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Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Jan 24 2018, 15:08

My latest purchase arrived today and it is NOT a Seiko Shocked  

I have been after something a little different but could not decide what I wanted so after a few pm's between myself and domecurb with ideas flowing he suggested a Longines and it ticks all the boxes for me , Blue dial with blue bezel insert a crisp and clear dial and easy to read handset including a little splash of red o the tip of the secondhand.

here are the specs for the watch taken directly from Longines website

BRAND Longines
SERIES HydroConquest
MODEL L3.640.4.96.6
GENDER Men's
WATCH LABEL Swiss Made
MOVEMENT Quartz
ENGINE Longines Calibre L263
CASE
CASE SIZE 39 mm
CASE THICKNESS 10.2 mm
CASE MATERIAL Stainless Steel
CASE SHAPE Round
CASE BACK Solid
DIAL
DIAL TYPE Analog
DIAL COLOR Blue Sunray
CRYSTAL Scratch Resistant Sapphire
HANDS Luminous Silver-tone
SECOND MARKERS Arabic Numerals mark the 6, 9 and 12 o'clock positions. Minute Markers around the outer rim
DIAL MARKERS Stick
LUMINISCENCE Hands and Markers
BEZEL Uni-directional Rotating Stainless Steel with Blue
CROWN Screw Down
FEATURES
WATER RESISTANCE 300 meters / 1000 feet
CALENDAR Date display at the 3 o'clock position
FUNCTIONS Date, Hour, Minute, Second, Battery EOL Indicator
FEATURES Calendar, Stainless Steel

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Some great detailing on the bracelet

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Also has a Diver extension on the bracelet

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All in all i like this watch a lot and think it is going to be a difficult one to beat .


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Post by domecurb on Wed Jan 24 2018, 15:17

yuk ! horrible Razz

enjoy it Longines Hydroconquest L3..640.4 3377044411


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Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Jan 24 2018, 15:22

@domecurb wrote:yuk ! horrible Razz  

Clearly you have no taste Evil or Very Mad


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Post by Iceblue on Wed Jan 24 2018, 21:25

.and that my friend is cracking well done and enjoy your latest incoming , I think that is probebley the nicest in the longines range in my opinion wear with pride
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Post by Robti on Wed Jan 24 2018, 22:26

Beautiful a conquest was my first watch purchase last year and tried to get a hydro but got sidetracked into seiko, but that has sparked my interest again, enjoy your new watch
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Post by daff62 on Thu Jan 25 2018, 09:50

That really is something special John, your quite right to be thrilled. Longines Hydroconquest L3..640.4 3377044411

The look, design and proportions, at 39mm, are all perfect and would look great on the wrist for whatever the occasion. Very Happy

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