Medina Spirit Wins 147th Kentucky Derby, Timed By Longines

Longines timed the 147th Kentucky Derby.

This past weekend, the 147th Kentucky Derby, also known as the most exciting two minutes in sports, provided a host of excitement both in person at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky (where more than 50,000 people attended), and on television. The longest-running sporting event in the United States dates back to 1875, and is one of…

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A Close-Up Look At Longines Spirit Collection

Longines Spirit Collection Chronograph

By Gordon Henderson The Longines Spirit collection looks to tap into the shared history of the manufacture and the many adventurers that have used the brand’s timepieces to navigate land, sea and air.  Celebrity pioneers include Charles Lindberg, Amelia Earhart, Paul-Emile Victor, Elinor Smith and Howard Hughes, to name a few. The pilots watches and chronographs…

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Three Great New Watches That Are Quality/Value Propositions

Eberhard Aquadate Chrono

While collecting the high-end luxury watches is all well and good, sometimes people just want a really wearable, affordable watch. Thankfully there are a host of brands that fit the bill. Here we take a look at three watches that are great quality/value propositions. Eberhard & Co. Aquadate Chrono Swiss watch brand Eberhard & Co.…

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Introducing the Longines HydroConquest Green

Longines HydroConquest Green

Last week in New York City, Longines unveiled some of its newest watches for the year, and green took center stage in the form of the new khaki-green colored HydroConqust Automatic watch. The diver’s timepiece  — water resistant to 300 meters — features a bold green dial, matching green polished ceramic bezel and green textured…

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Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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Hands On With The Longines Master Annual Calendar (prices)

Longines Master Annual Calendar

With generations of experience, Swiss watch manufacturer Longines enjoys an expertise steeped in tradition and performance. Since its inception, in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, in 1832, the brand has grown to become a top timekeeper for elegant sports championships around the world. A key collection that underscores its urban chic appeal is the Master series of watches,…

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