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LONGINES  D.H. / D.

11 Ott LONGINES  D.H. / D.

CASE  .  Stainless steel ,  32 m

          D.H.: 32 mm;
          D.    :  33 mm . Case and bezel are slightly rounded .

For both, the watch S/N is shown on the back of the upper left lug .

BACK  .  Screw,  steel .

                 The S/N is punched in the center

                 Inside : “longines “ , “acies inoxidable “ and the case number .

MOVEMENT  .  Longines Cal. 12.68 Z .

                       Reports the brand’s name and movement S/N.

It can be smooth or ” cote de Geneve ” .

CASEBACK MARKINGS:.  D.H  or D.

 Letters  are larger (2 mm) than numbers ( 1,5mm ) .

S/N  .  Is different depending on marking :

            D.H. – 4 digits .From the number of registered watches (79) , the range

may be  0001  /  5000 ;

              D.    –  3 digits .From the number of registered watches ( 5 ) , the range
                        may  be   001  /  500 .

NOTE  .

1. Longines supplied a limited number of watches at the 3rd Reich .

     It is possible that  they were 5.000 D.H. ( in 1942 ) 

2. The S/N of the case reported to the inside of the back should be :

– 22209-   22133  – 22188 – 22235  – 22249  –  22880 ;

This is especially important to ensure the originality .

3. The movement S/N should be :

–   from 63XXXXX  to  64XXXXX   for D.H.

–  680xxxxx for “D”

This particular is also important to ensure originality .

This movement has been used, even later, for many Longines watches .

4. A detail related to the dial . The spacing of the seconds in the indicator at 6 in DHs is 10 seconds.( probably in the S/N

up to 1000 ) . The upper S/N is 15 seconds .

On “D.” is 10 seconds .

LONGINE

   D.H.( dial , pic above) )

LONGINES  D.