The Basics

The design of the Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph has been centred around traditional, elegant lines that evoke the timepieces that contributed to the brand’s success throughout the 20th century. With its 27 jewels, the L688.2 movement is a self-winding calibre with a diameter of 30 mm and a height of 7.90 mm that can be admired through the transparent case back. The column wheel that forms part of the movement serves to steer the functions of the chronograph mechanism. This model has an 18 carat rose gold 39 mm diameter case that surrounds a silvered dial featuring a rose “12” in Arabic numerals and 8 rose applied hour symbols. It shows the hours and minutes, with a small seconds at 9 o’clock, the date and of course the chronograph functions: centre seconds sweep, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock. This model is fitted on a dark brown alligator strap. Water-resistant to 3 bar (30 metres).

Brand: Longines
Family: Heritage
Reference: L2.742.8.76.2 (aka: L27428762)
Name: Column-Wheel Chronograph
Produced: N/A
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Longines’s model L2.742.8.76.2 from Heritage watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Longines Heritage L2.742.8.76.2

The Details

Longines’s Column-Wheel Chronograph (L2.742.8.76.2 (aka: L27428762)) was originally released in N/A. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 54-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The rose gold case measures 39mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a white color dial with dauphine-shaped hands, and a stick / dot hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Longines’s Heritage model L2.742.8.76.2 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: 39mm
Height: mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Heritage L2.742.8.76.2 movement is a powered by caliber L688 made by Longines. The 27-jewel automatic movement is 30mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 54-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Longines
Caliber: L688
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 30mm
Jewels: 27
Reserve: 54 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Chronograph: Chronograph, Column wheel
Additionals:

The Price

How much does the Longines’s Heritage L2.742.8.76.2 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: $8,060

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Specifications:

  • Brand: Longines
  • Model: Column-Wheel Chronograph
  • Reference Number: L2.742.8.76.2 (aka: L27428762)
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Rose Gold
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 39
  • Thickness:
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: White
  • Indexes: Stick / Dot and Dauphine-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Longines
  • Caliber: L688
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 30mm
  • Jewels: 27
  • Power Reserve: 54 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: 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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