Pure Elegance

Ever since Auguste Agassiz founded Longines in 1832, the firm has been producing exemplary timepieces, a tradition which carries on in the form of the Longines Master Collection GMT.
Words // Bill Lindsey | February 23, 2024 | Luxury

A GMT watch allows the wearer to simultaneously monitor two timezones by means of two separate hour hands. While many GMT watches are clunky, and best-paired with a military flightsuit, the Longines Master Collection GMT would be an ideal accessory while attending a black-tie event. Secured by an anthracite gray alligator strap, the 40mm gold case is accented by a frosted silver dial with 24-hour scale, a railroad-style minute track, a date subdial at the 6 o’clock position, and gold hour marks denoted in Roman characters, all protected by making this a timepiece that would be at home in any boardroom. The second hour hand is both unobtrusive yet clearly visible. The transparent caseback allows a view of the in-house automatic movement with an impressive 72-hour power reserve in action. Those who value style equally with practicality will find this a compelling timepiece;