Longines Rare Gold Plated Manual Wind "Weems" Pilot Vintage Watch - 1938Sold Out
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A very rare and original Longines "Weems" pilot watch, gold-plated, on a brown leather strap. Featuring a cream dial with arabic numerals, three gilt hands (hours, minutes and seconds).
The Longines “Weems” watch was issued to pilots and navigators since 1929 and features a moveable outer bezel which is set to the seconds hand to calculate longitude in order to aid navigation.
The watch takes its name from Lt.Cdr P.V. Weems who was a well-known aviator, navigator and instructor at the Naval Officer School at Annapolis, Maryland, in the U.S.A.
- Gold-plated case
- Manual wind movement
- Date of manufacture: c.1938
- All Ogden of Harrogate vintage watches come with a 12 month warranty