1961 Longines Flyback Chronograph 30CH (Ref. 6595) 18K Rose Gold W/ Hangtags
Whether it's a chronograph, diving watch, or a simple dress model, a Longines wristwatch never seems to disappoint. Longines history is sprawling with an array of beautiful and functional watches, including from military-issued timepieces, unique dress watches, and beautiful sports watches.
The Longines 30CH in-house flyback chronograph movement was created in 1947 and is the direct successor of Longines' legendary 13NZ movement created in 1936, which was the first flyback chronograph wristwatch to ever be produced and is renowned as one of the best movements ever created.
The ref. 6595 not only features the exquisite 30CH movement, but the oversized 38mm rose gold case is also a sight to behold and this 6595, in particular, is in "time-capsule" condition. The watch features a lightly worn case retaining all of its original parts, its original strap and rose gold Longines strap buckle and the watch's original hang tags as well. A true collectors grade Longines, with a wonderful background and highly regarded chronograph movement.
|Material||18K Rose Gold|
|Bracelet||Original Longines Strap W/ Original Longines 18k RG Buckle|
The 18k rose gold case remains in excellent condition showing almost no signs of use and is believed to remain unpolished showing its original factory lines, chamfers, and dimensions. The case retains its original 18k rose gold flat pushers and "Longines" signed crown. The case back is in wonderful condition as well without any major signs of use. The watch comes supplied on its original Longines brown crocodile strap and original Longines 18k rose gold buckle.
The silver sunburst non-luminous dial with red telemeter and blue "base 1000" tachymeter scales on the outer track of the dial is pure artwork and in exceptional condition, showing only light signs of aging. The 18k rose gold markers, including the 12 and 6 Arabic numerals all remain in flawless condition. The original 18k rose gold hands are in excellent condition as well.
The watch comes with its original hangtags, as well as its original strap and buckle. The watch is keeping time and functioning perfectly, previous service history is unknown.