The dial of this Longines Conquest is fascinating: its silvered finish is very attractive, but more importantly, it displays two complications in a very smart way. First, there is the date at 12 o’clock, which does not disrupt the balance of the dial, unlike the usual placement at 3 o’clock. Second, there’s the power reserve indicator, in a central rotating disc that signals when to wear the watch again to avoid it stopping completely

– this Conquest comes with an automatic movement, so no need to ever wind it if you are attentive. In my opinion, the cross-hatched crown is not original, as I would expect a Longines-signed crown, similar to other Conquest references, found on a forum here or on the other reference 9035 I found here.

The dealer Alessandro Ciani is offering this attractive and quirky Longines for $2,600 here.