Captain Philip van Horn Weems developed the ingenious Weems System of Navigation which required a watch to provide exact Greenwich mean time.
Today, the Longines Weems Second Setting Watch, a mechanical timepiece with rotating central dial, pays tribute to this decisive invention and its creator.
Case: Round, in stainless steel
Dial: External white lacquered dial featuring 12 stamped black Arabic numerals and internal silvered opaline dial with black printed minutes indications and blued "Breguet" hands.
Diameter: 47.50 mm.
Crystal: scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, internal rotating silvered dial for synchronization of the seconds hand with a radio time signal.
Case back: Stamped that opens to reveal a transparent case back with sapphire crystal.
Water-resistant to 30 metres (~ 100 feet).
Movement: L 699 self-winding mechanical movement beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: 46 hours
Bracelet: Brown alligator strap with extension
Guaranteed authentic with serial number. The new watch comes with original LONGINES and inner box, warranty certificate and manual.
Warranty: 2 years
We insist on potential buyers to sight and examine thoroughly this timepiece for verification before making the FINAL decision to make any offer to purchase.
Price: RM 13,200 / USD 4,316/ EURO 3,250
All transactions are based on the Malaysian Law of Contract.
Kindly call me@ +6010-3010018 for further details if really interested. I'll be very please to receive the calls for further deliberations.