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Longines DolceVita New Models

Swiss watch brand Longines expands its DolceVita collection by adding a new model featuring a sectorised dial typical of the Art Deco period.

Inspired by a model from the 1920s and characterised by a rectangular case, this line offers an extensive range of men’s and women’s timepieces in an ode to the Italian “dolce vita”. Longines continually develops its DolceVita range of variations, like so many different ways of living and expressing la dolce vita.

This year, the collection takes on a new sectorised dial characteristic of the Art Deco style. Asserting a subtle balance of silver tones, it is distinctive for its hour-circle adorned with Arabic numerals and long, fine hands, as well as cross hairs at the centre of the dial. This dial, characterised by its simplicity, completes the men’s models of this line.

Longines is also extending its selection of interchangeable straps by offering new leather variations in white, blue and golden hues. These accessories make it possible for each customer to personalise their watch according to their desires, and are available in two sizes, S and M.

Technical details

Collection: Longines DolceVita

Reference numbers
L5.255.4.71.2/4/7
L5.512.0.71.2/4/7
L5.757.4.73.0/3/6/9
L5.767.4.73.0/3/6/9

Movements

Quartz movements

L5.255 L178.2: (ETA 980.153)
L5.512 L176.2: (ETA 980.163)

Model: L5.757 / L5.767

Mechanical self-winding movement, Calibre L592 (ETA A20.L011)
83/4 lines, 22 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: 45 hours

Functions
L5.255/L5.512: Hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock
L5.757 / L5.767: Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 6 o’clock

Cases
Rectangular, in stainless steel
L5.255: 20.80 x 32.00 mm
L5.512: 23.30 x 37.00 mm
L5.757: 27.70 x 43.80 mm
L5.767: 28.20 x 47.00 mm
Water-resistance: To 3 bar (30 metres)

Dials
L5.255 / L5.512: Silver « flinqué », painted Roman numerals
L5.757 / L5.767: Silver, sectorised, painted Arabic numerals and indexes

Hands
Blued steel

Bracelet/Straps
L5.255 / L5.512: White, “gold” brown or blue leather strap with buckle, equipped with an interchangeable system
L5.757 / L5.767: Black, blue or brown leather strap with buckle; Stainless steel with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism

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