This Longines Weems silver watch has hallmarks that date back to 1933. This Longines Weems silver watch has hallmarks that date back to 1933.

This rather large 47mm sterling silver pilot's watch went under the hammer last month at Watches of Knightsbridge in London.

The Longines Weems timepiece is a hefty creation due to its use of solid silver and boasts hallmarks dating back to 1933.

It has a Longines signed 15-jewel movement and has been fitted with blued hands. It also still has its original onion-shaped crown.

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The watch was among the bestsellers in the March auction, with one lucky bidder taking it home for a cool £6,080.


This article originally appeared in the April 2013 issue of WatchPro. To read a digital version of the magazine in full online, click here.