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Illinois Watch Company Display Back Pocket Watch
By Illinois Watch Company
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
This sweet antique Illinois Watch Co. private label for Burlington Brass Pocket Watch, circa 1919 is converted to a skeleton watch with a glass display back for a mesmerizing view of...
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Early 20th Century Pocket Watches

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Brass

1940s Vintage Rectangular Invicta Mechanical Watch
By INVICTA WATCH
Located in Carlisle, GB
This pre-owned vintage hand winding watch is in good working condition and it is running well. Visible signs of ageing and and some wear on the dial. The silver plated watch case is ...
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Vintage 1940s Wrist Watches

Materials

Silver Plate

Concord 18k & Stainless Steel Mariner S.G. Men's Quartz Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Montreal, QC
Concord 18k bezel and stainless steel mariner S.G. Men's quartz watch #1581117. Good working order, measures 7 1/2 inches long. The watch has no papers and no box.
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Palace Salmon Metal Band Quartz Watch (Complimentary Extra Straps)
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
【PALACE 】The Timeless Casual Business Watch A taste of understated luxury for office ladies in a business casual outfit with a handbag. It shines in an elegant way with artful past...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mini Sistine Brown Leather Quartz Watch, 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Classical Roman Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Palace Very Per Metal Band Quartz Watch 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
【PALACE 】The Timeless Casual Business Watch A taste of understated luxury for office ladies in a business casual outfit with a handbag. It shines in an elegant way with artful past...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Concord Veneto 0309573 Women's Watch in 18kt White Gold
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
Concord Veneto 0309573 Women's Watch in 18kt White Gold SKU: 115671 PRIMARY DETAILS Brand: Concord Model: Veneto Country of Origin: Switzerland Movement Type: Quartz: Battery Year ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

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White Gold

Concord Dress Watch for Woman Circa 1985 Yellow Gold w Diamonds Concord Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Austin, TX
This Concord Watch is petite in size and lovely for a dress watch. The magnificent movement has been recently serviced and is warrantied for 12 months. All outside parts including t...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Concord Stainless Steel Three Register Chronograph Manual Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Concord Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Chronograph / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel DIMENSIONS: 45mm X 43mm CIRCA: 1970's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Man...
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Vintage 1980s Art Deco Wrist Watches

Gold-Plated Record Watch Co. Geneve Antique Pocket Watch
By Record Watch Co
Located in Carlisle, GB
Antique Gold Plated Record Watch Co. Geneve Dress Pocket Watch. This beautiful watch is in good working condition and it is ticking well. Visible signs of ageing and wear with light...
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Antique Early 1900s Pocket Watches

Materials

Gold Plate

Concord 18K Yellow White Gold Diamonds Bezel Quartz Ladies Watch 5161253
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
Pre Owned Concord 18K Yellow & White Gold Factory Diamond Bezel Quartz Ladies Watch 5161253. This Beautiful Timepiece is Powered by Quartz (Battery) Movement And Features: 18k Yellow...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Concord C1 Big Date Chronograph Watch 01.5.14.1002
By Concord Watch
Located in Southampton, PA
The Concord C1 Big Date Chronograph Watch, reference number 01.5.14.1002, possesses an inherent sense of sophistication. It features a 44mm case crafted from Stainless Steel that i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Palace Classic White Metal Band Quartz Watch, 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
【PALACE 】The Timeless Casual Business Watch A taste of understated luxury for office ladies in a business casual outfit with a handbag. It shines in an elegant way with artful past...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mini Sistine Ocean Blue Leather Quartz Watch, 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Classical Roman Wrist Watches

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Stainless Steel

Mini Sistine Snow White Leather Quartz Watch, 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Classical Roman Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Illinois Watch Co. Grade 525 14 Karat Gold Open Face Pocket Watch 17 Jewel
By Illinois Watch Company
Located in Sherman Oaks, CA
Beautiful Antique Illinois Watch Co. Pocket Watch w/ Discolored Dial 14KT White Gold Case w/ Intricate Hand-Etched Design on Case "TEM" on Back of Case Black Arabic Numerals Case Se...
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Early 20th Century Pocket Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Vintage 1930s Silver Invicta Mechanical Watch
By INVICTA WATCH
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful pre-owned vintage watch is in good working condition and it is ticking well. Visible signs of ageing and wear with light scratches on the glass and on the silver case....
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Vintage 1930s Wrist Watches

Materials

Silver

Vintage Concord Dameuri Watch 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ladies Quartz
By Concord Watch
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Company-Concord Model-Vintage Case Metal-19mm Case Size Dial- Gold Bezel-18K Yellow Gold Bracelet-18K Yellow Gold Size- 7" Movement- Quartz Features-Date, Hours, Minutes and Seconds ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Concord C1 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Rose Gold Watch 01.6.52.1086
By Concord Watch
Located in Southampton, PA
There are only 25 pieces of Concord C1 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph 01.6.52.1086 ever made. Here is your chance to own one. This watch has a 47mm case in 18K pink gold and PVD-coat...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

