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About Longines Watches
Longines is one of the world’s most respected and best-selling watch brands, offering a wide variety of well-priced premium Swiss watches for men and women. With almost two centuries of history behind it, Longines watches continue the spirit of elegance, precision, and performance — which have been paramount to the brand since its founding.
The Longines watch collection is home to plenty of different styles, ranging from elegant dress watches and casual everyday timepieces to robust diving watches and vintage-inspired pilot watches.
Longines Watch History
Longines traces its history back to 1832 when Auguste Agassiz established a watchmaking workshop in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Longines officially trademarked its now-famous winged hourglass logo in 1889, which is the oldest trademark that remains in its original form.
The brand has had a long and illustrious history making instruments for timing sporting events, starting with a monopusher chronograph pocket watch in 1878. Longines continued to produce pioneering timepieces, not only for sports but also for navigation, aviation, and exploration. For instance, Longines was responsible for the world’s first wrist chronograph in 1913, the world’s first flyback chronograph in 1936, and one of the world’s first quartz wristwatches in 1969.
Longines continued to expand its offering over the following decades and grew to become a globally renowned Swiss watch brand. Today, Longines is recognized for making reasonably priced well-designed watches.
Longines Watch Collections
The current Longines watch catalog is made up of a mix of vintage-inspired timepieces that pay tribute to historical models from the brand’s archives, refined watches cherished for their classic designs, and sporty watches built to withstand modern lifestyles.
Longines Spirit watches are vintage-inspired aviation models, available in a few variations such as time-only, chronograph, and GMT.
- Longines Spirit
- Longines Spirit Chronograph
- Longines Spirit Zulu Time
Longines Conquest watches are elegant sports watches available in several materials and sizes, many of which include oversized numerals at 6 and 12 on the dials. Longines makes a few variations including dressier and slimmer options and high precision quartz-powered models.
- Longines Conquest
- Longines Conquest Classic
- Longines Conquest V.H.P.
Longines HydroConquest watches are modern diving watches water-resistant to 300 meters deep, available in multiple sizes, colors, materials, and movement types.
Longines Legend Diver
Longines Legend Diver watches are contemporary versions of a 1960’s dive watch. They combine vintage aesthetics and modern technology, available in several sizes and colors.
Longines Heritage Military
The Longines Heritage Military line is home to re-issues of important military watches from the early to mid-20th Century that were designed for the French Navy and British Royal Air Force.
Longines Heritage Avigation
The Longines Heritage Avigation line is home to re-issues of important aviation watches from the brand’s archives, such as the BigEye and the Type A-7 1935.
Longines Master Collection
Longines Master Collection watches are traditional watch designs powered by automatic mechanical movements. There are many variations including simpler time and date models, graceful moon phase editions, and sportier chronograph versions.
Longines Record watches are classically designed chronometer-certified watches, available in various sizes for men and women, as well as material options such as steel, gold, and two-tone.
Longines Elegant Collection
Longines Elegant Collection automatic watches are classic in design, featuring slim bezels, short wire-style lugs, and uncluttered dials.
Longines Heritage Classic
Longines Heritage Classic watches are vintage-inspired timepieces that pay tribute to historical Longines models from the brand’s archives.
Longines 1832 are traditionally designed automatic watches that honor the company’s founding year. There are several variations to choose from including date, day-date, and moon phase.
Longines Evidenza watches are vintage-styled tonneau-shaped timepieces, which draw inspiration from a 1925 model from the brand’s archives.
Longines DolceVita watches are Art Deco-style rectangular watches for men and women, fitted with bracelets or straps.
Longines La Grande Classique
Longines La Grande Classique watches are ultra-slim watches that omit traditional lugs in favor of T-bar bridges that attach to bracelets.
Longines PrimaLuna watches are ladies’ watches with link bracelets and curvy cases, available with or without diamonds.
Longines Présence watches are understated round watches with straight lugs and simple dials.
The Longines Flagship watch collection has been part of the brand’s catalog since 1957 and it is home to automatic watches with classic round cases and distinctive curvy link bracelets.
Buying Longines Watches from Precision Watches, a Longines Authorized Dealer
Precision Watches, located in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, is proud to be an authorized dealer of Longines watches. As a Longines AD, the Precision Watches retail boutique is home to a wide variety of current-production Longines models.
If you’re located in Willow Grove or any of the surrounding areas in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and are wondering, “Where can I buy Longines watches near me?” visit the Longines Authorized Dealer Precision Watches boutique to view a complete collection of Longines watches, including an assortment of Spirit, HydroConquest, Dolce Vita, and Master Collection models.
An authorized dealer of Longines watches Precision Watches serves the following cities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Willow Grove, PA
East Norriton, PA
West Norriton, PA
King of Prussia, PA
Maple Shade, NJ