Longines Conquest Classic Collection – Conquest Classic Ø29.50 Lady, Conquest Classic Ø40.00 Gent & Conquest Classic Ø41.00 Chronograph

As a partner of the most prestigious flat races in the world, Longines was keen to launch a collection of timepieces to be worn amidst the excitement of the parade rings at Chantilly, Hong Kong, Royal Ascot or Dubai racecourses. As a tribute to the chronographs produced from 1881 on for race-goers and jockeys in New York, the famous Swiss watchmaker has now launched the Conquest Classic line. True to the brand’s values of elegance, tradition and performance, this new collection of models, all fitted with self-winding calibres, is at the same time totally contemporary and perfectly timeless.

The “Conquest” brand was patented through the WIPO on 25 May 1954. Since then this name has been used for many successful models manufactured by Longines across the years. Today, Conquest Classic joins the brand’s other collections of classical beauty that have helped to make Longines’ reputation and success throughout the world. This new line is dedicated to those race-goers who share the excitement of the season’s most prestigious race meetings, from Chantilly to Hong Kong and from Dubai to Royal Ascot.

Conquest Classic is available in three sizes. The ladies’ models have a diameter of 29.50 mm and show the hours, minutes and seconds as well as the date; they are available in steel, rose gold or in a combination of steel and rose gold. The black or silvered dial has applied 12, 6 and 9 numerals, lending this model a truly sporty look. The various versions are also available with a diameter of 40.00 mm. The mother-of-pearl dial set with 12 diamonds lends the ladies’ models an extra air of refinement, and in some models the bezel is also set with 30 diamonds. These models are fitted on black alligator straps or steel or steel and rose gold bracelets, each to match the dial. All straps and bracelets all have a folding safety clasp.

With a diameter of 41 mm, the chronographs are fitted with an L688 column-wheel movement specially developed and produced by ETA exclusively for Longines. The case is either in steel, steel and rose gold or rose gold alone. The silvered or black dial shows the hours and minutes, with a small seconds at 9 o’clock, date and chronograph functions: a centre sweep seconds, a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and a 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock. These chronographs are fitted on a black alligator strap or a steel or steel and rose gold bracelet, all having a folding safety clasp.

Conquest Classic Ø29.50 Lady
L2.285.0.57.6: With a diameter of 29.50 mm, this lady model in steel, set with 30 diamonds (0.501 carats), houses the mechanical caliber L595. The black dial is set with 12 diamond indices and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

L2.285.0.57.6

L2.285.5.88.7: With a diameter of 29.50 mm, this lady model in steel and rose gold, set with 30 diamonds (0.501 carats), houses the mechanical caliber L595. The dial of white mother-of-pearl is set with 12 diamond indices and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

Conquest Classic Ø29.50 Lady L2.285.5.88.7

L2.285.8.56.3: With a diameter of 29.50 mm, this lady model in rose gold, fitted with a black alligator strap, houses the mechanical caliber L595. Its black dial is set with 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices with Super-LumiNova® and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

Conquest Classic Ø29.50 Lady L2.285.8.56.3

Reference numbers  
Steel models: L2.285.4.56/76/87.6
Steel models, case set with 30 diamonds: L2.285.0.57/87.6
Steel and 18k rose gold models: L2.285.5.56/76/87.7
Steel and 18k rose gold models, case set with 30 diamonds: L2.285.5.57/88.7
18k rose gold models: L2.285.8.56/76/87.3

Calibre  
Mechanical self-winding movement
Calibre L595.2 (ETA 2000/1)
83/4 lines, 20 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve : 40 hours

Functions  
Hours, minutes, seconds, date

Cases  
Circular, Ø 29.50 mm
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold, 18k rose gold
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold set with 30 diamonds Top-Wesselton VVS, 0.501 carats
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, with several layers of anti-reflective coating
Screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: To 5 bar (50 meters)

Dials 
Black, 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
Silvered, 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
White mother-of-pearl, 12 diamond indices
Black, 12 diamond indices
Hands: Rhodium-plated or rose polished with Super-LumiNova® on hours and minutes hands

