LONGINES Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch

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LONGINES Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch

Post by koimaster on Wed Feb 03, 2010 10:28 am

LONGINES Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage Watch
In 1933, the pilot Charles Lindbergh flew 47,000 km around the north Atlantic in the company of his wife to explore possible future air routes.



The equipment he needed on this long expedition included a specially-designed Longines wristwatch chronograph, an exceptional timepiece that the winged hourglass brand has replicated in tribute to this historic voyage.

Movement
Automatic, L705 (ETA A07 231) calibre, 16 ½ lines, 27 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, 46-hour power reserve
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph and tachometer
Case
Steel or 18K pink gold, 47.5 mm
Crown with pushpiece for opening the back
Engraved and numbered hinged cover over a sapphire crystal back
Water-resistant to 30 m
Dial
Polished lacquered white and silvered
Tachometer, black-painted Arabic numerals and minute track
Blued steel hands
30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, small seconds at 9 o’clock, and direct-drive centre seconds-hand
Bracelet/Strap
Brown genuine alligator with buckle

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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