Longines Honors Andre Agassi with the Longines Andre ...


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Longines made time for education on May 29th at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy (Agassi Prep) in Las Vegas, Nevada for the special unveiling of the Longines Andre Agassi Limited Edition GrandeVitesse watch. With more than 175 years of experience manufacturing elegant timepieces, Longines is proud to announce the creation of 888 limited edition timepieces inspired by Andre Agassi to support The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation. The Andre Agassi Limited Edition GrandeVitesse watch pays homage to this elegant and extraordinary sports legend. Recognized for his athletic accomplishments and philanthropic efforts, Longines is pleased to support its brand ambassador in furthering education. The design of the 888 exclusive limited edition GrandeVitesse watch is classic and elegant with a sporty edge. The remarkable and unique design is featured in the dial. Within those features, Longines chose to highlight the gold in The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation's logo. Each watch is designed with a custom-made case back featuring the logo and a special limited edition number. To honor the most outstanding tennis player in history, Longines designed the special GrandeVitesse with a gold "8" to commemorate the "8" Grand Slams won by Agassi during his exceptional tennis career. Other features include automatic movement, caliber L667 (Valjoux 7750) and a mach 2 tachymeter scale. This watch was created exclusively for Andre Agassi and his foundation. To view Multimedia News Release go to, http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/longines/33267/