Vintage Longines Ultra-Quartz Watch 1970s Extremely RARE Electronic New Old NOS
Please see all of my other items for sale. Funds are needed so they all have to go. This sale is for a. An extremely rare and very very special watch , highly sought after by collectors. Circa 1971 and a direct competitor to Omegas Electroquartz f8192Hz Beta 21 watches. It features an incredible movement that is on the front cover of Pieter Doensen's book " Watch , History of the Modern Wrist Watch ". The only Cybernetic movement ever made and instead of an IC it used separate micro sized electronic parts.
14 transistors , 19 resistors and 7 capacitors have been shoehorned into this watch movement. Hardly any of these survive today and even fewer are actually running.Please check out the link. This really is the Holy Grail of all electronic watch collections and the rarest of the lot.
Collectors of Omega f300Hz and Beta 21 watches dream of having one of these. It is new old stock and never worn before.The dial is white with chrome/luminous hour markers and hands with quickset date at 3. The crystal is acrylic and scratch free , housed in a heavy , stainless , cushion shaped case. There is no damage , marks or scratches to the case , or back cover. Comes on its orignal and very rare Longines bracelet with signed buckle. The watch is in working order and holding time well , s. Weeping second hand action and you will even feel it humming when worn.
I can't stress enough how rare this watch is and it is NEVER going to devalue if kept in the same new condition. Rare watches like this only go up in value and a very good investment. The movement has been secretly marked by my watch maker and it has also been timed and verified as perfect working order. Case Measures 40mm top to bottom , 41mm side to side (without crown) and 12.8mm depth. Sign up for our Newsletter.
The item "Vintage Longines Ultra-Quartz Watch 1970s Extremely RARE Electronic New Old NOS" is in sale since Tuesday, April 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches".The seller is "justabouttime" and is located in BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Gender: Men's
- Movement: Tuning Fork
- Year of Manufacture: 1970-1979
- MPN: Does Not Apply
- Display: Analog
- Brand: Longines
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland