This is an original 1937 Longines Lindbergh Hour Angle Military Pilots Watch, not a modern day re-issue. Longines Watch Company is one of early watch manufacturers that started with Brands like LeCoultre, Chopard, Constantin &Vacheron, Patek Philippe, Agassi.
Together with Ebauch group, they formed one of the largest group of watch manufacturers in Europe. Early Longines watch was so famous that they are good enough to supply watches for jewelry maker like Tiffany &Co. 1937 was also close to the beginning of WWII and military pilots carried this watch to air victory over the next ten years. This is the Grail of military pilots watch designed by American Colonel Charles Lindbergh and Naval Engineer P.
To commemorate the historic 33.5 hour nonstop transatlantic flight in a plane called The Spirit of St. Louis, the watch case was especially designed to 33mm with 10k gold filled.
This is a manual wind Swiss Luxury movement caliber 11.68zn manufactured by Longines, currently running strong and keeping accurate time. This movement is produced in house original by Longines. The dial has age patinas and has a rotational hour angle inner dial adjust by the 1st dial at top. Both winding crown is also original.The case has worn on brassing of the gold. This watch is a 100% original Longines manufacture including case, movement, dial, and hands. This watch will come with a red brown leather band. The item "1937 Longines American Lindbergh Military Pilot Hour Angle Watch, Men 33mm Case" is in sale since Saturday, November 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches".
The seller is "pchan*94606" and is located in Oakland, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.