Longines Column Wheel Single Push Piece Chronograph, There are not many chronographs on the market that combine the elegance with a single button and two columns. In addition to offering this type of Longines watches, including Patek Philippe, IWC, Vacheron Constantin and Cartier. These chronographs convey a distinctive charm, they were the first chronograph with a single button, with the column wheel acting with the first mechanism that allowed you to activate, deactivate and reset.
The L788.2 caliber / ETA A08.L11 operating the chronograph, was introduced in 2012. The mechanical movement with automatic winding and 27 stones, it works with 28,800 vibrations per hour and provides a reserve of 54 hours.
The implant is placed in a round stainless steel case with a diameter of 41 mm and a height of 14 mm. The Fund is the sapphire crystal. The clock displays and hours, minutes and small seconds at 8 o’clock, and the date at 6. The chronograph functions include a central hand for 60 seconds a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock. The dial is available in matt black, the hours of the scale shows white Arabic numerals. The tachometer scale runs externally around the dial. Like all other numbers and figures it is painted in white. The silver hands are stylish and stand out – as even numbers – clearly against the dark background of the dial. This chronograph therefore offers excellent readability.
The dial is protected by a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment.