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1966 Longines “Legend Diver” Ref. 7494 42mm Stainless Steel Diver Watch

PRICE : ¥1,680,000(税別)


Longines, “Legend Diver”, Ref.7494, 42mm, stainless steel, diver’s watch, circa 1966.


From following the first generation diver’s watch Ref. 6921 that was introduced in 1959, this is the second-generation diver’s watch “Legend Diver” Ref. 7494. This model was produced until around 1966 when it retained its fundamental design but with different dial design, hand details, and movement.

Signed with “T SWISS MADE T”; a late model with the caliber 290; beautiful black gilt dial with a glossy finish; its logo color aged to ivory;  and the screw-back, water-resistant case with an inner rotating bezel; with all these features compacted with a great balance in its big sized dial of 42mm.

Product no. B-9256
Manufacturer Longines
Model name Legend Diver
Year of Manufacture 1966
Reference no. 7494-2
Serial no. ***
Caliber 290
Movement no. 13,031,***
Movement type Automatic Winding
Material Stainless steel
Case size 42mm
Case type Screw-back case (waterproof)
Dial Original
Type of Indices Luminous
Belt Non-original lug width 22mm 
Evaluation Case  92%
Dial 93%
Mov 93%
Condition 4.5/5.0
Rarity 4.5/5.0
Other details Case: minor scratches and ageing, but still retains enough of the original shape and volume of the case.

Dial: slight ageing, but the entire dial still has a beautiful lustre.

Movement: the watch has not been adjusted and will be delivered after maintenance.