- By Julia Phillips
- Published 11/9/2010
As one of the most experienced and greatest Swiss watch manufacturers in the world, Longines produces magnificent timepieces for watch collectors and watch lovers. The price of a Longines watch is very high, especially a gold-plated watch. Usually a person buys it for collecting instead of daily wear. Still there are some people who buy it as a daily wear to show off their wealth. Either buy such a watch of high price tag for wearing or for collecting, it is necessary for people to maintain it well as it is precious. There are some guides for the owners of a Longines gold-plated watch to keep it well here. Keep the watch dry and clean. It is better for people to wipe the timepiece with corduroy cloth. This can be done once a week. If there is sweet on it, is should be cleaned and dried as soon as possible. The gold-plated watch should be kept away from touching hard surfaces. As we know, the layer of gold polish is too thin to broken. To keeping it away from touching hard surfaces is to avoid scratches. Keep the watch away from chemical substances such as liquid gas, sulfur soap and emissions. These substances are harmful to the watch. They will remove the gold plated layer of the timepiece. Clean it. The cleaning is not as easy as cleaning other watches. It is better for people to smear a tiny drop of plain toothpaste on the cloth which is used for cleaning the watch. The gold-plated band should be rubbed first. Then rub other parts of the timepiece. After that, use a wet new cloth to rub the watch again. Make sure to rub the toothpaste. Then use it soft cloth to dry the watch. The watch will look new after cleaning. A Longies Gold-plated Watch is precious not only because of the high price, but also because of the reputation of Longines. By following the above methods people can surely keep it well. The author enjoys collecting discount longines watches.