Established in the year 1832, the world renowned and most successful watch brand, the Longines has continued to advance and achieve the admiration of watch lovers from all across the world. By debuting the Longines Master Collection, the timeless watch assortment, the brand has once again claimed that it is second to none in the luxury watch manufacturing.
The elegant Longines Master collection watches drive the inspiration from past achievements and performances of the brand. Debuted in the year 2005, the Longines Master Collection timepieces skillfully fit the wrists of men as well as women watch enthusiasts.
Exuding the excellence in its designs and functions, the Longines watch brand is a highly acclaimed one. Holding a long legacy and expertise in the watch manufacturing the brand has been home to the number of iconic timepieces. The uniqueness in its timepieces incredible sophistication is all something that has distinguished the Longines from the rest of the watch brands. Incepted in the year 1832 in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, by Auguste Agassiz, the Longines stands out for its exceptional precisions, mechanics and the elegant design elements. And, indeed, Longines is one of the most sought after brands in the world.
Acknowledged for its widely popular and varied watch collections, the Longines once again claimed for the success with a debut of Longines Master collection. Released in the year 2005, the Longines Master Collection stands firm to the brand’s traditions of watch manufacturing. Well, it not just the quality of timepieces which wearers appreciate for, but even its design aesthetics are no far behind. These Longines watches from the Master Collection efficiently fulfil the desires of coveted watch lovers who desire for reliability and elegance both in a single timepiece.
Furthermore, the Longines Master Collection is believed to honour past accomplishments and performances of the brand. The popular Weems series of timepieces from the 1920s have inspired the current Master collection watches. Thus inspiration ruled out to the creation very amazing and stunning timepieces manufactured using stainless steel.
However, the Master Collection has been augmented with a number of different material watches, being available in 18-karat yellow gold and rose gold. Apart from this, the Longines Master men’s watches are so ingenious and proficient in their performance that looking at them any viewer would easily get fascinated to don them. Initially, the Longines Master Collection watches were only created for the male crowd. But looking to their increased popularity the collection has been expanded and even the elegant watches for women have been appended to the assortment. Extravagant materials used in combination with various enchanting colour hues and complex technicalities, including an admirable moon phase display all the main highlights of Longines Master women’s watches.
Ever since its launch, the Longines Master collection has been an acclaimed and much-celebrated one. Its launch was a huge success for the brand. The achievements conquered by the Longines has been possible due to its great efforts towards delivering quality in its watches. At the same time, the brand aspired to incorporate modern sophistication in its design aesthetics which is evidently visible from Longines Master collection. Along with this the Longines watches from Master Collection also embody the traditional values of a brand’s watchmaking.
However, in order to cater to the demands of a wide range of watch lovers, the Longines Master collection watches are available in 38.5, 40, 42, 44 or 47.5-mm case sizes. Also, the Longines Master collection is available with ten different calibres, being differentiated on the basis of manual and automatic winding mechanisms. Surprisingly, utilising the idea of diversity the Longines Master watches are available in various material configurations. Even their watch cases have been crafted using stainless steel, rose gold, or yellow gold material.
Moreover, the presence of transparent case backs will allow you to closely admire the sophistication of movements powering these watches. Complementing the watch case, the bracelets of these Longines dress watches are available in sleek stainless steel, classic yellow gold, or elegant rose gold. And if you want to add modern charm to your watch then it can also be adorned with a brown leather strap. Although, either it’s metallic or leather strap, the bracelets of Master collection watch would probably deliver you the utmost comfort and ease.
The Master Collection men’s watches
The most prominent models from the Longines Master collection include Longines Chronograph with a with a moon phase display (Ref. L2.618.104.22.168). This Longines Moonphase watch comes in a robust stainless steel case, featuring a circular shape and a 40 mm size. Moreover, these timepieces possess the capability of being water resistive up to 3 bars of pressure. While moving on to the technicalities of Longines Master Collection Moonphase watches, the timepieces are powered by a self-winding chronograph movement L678. And are endowed with an exceptional power reserve of 48 hours. Additionally, a superior-quality, scratch defiant, sapphire crystal takes care of the precise movement inside the watch. Featuring a silver coloured dial with a unique barley corn motifs tempted by an enamelled Arabic numerals the watch exhibits a very distinctive look. Some other notable Longines men’s watch models from this collection include: (Ref. L2.622.214.171.124), this Longines Master Mechanical Steel Silver Dial watch beats to the speed of a self-winding mechanical movement – calibre L619. Another prominent model is the classic men’s watch. Encased in a 44mm stainless steel watch case, fitted with durable alligator strap this watch looks very refined and modish in its design aesthetics.
Hence, all of the aforementioned Longines Master Collection timepieces display a timeless finesse in their characteristics. No matter what you choose, whether a moon phase, an automatic or a mechanical all the timepieces from Longines Master collection will surely steal the attention of onlookers from the crowd.
The Heritage collection from Longines has allowed a whole new generation of watch lovers to become acquainted with a number the brand’s classic designs from the middle part of the 20th century – of which, unsurprisingly, there are many. Several of these revivals have been bona fide hits: the Longines Military Watch, the Legend Diver, and the recently reviewed Heritage Classic “Sector” all come to mind. But there is another Longines collection that references timeless watchmaking codes without making specific nods to watches from the company’s archives.
Launched in 2005, the Master Collection, an example of which we are going Hands-On with today, offers a take on traditional watch designs whose inspiration appears to come mostly from the last century. Specifically, we’re looking at one that features an analog display with moonphase indicator and date: the Longines Master 40mm Moonphase Automatic.