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Concord Yellow Gold Quartz Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Coral Gables, FL
Pre-Owned 18 Karat Yellow Gold Concord Ladies Quartz Watch Featuring A 24mm Case. New Black Leather
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Late 20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Concord Yellow Gold Quartz Watch
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Longines Gold Plated Quartz Watch
By Longines
Located in Dallas, TX
Longines Gold Plated Quartz Watch - Quartz. Gold plated ( 32 x 38 mm ). White dial with Roman
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Geneve Ladies 14K Trigold Quartz Watch
By Univeral Geneve
Located in Dallas, TX
Geneve Ladies 14K Trigold Quartz Watch - Quartz . 14K Yellow gold ( 16 mm ) . Champagne dial with
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

1980s Christian Dior Blue Stone Dial Quartz Watch
By Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
Vintage Christian Dior quartz watch, blue stone round face, Roman numbers, gold tone, water
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1980s French Vintage Quartz Watches

Bvlgari Estate Sapphire Crystal Quartz Watch Stainless Steel 38 mm
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Bvlgari Estate Sapphire Crystal Quartz Watch Stainless Steel 38 mm B12 This elegant Authentic
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1990s American Vintage Quartz Watches

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Crystal, Quartz, Sapphire, Steel, Stainless Steel

Corum $20 Liberty Gold Coin Men's 1904 Quartz Watch
By Corum
Located in Dallas, TX
Corum $20 Liberty Gold Coin Men's 1904 Quartz Watch - Quartz movement. 22k yellow gold case with
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Lady's 14K Yellow Solid Gold Concord quartz Watch Factory Marked Case 6 inch
By Concord Watch
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Lady's 14K Yellow Solid Gold Concord quartz Watch Factory Marked Case 6 inch Wrist Length 6 inch
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1980s Swiss Modern Vintage Quartz Watches

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Gold

Vintage Must de Cartier Gold Vermeil Burgundy Ladies Quartz Watch
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
Vintage Must de Cartier Gold Vermeil Burgundy Ladies Quartz Watch - Quartz movement. 18k yellow
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Cartier Jumbo Panther Stainless Steel Men's Quartz Watch with Date
By Cartier
Located in Dallas, TX
Cartier Jumbo Panther Stainless Steel Men's Quartz Watch with Date - Quartz. Stainless Steel (27mm
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Gerald Genta Mickey Mouse Quartz Watch Red Leather Strap
By Gérald Genta
Located in Antwerp, BE
Gerald Genta Mickey Mouse Quartz Watch Red Leather Strap Very rare and exclusive collectors watch
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20th Century Artist Vintage Quartz Watches

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Quartz, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Stainless Steel

Ebel Beluga 18k Yellow Gold Men's/Ladies 32mm Midsize Quartz Watch 884960
By Ebel
Located in Dallas, TX
Ebel Beluga 18k Yellow Gold Men's/Ladies 32mm Midsize Quartz Watch 884960 - Quartz movement. 18k
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20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Retro Used Concord Quartz Watch
Located in New York, NY
Concord quartz. 6.5 inch bracelet. 22mm dial Fair condition. Working order.
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20th Century American Vintage Quartz Watches

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Stainless Steel

Hublot Ladies Yellow Gold Quartz Watch
By Hublot
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Hublot Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Sport Style MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Swiss
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1990s Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Bvlgari, 18K Gold Steel Quartz Watch
By Bulgari
Located in New York, NY
Measurement: 15.5cm inner diameter Stamp: "Bulgari", swiss assay marks and customs marks for gold, Bulgari maker's mark, "BJ01 854496", "Fabrique en Suisse M" Weight: 87.5 grams
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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18k Gold, Steel

Tiffany & Co. 18 Karat Yellow Gold Tesoro Quartz Watch
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
By Tiffany & Co. for the Tesoro Collection, in minty condition, this fine wrist watch is in
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Late 20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jacques Gold Plated Couture Fashion Oversized Quartz Watch, circa 1980s
Located in Long Beach, CA
CIRCA: 1980's DIMENSIONS: Length 52mm X Width 41mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Quartz DIAL / HANDS: Original
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Late 20th Century Modern Vintage Quartz Watches

Le Baron Oversized Quartz Watch with Original Bracelet circa 1970's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Le Baron Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Moderne Oversized METAL / MATERIAL: Gold
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1980s Unknown Modernist Vintage Quartz Watches

