Longines is a Switzerland-based watch making company, renowned for its luxury watches in the market. This brand has enjoyed a privileged position among watch lovers, for more than two centuries. Aviator watches of Longines have worldwide popularity. An hourglass with wings is the logo of the brand and it is oldest registered logo of a watchmaker. This Swiss watchmaker has its headquarters at Saint-Imier, Switzerland.
Till date, Longines has produced more than thirty million watches in its factory. Longines does not confine to being a mere watchmaker. Through the recent years, it has developed a relationship with sports fraternity. In the Athens Olympics of 1896, Longines showcased its special love for sports and other adventure endeavors. For fourteen times, Longines was the official timekeeper of Olympic Games since 1952. Longines has been supplying watches to International Aeronautics Federation since 1919, for it was able to develop watches for pilots. Equipment developed by Longines helped explorers to record their flights. Charles Lindbergh’s one manned crossing of Atlantic was recorded by the brand. Many famous sports venues had Longines analog clocks to determine time. Photogines developed by the brand are used to determine the winner in sprint events. It also brought into sports circle several other devices to make games fair.