1954 Longines Vintage Mens Handwound Dress Watch, Beautiful Design - 14K Gold


Item No. JR Consignment

The 1950's and into the 1960's were the pinnacle of design Longines U.S. market dress watches. While many of their Swiss made designs were more traditional, some of their U.S. market pieces were made to capture the imagination of the less restrained American market that would soon be embracing designs like the '57 Chevy and '59 Cadillac fin.

These dress wristwatches combined one of the company's very well-crafted movements with a captivating case and dial design, creating a watch that has a distinctive style and meets elevated timekeeping standards.

Today's offering showcases this rare models that wonderfully showcases the drama and elegance of 1950's design. From the original solid gold case to the guilloche dial and fine Longines handwound movement, each component exhibits the style and precision one expects from Longines.

Its parts are all original, and it presents in beautiful condition. The solid gold case is better than near mint. The attractive dial has been previously professionally restored. And the high-grade movement is quite pristine.

We have freshly cleaned and oiled it, and it is running very true. Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

Longines is known for creating some of the most technically innovative and attractive timepieces in the world. Once worn by Humphrey Bogart, Richard Byrd, and Charles Lindbergh, these pieces are sought after by serious collectors, Hollywood celebrities, and anyone desiring to wear a true world-class wristwatch.

  • Manufacturer: Longines
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 8,939,719
  • Year built: 1954
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Solid 14K gold
  • Case markings (inside): Longines-Wittnauer, 14K Gold
  • Case markings (outside): K&E 14K
  • Case condition: Better than near mint
  • Dial: Signed Longines with winged logo, light silver, guilloche center, gold applique dart markers, well restored
  • Dimensions: 33mm wide (excluding crown), 37mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Hands: Original gold dauphines
  • Movement type: High grade, caliber 22L, handwound, 17 ruby jewels, gold jewel settings
  • Movement markings: Longines, Swiss, 22L, 17 Jewels
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Band: Top grain calf leather, fully stitched for greater durability, equipped with the a period solid 14K gold buckle, lightly worn. Please inquire if you would like a brand new strap. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors.
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes. Freshly cleaned and oiled. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
  • Warranty: 1-year C.O.T. international warranty.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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