Begins a new winter season, which the Swiss watch company Longines will, in collaboration with FIS – International Ski Federation. Longines watch from now on the official chronometers Championship and World Cup in Alpine skiing.
Watch company is not a beginner, wormed his way into the world of skiing. Longines cooperation with skiers began in 1933 in Chamonix.
Therefore, the appearance of winged logo Longines is not another example of “just advertising” in an area related to the latest wristwatch. Skiers chronometers needed on the highway at least to check the travel time of the judicial race. A Longines watches on the wrist to the dispute is still a powerful argument worth several hundred thousand dollars.
Competition for the World Cup downhill ski season 2011-2012 will be held in Andorra, Finland, France, Bulgaria, Canada, Austria, Norway, Germany, Italy, Sweden, USA, Slovenia, Switzerland and even Russia.
Watch company Longines will act not only as the official timekeeper of the competition, but also the main sponsor of one of the participants.
Thus, by his own messenger, Longines has the ability to not only be a sponsor of the competition, but also a winner. Envoy watch company is Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal.
And of course this year on the slopes Longines watches present season. Those will Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph (Ref: L2.718.104.22.168) – literally universal clock sponsorship. Recall that the Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph (Ref: L2.722.214.171.124) were awarded to winners of the Kremlin Cup, as well as the French race and the winners of France Galop personal tennis tournament of “Future Stars Tennis Longines 2011.” Now the clock will visit and on the slopes.
Watches Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph (Ref: L2.7126.96.36.199) equipped with an exclusive automatic movement with column wheel L688.2. The diameter of 30mm is the mechanism, and the thickness of 8mm. Columns wheel carries the control of the chronograph functions: start, return to 0 feet. This system was developed for Longines engineers from ETA.
Watches are equipped with central seconds hand with the scale and vernier remind created in 1966, Longines chronograph. Due to fixed on the tip of the second hand scale can be read time to the 8 th of a second.
In this watch has a sporty design, sufficiently large 41-millimeter stainless steel case, luminous coating Super-LumiNov. In the “3:00” is a 30-minute counter to “6:00” is a 12-hour counter and “9:00” – small seconds dial. Between “4 and 5 o’clock” is the date window.
Delivered watch Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph (Ref: L2.7188.8.131.52) on the strap in black alligator-skin.