Where are Longines watches made?
If the Legend Diver will help steel you against the yawning vacuity of your own existence, who am I to judge? is another one of those great names which fell on hard times thanks to the effects of the so-called Quartz Crisis (which in my opinion was not such a bad thing, as historically the only thing capable of shaking the Swiss out of the lethargy, habitual greed and self-satisfied complacency that is their natural birthright is an existential threat). Although the company's not doing too badly, I must grudgingly admit that in recent years they have produced some reasonably interesting watches interspersed among the more flaccid designs so characteristic of Swiss design at its best.The Legend Diver is a not entirely unappealing watch, although I find the tendency of men who will never dive to wear dive watches endlessly amusing — in this case, the more so thanks to the appearance of the inner rotating bezel, which was abandoned on modern dive watches
for a reason. Still, we all find ways to solace ourselves on the meanness, smallness, and narrowly circumscribed limits of our own quotidian lives, and if the Legend Diver will help steel you against the yawning vacuity of your own existence, who am I to judge?
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Longines Heritage Military COSD watches
Antique, over 100 years old Longines pocket watch, made by ...
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