1940s 14ct gold rectangular vintage Longines watch
A 14ct gold rectangular vintage Longines watch. The case measures 19 x 39 mm (including lugs). The case is signed Longines, 14K solid gold and numbered. The fine Swiss movement is signed Longines Watch Company, with 17 jewels. The champagne dial has raised gold numerals with a subsidiary seconds dial and blued steel hands. The dial is signed Longines above the centre.
Extract from the Longines Archive for this watch:
“The serial number 6’008’716 refers to a hand winding mechanical movement of the caliber 27.17. It was invoiced on 25.10.1940 to the company Wittnauer, our agent for the USA at the time.”