Longines Master Collection
The Longines Master collection was launched in 2005. The Longines Master watches have self-winding movement, special features, and varying designs. Some of the special characteristics include the retrograde functions, bracelet materials, stainless steel, column-wheel chronograph, and the 18 karat gold. Watches in the collections are either silver, stainless steel, or leather strapped. Some have gold striped features as an addition. The Longines chronograph features the Longines moon phases. Examples of such watches include the Longines master collection moon phase L27734783 with three sub dials, leather straps, and a stainless steel case. Exquisite Timepieces is an authorized dealer of the Longines Master collection. You can find Longines Master watches for sale here.
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The Longines Master Collection features timepieces that have so many unique characteristics. From the self-winding mechanics to the column-wheel chronographs, these are just a few of the features in each timepiece. This collection brings classical elegance to the corporate ethos. There is a long history of the Longines Timepieces from the first timepiece that was created to get to make The Longines Master Collection what is today.
History of the Longines Master Collection
Longines was founded in Switzerland in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz. Auguste Agassiz went into partnership with a watchmaking outlet in Saint-Imier were the start of selling swiss pocket watches began. The mechanics in the pocket watches are part of a long tradition of the brand. The Longines Collection became a well-known brand in the luxury watch field. Manufacturing a wide variety of high-quality timepieces. Longines was first trademarked as a brand in 1893. This makes Longines as the first, registered watch brand in the world. Today the brand is considered to be one of the most innovative watch brands in the country. Longines’ mission has always been to have elegance, performance, and tradition are in all timepieces of the brand They developed a new mission statement in 1999, the company where their slogan became "Elegance is an attitude."
The Longines Master Collection is a brand that has been producing luxurious timepieces since it was launched in 2005. The exceptional quality of the timepiece stands strong with the Longines tradition of exceptional quality timepieces.
The Longines Master Collection brings inspiration from past watches like the 1920 Weems models to the modern-day timepieces. Since the launch, the collection has had great success. The Longines Master collection watches are available in 38.5, 40, 42, 44 or 47.5-mm case sizes. Some other features included in the collection are the ten different calibers, being differentiated on the basis of manual and automatic winding mechanisms. Even the watch cases have been crafted using stainless steel, rose gold, or yellow gold material. The watches traditional but modern quality is utilized in each timepiece of this collection.
When the Longines Master Collection first came out in 2005 the collection was directed to the male crowd. However, as the popularity of the collection increased it has been expanded to elegant watches directed at women.
Longines celebrates women with delicate lines and timeless aesthetics. Also, most of the timepieces are embellished with diamonds that enhance the natural elegance of those enamored with modernity as well as tradition. The ongoing success of the Longines Master Collection is mostly due to the balance of the beauty, intricacy, and practicality of their timepieces that Longines does better than most other brands in timepiece manufacturing.
About the Longines Heritage Collection
For about fifteen years the Master Collection has been Longines' home for its more traditional pieces that show off the classic watchmaking tropes without showing too many throwbacks. One of the new additions to the master collection is the group of moon phase watches. It's a very traditional take on but is still a great addition to all watch lovers that is well appreciated to many. The Longines Master Collection has a diverse variety of watches. All the timepieces in this collection are equipped with self-winding movements powering sophisticated complications like there are also several different executions, all based around the same basic layout, which utilizes a running seconds and also a long sub-register that includes both the date and moon phase. Another addition is the dials, column-wheel chronographs, and date windows. The watch cases can be present from these selections: stainless steel, rose gold, or yellow gold. Each timepiece features a transparent case back so the intricate details in the watch can be seen. This watch collection includes a variety of timepieces to choose from. Here are some of the popular models of the collection.
Longines Master 40mm Automatic L29084785
The Longines Master Collection 40mm has a case of 40mm which holds the L602 self-winding movement with power reserve indicator and date with 42-hour power reserve. This timepiece includes an alligator leather strap.
