Longines Dolce Vita Mens Stainless Steel Chronograph Watch - After Dial Restoration Will Be Gorgeous


Item No. AB27

Today's offering showcases this elegant and interesting Longines Dolce Vita chronograph. It is a prime candidate for a dial restoration and has been priced accordingly. Post dial restoration, it would present as beautiful mint on the wrist.

We are selling the watch for a good friend of ours and fellow Longines collector who is battling terminal cancer. This would make a great easy restoration project for a beautiful finished product and help a good man.

Its has a classic yet sophisticated style suggestive of a Cartier as an uncommon rectangular chronograph. It features a shapely rectangular case, silver dial with pleasing design, precision quartz Swiss Longines movement that never needs to be wound, and sapphire crystal.

It is all original and measures approx. 28mm wide without the crown and is 41mm long.

Its case presents in beautiful condition. The back has light remnants of wear. On the wrist it presents as mint. As mentioned, we suggest that the dial be restored. The cost would be $195. Its crystal presents as mint.

Our Master Watchmaker has performed any needed servicing and installed a new battery.

For the finishing touch we meticulously detailed it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a full one-year warranty on the movement and its function and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.

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, their pieces are sought after by collectors, celebrities, and anyone desiring to wear a very fine wristwatch.

  • Manufacturer: Longines
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Model: Ref. L5.656.4
  • Serial no.: 29,963,746
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Quick-Setting Date, Chronograph
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Case condition: On the wrist it presents as mint. Its case back has light remnants of wear from the bracelet contacting it.
  • Dimensions: 28mm wide without the crown by 41mm long
  • Dial: Silver, textured, with Arabic numerals and sub-dials, signed Longines, original, partially aged/damaged condition
  • Hands: Original, blued steel dauphines
  • Movement type: Longines Swiss quartz
  • Band: Leather, aftermarket, fully stitched, padded, unsigned buckle, previously worn but very serviceable condition. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Width between lugs: 22mm
  • Crystal: Sapphire, excellent condition
  • Servicing: A Master Watchmaker has performed any needed servicing and installed a new battery making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
  • Warranty: 1-year international C.O.T. warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details. 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.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
  • 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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