Bracelet/Strap   
Steel or steel and 18k rose gold or black alligator. Triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism

Conquest Classic Ø40.00 Gent
L2.785.5.76.7: With a diameter of 40 mm, this model in steel and rose gold, houses the mechanical caliber L619. Its silvered dial is set with 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices with Super-LumiNova® and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

L2.785.8.76.3: With a diameter of 40 mm, this model in rose gold, fitted with a black alligator strap, houses the mechanical caliber L619. Its silvered dial is set with 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices with Super-LumiNova® and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

Conquest Classic Ø40.00 Gent L2.785.8.76.3

L2.785.4.56.6: With a diameter of 40 mm, this model in steel houses the mechanical caliber L619. Its black dial is set with 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices with Super-LumiNova® and displays the hours, the minutes and the seconds as well as the date at 3 o’clock. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

Conquest Classic Ø40.00 Gent L2.785.4.56.6

Reference numbers  
Steel models: L2.785.4.56/76.6
Steel and 18k rose gold models: L2.785.5.56/76.7
18k rose gold models: L2.785.8.56/76.3/5

Calibre  
Mechanical self-winding movement
Calibre L619.2 (ETA 2892/A2)
111/2 lines, 21 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve : 42 hours
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date

Case 
Circular, Ø 40.00 mm
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold, 18k rose gold
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with several layers of anti-    reflective coating
Screw-down case back with sapphire crystal

Water-resistance: To 5 bar (50 meters)

Dials  
Black, 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices, with Super -LumiNova®
Silvered, 3 arabic numerals and 9 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
Hands: Rhodium-plated or rose polished, with Super-LumiNova® on hour and minutes hands

Bracelet/Strap   
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold or black alligator. Triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism.

Conquest Classic Ø41.00 Chronograph
L2.786.5.56.7: With a diameter of 41 mm, this chronograph in steel and rose gold, houses the exclusive mechanical column-wheel caliber L688. Its black dial is set with one arabic numeral and 11 applied indices with Super-LumiNova®. It displays the hours and the minutes, a small second at 9, a 30-minute counter at 3, a 12-hour counter at 6 as well as the date at 4:30. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

L2.786.8.76.3

L2.786.8.76.3: With a diameter of 41 mm, this chronograph in rose gold, fitted with a black alligator strap, houses the exclusive mechanical column-wheel caliber L688. Its silvered dial is set with one arabic numeral and 11 applied indices with Super-LumiNova®. It displays the hours and the minutes, a small second at 9, a 30-minute counter at 3, a 12-hour counter at 6 as well as the date at 4:30. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

L2.786.4.76.6: With a diameter of 41 mm, this chronograph in steel, houses the exclusive mechanical column-wheel caliber L688. Its silvered dial is set with one arabic numeral and 11 applied indices with Super-LumiNova®. It displays the hours and the minutes, a small second at 9, a 30-minute counter at 3, a 12-hour counter at 6 as well as the date at 4:30. Just as the entire collection Conquest Classic, this timepiece is water-resistant to 5 bar and its screw-down case back is fitted with a sapphire glass.

Reference numbers 
Steel models: L2.786.4.56/76.6
Steel and 18k rose gold models: L2.786.5.56/76.7
18k rose gold models: L2.786.8.56/76.3/5

Calibre 
Mechanical self-winding movement with a column-wheel chronograph mechanism
Calibre L688.2 (ETA A08.L01)
13¼ lines, 27 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve : 54 hours

Functions   
Hours, minutes, small second at 9 o’clock and date.
Chronograph
Central seconds sweep
Dragging 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock
Dragging 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock.

Case  
Circular, Ø 41.00 mm
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold, 18k rose gold
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with several layers of anti-reflective coating.
Screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Water-resistant    : To 5 bar (50 meters)

Dials
Black, 1 arabic numeral and 11 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
Silvered, 1 arabic numeral and 11 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
Hands: Rhodium-plated or rose polished with Super-LumiNova® on hours and minutes hands

Bracelet/Strap   
Steel, steel and 18k rose gold or black alligator. Triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism.

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