Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953
Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953

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Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953

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An attractive vintage Longines 9k gold dress watch from circa 1953. This vintage Longines has a beautiful feel to it. It's minimalist two tone dial has taken on a warm and even patina and its 33mm 9k gold case remains sharp and in overall good condition.

The watch is powered by the Longines 12.68Z manual wind movement. Originally introduced in 1938 the Longines 12.68z was used right up to circa 1960. It is regarded as a reliable movement with excellent timekeeping for its age and was most notably used in the W.W.W. military watches during World War II.

 

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the basics

Brand

Longines

Model:

Reference:

Year:

1953

SKU:

1833

THE CASE

Case Size (excluding crown):

33mm

Case Material:

Gold

MOVEMENT

Movement Type:

Manual

Movement Calibre:

12.68Z

CONDITION

Case Condition:

Good

Dial Condition:

Good

Glass Condition:

Very Good

Strap Condition:

Very Good

THE STRAP

Material:

Leather

Additional Information

Box & Papers:

Our Own

Brand

Longines

Model:

Reference:

Year:

1953

SKU:

1833

Case Size (excluding crown):

33mm

Case Material:

Gold

Movement Type:

Manual

Movement Calibre:

12.68Z

Case Condition:

Good

Dial Condition:

Good

Glass Condition:

Good

Strap Condition:

New

Material:

Leather

Box & Papers:

Our Own

Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch

If you're looking for a timeless and characterful vintage gold watch, this 1950's Longines could well be the one for you!

Condition Report:

Presented in overall good vintage condition. The dial remains in good order with even patina throughout. There are a couple of small marks to the edge of the dial as is often the case with these watches. The case remains in good shape also, although it should be noted that a previous owner has re-drilled the lug holes. This isn't actually noticeable when wearing the watch but is important to mention. The manual wind 12.68Z movement has just received a fresh service and is running well. Finally the watch is fitted with a new, 3rd party leather strap.

Shipping:

For orders placed before 2pm orders will be shipped the same day.

Your watch will be carefully packaged and shipped fully insured with leading global courier companies.

Delivery Prices:

Delivery within the UK is Free. Delivery within Europe is £30. Delivery for the Rest of the World is £50.

Returns:

Don't like it or change your mind? Return it for a full refund with our 14 day, no hassle returns on all sales. See the full conditions here.

The Watches

Are all watches authenticated?

All our watches pass through a double authentication process to insure their authenticity. We also provide detailed photos of the watch from all angles to allow you to undertake your own anlysis. Finally as with everything, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly team

What if something goes wrong with the watch

Whilst all our watches are fully serviced before sale, if something does go wrong, we'll repair it for free as part of our 1 year warranty

Do watches come with original box and papers?

It depends on the individual watch. You can see details under "The Basics" heading on this page. For the majority of vintage watches their original box and papers have been lost to time. Whilst they are nice to have, it’s important to note that “box and papers” DO NOT authenticate a watch despite what many in our trade say. It’s also important to realise alot of sellers (including some of the most well known in the UK) put together full sets of box, papers, hang tags etc by buying blank paperwork and boxes in the secondary market. This is a very regrettable, but unfortunately common occurrence in the trade but something we will never do!

How do I know it will fit?

For metal bracelets we provide the size it will currently fit in the description section of this page. If this measurement is too large or too small we are able to assist in either adding or removing links. We also offer this service, post service on a at-cost basis (i.e. we don't add a margin).

Can you change the strap?

Absolutely! If you don't like the current strap, let us know and we'll change it for free! We maintain a broad selection of styles and can also source straps to your specification free of charge.

Can you source something similar?

Absolutely! If its not quite what you’re looking for just get in touch and we can source one with our Free, No Obligation sourcing service. You can contact us on phone, live chat or simply submit the details of what you’re looking for on our “Find a Watch” page.

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We accept payment by all leading credit and debit cards, ApplePay as well as bank transfer.

Do you offer financing?

Currently we don't offer financing but it’s something we're exploring.

Shipping & Returns

Can you ship an order to arrive on a certain day?

We can certainly try! We can request with our shipment partners for delivery on a certain day but ultimately the exact delivery date is subject to a number of factors outside our control.

How do I return a watch?

Simply let us know you want to send the watch back within the 14 return period and return it to us via Royal Mail Special Delivery. We’ll process your refund the same day we receive the watch back.

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Longines 9k Gold Dress Watch, 1953

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