The Longines Saint Imier has an automatic movement, which keeps the watch winding by spinning the movement’s rotor and maintains accuracy by counteracting the effects of gravity. The case material that protects the motion is made of steel.
The Caliber that allows this watch to operate, mark time, and perform other functions is automatic. The case material is made of steel. The dial is usually coloured silver. You should be acquainted with the Longines Saint Imier Collection variant with number L2.7184.108.40.206.
This watch is Swiss-made and bears the Swiss AOSC mark that certifies this. It comes with the Longines 3-year warranty. The dials are silver, and it is Swiss-made from the region it takes its name from. It has index hour markers, and the numeral hour marker is Arabic at noon. The minute markers count in 60 seconds. The bezel is made from polished stainless steel. It also shows the date. The chronograph has a column wheel feature and large central seconds hand. It has a sub-dial that tracks time in terms of 30 minutes at the 3 o’clock position. Another sub-dial count follows time in terms of 12 hours at the 6 o’clock position. The third and final sub-dial at the 9 o’clock position tracks time in small seconds.
It has a power reserve of 54 hours. This watch has a self-winding automatic movement, relieving you the stress of having to wind, like a manual watch. The Caliber that allows it to operate, mark time, and perform other functions as a reference number of L688. The vibrations or beats per hour is at 28,800, which is the standard for modern watches. This high frequency ensures increased accuracy in keeping track of time. It has 27 jewels in the shape of gear bearings to reduce friction and increase the life of the movement between intervals when the watch might be serviced. It has a polished stainless-steel casing and a brown leather strap with alligator patterns.
The glass is heat tempered to the level of 5 to make it scratch-resistant. It is also made from sapphire crystal, which is only less hard than diamond. It is water-resistant up to 30 meters or 100 feet. The case diameter is 41mm. The bezel is fixed. The case back also bears a transparent sapphire crystal that allows you to see the internal workings of the watch. The hands and hour markers are luminescent so that you don’t need external assistance to tell the time after dark. The crown that ensures its water-resistance has a pull and push feature.
Closer Look at Another Longines Saint-Imier
Another Saint Imier creation has the number L2.2220.127.116.11. It is popularly referred to as the Saint Imier Automatic Diamond White Mother of Pearl Dial Ladies Watch. It features 18 carats rose gold case that encloses the movement and a black leather strap. These 18 carats rose gold is encrusted around the bezel. The dial that shows time has luminous rose gold-tone hands while the hour markers are made from diamond.
The minute markers can be found on the outer rim of the watch. Let’s not forget that it has an analogue display dial type. The hands are luminescent to reflect light and ensure that you require no external assistance to tell the time after dark. It displays the date at the 3 o’clock position. The Caliber that allows it to operate, mark time, and perform other functions as a reference number of L595. It has an automatic movement, so you don’t have to self-wind it. It also has up to 40 hours of power reserve.
The glass cover is scratch resistant as it has been chemical or heat tempered to the level of 5. It is also made from sapphire crystal, which is transparent and only slightly less hard than diamond. The crown that ensures its water tightness has a push and pull mechanism. The case is round with a size of 26mm. The clasp for fastening the strap works with a fold-over tool. It is water-resistant up to 30 meters or 100 feet. The functions display date, hour, time second. This variant is popular with ladies and comes with a 2-year warranty.