In commemoration of the Year of the Horse, Longines Longines is proud to introduce the Lépine Equestrian Pocket Watch. This ingenious rose gold pocket watch demonstrates the brand’s consistent passion for equestrian sports, and its bottom cover is decorated with a horse that is jumping over obstacles. The design of the new product is inspired by a metal Lépine pocket watch produced by the brand in 1927. This classic original is now collected and displayed in the Longines Museum in Soymia.
Longines’ full commitment to equestrian sports spans a century. Equestrian sports that it has participated in so far include endurance competitions, field obstacle races and flat horse racing. Longines is also a partner of several world-renowned equestrian events and important international organizations. The brand’s world-renowned flying wing hourglass logo appears on many jockey clubs and equestrian venues.
In 2014, Longines specially designed this unique rose gold pocket watch to commemorate the arrival of the Year of the Horse. The bottom cover is decorated with a horse that is leapfrogging, and it engraved the Longines Museum now stored in Somia. A metal pocket watch made in 1927. The brand named the new product ‘Longines Lépine Movement Equestrian Pocket Watch’, which is intended to praise ‘horse’, a noble animal that has been fascinating since ancient times. The magnificent and ambitious steed is the embodiment of elegance and outstanding performance, which reflects the core philosophy of Longines.
The new pocket watch with a diameter of 49.50 mm is equipped with the L506 manual winding movement, displaying the hours and minutes. The small second hand is at 6 o’clock. Its white dial is printed with orbital minute scales, large black Arabic numerals and hour markers, and red Arabic numerals. Time scale. The pink gold Breguet hands harmonize with the white dial, while the edges and rings of the case follow the original craftsmanship. The caseback is embossed with an embossed horse graphic, which opens to reveal the back of the pure case.