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Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games: a tribute to performance

As Official Partner and Timekeeper of the XXI Commonwealth Games, Longines is proud to launch the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. This special edition is meant as a tribute to this multi-sport event where athletes from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories will gather.

The Conquest V.H.P. represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. Based on its many years of experience with quartz, Longines is revisiting a success story from the 80s. With the Conquest V.H.P. (Very High Precision), it is marking a return to a technology in which it was a pioneer and expert, particularly through its timekeeping activities.

Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is equipped with an exclusive movement renowned for its high degree of precision for an analog watch (± 5 s/yr) and its ability to reset its hands after an impact or exposure to a magnetic field, using the GPD (gear position detection) system. These attractive features are likely responsible for its exceptional movement status, to which a very long battery life and a perpetual calendar must be added. In the true essence of Conquest, the ultimate sports line, this exceptional timepiece brings together high technicality and dynamic aesthetic. The Conquest V.H.P. has thus positioned itself as the standard-bearer of extreme precision.

The Bearing the colours of this great international sporting event’s brightly colourful logo and blue koala mascot, the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games model boasts a black dial with a red V.H.P.mention , orange indexes and blue accents on the watch hands, dial and flange indexes. The watch 43-mm-diameter caseback displays an engraving of the Gold Coast 2018 logo with the mention “Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games”. A steel bracelet with a folding safety clasp completes this exceptional piece.

The Longines Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games edition will be available at all All Watches boutiques from April 2018. Visit the Longines pop-up store from 5 – 11 April 2018 at Wisma Atria Level 1 Atrium to discover the collection.

Watch Features

CONQUEST V.H.P. GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Model Number L3.726.4.99.6
Caliber Quartz movement
L288.2 (ETA E56.111)
Functions Hours, minutes, seconds and date aperture at 3 o’clock (perpetual calendar)
Cases Round, stainless steel, Ø43.00mm
Sapphire crystal with multi-layered anti-reflective coating
Special engraving on the back with the logo of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Water Resistance Up to 5 bar (50 meters)
Dials Black with 2 applied arabic numerals and 9 applied bar indexes with orange Super-Luminova®
V.H.P. inscription in red
Hands New black with Blue Super-Luminova®
Strap Stainless steel with triple safety folding clasp and push-piece opening mechanism