Corum 24 706 59 18k White Gold Silver Dial Quartz Watch
By Corum
Located in Surfside, FL
Ladies Corum in 18k white gold on a leather strap. Quartz. Case size 20mm x 28mm. With box and
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1990s Vintage Quartz Watches

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White Gold, Silver

Lucien Piccard 14 Karat Yellow Gold Ladies Quartz Watch, circa 1980s
Located in Long Beach, CA
: Quartz DIAL / HANDS: Original White / Roman Numeral Dial / Baton Hands ATTACHMENT / LENGTH: Brown Lizard
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Late 20th Century Swiss Art Deco Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Breitling Aerospace e79363 in Titanium with a Blue dial 42mm Quartz watch
By Breitling
Located in Surfside, FL
Breitling Aerospace in titanium. Quartz w/ multi function digital displays. 42 mm case size. With
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Titanium

Vacheron Constantin White Gold Traditionnelle 25093 w/ a White dial Quartz watch
By Vacheron Constantin
Located in Surfside, FL
with VC 18k white gold tang buckle. Quartz. 24 mm case size. Ref 25093. Fine Pre-owned Vacheron
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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White Gold

Patek Philippe Beta 21 3603 1 in yellow gold 37mm Quartz watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
1970's when many Swiss watch companies were experimenting with electronic movement watches. Comes with
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1970s Vintage Quartz Watches

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Yellow Gold

Chopard Happy Sun in 18k Rose Gold 4176 Brown Dial 40mm Quartz Watch
By Chopard
Located in Surfside, FL
diamonds and on leather strap with 18k rose gold tang buckle. Quartz. 40 mm case size. With box, pusher
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Rose Gold

Chopard St. Moritz 8024 in Stainless Steel with a White dial 23mm Quartz watch
By Chopard
Located in Surfside, FL
Chopard St. Moritz in stainless steel and gold plate. Quartz with date. 23 mm case size. Ref 8024
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Stainless Steel, Steel

Baume & Mercier Classic 97266 in yellow gold w/ a black dial 31.5mm Quartz watch
By Baume & Mercier
Located in Surfside, FL
buckle. Quartz. 31.5 mm case size. Ref 97266. Fine Pre-owned Baume & Mercier Watch. Certified preowned
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Yellow Gold

Chopard Happy Sport 8892 in Stainless Steel with a White dial 23mm Quartz watch
By Chopard
Located in Surfside, FL
. Quartz movement. With Box. 23 mm case size. Ref 8892. Fine Pre-owned Chopard Watch. Certified preowned
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Stainless Steel

Marina B Classic 975 in yellow gold with a Black dial 16mm Quartz watch
By Marina B
Located in Surfside, FL
& original Marina B tang buckle. Quartz. 16 mm case size. Ref 975. Fine Pre-owned Marina B Watch. Certified
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Neptune 4881/1 in yellow gold w/ a White dial 26.5mm Quartz watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Patek Philippe Neptune with original white diamond dial in 18k. Quartz. 26.5 mm case size. Fits 6.5
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Yellow Gold

Bedat & Co No. 3 304 in Stainless Steel with a Silver dial 24.5mm Quartz watch
By Bedat
Located in Surfside, FL
Bedat & Co No. 3 in stainless steel. Quartz. 27mm length by 24.5 mm width case size. With box and
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Stainless Steel, Silver, Steel

Corum $20 gold piece 5014556 in yellow gold with a Gold dial 35mm Quartz watch
By Corum
Located in Surfside, FL
". Quartz. 35 mm case size. With leather wallet and papers. Ref 5014556. Circa 1984 Fine Pre-owned Corum
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1980s Vintage Quartz Watches

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Yellow Gold

Hublot M D M 1391.3 054 inYellow Gold with a White dial 28mm Quartz watch
By Hublot
Located in Surfside, FL
. Quartz with date. 28 mm case size. Ref 1391.3 054. Fine Pre-owned Hublot Watch. Certified preowned
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20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Gold

Concord Yellow Gold Pave Diamond Ladies Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Coral Gables, FL
Concord 14 Karat Yellow Gold Quartz Watch With Pave Dial Containing 158 Round Diamonds Totaling
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cartier Ladies White Gold Diamond Baignoire Mini Bracelet Quartz Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in Bay Harbor Islands, FL
buckle. Quartz. Watch face measures 24mm by 18mm.
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1990s Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Longines 1960s Ladies Quartz 14KT Yellow Gold Diamond and Ruby Watch
By Longines
Located in New York, NY
Introducing the Longines 1960s Ladies Quartz Watch, a stunning piece of vintage luxury and elegance
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1960s Swiss Retro Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Yellow Gold

