Brilliant Vintage Gents Longines 3 Star Gold Plated Time Only Wristwatch Cal 490 c.1969

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Brilliant Vintage Gents Longines 3 Star Gold Plated Wristwatch Cal 490 c.1969

Dating this Watch

Using the Serial Numbers on the movement, which are in the early 50,000,000 range we can date this to circa 1969.
 
Movement

Superb quality Vintage Longines calibre 490 "time only" movement.

Timekeeping

*FULLY Professionally Serviced by us at GungaDin Watches*

The Movement is wonderful and Clean whilst ticking away strongly and keeping Excellent time having been FULLY PROFESSIONALLY serviced by our fantastic in-house Watchmaker. You will receive a copy of the Service receipt please keep this for your records/warranty.

Covered by our 3 month Warranty, which is free with all purchases that have been serviced by us.


Dial

Absolutely Stunning Untouched Vintage Ivory White Dial with Onyx markers at the 12,3,9.
LONGINES
⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
                                                
-Swiss Made-


I believe Longines marked Dials with 3 stars to symbolise that the Watch was fitted with a high quality movement.
The Dial is in Awesome Vintage Condition, with no marks at all! 
Excellent Example.

You will be very hard pressed to find a better Condition Vintage Watch Dial.

This is the original Untouched 51 year old Dial that left the Longines Factory back in 69.

 THIS IS NOT A REDIAL!!!! 

Case

Superb Quality EPSA 20 microns Gold Plated Case.

The Case is in very good condition for its age, with one Small ding to the Case 9 O'Clock Side and some minor age related wear to the plating on the lugs, which is par for the course. 
The edges are still nice and sharp.
The Case back has benefitted from a VERY light re-brush and Buff to bring it back to life.

Case ref: 8237-4

Case-back markings still highly visible.

Case approx. measures in at:
Diameter: 35mm
Diameter with Crown: 36.2mm
End of lug to lug: 41mm
Lug Spacing: 18mm


Hands, Crystal and Crown

Original Handset, in very nice Vintage order. 

Original Crown in good nick.
Original Crystal prior to Service was badly Scratched, so our Watchmaker fitted a new Correct Crystal as part of the Service.

Strap

On a 18mm Condor alligator calf brown leather strap with gold plated buckle that looks great.