The Basics

Longines and the town of Saint-Imier are unthinkable without each other. The Longines Saint-Imier Collection embodies a full measure of genuine horological tradition. Drawing on the company’s very roots, it nonetheless benefits from the latest technological refinements.

Brand: Longines
Family: Saint Imier
Reference: L2.263.8.52.3 (aka: L22638523)
Name: Saint-Imier Date 26
Produced: 2012
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Longines’s model L2.263.8.52.3 from Saint Imier watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Longines Saint Imier L2.263.8.52.3

The Details

Longines’s Saint-Imier Date 26 (L2.263.8.52.3 (aka: L22638523)) was originally released in 2012. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 40-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The rose gold case measures 26mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a black color dial with -shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Longines’s Saint Imier model L2.263.8.52.3 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Rose Gold
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 26mm
Height: mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Saint Imier L2.263.8.52.3 movement is a powered by caliber L595 made by Longines. The 20-jewel automatic movement is 19.4mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 40-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Longines
Caliber: L595
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 19.4mm
Jewels: 20
Reserve: 40 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Chronograph:
Additionals:

The Price

How much does the Longines’s Saint Imier L2.263.8.52.3 cost? This watch was introduced in 2012 and has been in Longines’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: $3,740

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Specifications:

  • Brand: Longines
  • Model: Saint-Imier Date 26
  • Reference Number: L2.263.8.52.3 (aka: L22638523)
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Rose Gold
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 26
  • Thickness:
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Indexes: Stick / Dot and -shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Longines
  • Caliber: L595
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 19.4mm
  • Jewels: 20
  • Power Reserve: 40 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Seconds

About Longines

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Augueste Agassiz founded Longines in 1832 in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Now owned by the Swatch Group, the manufacture is best known for its aviator watches. Its Heritage Collection includes the Telemeter Chronograph, Heritage Retrograde, Column-Wheel Chronograph, and Heritage 1935. Longines is part of the Swatch Group group.

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