Hands-On: The Longines Spirit Chronograph
You're my boy, blue!
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, December 11th 2020
The terms "heritage" and "vintage-inspired" get bandied about often in the watch world. These words are meant to invoke feelings of a bygone era. Over the past decade, Longines has
Five Sporty Longines Watches That Won't Break The Bank
Passion for flying, military history, or diving? We have you covered.
Originally published by Cait Bazemore on HODINKEE, January 21st, 2021
Through a history that spans over 175 years, Longines has developed an expansive catalog, and in that time,
Watching Movies: Humphrey Bogart Shows Us How To Wear A Watch In 'Casablanca'
And he sticks his neck out for somebody in our watch-related movie of the week.
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, October 8th 2021
The Golden Age of Hollywood was a different time. Back
Introducing: Did Longines Just Release The Best Pilot's Watch Of The Year?
Five stars all around.
Originally published by LOGAN BAKER on HODINKEE, September 3rd 2021
What We Know
Let me start this by saying I'm really not much of a pilot's watch guy. At least not in the
Albert Einstein: The Early Years
Albert Einstein passed away over half a century ago. However, he’s still one of the most highly regarded and celebrated scientists of the 20th century. He’s most famous for developing the theory of relativity; one of the two pillars of modern
Audrey Hepburn - The Woman and Her Watch
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most famous actresses of all time. She is still beloved around the world even years after her passing. And, she’s one of only fourteen entertainers to claim the coveted title of an
Humphrey Bogart defined an era of cinema.
While he’s regarded as one of the most talented artists to grace the big screen, Bogart didn’t grow up with aspirations of becoming a star. At age 17, he enlisted in the United States Navy to fight in World
The History of the Chronograph
Ask three different watch collectors who produced the world’s first automatic chronograph, and you’ll receive three different answers. Some will insist it was Zenith, who announced their El Primero movement in January of 1969. This marked the first automatic chronograph announced
Regardless of its position in the market today, the Longines of old was really something, and there's little dispute about the fact that the company has made some really great watches. It was one of the first to introduce a true pilot's watch in early decades
This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.
Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on