Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
This new monograph from the author of "Omega Watches" tells the story of the renowned Swiss watchmaker Longines, active since the nineteenth century. Longines timepieces, each one marked with a winged hourglass, have been made after the designs of Charles Lindbergh and became favorites of Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, not to mention contemporary stars and athletes. This photographic record of Longines's continuing elegance and technical superiority includes pieces among the most precious and refined ever made. The luxurious watches are photographed with exquisite detail, displaying their dials, movements, realtive calibers and accompanying cases. . A one of a kind, complete collection for collectors, insiders or enthusiasts.