Pre Baselworld 2015: Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase

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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


The Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase in stainless steel and black dial

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 Rose Gold version with black alligator strap

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.


The two tone model in steel and rose gold cap

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

Reference numbers

Steel models
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.


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