1956 Longines Automatic (Ref. 2305 SW)
For decades Longines created some of the most beautiful and versatile watches in the world. Year after year pumping out beauty and reliability, seemingly in competition with only themselves. This Ref. 2305 SW is a fantastic example of this trend with its gorgeous blend of sharp lines and curved steel.
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The 33mm stainless steel case is in fantastic condition with beautiful and long three-faced lugs. The length of the lugs creates a more imposing presence on the wrist than the 32mm size would suggest. The watch also features a screw-down, stainless steel case back and comes supplied 2pc handmade leather strap.
The goergeous dial is characteristic of this era, having aged to a fantastic two-tone aesthetic. The inner dial is silver with patina spots fanning out from the center, while the outer dial has aged slightly and taken on some tan and brown colors. Layed over this outer track is a mix of Arabic numerals and long dual chevron-shaped markers, all in raised stainless steel. The original radium lume plots have taken on a dark patina, and exhibit no major degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original radium dauphine hands match the dial perfectly with no degradation present when inspected under U.V. light.
None. The watch is keeping time, previous service history is unknown.