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Hand-picked Longines Vintage Timepieces

With a tagline of “Elegance is an Attitude,” Longines creates sophisticated watches for men and women. Its best-selling collections include the Conquest, Heritage, Spirit and Master lines. It is highly involved in the Equestrian world, as well as gymnastics, Alpine Skiing and other realms.

Founded in 1832 at Saint-Imier in Switzerland, the Compagnie des Montres Longines Francillon S.A. is the oldest trademark still in use in its original form registered with the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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In the founding year 1832, Longines produced timepieces under the ‘établissage’ system, whereby watchmakers worked at home and supplied their products to the trading offices, which were run by the founders – Auguste Agassiz and Ernest Francillon.

Longines developed its first chronograph in 1878. It was quickly adopted by horse enthusiasts. In 1912, Longines helped shape the history of the sporting world by introducing the first timing mechanism automatically triggered by an electric wire.

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5 Reasons for Vintage

Nowadays, many high-quality watches are mass-produced. Vintage watches were often made in very small series with skilled craftsmanship instead of robots.

Exclusive watches, that only a few wearReason Nr. 1

In earlier eras, watches were designed to last forever, including the components. There is no such thing as obsolescence. That is what we consider quality at Zurichberg.

Quality that endures generationsReason Nr. 2

Today, very few watch manufacturers can afford to launch polarising products and therefore produce watches that are aesthetically pleasing to all.

Polarizing and characteristic designsReason Nr. 3

Vintage watches are overall cheaper than new watches. This is because new watches fulfill an essential financial purpose for the producers, whereas vintage watches are financially "depreciated", so to speak.

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We believe that in order to move towards a more sustainable future, it is absolutely necessary and logical to develop a sense for the quality of the past and to reuse products instead of producing new ones.

Longevity that feels greatReason Nr. 5
Explore our curated watch collections

We curate our watches based on their aesthetics, history and art-historical context and thus want to offer an alternative to pure brand affinity.

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Transparent time machines

Skeletonized Watches

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Bold aesthetics that stand out

Explorative Watches

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potential to increase in value

Investment-grade watches

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Simplistic timepieces that always fit

Dresswatches

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Certified Original

The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Switzerland. You will also get a digital twin of your watch with all key data.

Ticking correctly

Your watch is checked for accuracy or completely revised – you can choose the service level.

Zurichberg's packaging material are made out of renewable ressources and are produced in Switzerland by Optipac

Securely deliverd to you

herefore, we do everything to make sure your watch reaches you in perfect working order wherever you are.