Timelessness has a personality of its own, and so do luxury vintage timepieces. These classic masterpieces are pure art that hold a mirror to the immaculate craftsmanship of its creator, art that subtly speaks of the impeccable tastes of its proud owner. Vintage watches boast of a legacy that is insurmountable. They tell stories of the rich heritage of the bygone era, making them prized possessions for the generations that inherit them.
Quiet deservingly, they have created a cult of their own over centuries. No wonder, they command awe and appreciation at prestigious auction houses, make their presence felt at vintage shop windows and adorn the wardrobes of many a proud watch connoisseur. These timeless classics are far beyond an accessory that tells the time, they are a luxury style statement. A vintage piece on the wrist is enough to make a man become the cynosure of all eyes wherever he goes.
Vintage classics like Rolex Submariners from the late '60s, Patek Philippe 2526, Omega Speedmaster, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Automatic and other editions from Cartier, need no introduction. They define elegance to the extent that describing them as just an epitome of beauty is a sheer understatement. They are a class apart, indeed!
Let’s delve into a few of these timeless vintage pieces that watch aficionados would simply treasure:
Omega Speedmaster was the first contribution of the celebrated watchmaker to chronograph watches, launched more than a century after the world got the first of its kind. This sports and racing chronograph received its name from the unique tachymeter scale bezel that was closely associated with the model.
Omega Speedmaster holds the unequalled distinction of being a part of the journey to the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. A vintage Speedmaster is a can’t-fail choice for collectors. Over the years, the collection has consistently maintained its exclusivity, despite being witness to a range of editions that have been prized possessions of watch admirers.
Rolex Submariner 5512, 5513 & 1680
The Rolex Submariner is a coveted possession for vintage watch aficionados, more specifically those with a passion for sports. These modern Submariners from this renowned watchmaker owe its legacy to Submariner 5512 and Submariner 5513. Those with a penchant for a vintage masterpiece with a date magnifier will find their answer in the most exclusive Submariner 168.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Automatic
The Royal Oak has maintained a distinct personality with its trademark octagonal case and bracelet, as designed by the acclaimed Gérald Genta at the time of its inception in 1972. It is intricately curated with 280 parts and 40 exquisite jewels. It boasts of a 60-hour power reserve and an automatic-winding manufacture calibre 3120 movement.
Once you have these priceless timepieces to grace your vintage watch collection, treat them with pride because they deserve nothing less.