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Longines HydroConquest Chrono

Baselworld - The HydroConquest 2013 collection offers several models. Here is the Chronograph L3.696.4.13.6, mechanical self-winding movement,

The new models of the HydroConquest line have a round steel case and a diameter of 39 mm or 41 mm. The 3-hands-models are equipped with an automatic or a quartz movement while the HydroConquest chronographs are available either with the L688 column-wheel movement exclusively developed for Longines by ETA or a quartz movement. The dials in black, white or blue feature bright details in red and – depending on the model - 8 to 11 Arabic numerals. The bracelets are made of steel or rubber in black.

Diving watches “par excellence”, The HydroConquest series aims to become the preferred watch of divers and aquatic sports enthusiasts. With a screwed crown, a screw-down case back and the lateral crown protection, these timepieces assure a water-resistance of 30 bar (300 meters). All the models are equipped with indispensable safety devices such as a unidirectional rotating bezel coloured in red, black or blue, hands coated with Super-LumiNova® to make sure that the time can be read in all conditions and a bracelet with double safety diving folding clasp and diving extension.

Here is the HydroConquest Chronograph, mechanical self-winding movement, cream dial and black bezel.








HydroConquest Chronographs

Mechanical self-winding movement with a column-wheel chronograph mechanism:
Caliber L688.2 (ETA A08.L01)
13¼ lines, 27 jewels, 28'800 vibrations per hours
Power reserve : 54 hours

Functions: Hours, minutes, small second and date
Mechanical chronograph:
Central seconds sweep
Dragging 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock
Dragging 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock

Case: Circular, steel, Ø41 mm
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-    reflective coating
Screw-down case back, screw-in crown with protective shoulder
Unidirectional rotating bezel
Water-resistant: To 30 bar (300 meters)

Cream, Arabic numerals, with Super-LumiNova®
Black or red bezel

Hands:Rhodium-plated, with Super-LumiNova® on hours and minutes
Bracelet / Strap: Steel or black rubber, double security folding clasp and integrated diving extension



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