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Longines brings back a a watch style designed for the British Special Forces

An original military design from the 1940s.
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Longines takes it back to the 1940s with their latest release, the Heritage Military COSD. Originally intended for the British Special Forces, the watch was put to use by the Combined Operations Command, which was created during the second World War. The watch was also used by the British Army and draws from the original design with the same styling and a lightweight khaki NATO strap. 

The watch features a 40mm stainless steel case with a classic dial design that features a chapter ring and a broad arrow symbol that was used during the time to show that the item was government property. The watch comes in two dial colorways and both feature an automatic L619.2 movement.


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