In 1832, Auguste Agassiz entered into Urvirksomhed, which was located at a place called Les Longines. Five years later, he had built the first factory and named the company after the name of the Office. Since then, Longines – in addition to providing a wealth of different watches and constantly develop new technologies – continuously been part of the sporting world.
Already in 1933 started Longines ‘ long-standing commitment to downhill skiing, winter sports competitions and have since been an obvious place for Longines to showcase new technical inventions. Later have also been given the role of official Longines timer at the World Championships in Alpine Ski. As something new is also tennis sport has become part of the family, and Longines Longines has since 2007 been official partner at the French Open tennis tournament.
On the occasion of the 180 anniversary launches mark a number of clocks, among other things. Longines ‘ hails first wrist-chronograph, which was presented for 99 years ago, where it was not the norm to wear a watch on his arm. There is talk about a ‘ single push piece ‘, which means that all of the chronographens functions, such as start, stop and reset – operated with one button. Box diameter is 40 mm and makes the clock, available in both steel and rosaguld, more masculine. The White Dial is adorned with Black Roman numerals or Arabic numerals. As icing on the cake is the 12th century made in red.
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