Just the other day,*Sandra was opining about the changing face of two-tone, and today this fine example of modern bi-colour watches hits the proverbial desk. The Record collection is Longinesí line of dressy daily wearers that offer a great entry point into some pretty serious mechanical watchmaking. And thatís because every single watch in the Record collection is certified by the ContrŰle Officiel Suisse des ChronomŤtres, Switzerlandís chronometer testing institute. What this means is that when you slip on your Record, you know itís keeping an average daily rate of between -4 and +6 seconds. On top of that, itís tested in five positions and across three temperatures. The movements utilise a silicon balance spring. Long story short, itís a watch you can rely on. Itís also a watch that looks good. The menís model is a 40mm case in steel with a bezel and crown in thick pink gold cap, simple hands and batons on a sunray silver dial. The bracelet definitely ups the dressy factor ó itís a seven-row construction with brushed steel links interspersed with that pink gold cap, for a distinct work-all-day and party-all-night aesthetic. The womenís model follows the same fundamental form, but pared back…

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