The five-pointed crown displayed on a watch dial is a world-renowned symbol. Around the globe, the Rolex logo marks first-class timepieces and is an unquestionable indicator of a reliable sense of style. Rolex was founded in and stands for uncompromising quality.
These qualities notably include the compact sizes around 32 mm; the straightforward, balanced design, and their impressive longevity, some being almost 90 years old and still ticking. The contemporary re-issue we see today is missing both the age and size, but nonetheless seems to have already struck a chord among watch writers and enthusiasts alike. At
Forums Latest Auctions Members. Posts Likes Is there a concensus when Longines first started to put the applied hourglass logo on their dials like on Longines Conquest?
Here we are with the second of our histories brands of the Swatch Groupwhich has a stable of 19 watch brands, along with several component manufacturers. Longines has long been a powerhouse of sports timing and was well-known back in the day as a maker of pilot watches. The Swiss watchmaking industry looked much different in the early 19 th century than it does today.
Longines has celebrated the th anniversary of the registration of a logo that is still in use today. Longines has celebrated the th anniversary of the registration of a logo that the famous St. Imier watchmaker still uses today.
Compagnie des Montres Longines Francillon S. Several years later, Agassiz brought in his bright, enterprising nephew, trained economist Ernest Francilloninto the business. One early stroke of genius from Francillon was to solely produce crown-wound pocket watches rather than the prevalent key-wound alternative.
In Longines launched the Conquest line, and with it a new era for the company. The Conquest was the first step in a new development and marketing strategy with a named line or family of watches. Many more were to follow, but the venerable Conquest such a killer name too… was the beginning.
Master Collection. Conquest Classic. La Grande Classique. Longines is the oldest registered brand name still in use today.
Last year, in a follow-up to the wide and favorable attention garnered by its Heritage piece fromLongines released the newest member of its neo-vintage Heritage collection, the Heritage Military Watch. At This straightforward case is secured via a double-stitch strap meant to channel a more utilitarian style of years past.