Longines L3.8188.8.131.52 “HydroConquest” Gents Stainless Steel Blue Dial Bracelet Watch
“HydroConquest” Gents Stainless Steel Blue Dial Bracelet Watch
Product Code: 3.8184.108.40.206
Dial Colour: Blue
Dial Shape: Round
Dial Feature: Date
Partially Luminous Hands & Markers
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Width: 41mm
Case Depth: 12mm
Case Feature: Crown
Case Back: Solid
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Glass: Sapphire Crystal
Clasp: Deployment With Push Button
Hour Indicator: Arabic
Water Resistance: 300 Metres
Warranty: 2 Years
L3.8220.127.116.11 Gents Stainless Steel blue dial bracelet watch. Is popular HydroConquest Timepiece. This elegant watch can take the wearer from work, boardroom all the way to leisure, gym and swimming. Founded in 1832 in Saint-Imier, the famous Swiss watch brand can boast a long tradition characterised by the elegance and performance of its products. Those values are perfectly represented by the Sports Collection. The HydroConquest line is dedicated to men and women looking for a high performance timepiece that combines technical innovation and elegance. This Collection has now been extened to new models with bright colours.
The Saint-Imier watchmaking establishment is founded by Auguste Agassiz, brother of the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz. Auguste and his two partners made and sold watches with crown-wheel escapements similar to those produced by the Swiss watchmaking industry in general. In 1846 Agassiz became the head of the company. thanks to his family contacts in the United States, it was hugely successful abroad. 1852 Ernest Francillion, Auuste Agassiz’s nephew joined Saint – Imier. He was a qualified economist and slowly took over the business.
1867 was a turning point for the Longines factory that was based in Saint-Imier. As the first 20A movement was produced. This calibre has an anchor escapement, as well as a pendant widing and setting mechanism. This won an award at the University Exhibition in Paris. 1878 the chronograph movement with the 20H calibre was made. It was patented by Alfred Lugrin. This was the first precise timing mechanism produced by Longines.