Scarce Longines "Diamond Argosy" men's Retro Modern design presentation wristwatch in solid 14K yellow gold, circa 1958.
The "Diamond Argosy" has a large, round case and a rotating mystery center dial. The outer dial has 12 diamond markers, the rotating center dial has 3 diamonds for the hour pointer, and the minute hand is set with 2 diamonds. It was priced at $295.00 in 1958. This example is in excellent condition showing light wear and a few light marks. Caseback has a presentation inscription from Montgomery Ward for 25 years of service. The case measures 38mm long and 33mm wide. Refinished dials are superb. Acrylic crystal is excellent. The watch is powered by its correct 17-jewel Longines grade 19.4 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.