Drawing the inspiration from a diver chronograph produced in 1967, the new Longines Heritage Diver 1967 was unveiled at Baselworld 2015. The difference between the bordeaux aluminium bezel and the black opaline dial with silver-coloured counters is effective and gives a strong personality to this timepiece.
That watch comes in a stainless steel watch case measuring in 42mm, and house a movement with the self-winding and column wheel chronograph mechanism. Beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour, it offers 54 hours of power reserve. Aiming at perfect legibility even in poor light conditions, the hands and hour markers are made in Super-LumiNova.The back and crown of the piece are screwed to ensure water resistance of up to 300 meters.
This Longines Heritage Diver 1967 replica assembles counters that are asymmetrical with the chronograph 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock much larger than the small seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock. Compared to the earlier model, this new Heritage Diver 1967 replica is designed with a chronograph 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock and a date window located at 4:30 o’clock.Bezel of the Longines Heritage Diver 1967 replica, graduated from 0 to 60 and 1 to 12, which makes it possible to calculate the length of the dive while the tachometer scale of the internal flange can be used to calculate the speed of the diver.
An engraving of a diver adorns the caseback as a reminder of the first divers watches produced by Longines. This Longines Heritage Diver 1967 replica can be matched with a steel bracelet, to a black leather strap or to a rubber strap.