The Basics

Housing an ETA calibre specially developed and produced exclusively for Longines, the Longines Master Collection Retrograde is a watch line that boasts sleek, elegant lines and is a true tribute to the brand. Offering retrograde functions (day, date, seconds, 24-hour second time-zone) and a self-winding movement, the Longines Master Collection Retrograde is the embodiment of cutting-edge mechanical horology and is easy to use. Today Longines has set this exclusive movement in a new, even sleeker case. The Longines Master Collection Retrograde also exists with a power reserve and three retrograde functions (day, date, 24-hour second time-zone).

Brand: Longines
Family: Master Collection
Reference: L2.716.4.78.6 (aka: L27164786)
Name: Master Collection Retrograde
Produced: N/A
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Longines’s model L2.716.4.78.6 from Master Collection watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Longines Master Collection L2.716.4.78.6

The Details

Longines’s Master Collection Retrograde (L2.716.4.78.6 (aka: L27164786)) was originally released in N/A. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 48-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The stainless steel case measures 44mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a cream color dial with feuille-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Longines’s Master Collection model L2.716.4.78.6 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Stainless steel
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 44mm
Height: mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Master Collection L2.716.4.78.6 movement is a powered by caliber L697 made by Longines. The 25-jewel automatic movement is 36.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 48-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Longines
Caliber: L697
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 36.6mm
Jewels: 25
Reserve: 48 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable), Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Chronograph:
Additionals:

The Price

How much does the Longines’s Master Collection L2.716.4.78.6 cost? This watch was introduced in N/A 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: $3,480

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Specifications:

  • Brand: Longines
  • Model: Master Collection Retrograde
  • Reference Number: L2.716.4.78.6 (aka: L27164786)
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 44
  • Thickness:
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Cream
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Feuille-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Longines
  • Caliber: L697
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 36.6mm
  • Jewels: 25
  • Power Reserve: 48 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable), Hours, Minutes, Small 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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