Ladies Tag Heuer Two Tone Professional Watch
By TAG Heuer
Located in Coral Gables, FL
Pre-Owned Tag Heuer Ladies Professional Two Tone Quartz Watch. Model WG1320-0. Dark Gray Dial with
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Late 20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Stainless Steel

New Gucci Quartz Stainless Steel Watch
By Gucci
Located in Cattolica, IT
NEW Gucci stainless steel quartz watch Swiss Made. The watch was never worn and cames from an
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1990s Italian Contemporary Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

New Gucci Quartz Stainless Steel Watch
New Gucci Quartz Stainless Steel Watch
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Chopard Happy Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Multicolored Gemstone Watch Ref. 20.4069
By Chopard
Located in Richmond, CA
A fine and rare Chopard 18K solid yellow gold “HAPPY DIAMONDS” (ref. 20.4069) quartz watch with 8
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1970s Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

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Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Yellow Gold

Bulgari 18 Karat Yellow Gold Tubogas Serpenti Bracelet Watch
By Bulgari
Located in Milano, IT
. This quartz watch has a small round head and black dial. An iconic watch you will wear forever. 1978
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1970s Italian Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Chopard Women's Wrist Watch BaignoireModel in 18 Karat Gold Diamonds
By Chopard
Located in Paris, FR
numbered on the back. Hallmark Gross weight: 21.6 g with bracelet. Revised Quartz Watch Working Length: 17
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1980s Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Omega Yellow Gold Constellation Mesh Band Quartz Wristwatch
By Omega
Located in Stamford, CT
. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch
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1990s Vintage Quartz Watches

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Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Mathey Tissot 1960 Textured 14k Gold Wrist Watch
By Tissot
Located in Stamford, CT
watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

DeLaneau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond and Multicolored Sapphires Bracelet Watch
By Delaneau
Located in New York, NY
chain with a V link. The watch face measures 20mm. Total length is 7". This is a new quartz watch. The
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1990s Swiss Contemporary Vintage Quartz Watches

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Corum $20 gold piece 18k yellow gold Quartz Wristwatch Ref 1896
By Corum
Located in Surfside, FL
Corum $20 Gold Piece quartz watch with a diamond crown on a black crocodile strap with an 18k
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1980s Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

DeLaneau 18 Karat Gold Diamond and Multicolored Sapphires Heart Shaped Watch
By Delaneau
Located in New York, NY
with diamonds. The heart measures 22mm wide x 30mm long. Total length is 7". This is a new quartz watch
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Late 20th Century Swiss Contemporary Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Universal Geneve Ladies yellow Gold Diamond Baguette Bezel Quartz Wristwatch
Located in Stamford, CT
accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not
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Late 20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Delaneau 18 Karat Yellow Gold and 3.10 Carat Diamond Bracelet Watch
By Delaneau
Located in New York, NY
. Total length is 7". This is a new quartz watch. The original retail price of this watch was $41,300. The
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1990s Swiss Contemporary Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

DeLaneau 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond and Blue Sapphire Bracelet Watch
By Delaneau
Located in New York, NY
new quartz watch. The original retail price of this watch was $34,000. The watch will come with a two
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1990s Swiss Contemporary Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Chopard 18 Karat Yellow Gold Happy Diamond Bracelet Watch
By Chopard
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
number 202972-4049, operating analog quartz watch, Ref 0049. Over one-half carat of diamonds consisting
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1990s French Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Franck Muller Lady's Stainless Steel Curvex Wristwatch circa 1990s
By Franck Muller
Located in Stamford, CT
not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases, bands or
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Late 20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel, Steel

Omega Yellow Gold 6 Jewel Wristwatch, 1982
By Omega
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Vintage Thin 14 Karat Omega 6 Jewel Quartz Watch. The rectangular-faced dial is framed in a gold
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1980s Swiss Retro Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Omega Yellow Gold 6 Jewel Wristwatch, 1982
Omega Yellow Gold 6 Jewel Wristwatch, 1982
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Omega Yellow Gold Custom Colored Ice Blue Dial Wristwatch
By Omega
Located in Stamford, CT
quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases, bands or misuse.
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1950s Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Omega Constellation 33mm Quartz Champagne Yellow Gold Ref: 3961.069
By Omega
Located in București, București
, please check our terms&conditions agreement. The Omega Constellation 3961.069 is a vintage quartz watch
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1980s Romanian Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Baume & Mercier Ladies Yellow Gold Manual Wind Wristwatch
By Baume & Mercier
Located in Stamford, CT
not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases, bands or
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Baume & Mercier Ladies Yellow Gold Manual Wind Wristwatch
Baume & Mercier Ladies Yellow Gold Manual Wind Wristwatch
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Piaget Ladies Yellow Gold Ribbed Wristwatch
By Piaget
Located in Stamford, CT
accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not
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1960s Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

