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Longines Flagship Ref. 1403 "Big Ship" 1959

Longines Flagship Ref. 1403 "Big Ship" 1959

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Longines Flagship Ref. 1403: Timeless Elegance, Crafted in 18k Gold
In the spirit of post-war optimism that embraced refined design, Longines introduced its Flagship collection in 1957 - models like this 18k gold reference 1403, crafted circa 1959.
The Flagship Legacy
Introduced in 1957, the Longines Flagship quickly became a sought-after symbol of luxury and precision. Its name evoked the proud image of a ship leading a fleet – a metaphor for Longines' position as a frontrunner in the world of watchmaking. Each Flagship timepiece was designed to be the pinnacle of elegant simplicity.

Understated Sophistication
This reference 1403 exudes warmth and refinement with its timeless 18k yellow gold case. The dial displays classic markers and the distinctive applied Longines logo. Its renowned calibre 380 automatic movement ticks within, a testament to Longines' technical mastery. This vintage example holds whispers of its elegant history, showcasing a subtle patina that enhances its undeniable charm.

An enduring Investment
More than just a timepiece, this Longines Flagship 1403 is a piece of horological heritage. Its enduring design, the warmth of solid gold, and a renowned automatic movement from a respected Swiss house make it a treasured addition to your collection.

Embrace Refined Style
If classic design and understated elegance stir your interest, this Longines Flagship ref. 1403 might be the ideal choice for you. Let its vintage flair and celebrated Longines heritage become a cherished part of your own history.
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Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Longines
  • Model: Flagship
  • Ref.: 1403
  • Year: 1959
  • SKU: 2004


  • Movement Calibre: 380
  • Movement Type: Automatic
  • Case Size: 34

Box and Papers:

  • Own Own

Condition Report

Condition Report: Presented in overall good vintage condition. There are a couple of marks to the dial but overall its in good order for its age. The case remains in good shape and the "Big Ship" logo sharp. The movement has just come back from service.

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