The largest independent, non-commercial, consumer-oriented resource on the Internet for owners, collectors and enthusiasts of fine wristwatches. Online since 1998.
Informational Websites ChronoMaddox -- the legacy of Chuck Maddox OnTheDash -- vintage Heuer website Zowie -- Omega information
Discussion Forums ChronoMaddox Forum Heuer Forum Omega Forum
Counterfeit Watchers ChronoTools Forum ChronoTrader Forum

A marketplace for chronographs, dive watches and other tool-type wristwatches and timepieces

This forum is for BUYING, SELLING and TRADING only--not for discussing watches. Please limit postings to specific ads for buying, selling or trading watches, parts or accessories that that match at least one of the following categories:

Please see our ChronoTrader Policies and Terms of Use. Learn more about How To Include Photos In Your Postings.

Rules: Postings must be an ad announcing an intent to sell, buy or trade. Full item description and photo(s) must be posted within the message here, not as links to other websites. Links to online auctions and other sites: Links to online auctions, dealer sites or other listings of items are permitted, but you should be careful to ensure that such listings will comply with our other ChronoTrader Policies. In addition, we request that sellers linking to online auctions or listings offer some benefit or accomodation to ChronoTrader readers (for example, some discount or an undertaking to end an auction early, to keep a watch "in the family"). Photos must be of the actual item for sale in its present condition. No counterfeit or replica products. No post for the same item may be repeated within 7 days, except to lower the asking price. Commercial dealers are limited to three unique posts per day. [More...]

FS: 1968 "Paul Newman" Longines Chronograph (Ref. 8226-2)

FS: 1968 "Paul Newman" Longines Chronograph (Ref. 8226-2)

Offered at $3,650 USD We are always open to offers and trades. Please feel free to contact us at or by calling (213) 293-0555

Rolex wasn’t the only client of the Singer dial factory in the late 1960's and 70's. As being the leader in the market Singer often copied their design and the typical Paul Newman style subdials can be seen with other brands outside of Rolex.
The Longines 8226-2 is one of the examples of crossover design within a brand outside of Rolex that used Singer dials employing the art deco numerals and specific lollipop hash marks with the bub dials. This model has the legendary Valjoux 72 inside and has a very unique tonneau style case. Additionally, the watch retains the original ladder style Gay Freres bracelet, stamped Longines, and original end links.


Stock # 68LONG8226-2
Brand Longines
Style Chronograph
Model 8226-2
Serial 38XXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Black "Paul Newman"
Millimeters 42mm
Bracelet Longines


The case of this Longines 8226-2 has been previously polished yet remains wonderful vintage condition the original crown is signed Longines. The watch will come supplied on the original Gay Freres bracelet, stamped Longines, and original end links showing slight stretch normal from light use.


The stunning and eye-catching 3 color dial remains in a wonderful and original condition. The Paul Newman style subdials remain bright and free of any degradation. The original orange sweep second hand provides a striking contrast against the 3 color dial. The lume on the dial remains intact showing a slight patina. The hands are original and the original tritium lume remains intact like the plots on the dial. bot the hands and the lume plots when viewed under U.V. light respond correctly and show no lume loss.


None. The watch is running at spec and is in perfect working condition.

Return Policy: All item descriptions and pictures are accurate and of the actual watch you are viewing
One Year Mechanical Warranty: only on watches with warranty in the description. Watches marked As-is, cannot be returned. 3 day inspection period for returns, buyer is responsible for return shipping

Important: International Shipments go out via, UPS, or FedEx, international Priority. Shipments are sent Monday through Friday. “International Buyers – Please Note: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up – do not confuse them for additional shipping charges.
Payment: Payment is required within 24 hours after close of transaction via PayPal, Bank Wire, or Cashiers Check

Current Position
Chronocentric and zOwie site design and contents (c) Copyright 1998-2005, Derek Ziglar; Copyright 2005-2008, Jeffrey M. Stein. All rights reserved. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the terms of use. CONTACT | TERMS OF USE | TRANSLATE