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Longines Expeditions Polaires Francaises – Missions Paul-Emile Victor

Longines Expeditions Polaires Francaises – Missions Paul-Emile Victor

The Swiss watchmaker Longines is not just popular for holding the oldest registered logo in the watch industry, it became famous for its close and centuries-long affiliation to aviation and adventure-seeking individuals, which left several important marks in the history of watchmaking. Longines accompanying numerous world flight records and expeditions, this particular timekeeper with the winged hourglass honors a series of intrepid expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica under the leadership of Paul-Emile Victor in the 1940s. Today, this timekeeper finds additional attention with its slender, utilitarian look made of stainless steel and featuring an automatic caliber L619 with a power reserve of 42 hours.