IWC 1970s Vintage watch ladies
By IWC
Located in Sammu shi, JP
of warmth that only a mechanical watch can give you, which quartz watches do not have. The non-date
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1970s Swiss Artisan Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

IWC 1970s Vintage watch ladies
IWC 1970s Vintage watch ladies
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Piaget Men's Rose Gold Automatic Custom Dial Wristwatch
By Piaget
Located in Stamford, CT
warranty for timing and accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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18k Gold, Rose Gold, Gold

Omega stainless Steel yellow Gold Filled Automatic Date Red Dial Wristwatch
By Omega
Located in Stamford, CT
quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases, bands or misuse.
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1960s Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Gold-filled, Steel

Tiffany & Co. Rose Gold Universal Genève Midcentury Wristwatch
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Stamford, CT
year warranty for timing and accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch
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Mid-20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Rose Gold, Gold

Tiffany & Co. Movado Yellow Gold Men's Wristwatch, circa 1951
By Movado
Located in Stamford, CT
timing and accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch.
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Vintage Quartz Watches

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rolex Lady's Stainless Steel Datejust Custom Colored Dial Wristwatch Ref 69160
By Rolex
Located in Stamford, CT
warranty for timing and accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new
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Late 20th Century Vintage Quartz Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

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Vintage Quartz Watches For Sale on 1stDibs

Browse a vast assortment of vintage quartz watches for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of Gold, Yellow Gold and 14k Gold, these items were constructed with great care. Our inventory has long been popular, and it includes earlier versions that date to the 20th Century and newer variations that were made as recently as the 20th Century. Pieces in our collection of vintage quartz watches made by Art Deco jewelers — as well as those associated with Contemporary — are very popular. There have been many well-made iterations of these items over the years, but those made by Hermès, Omega and Concord Watch are often thought to be among the most beautiful. Lovers of these pieces agree that it’s a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 5 Diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. There are many round cut vintage quartz watches for sale. Most of our vintage quartz watches for sale are for women, but there are 10 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much are Vintage Quartz Watches?

Prices for vintage quartz watches can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $240 and can go as high as $24,979, while vintage quartz watches, on average, fetch $1,667.

Finding the Right wrist-watches for You

Antique, new and vintage wristwatches have captured the hearts and minds of all manner of watch collectors as well as the watchmakers themselves — it's time you found your own.

Certain vintage watches for men and iconic watch designs for women are sought after not only because of their graceful proportions or innovative materials but also because of the illustrious histories of the houses that created them, histories that they stylishly embody.

Bulgari’s legendary Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional wristwatches.

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist.

In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, wristwatches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner. Designer Gérald Genta, whose range of clients included Rolex, created for Audemars Piguet the first luxury sports timepiece to be made from stainless steel. First introduced in 1972, the Royal Oak was a perfect choice for blending the form and function that are now synonymous with sports watches.

Are you shopping for a wristwatch? It’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors.

Find antique, new and vintage wristwatches on 1stDibs.

