New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

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New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by AtomicTom » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:47 am

Have you had a chance to see this cool new Longines everyone?

Longines looks to be taking us back to 1959 to their first diver with this
Heritage model named the Skin Diver 42 300 Meters. With a 42mm stainless
steel case, 300m WR, AR coated sapphire crystal, nice unidirectional bezel,
and domed grained dial with Super-Luminova coated hands, and markers,
Longines caliber L888.2, vintage style black rubber strap, Milanese mesh,
leather strap, and more everybody.

Have some pictures, and Timezone's link here guys...

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by Heuerville » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:58 am

There's something about this that I quite like, but there's something about it that isn't right. Maybe it's the faux lume effect on the bezel - that seems wrong to me. The faux vintage lume on the dial I could live with. Dunno - it just looks a bit 'off'.
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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by hoppyjr » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:01 am

Hands are too small.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by logan2z » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:03 am

There was a previous discussion about this watch here:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=62970&p=1237436

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by dnslater » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:05 am

hoppyjr wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:01 am
Hands are too small.
Can’t unsee it now

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by Joeprez » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:06 am

All índices could be shorter. Seems too busy.

And it should have been 40mm :gayumbrella:

Edit: I was on Tapatalk and was only able to see the renderings. The real life pictures look way better, but if I remember correctly, it had a ridiculously long L2L.


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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by watches503 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:07 am

I like it. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by tattoo chef » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:12 am

I don’t know. Something about how it looks in pictures makes me not like it. The lugs look very long and crown looks like it sticks out to much.


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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by logan2z » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:29 am

I posted this photo in the original thread. For better or worse, the reissue looks pretty consistent with the original.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by watches503 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:13 am

tattoo chef wrote:I don’t know. Something about how it looks in pictures makes me not like it. The lugs look very long and crown looks like it sticks out to much.


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I think it’s cus we are used to seeing more brushed or polished stainless steel surrounding those bezel inserts. I assume it all comes together much nicer in real life but I’ve been wrong before.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by watches503 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:19 am

Nope, nevermind.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by substitute » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:01 pm

The lug-to-lug is too long, just like the other retro Skin Diver. I'd own one of those if it didn't look ridiculous hanging off both sides of my wrist.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by demer03 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:59 pm

I like this...

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by demer03 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:32 pm

When is this going to be available?

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by 1954Selmer » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:33 pm

It's a cool looking watch, but too much for my little wrist.

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Re: New Longines Skin Diver 42 300 Meters

Post by Steve O. » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:10 pm

"The Longines Skin Diver Watch". Glad they cleared that up.

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