Longines Bezels Turn First & Second

It has now well accepted that the generation of fifties turning dive bezels heralded from ...

US Patent 2008734 covers all, or does it?

The “Spirit and Scope of my invention” are the words Philip Van Horn Weems used ...

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Walter Mittelholzer Pioneering Aerial Photographer

Walter Mittelholzer pioneering aerial photographer, made his way through aviation as a photographer, performing regular ...

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Ruth Nichols Aviatrix

Ruth Nichols Aviatrix, was an exceptionally skilled pilot, humanitarian and tenacious individual. Destined for a ...

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Roger Q Williams Pathfinder

Referred to as a ‘Natural-Born Flyer,’[1] Roger Q. Williams Pathfinder, first found recognition in the ...

The last three ALL silver Hour-angles

In Stephanie Lachat’s beautiful book Longines through Time, she notes that the very last generation ...

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Co Pilot and Navigator Jack Lambie

Jack Lambie After Dick Merrill’s famed 1936 “Ping Pong Flight” fell short of its intended ...

The First Generation Hour-angle or “Lindbergh”

The Longines Hour-angle watch is history’s most famous pilot watch and improved upon the Weems ...

An Accurate Timepiece for the Air Navigation age

Whilst Santos-Dumont had flown with his famous Cartier watch in 1906, there was a limited ...