Tag Archives: Longines

Three Reasons Not to Buy a Dive Watch

Back in the day, Zodiac had to convince customers it was OK to buy a dive watch even if you don’t dive. Nowadays, Zodiac feels free to tag their retro Super Sea Wolf 68 Saturation¬†“For the Underwater Pro” – knowing … Continue reading

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Vacheron Overseas Quartz: Why?

A quartz Vacheron? While I’m a huge fan of the battery-powered Longines Conquest VHP, I was under the impression that watch buyers beyond a certain price point expect – demand – a mechanical movement. Nope. Apparently there’s one demographic that … Continue reading

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New Watch Alert: 1/10/2020

Another Friday, another horological harvest. If keeping up with the New Watch Alert series is a bit like drinking from a firehose now, imagine what it’s going to be like when I report from Watches & Wonders (the new, user-friendly … Continue reading

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Longines Conquest V.H.P. Review

Citizens’ Caliber 0100 is the world’s most accurate watch (that doesn’t sync to an external source). We’re talking about a timepiece boasting +/- one second per year accuracy. We’re also talking thousands of dollars and zero availability. If accuracy’s your … Continue reading

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Longines Heritage Military 1938

The image above is not a Longines Heritage Military 1938. It’s the original watch. You can see why someone would want one – the dial is as clean, uncluttered and as elegant as an Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39. You can … Continue reading

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