The Longines Master Collection 40mm Chronograph with Moon Phase L26734783
This Timepiece includes a 24-hour format display and calendar functionality. This watch also includes Stopwatch functionality with indicators for hours, minutes, and seconds. An additional feature is the moon phase display which shows the current moon phase as seen in the night sky with three sub-dials, leather straps, and a stainless steel case.
The Longines Master Collection 38mm Automatic L26284786
A classic timepiece that features a round 38mm stainless steel case. The Longines Master Collection automatic watch features a 38.50mm case and has a water resistance feature of up to 30 meters (100 feet). This timepiece also features a white dial and sapphire crystal. The timepiece includes hours, minutes, seconds, day and date display.
Longines Master Silver Barleycorn L29104783
This stainless steel timepiece includes a Roman numeral dial feature with an annual calendar positioned displaying the month and day. Fixed stainless steel bezel. Silver (barleycorn pattern) dial with blue hands and Arabic numeral hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Other features include an automatic movement with a 42-hour power reserve and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Case diameter: 38.5 mm. Case thickness: 9.5 mm. Round case shape. Water-resistant at 30 meters (100 feet). This timepiece is finished with a brown alligator (Bandwidth: 20.3 mm. Band length: 8 inches) strap and a deployment clasp with push-button release.
The Longines Master 40mm Collection Blue Dial Moonphase Automatic L29094920
This chromatic blue timepiece and a sunray dial that along with the rhodium-plated hands that stand out subtly with an alligator watch strap of the same color as the dial for total harmony. The Automatic self-winding movement along with providing 64 hours power reserve.
Why Choose the Longines Master Collection
There are a number of reasons to choose Longines to purchase a Longines Master Collection timepiece. Longines is one of the well known Swiss brands that most recognized Swiss brands in the world. With a reputation of being a high-quality manufactured timepiece. These timepieces are made through the exceptional precision that is possessed by expert Swiss watchmakers to create a timepiece that can be worn for any special occasion. Those who wear a timepiece from Longines are known to show a certain quality of style, and professionalism no matter what occasion.
All Longines watches are built by hand and maintain a balance between traditional techniques and modern technological innovations so that these timepieces are built to last. Every model in the collection endures a quality inspection that is guaranteed by the label. Longines typically rests on an aesthetic heritage, expressed in a subtle mix of traditional design with modern upgrades that allow that bring a timeless elegance to the collection.
Longines is well known for its craftsmanship and quality luxury watches. They are elegantly designed timepieces built by hand using traditional techniques passed down by the founder and modernized with current technological advancements in watchmaking. Also, each Longines watch model is quality tested to guarantee precision and longevity. The integrity of the company is also something to be aware of. Longines is known for being a manufacturer that records each timepiece. The company has been recording the serial numbers of their timepieces since 1867. This means Longinesis able to provide a service of authenticity for watch owners who have had their timepiece for a certain amount of time.
Longines is also known for the value they give to their consumers. There are so many very precise features from the quality cases made of stainless steel, and other additional features, you get a perfect watch. The Longines Master Collection marks a respectable foray by the company into the world of luxury dress watches.
Longines timepieces are available in different models perfect for any person belonging to any profession. Longines is well known in the celebrity world as well with several celebrities who can be seen wearing these exquisite timepieces. Many of the Longines brand ambassadors are successful athletes. There are athletes such as the Norwegian skier Aksel Lund Svindal to the Swiss show jumper Jane Richard who brings out the sportiness and elegance of the brand Longines. There are also ambassadors of the brand. There is an actor, Simon Baker, well known for his role as ‘Patrick Jane’ in the popular series The Mentalist, is a proud wearer of the LonginesMaster Collection. Simon Baker has been a Longinesambassador since 2012. He has stated about the timepieces: “Nothing says elegance and class like the Longines Master Collection.”
Another reason to choose Longines Master Collection timepieces is for the price. The timepieces are without a doubt find examples of Swiss ingenuity and brilliance. But what makes Longines timepieces a perfect choice is the sweet spot between quality and affordability. Most of the collection’s timepieces run between the prices of $2,000 - $3,000. However, the longevity and quality of the timepiece allow the investment to not break the bank and still have a wow factor with the fashion of the collection’s timepiece.