A New Chapter in the Longines 1832 Iconic Tale. 1832 Moonphase Men's Brown Leather Strap Watch.

A New Chapter in the Longines 1832 Iconic Tale

Introducing: Longines 1832 Moonphase Men's Brown Leather Strap Watch only at Ernest Jones

5th August 2019 Ernest Jones - Editor

Some of the most evocative stories are those retold from a bygone era, the modern lens makes them even more enchanting in the present day. The next chapter for the Longines 1832 collection achieves exactly this, clues of its unique features lay within the Longines legacy.

This year they have introduced the 1832 collection, the name alludes to the conception of the brand and each piece carries the technical advances from then to now, epitomising a contemporary take on a classic, radiating everything you'd expect from a modern time-piece. The latest addition to the 1832 collection is the Longines 1832 Moonphase Men's Brown Leather Strap Watch with a unique moon-phase feature.

Longines 1832 Moonphase Men's Brown Leather Strap Watch

The range reflects the aesthetic codes of the brand, combining tradition, elegance and performance. The classic notes and styling remain prominent with a timeless watch face and a sleek brown crocodile leather strap - incredibly versatile and transitional.

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The glass casing of these models is resistant to everyday wear, with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, several layers of anti-reflective coating and stunning design feature of a transparent back, a perfect window onto intricate swiss movements.

Delving deeper into the mechanisms behind this watch and those within the collection, each watch features Longines's L592 or L888 movements and this self-winding automatic mechanical movement beats at 28'800 vibrations per hour and provides 40 hours of resilient power reserve.

Traditionally time was deciphered by a sun-dial, the casting of shadows against the sun and moon's positioning in the galaxy. An element of this ancient time-keeping method is within the new model, the first within the 1832 series to feature an astronomical element.

Combines Technical Innovation with Sophistication

The stunning design is the jewel in the crown of this model, tracking the 4 phases of the 29.5 days lunar cycle, a bold blue sky, glistening gold stars and moon design.

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Opening their watch-making facility at Saint Imier in Switzerland in 1832, they developed pioneering technologies, including revolutionary technical features and calibres, along with counters which are accurate to a hundredth of a second; so accurate that their watches were called upon for astrological precision in aviation and international sporting events.

After numerous developments and revolutionary advancements, one great tale of the brand’s legacy involves the adventurous pilot, Charley A. Lindbergh in 1931. Together they created a bespoke watch to enable aviators to calculate their exact geographical locations, with a calculation longitude and latitude utilising the pioneering watch features. This model provided the perfect tool for accuracy in the sky.

Trusted time-keepers in many fields where precision is critical, the official time-keepers for the French Open, Formula One World Championship, Commonwealth Games, and Archery World Cup and it's their accuracy that sets them above the competition.

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