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For sale is a superb vintage Longines Cal. 12.68Z Jumbo from approx. 1956 in excellent vintage condition, all original and fully serviced. The highlight of this beautiful vintage piece is the matt black dial with art-deco style indexes.
MODEL / REFERENCE: Longines Ref. 4914. Serial number 10011023 (movement). The serial number dates the watch to 1956 or 1957.
DIAL+HANDS: the matt black dial with is in very good condition. When inspected under a loupe, we notice a slight patina on the applied logo, indexes and hands.
CRYSTAL: plexy crystal appears to be original, in good condition with surface cracks visible against the light.
MOVEMENT & FUNCTION: Longines Cal. 12.68Z in excellent and fully functional condition. While we don’t have recent service records, the values on the time grapher are very good and the movement is running strong.
CASE: 37.5 mm stainless steel case in good vintage condition with some scratches and nicks consistent with the age of the watch. Lug to lug, it measures 46 mm. 10 mm thickness (rather flatness)
CASEBACK: stainless steel caseback in very good condition. The inside of the caseback carries the reference number and is signed.
CROWN: unsigned crown. We are unable to determine whether it is the original crown or a later replacement.
BRACELET / STRAP: The watch comes on a new generic black leather strap with a Longines signed steel buckle.
FUNCTION: All functions operate as they should. The watch keeps good time and is fully functional.
The price is 1,840 CHF (Swiss Franc) or best reasonable offer plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored.
Watch and I are in Switzerland.
Feel free to ask questions, I will be glad to answer
WARRANTY: we guarantee the watch to be authentic. We also provide a 12-month warranty on the function of the watch. For warranty terms, please refer to the General Terms and Conditions.
Dial, caseback, movement and buckle signed. The watch is in overall excellent condition.
Please feel free to ask questions, we will be glad to answer. Upon request, we can send you additional pictures and a video sequence. Virtual or face-to-face viewing is available by appointment.