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Our watches are VINTAGE, unless stated otherwise. Their capacity to tell accurate time & manage power is consistent with available technology during their time of production.

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All Original LONGINES Ultra-Quartz: World's First Cybernetic Quartz

This watch was SOLD on January 15, 2015 (Destination: Sao Paulo, Brazil).

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch
Gender: male
Accessories: none
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 35 mm
Dial Height: 35 mm
Movement: 8 jewels quartz
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 40 mm without crown
Case Height: 45 mm
Serial Number on Back: 16, 378383
Serial Number on Movement: L6512
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Width: 24 mm
Bracelet Length: 6.5 in (measures up to in 8.25 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made LONGINES Ultra-Quartz Watch with Date display.

  • 100% ALL ORIGINAL/ Complete LONGINES !!!
  • black detail on matte white dial
  • tilted date display window
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, concealed crown, bracelet, case back & clasp
  • 8 jewels cybernetic quartz movement

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

In 1969, LONGINES made watchmaking history with its Ultra-Quartz as the first cybernetic quartz watch!

The LONGINES Ultra-Quartz is an unconventional & innovative approach in the design of the quartz movement. It had 3 Modules: Electronic, Conventional & Motor Modules - the "relationship" between these Modules defines it as a cybernatic quartz.

Cybernetics: the science of communication & control theory that is concerned especially with the comparative study of automatic control systems.

[Merriam-Webster (January 12, 2015) • Cybernetics (Definition) • Retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cybernetics]

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

This stunning LONGINES Ultra-Quartz has remarkably retained all of its original manufactured parts!

Longines produced only a limited number of this model - few survive to this day & even fewer are ever found in this NEAR MINT state!

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): Showing very light signs of wear. Very faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye.

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

stainless steel case in brushed metal finish

matte off-white dial or face in PRISTINE condition with crisp markings & a flawless surface

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

steel hour & minute hands; red-coated steel second hand

steel hooked hour markers

date display window between 4 & 5 o'clock

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

steel LONGINES name & symbol logos at 12 o'clock

steel Ultra-Quartz emblem, painted black "ULTRA-QUARTZ" & "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock

clear painted white on blue grid/trim

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

stainless steel concealed LONGINES crown

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch
To adjust time: Lift the tab, Pull on tab, Turn, Push down to set.
longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

original LONGINES stainless steel bracelet

Bracelet Length: 6.5 in (measures up to in 8.25 in with case)

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

stainless steel LONGINES fold-over clasp

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

stainless steel LONGINES inner clasp

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

stainless steel case back decorated in guilloche pattern & embossed with "STAINLESS STEEL" & serial numbers

battery tab embossed with LONGINES name logo, Ultra-Quartz emblem & "ULTRA-QUARTZ"

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch

[Longines (January 12, 2015) • The Company History - 20th Century (Image File) • Retrieved from http://www.longines.com/company/history/20#year-1969]

Swiss-made LONGINES 8 jewels quartz movement- cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch
longines ultra quartz cybernetic date watch
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