LONGINES Tre Tacche 1940s Steel 30 mm
Model: Tre Tacche
Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Cal. 10.68z, Number 5847336, manual wind
Case diameter without crown: 29 mm
Bracelet/Strap: Bonklip stainless steel from the 1940s
Service history: Unknown
Longines Tre Tacche 1940s
Here we have a Longines Tre Tacche, a wonderful example of an unique and rare timepiece. This WRISTCLASSIC is a military watch with a black dial, a sub-second and the typical luminous Arabic indicators and hands. The luminous material on both the dial and hands have aged to a very pleasing deep yellow patina. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with an unpolished rare step case in great condition with sharp edges. Dating to the 1940s this classic model measures 29 mm. The name “Tre Tacche” is explained by the back of the watch. “Tre Tacche” is Italian for “three notches” describing the triple indentations on the back side of the timepiece. The dial is in good vintage condition with a beautiful overall patina. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a caliber 10.68z movement running strong and keeping time well. The watch comes with a Bonklip stainless steel strap from the 1940s making this watch allover an authentic vintage timepiece.
Compagnie des Montres Longines, Francillon S.A. was founded in 1832 in Saint-Imier. Longines is one of the biggest and well known watch companies worldwide. 1945 Longines presented the first automatic wristwatch by Longines.1952 Longines became official partner for the Olympic winter games in Oslo. One of the most famous model by Longines are the chronographs from the 1930s and 1940s with the remarkable 13ZN caliber. All kind of Longines watches from chronographs to military- and dress-watches are well known and desirable for collectors.