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Tribute To Aviation Pioneer Longines Launches Classic Replica Series A7 1935 Air Navigation Watch

To commemorate the achievements of aviation pioneers, Longines draws inspiration from the rich history of watchmaking for nearly 185 years, and launches a special timepiece: Longines classic replica series A7 1935 Air navigation watch.

   At the beginning of the 20th century, the name of Longines was closely linked to the pioneers of flying, who were brave enough to challenge and achieve extraordinary results. Charles Lianba, the first solo pilot to cross the Atlantic, was one of them. And 2017 is also the 90th anniversary of the completion of this flying feat. In 1935, Longines customized a number of A7 air navigation watches for the US military. This model was designed with precision and ruggedness to meet the military’s strict requirements for precise timing when ordering aviation watches.
Longines Classic Reissue Series A7 1935 Air Navigation Watch (L2.812.4.23.2)
Movement
Mechanical self-winding movement with column wheel chronograph
Exclusive L788.2 movement (ETA A08.L11)
13¼ minutes, 27 jewel bearings, swing frequency 28,800 times per hour
54-hour power reserve
Features
Hours, minutes, small seconds, date display at 6 o’clock
Timing function
60-second central chronograph second hand
30-minute counter at 12 o’clock
Case
Round stainless steel case, 41 mm diameter
One-button crown
Multi-layer anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Waterproof performance
Water-resistant to 30 meters
dial
White polished lacquered dial, tilted 40 ° to the right
12 honey-colored Arabic numerals
pointer
Blue steel hands with honey varnish (hour and minute hands)
Blue steel hands (small seconds)
Bracelet / Bracelet
Brown alligator strap with buckle