2015 Basel 2015: Longines Longines Recreates The Golden Age Of 1911 Equestrianism

Longines presents the Horses Trio 1911 18K Rose Gold Equestrian Pocket Watch, a series of engravings, to pay tribute to equestrian sports. The case back is engraved with three horses. This pocket watch is a limited edition with its own unique number. The inspiration for this new work is a metal Lépine pocket watch that is now on display at the Longines Museum in Saint-Mille.

Longines replica Horses Trio 1911 equestrian pocket watch shows love of equestrian sport

From the Lépine pocket watch in 1911, this pocket watch exhibited at the Longines Museum in St. Mill is the inspiration for the Longines replica Horses Trio 1911 equestrian pocket watch

Longines’ passion for equestrian sports dates back more than a century. In fact, as early as 1878, the brand has created a pocket watch engraved with the jockey and its foal. The Longines replica Horses Trio 1911 equestrian pocket watch is inspired by a pocket watch made in the Longines Museum in 1911. The following year, for the first time, the brand became a partner of the equestrian obstacle course, and from this, Longines has a long history of participating in various famous horse racing and equestrian obstacle races.

Horses Trio 1911 18K rose gold equestrian pocket watch with exclusive serial number, the bottom of the pocket watch is engraved with three horses.

The replica Horses Trio 1911 equestrian pocket watch is equipped with a manual winding movement of L878.4. The side of the pocket watch and the hanging ring are carefully reproduced according to its prototype.

The caseback of this 18K rose gold pocket watch is engraved with three horses. Three magnificent horse heads highlight the horse’s majestic spirit in the beautiful background of the laurel vine leaf decoration, and the leaf decoration pattern extends to cover the surface of the timepiece. This pocket watch is a limited edition. Each pocket watch has its own unique number. With a diameter of 48.20 mm, it is equipped with the L878.4 manual winding movement, which is a movement specially made for Longines. Pocket watch’s white dial with large black lacquered Arabic numerals and minute markers. Equipped with hour and minute display, a small second hand at 6 o’clock, all presented with elegant ‘breguet’ blue steel hands. The side of the pocket watch and the hanging ring are carefully reproduced according to its prototype.

Updated: 17. March 2014 — 3:16
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