graphic detailing. The indexes are in Arabic numerals, with prominent numbers that allow optimum legibility. Blue hour, minute, and second’s hands trace out the time with perfect precision. The strap is in executive brown leather with a folding clasp made of steel. The diameter of the watch is 36.00mm with a thickness of merely 11.00mm for a sleek, streamlined appearance. Sapphire crystal glass shielding on the case protects it from scrapes and scratches.
The Longines L2.5188.8.131.52 is water proof up to a depth of 30 metres, to impart ample durability to it. The movement of the watch is automatic with the calibre 619 giving an immense power reserve of 42 hours. The date window is placed at the 3 o’clock position to offer advanced horologic functionality, in addition to the regular timekeeping functions of hours, minutes, and seconds.