1938 Longines Pocket Watch Ref. 3450 | Sector Dial | Stepped Case | Extract From Archives

WHY IS THIS WATCH IMPORTANT
Everyone who likes pocket watches knows a few things: sector dial, leaf heated blue hands, stepped case (beveled), open nine, brushed dial, are among the most coveted attributes when searching for these beauties, this watch checks all the boxes you might be looking for a time-only pocket watch. The dial is silvered and vertically brushed that plays fascinating with the light, A trio of Arabic numerals are located at three, nine, and twelve o'clock, with stick markers in the other positions. 
According to the Longines archives, this pocket watch was originally invoiced on December 16, 1943, to the company Ostersetzer, who at the time was the agent for Longines in Italy.
CONDITION
This watch is in overall very nice condition, especially considering it is almost 80 years old. The dial is in great condition with just a very few small spots of aging hardly noticeable by the naked eye. The case is cromed with minor scratches and nicks around the edges. The Blued hands show some minor aging. The watch has been recently serviced and keeps good time for a watch of its age.
SPECS

Maker: Longines 
Model: Pocket watch 
Reference: 3450
Year: 1943
Case No: 22477; Movement No: 6596063
Material: Stainless steel 
Dimensions: 46mm diameter; 12mm thickness 
Crystal: Plexiglass 
Lume: No 
Caliber: Manually wound 37.9 caliber 
Box/Papers: Accompanied by a Longines Extract from the Archives 

 

 

 


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