Month: February 2017

Day Date survivors?

A great feature of the Automatic is that a) it doesn’t have a battery, b) it doesn’t require a light source and c) setting Time Zones or Summer Times is a simple case of crown out, move hands, crown in – job done. No instruction booklets

Vintage Longines (1949/50)

The movement is a Longines good 17-jewel Cal. 10L, which is a decent workhorse of it’s day, has been around since 1949/50 and in pretty good condition. No bad marks on it and it keeps remarkably good time with a decent Power Reserve which shows it’s class even today. BUT is this a re-dial?