Feb 18, 2016

And The Next Hot Vintage Watch Might Be…

Tags: Affordable, Audemars Piguet, Aurel Bacs, Bicompax, Eberhard & Co, Eterna, Girard-Perregaux, High-end watchmaking, Hot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Kontiki, Longines, Navitimer, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Sacha Davidoff, TAG Heuer, Thomas Perazzi, Tissot, Tricompax, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Vintage watch, Zenith

No, Patek Philippe and Rolex aren’t the only cool brands in vintage watches. Other brands and models are also sought-after by watch fans – principally because they remain affordable as compared to the two titans of horology mentioned above. But that is not the only reason: some of them also embody a special moment in the history of the brand or the evolution of watch technology.

Did you know, for instance, that Longines chronographs from the 1940s are seen as the most qualitative and respectable? The list continues with interesting names such as Breitling, Universal Genève, Movado, Eterna, Nivada, and others. We interviewed experts Aurel Bacs from Bacs & Russo in association with Phillips, Sacha Davidoff from Davidoff Brothers, and Thomas Perazzi, head of the watch department at Christie’s in Geneva. Each of them provided us with opinions, feelings, and tips on what is and what could be the next hot thing in vintage watches.

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  • Galja


    Very interesting extremely well presented topic by experts.my opinion needs to be talked about more.

    Feb 17, 2018

  • SacreDro


    What is the other brand that he mentions along side Oris, TIssot, Doxa?

    Jan 25, 2018

  • Ken Zhai

    Ken Zhai

    I have a vintage Marvin

    Jan 14, 2018

  • Namit Mhatre

    Namit Mhatre

    What should be the price of pierre nicole watch in usd

    Dec 25, 2017

  • watchina


    you are best

    Dec 04, 2017

  • watchina


    you are best

    Dec 04, 2017

  • Nick H.

    Nick H.

    What references are those Movado chronographs?

    Nov 24, 2017

  • Jeffrey KRUPA

    Jeffrey KRUPA

    If it's a chronograph, it's hot atm!

    Nov 05, 2017

  • Star Football

    Star Football

    very very pretty

    Oct 03, 2017

  • Adrian B

    Adrian B

    talk about talking-up a market . . .

    Aug 10, 2017

  • Tim


    I love and hate this report because this is the kind of commentary that inflates the prices of watches (which is great for the auction houses) but also makes us more aware of classic designs from earlier decades. This happened with classic cars.

    Aug 09, 2017

  • xavi Bon

    xavi Bon

    im in love with vintage watches. recently bought 2 omegas Geneve and a turler Deville

    Jul 26, 2017

  • Melchor Perez

    Melchor Perez

    Excellent video! Thanks for the info.

    Jun 26, 2017

  • Damian Santacruz

    Damian Santacruz

    Name of the watch in 2:43 very Beautiful

    Jun 24, 2017

  • U u

    U u

    nr 1 chanel all the best ....succes 100%

    May 11, 2017

  • Tony Hill

    Tony Hill

    So much of interest here. Those who only consider Rolex are down a cul-de-sac I feel. I have been recently investigating Russian chronographs. Seems to me they are making "vintage" models today. Thank you for keeping our horizons wide.

    Apr 17, 2017

  • Jenson Lee

    Jenson Lee

    Oy yer = Heuer

    Mar 13, 2017

  • Shannmeister


    Nice to hear people talking about lesser known brands and how examples of these can be more attractive than the obvious names that are usually mentioned when it comes to collecting.

    Feb 05, 2017

  • stockegsix


    Cool vid... I just picked up a 1950s Wittnauer Chronograph 36mm for a fraction of what you would pay for an entry level used Rolex, one of my best finds in 2016.

    Dec 21, 2016

  • keltecdan


    Vintage watches are beautiful and timeless but they are too finicky and not very reliable.

    Dec 01, 2016

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