VINTAGE WATCHES, PRE-OWNED & USED SWISS, AMERICAN WATCHES & JEWELRY

Longines Manual Wind USN Buships circa 1940’s

$1,750.00

Vintage Longines stainless steel back, chromium plated top manual wind dress model circa 1940’s. Featuring 33 X 41mm diameter case, which is in remarkable original condition, with screw down caseback, heavy, down turned lugs, and very nicely original silver satin dial, patina’d with a warm champagne glow. With painted, luminous filled numbers and a black outer minute track, the dial also features luminous filled blued steel hands. The case back features an engraving that reads “USN BuShips”, meaning that the watch was likely given to someone who worked for the US Navy’s Bureau of Ships, which was in operation from 1940 to 1966.

Serviced and detailed and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

Additional information

Maker

Longines

Model Name/Type

Dress Model

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1950s

Case mm

33mm

Case Metal

base metal bezel, stainless steel back

Bezel

Smooth

Crystal

Acrylic

Dial & Hands

original silver dial, patina’d luminous indexes and hands

Movement Type

manual wind

Date Function

no

Strap / Bracelet

Chocolate brown leather strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

18mm

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

Brand

Vintage Longines & Pre-owned Longines Watches

Longines is a Switzerland-based watch making company, renowned for its luxury watches in the market. This brand has enjoyed a privileged position among watch lovers, for more than two centuries. Aviator watches of Longines have worldwide popularity. Till date, Longines has produced more than thirty million watches in its factory. Longines does not confine to being a mere watchmaker. Through the recent years, it has developed a relationship with sports fraternity. In the Athens Olympics of 1896, Longines showcased its special love for sports and other adventure endeavors. For fourteen times, Longines was the official timekeeper of Olympic Games since 1952. Longines has been supplying watches to International Aeronautics Federation since 1919, for it was able to develop watches for pilots. Wanna Buy A Watch? offers the finest vintage and used Longines watches. All of our pre-owned Longines watches are fully restored and guaranteed genuine to give you excellent service and piece of mind.