Longines L2.629.4.78.3

Collection: Master Gender: Men
This handsome Longines L2.629.4.78.3 is a part of the Master collection for gents. Built with both aesthetic and technical qualities, this chronograph mechanical wrist watch is presented in a mirror finished 316L surgical grade stainless steel case with an alluring Silver "barleycorn" dial on a rich Brown alligator leather bracelet, and powered by the Longines calibre L651 automatic movement.

Longines L2.629.4.78.3 40mm Master Chronohraph Automatic for men

Measurement wise, for men’s average wrist, this luxury timepiece is considerable a large size. It has a round case that measures 40 mm in diameter, decently supported by the 22 mm wide leather bracelet that securely fasten with a deployment clasp to ensure that the watch would remains soundly on the wrist. Its caseback is see-through, with a display that is just like its dial, is protected by Longines sapphire crystals that are renown for their strength and continual clarity. And for the peace of mind, the watch’s whole construction is 30 m water resistant.

For a daily watch, read-ability is quite important, and favorably, there is no issue with this timepiece. This Longines L26294783 Master’s dial is simple, sharp, and easy to read. It features Blued metal hands that point to the painted Black Arabic numeral hour markers, complemented by two sub-dials at the three and nine o’clock positions, and a legible date window at six. The sapphire atop has an anti-glare coating so that you wont be bothered by light reflection, and despite being non luminous, its contrast coloring do come handy in the dark --at some point, though.

The one that smoothly drove those hands is the Longines calibre L651 fitted inside, that is finely personalized by the watchmaker based on the ETA 2894/2. This precise Swiss automatic 37 jewels movement has approximately 37 hours of power reserve. Its chronograph performs at 1/5 a second accuracy, and in addition to the central sweep seconds, it also provides 30 minute counter (9).

Anyway, this Longines L2.629.4.78.3 watch’s original manufacturer suggested retail price is $2,525.00. It might be a little bit pricey for a non-manufacture caliber steel on leather chronograph automatic, but, you can be sure that it does worth the quality offerings.

Watch Specification

Brand: Longines
Collection: Master
Series: Automatic
Model number: L26294783

Style: L2.629.4. Ref: L2.629.4.78.3

Watch style: Gent, Dress, Elegant
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Longines caliber L651. Personalized, based on ETA 2894/2. Swiss made, mechanical self-winding chronograph automatic movement.

Specs
Functions: Two hands with small seconds, Chronograph with central sweep seconds, Automatic date. Size: 12½‴ lignes (Ø 28 mm), 6.1 mm thick. 21 jewels. beats 28,800 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 37 hours of power reserve.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Chronograph, Date
Dial: Silver "barleycorn"

Guilloche dial, Hammered silver with "barley grain" imprint. Blued-steel hands. Black painted motion-work Arabic numeral hour markers. Small seconds sub-dial at 3. 30 minute counter sub-dial at 9. Date window at 6. Printed markers around the inner bezel.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant. anti reflective.

Case: Stainless steel 316L

Round, Ø 40 mm, ± 10 mm thick. polished, mirror finish.

Bezel: Stainless steel 316L

stationary bezel. polished.

Caseback: See through

stainless steel with sapphire display. engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

Stainless steel. logoed, fluted. with two pushers.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Brown, textured pattern, decorated with contrast stitching. ± 22 mm wide. men’s standard length.

Clasp: Deployment buckle clasp

with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism.

Notable Features: Calendar
Chronograph
Transparent exhibition caseback
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 99 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

Additional info: Just an advice
This Longines L2.629.4.78.3 is one of the most copied Longines Master timepieces. And sometimes, it is hard to tell the different between the real and fake one. The fake has a crappy quality, but they aren't noticeable from their look. Cross check before you buy, and make sure that the original warranty card is included. It is always better be safe than sorry, right?

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Longines Master watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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About the Content

The Longines 40mm Master Chronohraph Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Monday, August 19, 2013. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 40mm, analog, automatic, chronograph, date, dress, longines, low end, men, on leather, round, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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