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Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a vintage watch handed down from generations that holds great sentimental value, but these age-old timepieces are often still valuable. Collectors and first-time buyers appreciate brands such as Elgin, Tissot and Wittnauer.


You can choose wrist and pocket watches for men and women in a variety of metals, often with precious gems incorporated into their design. Find the option that’s best for you when you want a quality vintage watch for yourself or to pass on to your family.

  • GENTS VINTAGE TISSOT SEASTAR SEVEN GOLD PLATED MECHANICAL WATCH RUNNING

    GENTS VINTAGE TISSOT SEASTAR SEVEN GOLD PLATED MECHANICAL WATCH RUNNING

    £100.00
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    + £2.50 P&P
    Excellent condition overall. Crystal has some minor surface scratches. Minor wear to plating and scratching to case and Lugs. Watch back is excellent. Watch specifics in item specifics        
  • SEIKO 5 VINTAGE AUTOMATIC 21 JEWELS DAY DATE WRIST WATCH (GOOD CONDITION)

    SEIKO 5 VINTAGE AUTOMATIC 21 JEWELS DAY DATE WRIST WATCH (GOOD CONDITION)

    £6.00
    3 bids
    + £4.99 P&P
    • 15 watching
    CASE : Stainless steel  Wrist 7.5. MOVEMENT : Japan, The watch works fully might need service. Otherwise it's fully working  NOTE : THIS IS A VINTAGE PIECE SERVING FROM May work 5 minutes fast or late...
  • VINTAGE EVERITE WATCH MENS,

    VINTAGE EVERITE WATCH MENS,

    £8.99
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    + £3.95 P&P
    Vintage everite steel square watch, this watch is working but cannot guarantee timekeeping.the dial gold hands raised numbers,sub/seconds is square.the dial is two/ tone silver.the case /dial/plastic,...
  • VINTAGE LONGINES GOLD PLATED WATCH. MENS

    VINTAGE LONGINES GOLD PLATED WATCH. MENS

    £180.00
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    or Best Offer
    Free P&P
    An original LONGINES gents watch, presented in its fully marked original hard case with original sales receipt from 1981 and also including an e-mail from Longines confirming dates and serial numbers....
  • Men's Vintage BAUME & MERCIER  Geneve 50es . dress Wrist Watch.

    Men's Vintage BAUME & MERCIER Geneve 50es . dress Wrist Watch.

    £198.23
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    + £13.46 P&P
    • 11 watching
    I sell watche from my private collection:Brand Baume Mercier. Classic model, vintage 50s . The case is the traditional round , men's size: 34 mm width excluding crown.

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About Vintage Watches

A vintage watch is a wonderful way to own a small part of the past which is also useful, practical, distinctly stylish and a fascinating conversation piece. Vintage watches have become increasingly collectable and have risen in price steadily over the years. In the 15th and 16th centuries developments such as spring technology allowed for the miniaturisation that made watches possible. Many early watches were of the pendant variety. These were superseded by the pocket watch, and then the wristwatch, which became popular following World War I. The latter two varieties are more frequently available to collectors today. Mechanical movement watches are valued for the astonishing level of painstaking craftsmanship which goes into their manufacture. Many enthusiasts feel that modern watches are not as well designed or made as those of the past. More efficient timekeeping technology is available today, but vintage watches have a particular appeal which is, pardon the pun, timeless. Offered are vintage pocket watches and wristwatches from various eras of the past and from all over the world, bearing the names of many well known manufacturers and also those who are more obscure. Some are in non-working condition but may be capable of being restored or if this is not possible, simply admired for their craft and visual appeal. Some may have light wear and soiling which a little loving care can address. Pocket watches utilising brass, silver and even gold casings are offered. Many of these watches can be dated quite easily by checking the manufacturer's serial number against a reliable reference guide. All provide a wonderful means of connecting with the style and elegance of yesteryear.