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Chronometers Competitive pricing The Swiss chronometer, historically a prestigious, even luxurious accessory, is in the midst of a strong but complex process of democratisation, which throws up a number of contradictions. Here is our guide to this changing world.

August 3, 2017

It’s received wisdom that a Swiss chronometer represents something of a pinnacle. A watch designed for precision, certified as such by an independent body, embodies a certain idea of what quality means in a watch. The label has long been the preserve of the brands in the very top drawer. High prices have reinforced this […]

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Longines The Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping The event gathered some of the world’s best riders and horses of the world at the foot of the Eiffel Tower from 30th June to 2nd July.

July 26, 2017

After its move to the Plaine de Jeux de Bagatelle, on the banks of the River Seine, last year, the event returned this year on the Champ de Mars. Combining top level show-jumping and glamour atmosphere, this 8th leg of the Longines Global Champions Tours saw the victory of Julien Epaillard riding Usual Suspect D’auge […]

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Longines Prix de Diane Longines 2017 The filly Senga imposed herself in the Prix de Diane Longines, the world’s top race for fillies, in front of tens of thousands spectators.

July 24, 2017

The highlight race of the 168th Prix de Diane Longines was marked by the victory of Senga ridden by Stéphane Pasquier on Sunday 18 June. In front of the tens of thousands spectators at the Chantilly racecourse, the pair won the Prix de Diane Longines, the world’s top race for fillies, which the Swiss watchmaker […]

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Longines Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland The Irish rider Bertram Allen winner of the “Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland” in St. Gallen with Hector van D’Abdijhoeve.

July 24, 2017

The Irish rider Bertram Allen won the “Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland” in St. Gallen with Hector van D’Abdijhoeve. He was followed by Richard Howley (Ireland) with Chinook on the second and Paul Estermann from Switzerland with Lord Pepsi on the third place. The winner received an elegant Longines watch from the brand’s President Walter […]

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Longines The exclusive Flagship Heritage watch by Kate Winslet Three models of this exclusive gold watch, which was produced in a very limited edition and named after the brand ambassador, will be auctioned online for the benefit of The Golden Hat Foundation, a charity co-founded by the British actress.

July 24, 2017

On Saturday 10 June 2017, in its boutique located at Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, Longines, together with its Ambassador of Elegance Kate Winslet, presented the exclusive and very limited new timepiece: The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet, featuring the same dial as The Flagship Heritage – 60th Anniversary 1957-2017. The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet […]

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Longines Longines Symphonette The watchmaking brand introduces new models combining rose gold and steel to enrich the collection.

July 24, 2017

The Longines Symphonette is the ideal adornment of women whose life is conceived as a never-ending representation. Resolutely contemporary, these creations will enthrall all those who love a chic and trendy aesthetic, while remaining faithful to the elegance that characterizes the brand with the winged hourglass. Longines is introducing new variations using rose gold and […]

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Longines Longines Lindbergh Award Longines creates a $25,000 prize, awarded each year to an adventurer or pioneer who has achieved a feat in his field.

July 24, 2017

On May 21, 1927, the “Spirit of St. Louis” landed at Le Bourget Airport in Paris after a flight of 33:30.  At the helm, Charles A. Lindbergh, had left New York the day before and has just completed the first transatlantic solo flight without a stopover. As an official timer for The World Air Sports […]

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Longines Longines Global Champions Tour The riders of the Longines Global Champions Tour competed in the breathtaking setting of Port d’Hercule in Monaco.

July 24, 2017

Monaco offered a spectacular venue for the seventh leg of the competition. The Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix du Prince de Monaco was marked by the victory of Alberto Zorzi riding Cornetto K. To honour his great performance, the Italian rider was presented with a Longines watch from the hands of the Longines Ambassador […]

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Longines Royal Ascot The watch brand is celebrating the English sartorial elegance characteristic of the Royal Meeting at Ascot, as the Official Timekeeper and Watch of this event.

July 24, 2017

On Tuesday June 20th, the owners of Lady Aurelia, the winning horse The King’s Stand Stakes, received an elegant Longines watch from the hands of TRH’s The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Earlier that day, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli presented a watch to Stevie Donohoe, the winning jockey of […]

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Longines 143rd Kentucky Derby Following Always Dreaming’s victory in this legendary race, Longines, the Official Timekeeper of the Triple Crown, awarded owner, trainer and jockey with elegant watches.

June 12, 2017

Always Dreaming, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, raced to victory, outrunning Looking At Lee in second place and Battle of Midway in third, after an exhilarating race. Earlier that day, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile presented by Longines was claimed by Roca Rojo, ahead of Believe in Bertie and Linda. On the occasion of the […]

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