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This is a very attractive and rare vintage Longines watch.  It has a beautiful and extra clean military-style factory original dial.  Very seldom will you come across a Longines dial of this era looking this great.  Professionally serviced Longines calibre 23M manual wind movement with serial number 7008685, dating this watch to 1945.  The serviced movement is in excellent condition.  The solid stainless steel case is in unpolished original condition.  The case model is 23097 (605) and measures 33.5mm across, excluding the crown by 42mm lug tip to lug tip.  The luminous on the dial and hands are original, but, of course, no longer glow.  The watch will come with a brand-new crystal.  The crown is unsigned but original to this watch.  It will come with a brand new 18mm genuine leather strap.  Rare and well preserved vintage Longines similar to this is scarce in today's market.  Wrist size in photo is 6 inches.  It is a smaller size watch made for a smaller size wrist or for someone who is looking for a WW2 era timepiece or a Longines collector looking to add another rare find to his/her collection.


  • Circa: 1945

    Model: Unsigned

    Calibre: 23M

    Movement serial #: 7008685

    Jewel count: 16 jewels

    Movement Type: Manual wind

    Case model: 23097 (605)

    Case Material: Solid stainless steel

    Case gasket: Original Flat-ring metal gasket

    Crystal: Acrylic brand new

    Crown: Unsigned original

    Case Diameter excluding crown: 33.5mm

    Case length lug tip to lug tip: 42mm

    Dial: Factory original finish

    Hand type: Syringe blue steel

    Strap material: genuine leather

    Strap width inbetween lugs: 18mm

    Wrist size in photo: 6 inches

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