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Rose Gold

Concord Mariner SG Men's Two Tone Gold & Silver Swiss Made Luxury Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
Concord Mariner SG Men's Two-Tone Gold & Silver Swiss Made Luxury Watch Elegant and Stylish Concord Super Thin Mariner Watch Quartz Swiss Movement BRAND: CONCORDE BAND MATERIAL: G...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, Silver

Concord Saratoga Men's Watch Gold and Stainless Steel 1558237 18 Karat
By Concord Watch
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Concord Saratoga Men's Watch: 35mm 1558237 G 18k Gold And Steel Case/Bracelet, 35mm Case with a 27 mm sapphire crystal and case is 6mm thick, date window, comes with original box an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Stainless Steel

Mini Sistine Spring Green 30mm Leather Quartz Watch (Complimentary extra straps)
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Classical Roman Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Concord Saratoga Diamond Bezel Silver Dial Steel Quartz Ladies Watch 310889
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
(14212) This pre-owned Concord Saratoga 310889 is a beautiful Ladies timepiece that is powered by a quartz movement which is cased in a stainless steel case. It has a round shape fac...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

Concord 14 Karat Yellow Gold Vintage Rectangular Quartz Wrist Watch on Strap
By Concord Watch
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Movement: quartz Function: hours, minutes Case: 29 X 23mm 14K yellow gold rectangular case, sapphire crystal, pull/push crown, water resistant Dial: champagne dial Band: black lizard...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Concord MCS 14 Karat White Gold White MOP Diamond Quartz Ladies Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
This Pre-Owned Concord MCS 66.25.648 is a beautiful Ladie's timepiece that is powered by quartz (battery) movement which is cased in a white gold case. It has a round shape face, di...
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2010s Wrist Watches

Antique Gold-Plated Full Hunter Cased Pocket Watch Signed Illinois Watch Case Co
By Illinois Watch Company
Located in Carlisle, GB
Antique Gold Plated Full Hunter Cased Pocket Watch Signed Illinois Watch Case Co. United States of America. Condition: This watch is working and ticking well. Visible cracks on the...
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Vintage 1910s Pocket Watches

Materials

Gold Plate, Enamel

American Watch Co. Yellow Gold Waltham Pocket Watch
By American Waltham Watch Co.
Located in Stamford, CT
American Watch Co. Yellow Gold Plated Waltham Pocket Watch. This watch is marked Warranted. This watch is in working order. 30mm diameter
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Late 20th Century Art Deco Pocket Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Concord Classic Watch in 14k Yellow Gold with Approximately 0.70 Carats in
By Concord Watch
Located in Surfside, FL
Concord in 14k yellow gold with approximately 0.70 carats in diamond bezel. Manual. 20 mm case size. Fits 6 inches wrist. Ref 2115271 BL. Circa 1970s Fine Pre-owned Concord Watch. C...
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Vintage 1970s Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold

Concord C1 Retrograde Titanium Watch 01.5.40.1020
By Concord Watch
Located in Southampton, PA
The Concord C1 Retrograde Watch, reference number 01.5.40.1020, is sleek, functional, and ready for action. A 45mm case crafted from titanium provides the perfect foundation for th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

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Titanium

Concord La Scala 0308158 51-25-572 Women's Watch in 18kt Yellow Gold
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
Concord La Scala 0308158 51-25-572 Women's Watch in 18kt Yellow Gold SKU: 115668 PRIMARY DETAILS Brand: Concord Model: La Scala Country of Origin: Switzerland Movement Type: Quart...
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2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

American Waltham Watch Company 14 Karat Yellow Gold Pocket Watch
By Waltham Watch Company
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
From American Waltham Watch Company, 14 karat yellow gold pocket watch Bartlett Grade model no. 1908 in size 16 with Serial Number 2303387. Has seventeen jeweled movement with a fanc...
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Vintage 1910s Pocket Watches

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Palace Salmon Metal Band Quartz Watch 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
【PALACE 】The Timeless Casual Business Watch A taste of understated luxury for office ladies in a business casual outfit with a handbag. It shines in an elegant way with artful past...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Vintage 1960s Certina Ladies Mechanical Watch
By Certina Watch Company
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful vintage little watch is working and it is ticking well with a centre seconds. Visible signs of wearing with some scratches on the glass. Slightly worn strap with its ...
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Vintage 1960s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Corum Sterling Silver Cuff Style Manual Watch, 1970s
By Corum Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Corum Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Clip On / Cuff Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Sterling Silver DIMENSIONS: 42mm X 28mm CIRCA: 1970's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wi...
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Vintage 1970s Modernist Wrist Watches

Corum Sterling Silver Cuff Style Manual Watch, 1970s
By Corum Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Corum Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Clip On / Cuff Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Sterling Silver DIMENSIONS: 42mm X 28mm CIRCA: 1970's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wi...
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Vintage 1970s Wrist Watches

