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Longines Super Compressor Diver’s ref 7150-2 w/ Archive circa 1961

$14,500.00

An exceptional condition example vintage Longines stainless steel Super Compressor ref# 7150-2 circa 1961. This is the original vintage oversized diver’s model featuring a 42mm diameter case with 53mm heavy extended lugs, with gorgeous original gloss black dial with patina’d gilt numerals and indexes, oversized luminous hands, and with rotating inner elapsed time bezel. With 2 large cross hatched crowns, the lower to set the time, and the upper to control the inner elapsed time bezel. Powered by self winding Longines caliber 290 movement with sweep seconds. The domed case back features a deeply embossed skin diver wearing SCUBA gear and carrying a spear gun. An exceptional condition example in all respects, the gloss dial surface, original “lume” on the dial and hands, and a very sharp condition, unpolished case.

Offered on a vintage style distressed leather 22mm strap of your choice. A truly great collectible vintage model. Recently fully serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers, and accompanied by one of our beautiful handmade Italian leather watch travel pouches, a $55 value!

Notes: The vintage model, like the first generation of the reissue model was without a date feature.The archive confirms this watch was sold to Longines Wittnauer, the U.S.agent for Longines in 1961. We have owned a number of great examples of this model over the last several years, and the current example is ceraintly among the finest we have had the pleasure to have offered.

Additional information

Maker

Longines

Model Name/Type

Super Compressor

Model/Case Ref#

7150-2

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Case mm

42 x 50mm

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1961

Bezel

Smooth

Crystal

Acrylic

Dial & Hands

black dial with luminous indexes, luminous dials, luminous hands

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

caliber 290

Crown-Pushers

original cross hatched crowns

Strap / Bracelet

distressed leather vintage style strap

Date Function

no

Strap / Bracelet Size

22mm

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.

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