Longines Watch Avigation 1935 Mens. L2.8126.96.36.199.. Dripping with character, this Longines Avigation Type A-7 1935 watch is a must have for collectors of vintage military watches. Longines is famed for having a long history with aviation, having partnered up with legendary pilot Charles Lindbergh back in the 1930’s to create a clear and reliable navigational watch. Continuing to evoke the same pioneering spirit, this Longines Avigation watch pays homepage to another 1930’s model originally designed for the U.S Army Air Corps.. Its unconventional case is engineered like this for a reason with the design being purposely tilted 40 degrees so that pilots can easily read the dial when their arm is outstretched towards the controls. The 41mm stainless steel case is period correct with rounded edges, a full mirror polish and a large onion crown at 12 o clock. The white dial of the Longines Avigation Type A-7 1935 watch continues with the vintage aesthetic with tan-coloured numerals, blue steel hands and a train track minute scale around the periphery. Housed above the dial is scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass with anti-reflective treatment while below is the L788.2 automatic calibre, a Swiss made mechanical movement which provides a mono-pusher column wheel chronograph function with central 60 seconds hand and 30 minutes counter at 3 o clock, central hands for hour and minutes, a small seconds at 9 o’clock and large date window at 6 o clock. This highly collectable Longines watch is remarkable and comes completed by a brown alligator leather strap and a stainless steel pin buckle.