Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 428

LONGINES DIVING CHRONOGRAPH Longines, Swizterland, case No. 15634161, Ref. 8224-4. Made in 1969. Fine and unusual, water-resistant, large, tonneau-shaped, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and inner revolving bezel with an associated stainless steel bracelet.

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 12,000 - 20,000 / USD 1,500 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 2,500

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back with engraving (NFL 118). Black, white and red with applied luminous steel indexes,inner black and red rotating graduated bezel for the decompression times operated by the crown at 10, inner minute/seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 726, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case, and movement signed. DIM. 43 X 45 MM. THICKNESS 16 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.