Longines is the representative of eternal design. The products always originate from traditional design and follow the inspiration to prove eternity. The column wheel single-button chronograph is typical of this model. This model is equipped with the exclusive movement of Longines and echoes the first chronograph watch created by the brand. The timepiece manufactured at that time was equipped with the first chronograph movement specially created by Longines: the 13.33z movement. The new Longines column wheel single-button chronograph is equipped with the L788 movement, which was specially developed by ETA for Longines. Today I will bring you two classic column wheel single button chronographs.
Longines classic retro series L2.7220.127.116.11 watch
This stainless steel version uses the L788 column wheel single-button chronograph movement specially developed by ETA for Longines. Its 40 mm case is equipped with removable lugs. The white dial features black Roman numerals and a red ‘XII’, a small seconds counter at 9 o’clock, and a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock. The date window is set at 6 o’clock. The blue steel hands set a perfect ending for the overall design, and a brown alligator leather strap is now available.
Watch details reference: Longines classic retro series L2.718.104.22.168 watch
This rose gold version has a diameter of 40 mm and uses the L788 movement. It is a column wheel single-button chronograph movement specially developed by ETA for Longines. The white dial of this watch is equipped with black Arabic numerals and a red numeral ’12’, and a small second dial at 9 o’clock and a 30-minute dial at 3 o’clock. The date window is set at 6 o’clock. The blue steel hands set a perfect ending for the overall design, and a brown alligator leather strap is now available.
Reference for details: Summary: The case of the Longines column wheel single button chronograph is particularly interesting. Two versions, stainless steel and rose gold, have a round case, while the third version, which is made of stainless steel, draws inspiration from antique timepieces and is equipped with a movable lug. Angled and angular, so full of personality.