How the Syrian Railway kept time

How the Syrian Railway kept time

One of the oldest railway networks in the region, the Syrian Railway was nationalized in 1956 and their staff were given Longines chronometers to help them stay on time. We take a closer look at an unsual relic of a bygone era. Adriano Davidoni   Syria’s railway network is a legacy of the Ottoman Empire, which estabilished the railway in 1895 to build better transport links in Syria and also allow easy access to the holy cities of Mecca and…

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Longines Vintage Watches

Longines Vintage Watches

Dear Friends, after more than 5 years of Longinespassion website , I’m working on a new format in English for a wider user’s platform. In the brand new website under longinespassion.com address the old site in Italian will remain available. New categories will be added and an important place will be dedicated to the vintage dials . A weekly blog will be fed with news , information , auctions and many other points of the vintage watch scenario will be…

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