1972 Longines Classic Vintage Five Star Admiral Retro Mens Automatic Watch - Stainless Steel


Item No. 5178

Today's offering showcases this very cool retro Longines Five Star Admiral watch. It has a retro styled case, striking refinished burgundy gradient silver and desirable high-grade automatic Longines movement with date.

It is fully Longines down to the hands and original signed crown and presents in gorgeous true expertly restored condition. The custom refinished dial is a perfect refinishing. The watch presents as a 9.7 out of 10.

The beautiful movement in one of Longines chronometer grade Ultra-Chron mechanisms that beats at 28,800. As part of the restoration, the movement has just been cleaned and oiled and is running very true.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

Photos of the inside available upon request. A four and a half decade old Longines that presents almost like new!


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 collectors, celebrities, and anyone desiring to wear a very fine wristwatch.

  • Manufacturer: Longines
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 17,035,295
  • Year made: c. 1972
  • Model: Five Star Admiral
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Semi-Quick Setting Date, Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Dimensions: 35mm wide
  • Case material: Steel
  • Case condition: Mint
  • Dial: Burgundy and black gradient with steel baton indexes, signed Longines, perfect refinishing
  • Hands: Original, steel batons
  • Band: Leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Movement type: Longines, high-grade, automatic, rhodium plated, shock resistant
  • Width between lugs: 18mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent
  • 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.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • 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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