Their watches are collectible, affordable and are often very reliable time-keepers.Another advantage for the collector is that parts can usually be found to repair Longines watches.
The Winged Hourglass logo first appeared on Longines watches in about 1867. In fact, they produced distinctly different movements, though both are of similar excellent quality.
Longines was the first company known to have created precision timers for sporting events.
Every ingredient is there that should have made Longines the most desirable of all the vintage watch houses.
The company has a remarkable history going back to 1846 when it was founded in the Swiss town of St.
In 1913, a study was commissioned by the New York Times that asked the public which brand of luxury watch, among various other things, they would prefer if price was not a consideration.