CASE NUMBER: 15762720
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIMENSIONS: 39 mm in diameter
DIAL: Silver with chrome baton hour markers, orange seconds track, floating chapter ring, three chronograph subregisters
BRACELET MATERIAL: Black leather strap
BRACELET SIZE: 6-3/4 to 8-1/2 inches
MOVEMENT: Manual wind
FUNCTIONS: Time and chronograph
CALIBER: Valjoux 726
The Longines Nonius is housed in a stylish cushion-shaped case with Vernier scale on the end of the chronograph seconds hand. This scale enables the chronograph user to read 1/10ths of a second at a glance. This design was famously used on Longines handheld Olympic timers in 1972 and in the Sport series. The present example is in unusually fine condition with a deeply engraved, beautiful sunburst finish on the case.
Dial in very good condition with three very small scratches below the center post. Hands in excellent condition. Tachymeter scale and chronograph hands glow correctly under UV light. Case appears to be unpolished and in excellent condition with light scratches commensurate with age and wear. Movement running at time of cataloging. Overall in excellent condition.
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