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Longines Hydroconquest 2013

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HydroConquest – a colourful performance in the diving world

This is one of the watches that really caught our eye at Baselworld earlier in the year. It is an appealing combination of a prestige brand with an attractive sporty divers watch that is also pitched at a reasonable price. Consequently it sits firmly in our “We Wants Muchly” section.

Founded in 1832 in Saint-Imier, the famous Swiss watch brand Longines can boast a long tradition characterised by the elegance and performance of its products. Those values are perfectly represented by The Longines Sport Collection. The HydroConquest line is dedicated to men and women looking for a high performance timepiece that combines technical innovation and elegance. Longines now extends this line with new models in bright colours.

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Diving watches “par excellence”, The HydroConquest series aims to become the preferred watch of divers and aquatic sports enthusiasts. With a screwed crown, a screw-down case back and the lateral crown protection, these timepieces assure a water-resistance of 30 bar (300 meters). All the models are equipped with indispensable safety devices such as a unidirectional rotating bezel coloured in red, black or blue, hands coated with Super-LumiNova® to make sure that the time can be read in all conditions and a bracelet with double safety diving folding clasp and diving extension.

These rigorous guarantees of uncompromising safety fit in with the harmony of the silent world. The performance of these models perfectly compliments the elegance that Longines stands for. The new models of the HydroConquest line have a round steel case and a diameter of 39 mm or 41 mm. The 3-hands-models are equipped with an automatic or a quartz movement while the HydroConquest chronographs are available either with the L688 column-wheel movement exclusively developed for Longines by ETA or a quartz movement. The dials in black, white or blue feature bright details in red and – depending on the model – 8 to 11 Arabic numerals. The bracelets are made of steel or rubber in black.

Whether it is to discover the mystic sea world or to have a sporty statement on the wrist, the new HydroConquest models with a touch of color perfectly represent Longines’ know-how in the world of sports.

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HydroConquest – a colourful performance in the diving world

Founded in 1832 in Saint-Imier, the famous Swiss watch brand Longines can boast a long tradition characterised by the elegance and performance of its products. Those values are perfectly represented by The Longines Sport Collection. The HydroConquest line is dedicated to men and women looking for a high performance timepiece that combines technical innovation and elegance. Longines now extends this line with new models in bright colours.

Diving watches “par excellence”, The HydroConquest series aims to become the preferred watch of divers and aquatic sports enthusiasts. With a screwed crown, a screw-down case back and the lateral crown protection, these timepieces assure a water-resistance of 30 bar (300 meters). All the models are equipped with indispensable safety devices such as a unidirectional rotating bezel coloured in red, black or blue, hands coated with Super-LumiNova® to make sure that the time can be read in all conditions and a bracelet with double safety diving folding clasp and diving extension.

These rigorous guarantees of uncompromising safety fit in with the harmony of the silent world. The performance of these models perfectly compliments the elegance that Longines stands for. The new models of the HydroConquest line have a round steel case and a diameter of 39 mm or 41 mm. The 3-hands-models are equipped with an automatic or a quartz movement while the HydroConquest chronographs are available either with the L688 column-wheel movement exclusively developed for Longines by ETA or a quartz movement. The dials in black, white or blue feature bright details in red and – depending on the model – 8 to 11 Arabic numerals. The bracelets are made of steel or rubber in black.

Whether it is to discover the mystic sea world or to have a sporty statement on the wrist, the new HydroConquest models with a touch of color perfectly represent Longines’ know-how in the world of sports.

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Technical Sheet

Reference numbers
Steel models, quartz movement

L3.688.4.03/19/53/59.6 Ø39 mm
L3.688.4.53/59.2

L3.689.4.03/53/59.6 Ø41 mm
L3.689.4.53/59.2

Steel models, mechanical movement
L3.694.4.03/13/53/59.6 Ø39 mm
L3.694.4.53/59.2

L3.695.4.03/13/19/53/59.6 Ø41 mm
L3.695.4.53/59.2

Calibers

Quartz movement:
Caliber L263.2, Ø39 mm
Caliber L115.2, Ø41 mm

Mechanical self-winding movement :
Caliber L619.2 (ETA 2892/A2)
111/2 lines, 21 jewels, 28’800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve : 42 hours

Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date

Case
Circular, steel, Ø39 mm or Ø41 mm
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Screw-down case back, screw-in crown with protective shoulder
Unidirectional rotating bezel

Water-resistant
To 30 bar (300 meters)

Dials
Blue, 11 Arabic numerals, with Super-LumiNova®
Blue bezel

Cream, 11 Arabic numerals, with Super-LumiNova®
Black or red bezel

Black, 11 Arabic numerals, with Super-LumiNova®
Black or red bezel

Hands
Rhodium-plated, with Super-LumiNova® on hours and minutes

Bracelet / Strap
Steel or black rubber, double security folding clasp and integrated diving extension