Questions About Vintage Quartz Watches
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Omega has quartz watches. Some popular models include the Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X-33, the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Quartz and the Omega Seamaster Professional Diver 300M Quartz timepieces. You can find a collection of Omega watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, some quartz watches are collectible, luxury timepieces. Established watchmakers such as Omega, Carrier and Rolex created quartz pieces to withstand the test of time in trend and quality. You’ll find a wide selection of collectible quartz watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Rolex made the Oysterquartz watch starting in the 1970s. Not many were made, with around an estimated 25,000 models making it to market. Shop a range of expertly vetted Rolex watches from top boutiques worldwide on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    No, Rolex doesn't currently make quartz watches. However, the company did in the past. The Rolex Oysterquartz is the name of that timepiece, which debuted in 1977. Rolex produced three models of the watch over a 25-year period and sold about 25,000 of them. Shop a range of Rolex quartz watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2024
    How long a quartz watch lasts depends on a variety of factors. The quality of the craftsmanship, the strength of the materials, how frequently it's worn and how well it's cared for will all influence the longevity of a particular timepiece. Generally, most quartz watches have a lifespan of 20 to 30 years. On 1stDibs, explore a diverse assortment of watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Most Rolex watches do not have quartz movement, instead they use a Perpetual rotor to power the watch. There were a couple of Rolex watch models that used quartz movement, the most popular being the Rolex Oysterquartz. The Oysterquartz is no longer in production, but it can be found in the second-hand market.. Find Rolex watches, including the rare Oysterquartz, on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Rolex joined the quartz movement popular in the 1960s and 1970s. The first Rolex quartz watch was the Date 5100. The company then released the Oysterquartz Datejust and the Oysterquartz Date-Date models. Very few Date 5100s were released, and the Oysterquartz models were only produced for 25 years. Find a collection of expertly vetted Rolex watches, including rare Oysterquartz models, from some of the world’s top reputable boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    Yes, Cartier does make quartz watches. The luxury jewelry and watchmaker introduced a line of high-precision quartz timepieces in 2018. Find a collection of Cartier watches from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Patek Philippe watches may be quartz or mechanical, depending on the model. The brand uses quartz movements in some Gondolo, Nautilus and Aquanaut timepieces. However, the majority of the brand's watches feature manual or self-winding mechanical movement. Find a collection of Patek Philippe watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A vintage watch is any watch that is at least two decades old. A model number can usually be found on a watch's movement for identification purposes, and date marks on the back of a watch can usually tell you if it is vintage. Vintage timepieces have made a comeback for serious collectors as well as casual enthusiasts all over the world. Find a collection of vintage watches on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The gold content of a vintage watch will depend on the make and model of the watch. Gold is a popular choice for luxury watches due to its finish and yellow-golden hue that can be achieved through gold or gold-plated bands. Shop a wide selection of expertly vetted vintage watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The easiest way to determine if a watch is vintage is to look for a date on the back. If the date is more than 20 years old, the timepiece would be considered vintage. If a watch lacks a date, a certified appraiser has the knowledge and experience needed to determine its age. Find a variety of watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    To identify your vintage Omega watch, first find its serial number. Those made before 1944 have seven-digit numbers; from 1944 on, the numbers have eight digits. On vintage models, the serial number is engraved on the inside of the case back.You can cross-reference this number online to find out what model your watch is. Explore a wide variety of Omega watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Wind a vintage Omega watch by twisting the crown at the side in a clockwise direction. Stop winding once you feel the movement of the crown stop. Browse a range of authenticated vintage and contemporary Omega watches from top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Seiko watches include a few different identifying marks. Before 1970, serial numbers were seven digits, and limited-edition models had a piece number. Modern Seiko watches have a six-digit serial number, which includes the manufacturing date. You can also shop expertly vetted vintage Seiko watches from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJanuary 23, 2024
    To identify a vintage Omega watch, first find its serial number. On most vintage timepieces, this number appears on the inside of the caseback. By cross-referencing the number with the information provided by trusted online resources, you can learn what model your watch is and discover other details like its ownership history. On 1stDibs, explore a wide range of vintage Omega watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    You can check if your vintage Omega watch is the real deal by cross-referencing the serial number stamped on the watch. The serial number is seven to eight digits long, and if it doesn’t match the company’s database, this is a serious red flag that can indicate that the piece is fake. You can also shop expertly vetted vintage Omega watches from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To authenticate a vintage Cartier watch, remove the case back and you’ll see the brand name inscribed. “CARTIER” is located at the seven o’clock or ten o’clock markers and “SWISS MADE” under the six o’clock marker on genuine watches. Counterfeiters often omit these details or even spell the brand name wrong. Cartier watches have a substantial weight due to the high quality materials used to craft the timepiece, and a lightweight watch could be an indication that your piece is a fake. On 1stDibs, you’ll find a collection of genuine Cartier timepieces from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Unless you have training in jewelry repair, you should not take the back off a vintage Omega watch on your own. Opening the timepieces requires a specially designed tool available only to jewelers authorized to service Omega watches. Shop a selection of Omega watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    The best vintage Omega timepiece to buy is largely a matter of personal preference. The Seamaster and Speedmaster are two timeless options available in a variety of finishes and styles. No matter which watch you choose, only buy from a reputable dealer or online platform to ensure you receive an authentic timepiece. You'll find a collection of expertly vetted Omega watches on 1stDibs.

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