A truly stunning mid-century luxury dress watch by Longines, this Conquest Automatic Deluxe would have been the top of the line model, impeccably designed and manufactured with every detail perfectly crafted and finished in solid 18k gold. For me the blue and black glass enamel medallion on the back takes this Longines to another level, above and beyond so many other deluxe models by other brands of the same era. This stunning example is in all original condition with a beautiful factory printed dial, freshly serviced and ready to wear on a brand new genuine crocodile strap.
Style: Mid-Century Dress
Case: Solid 18K yellow gold case measuring 35mm in diameter excluding the original crown with screw down case back featuring the Longines wave with starts logo in original glass enamel. The condition of this example is stunning, most likely lightly polished once in its history, the original chamfers are still visible on the lugs with no major signs of wear or misuse. Stamped inside the case back Longines, Fab Suisse, Swiss Made, with model number 9001-22, 18k 0.750. This is a very heavy case with thick solid gold lugs holding the 18mm genuine crocodile leather strap.
Dial: Original factory printed solid 18K yellow gold dial with applied faceted gold hour markers and original dauphine style 18k gold hands. Signed Longines Automatic, Conquest, Swiss.
Movement: High-grade in-house designed and manufactured Longines calibre 19AS automatic movement in superb cosmetic and mechanical condition with no discolouration or patina. Stamped Longines, 19 Jewels with an 11,003,XXX serial number dating the watch it to approximately 1959. Freshly serviced and keeping great time with out full 1 year mechanical warranty.