With Baselworld 2015 fast approaching, a pre release from Longines before the fair. Introducing the Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase.
Longines has added a chronograph to their Conquest Classic collection: The Conquest Classic Moonphase
It will be available in 3 variants: stainless steel, steel and rose gold cap or 18 carat rose gold.
The case is 42mm in diameter. It features both a 30-minute and 12 hour counter and a central sweeping seconds hand for the chronograph.
The watch also has a complete calendar. Featuring the day and month, the phases of the moon, the date which is indicated by a half moon central hand, a 24 Hour indicator and running seconds at 9 o’clock. The black or silvered dial is set with 9 applied indices coated with Super-LumiNova®.
The watch is powered by the self-winding mechanical chronograph movement L678 based on the Valjoux 7751. This is viewable through the sapphire crystal case back.
These chronographs are fitted on a black alligator strap or a steel, steel and rose gold cap bracelet. All having a triple folding safety clasp.
Specifications from Press Release
Steel and 18k rose gold models
18k rose gold models
Caliber L678 (VAL 7751)
Mechanical self-winding movement
13¼ lines, 25 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve: 48 hours
Functions Hours, minutes, small second and 24-hour indicator at 9
o’clock, day of the week, month and moon phases. Date
indicated by the half-moon central hand.
Chronograph Central seconds sweep, Dragging 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock, Dragging 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock
Case: 42.00 mm, Steel, steel and 18k rose gold cap, 18k rose gold
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with several layers of antireflective
coating. Screw-down case back with sapphire crystal
Water-resistant To 5 bar (50 meters)
Dials Black, 9 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®, Silvered, 9 applied indices, with Super-LumiNova®
Hands Rhodium-plated or rose polished with Super-LumiNova® on
hours and minutes hands
Bracelet/Strap Steel, steel and 18k rose gold or black alligator. Triple safety
folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism.