Longines Conquest 24 hours

The famous Swiss watchmaker Longines, which celebrates this year its 180th anniversary, extends its sporty Conquest line with new model designed for world travellers: The Conquest 24 hours.

The new Conquest 24 hours now adds a second time zone, a tool used by pilots crossing different time-zones in both directions. As the sun was not always visible as a point of reference, instruments were needed that could immediately indicated the correct part of the day. With a 24-hour dial navigators had no problem in this respect. The watch has a water-resistance of  5 bar (50 m).

The robust, yet elegant stainless steel case of the new Conquest 24 hours has a diameter of 41 mm and houses a self-winding mechanical movement. The sapphire glass with anti-reflective coating on the underside protects a black, silvered or blue dial with 2 applied Arabic numerals and 9 applied indices.

Rhodium-plated hands with Super-LumiNova show hours, minutes and seconds, the date is indicated at 3 o’clock. The bright red 24-hour hand immediately attracts the eye. All models are available on a stainless steel bracelet and have a screw-in back cover and crown. Another feature is the lateral protection for the crown.

Technical details
Model: Conquest 24 hours
Reference numbers: L3.687.4.56/76/99.6

Movement
Self-winding mechanical movement
Calibre L704.2 (ETA A07 171)
16½ lines, 24 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hour
Power reserve of 48 hours

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date and second time-zone

Case
Round,  41 mm, stainless steel
Screw-in case back
Screw-in crown with protective shoulder
Water-resistant: 5 bar (50 meters)
Glass: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the underside

Dial
Black, silvered or blue dial with 2 applied Arabic numerals and 9 applied indices with Super-LumiNova
24 hours scale
Date aperture at 3 o’clock

Hands
Rhodium-plated with Super-LumiNova
Red 24-hour hand with Super-LumiNova

Bracelet
Stainless steel with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism

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