Vintage "Longines Calatrava" Rare Watch, Swiss Watches for Men

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Vintage Longines Calatrava Description 

Powered by a mechanical cal. 1268Z movement, this watch not only tells time but narrates a story of craftsmanship and precision synonymous with the Longines legacy. Complementing the stainless steel case, the matching stainless steel strap ensures a seamless blend of strength and style, embracing your wrist with a comfortable and polished finish. The vintage charm is encapsulated in a modest 32.5mm case width (excluding the crown), offering a perfect balance between classic aesthetics and contemporary wearability.

Whether you're a connoisseur of horology or seeking a unique timepiece to grace your wrist, this vintage Longines watch is a celebration of timeless design and enduring quality. Add a touch of history to your collection or gift it to someone special; its classic appeal transcends trends and stands as a testament to the artistry of Longines.

Longines Calatrava Characteristics 

  • Year: 1938
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Strap material: Stainless steel
  • Movement: Mechanical cal.1268Z
  • Case width: 32,5 mm (without crown)

Longines Calatrava Rare Watch Characteristics 

  1. Timeless Sophistication: The design of the Longines Calatrava is classic and enduring. Its aesthetic is one that has stood the test of time, making it a suitable accessory for both formal and casual occasions.

  2. Craftsmanship and Quality: Longines is renowned for its craftsmanship and attention to detail. The cal. 1268Z movement is a testament to this, offering precise timekeeping and reliability.

  3. Durability: With a case and strap made from stainless steel, this watch is built to last. Stainless steel is known for its strength and resistance to corrosion, ensuring the watch remains in excellent condition over time.

  4. Vintage Appeal: Being a vintage model from 1938, this watch is not just a timekeeping device but also a piece of history. It connects the wearer to a bygone era of watchmaking.

  5. Exclusivity: The rarity of this model makes it a unique addition to any collection. Its distinctiveness is a key attraction for collectors and watch enthusiasts.

  6. Investment Value: Vintage watches, especially from reputable brands like Longines, often retain or increase in value over time. This makes the Calatrava not just a purchase but an investment.

  7. Compact and Elegant Size: The case width of 32.5 mm is considered modest by today's standards, offering an elegant and understated presence on the wrist. This size is particularly appealing to those who appreciate vintage sizes.

  8. Swiss Heritage: Longines is a Swiss brand with a long history in watchmaking. Owning a Longines Calatrava is a way to connect with this heritage.

  9. Versatility in Style: The stainless steel material and classic design make it versatile for various fashion styles, from formal attire to casual wear.

  10. Mechanical Movement: The cal. 1268Z is a mechanical movement, valued for its traditional approach to timekeeping and the craftsmanship involved in its creation.

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Watch servicing information

All the watches in our shop are in working condition and have been serviced by a professional watchmaker. We always check the watch again before shipping.


Standard delivery: 10-20 business days depending on country.

Express delivery: 3-10 business days depending on country.

Processing time: 3-5 business days for all countries and delivery methods.

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Why should you buy watches from our store?

1. We are selling rare, beautiful and unique vintage and customized watches

2. For an extra fee you can purchase watch gift box or additional strap in our shop

3. We can personalize the purchased items per your specifications

4. We can engrave the back of the watch per your specifications, including choice of fonts, at extra $2 per each letter or symbol - contact us for this option

5. We provide guarantee for all sold watches

6. If there is a particular watch you are looking for, feel free to write to us and we will try to locate it for you !