Based in Saint-Imier since 1832, Longines is one of the world’s leading watch companies. Founded by Auguste Agassiz, the company celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2007. The brand evolved from a ‘comptoir’ to a full-fledged manufacturing operation and became the part of the Swatch Group. This brand’s winged hourglass logo stands as a symbol of it mighty evolution in the years so far. It specialises in manufacturing watches of different makes and designs and holds the world record for producing the thinnest Quartz watch, the Feuille d’Or, merely 1.98 mm thick.
The Longines Master Collection is one of the brand’s many beautiful ranges, designed especially for the comfort of men.
The Longines Master Collection L2.6188.8.131.52 is an exceptional timepiece with precise time telling ability. Housed in a 40 mm stainless steel case, the watch personifies masculinity in all its glory. The round white dial has a beautiful guilloche pattern and has the hour hand pointing at Arabic numerals, adding to its appeal. With a scratch resistant sapphire crystal protecting the dial, the watch is designed for both indoor and outdoor activities. The strap, brown in colour and made of alligator leather, winds about your wrist with ease.
Designed for daily use, the watch comes with a date display at the 6 o’clock position. The Longines Master Collection L2.6184.108.40.206 supports an automatic movement and is water resistant to a depth of 30 m. Thus it can withstand minor splashes of water during a sudden downpour.
The Company has had a long association with the world of sports. It has provided timers in the first modern Olympics, establishing its name as a brand that makes timepieces especially designed for use in sports activities.