Longines Stainless Steel Tres Tacche Calatrava circa 1941


Vintage man’s Longines stainless steel manual wind dress model case ref 21608 circa 1941. With original salmon dial, and blued steel baton hands. Featuring a 31 x 37mm heavy “Tres Tacches” Calatrava style screw back case with 3 prominent notches, and with extended lugs and acrylic crystal. The dial has black printed Arabic numerals and outer minute track. This vintage model is powered by the Longines manual wind calibre 23M movement with subsidiary seconds. The movement serial number of 6.2 million dates production of this watch to 1941. As is the custom with Longines, the caseback, and back of one lug bear the watch production #, in this case, #55. An impressive and great looking vintage model with a simple, but robust design.

The watch has been recently serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and is offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation. With your choice of fine leather, cordovan, or NATO style straps. Your purchase includes our popular leather pouch, ideal for travel and storage, a $55.00 value

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