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Where can I find a catalog of Longines Chronoscope interviews?
This publication, “Television Interviews, 1951-1955: A Catalog of Longines Chronoscope Interviews in the National Archives”, is a finding aid to the Chronoscope interviews in the custody of the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Branch of the National Archives.
Where are the Longines watches made?
The Longines factory, located in Saint-Imier – or, more precisely, in Es Longines (‘long meadows’) – is inaugurated in 1867 by Ernest Francillon. That same year, it produces its first movement, the 20A. This 20-line calibre has an anchor escapement, as well as a pendant winding and setting mechanism.
When did chronoscope start and end?
Originating in New York, Chronoscope was telecast weekly on Mondays from 11:00 to 11:15 p.m. on the CBS network. From June 11, 1951, the date of the earliest surviving issue, the show was broadcast Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings through April 29, 1955, with one hiatus from June to August 1953.
What is the history of Longines?
Longines is associated with exploring for the first time, when it equips Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoie, Duke of the Abruzzi, in his Arctic expedition. Longines wins the Grand Prix at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900 with a pocket watch named La Renommée, containing the 21.59-calibre chronometer.
What does the serial number on a Longines watch mean?
This is no exception for Longines watches. The serial number is unique to every single watch and is used for a number of different reasons. Primarily, the serial number is used to help the manufacturer to keep track of every single watch that leaves the factory. This allows them to get detailed information about the watches.
What is the Longines extract from the archives?
The Longines Extract from the archives is a paper provided by Longines, which discloses information about the timepiece which has been stored in Longine’s database. The paper document is sent to you. The service is completely free of charge and done complimentary by Longines. Note that this is no guarantee that the watch is authentic.
Where can I find the serial number of my Longines watch?
Note: – that the Longines serial numbers are usually found engraved on the in- & out-side of the back case Its now possible to have certificate of authenticity! – Simply contact and asks for archive extract a service available on the official Longines website