Compagnie des Montres Longines, Francillon S.A. was founded in 1832 in Saint-Imier. Longines is one of the biggest and well known watch companies worldwide. 1945 Longines presented the first automatic wristwatch by Longines.1952 Longines became official partner for the Olympic winter games in Oslo. One of the most famous model by Longines are the chronographs from the 1930s and 1940s with the remarkable 13ZN caliber. All kind of Longines watches from chronographs to military- and dress-watches are well known and desirable for collectors.
1941 Longines No-Mag Tre Tacche
Brand - Longines
Reference - 2470
Model - Tre Tacche "No Mag"
Caliber - 10.68z
Year - 1940s
Serial - xxxxx
Case materiel - Stainless steel, unpolished case
Diameter - 33,6 mm including crown
Accessories - Brown leather
A rare and stunning example of a stepped case 1941 War time Longines "Tre Tacche" with mint original dial with outer seconds track and printed arabic numerals and constrasting blue steel handset.
The interesting insignia "No-mag" dial and fixed springbar case make this a very charming and interesting watch. The "No Mag signature meaning Non Magnetic has only been seen on another Longines 13zn Chronograph sold out of Philips and is uncommong to see.
The case has never neen polished and still retains its original brushed finish, quite amazing!
The case measures 30,8mm excluding crown and 33,6mm with.
The watch is running well and keeps time.
A very rare to find Longines.