The Longines Les Classique is a popular model and one we see regularly. This particular watch is in a fairly poor state - take the condition of the case back seal - I'm not surprised theres been significant dirt/debris ingress.

Longines Les Classique movement

Longines Les Classique case

One of the quirks of these watches is the necessity for a special pump tool, which uses air pressure to lift the glass from the case, allowing extraction of the movement.

Longines quartz service

Now the movement is out, we can remove the dial and hands.

Longines Les Classique

Longines Les Classique dial and movement

Disassembly - This is the dial side of the movement, with the hour wheel being removed.

Longines Les Classique

Here's a close up of the train wheel bridge - the wheel you can see most clearly is called the third wheel.

Longines Les Classique movement close up

Almost fully stripped down and ready for cleaning.

Longines Les Classique movement

After a thorough clean with the case and bracelet going in our ultrasonic cleaner, its time for reassembly and oiling. Here the movement is partially rebuilt with a 20p for size comparison - the parts we deal with when servicing a movement like this are very small.

Longines Les Classique movement

Reassembled and oiled - Much better! Now to test.

Longines Les Classique movement

Using the Elma Watch-Master to test the movement power consumption and confirm it falls within the required range.

Elma Watch-Master

Now to reassemble in the case, making sure to replace poor condition case parts such as the seal as indentified earlier.

Longines Les Classique

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