Longines Valjoux 72 Chronograph C-1960's Item #2719 Price $4400
Here we have a rarely seen in untouched condition, completely original late 1960's Longines chronograph. It is powered by the legendary Valjoux 72 movement - the very same movement used in the original Rolex Daytonas and many other high-grade chronographs from the period.
The stainless steel case is a monster for the time period, measuring 43 mm without the crown or pushers and 44.5 mm lug to lug. It even has its original signed Longines crown and original glass crystal. The tricolor dial (black with white and red accents) is original and in great condition.
Overall the watch is in very good, vintage condition with some very reasonable signs of use. Far less than would be expected from a sports watch that is over 40 years old. The crystal has a few scratches, but we decided it was best to leave the crystal alone since it is original. The crystal is Glass and about 4mm thick with a bevelled edge.
The watch comes recently serviced and running well, keeping very good time. All chronograph functions (start, stop, & flyback) are working just as they should. We paired the watch with a top-of-the-line, Di-Modell leather Chrono-Sport strap that complements the watch nicely.