Hampden Watch Co. Gold Plated White Dial 1900-1909
By Hampden Watch Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Item specifics Condition: Pre-owned: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but ... Department: Unisex Adult Case Material: Gold Plated...
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Early 20th Century Pocket Watches

Materials

Gold Plate

Vintage Retro Equestrian Theme Ruby and Diamond Ladies Watch
By Bulova Watch Company
Located in Stamford, CT
Following the equestrian motif similar to that of Cartier and Hermes, and various jewelers around the world, this watch is the epitome of feminine refinement. The double snake chain ...
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Vintage 1940s Retro Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 14k Gold

Palace Classic White Metal Band Quartz Watch, 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
【PALACE 】The Timeless Casual Business Watch A taste of understated luxury for office ladies in a business casual outfit with a handbag. It shines in an elegant way with artful past...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mini Sistine Chilli Red Leather Quartz Watch 'Complimentary Extra Straps'
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Classical Roman Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

1898 $5 Gold Eagle-Liberty Corum Quartz Watch
By Corum Watch Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
About 1898 $5 Gold Eagle-Liberty Corum Quartz Watch Watch is keeping good time Case is 25mm Leather band Excellent condition Brand: Corum 100% original Movement: Quartz ...
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1990s Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Concord for Shreve & Co. Yellow Gold Manual Wind Watch
By Concord Watch
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Concord for Shreve & Co. STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco Style / Ref. 302230 MOVEMENT / CALIBER: 17 Jewels Manual Winding / Cal. 259 DIAL / HANDS: Silvered Roman Number...
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Vintage 1980s Wrist Watches

9 Karat Gold Vintage 1950s Récord Cushion Shaped Mechanical Watch
By Record Watch Co
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful pre-owned vintage hand winding gold wristwatch is in good working condition and it is running well. Visible signs of ageing and wear with light marks on the glass surf...
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Vintage 1950s Wrist Watches

Materials

9k Gold

Vintage 1970s Stainless Steel Automatic Bulova Watch
By Bulova Watch Company
Located in Carlisle, GB
This Pre-owned mechanical vintage watch is working and is running well. Visible scratches as shown. Its brown leather strap is a bit worn but wearable. Please study the images caref...
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Vintage 1970s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Concord C1 World Time Blue Dial Watch 01.6.39.1015
By Concord Watch
Located in Southampton, PA
The Concord C1 World Time Watch, reference number 01.6.39.1015, is appropriate for pilots, world travelers, and jetsetters of all varieties. This automatic timepiece begins with a b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Waltham Yellow Gold Filled Mid Century Experimental Electromechanical Watch
By Waltham Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Round / Space Age Design METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA: 1950's / 1960's DIMENSIONS: 44mm X 35mm MOVEMENT / CALI...
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Mid-20th Century Wrist Watches

American Watch Co. Yellow Gold Waltham Presentation Manual Pocket Watch
By American Waltham Watch Co.
Located in Dallas, TX
American Watch Co. Waltham 14K Yellow Gold Pocket Watch - Manual winding; 17 jewels. 14K Yellow Gold solid case with an engraved R in the caseback. Inside case engraved " Presente...
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20th Century Art Deco Pocket Watches

Art Deco Gents BULOVA Watch WW2, Newly Serviced, c1943
By Bulova Watch Company
Located in Westward ho, GB
For your consideration is this fabulously stylish Art Deco Gents 1943 BULOVA Gents Watch .Very good vintage condition throughout. The dial is the real hero of this watch and any Art ...
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

10k Gold, Rose Gold

Illinois Watch Co. Pocket Watch Key Wind Working Sterling Silver 1886 Year
By Illinois Watch Company
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Vintage Illinois co. pocket watch in good working condition. Year 1886. The case is sterling silver, 60mm diameter, 20mm thick with a thick glass crystal that is clean with very slig...
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Vintage 1980s Victorian Wrist Watches

Materials

Sterling Silver

Ladies Concord Les Palais 14k Yellow Gold Watch 21 A1 1801
By Concord Watch
Located in Dallas, TX
Ladies Concord Les Palais 14k Yellow Gold Watch 21 A1 1801 - Quartz movement. 14k yellow gold case with diamond bezel (21mm diameter). Mother of Pearl Diamond dial. 14k yellow gold...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Zenith Stainless Steel Original Dial Manual Wind Watch, circa 1950s
By Zenith Watch Company
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Zenith Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Mid Century Round METAL / MATERIAL: Steel CIRCA: 1950's DIMENSIONS: 39mm X 34mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewe...
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches

Concord C100 14 Karat Yellow Gold Quartz Ladies Watch 22262256
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
This pre-owned Concord C100 22262256 is a beautiful Ladie's timepiece that is powered by quartz (battery) movement which is cased in a yellow gold case. It has a round shape face, di...
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2010s Wrist Watches

Mini Sistine Black 30mm Mesh Band Quartz Watch (Complimentary extra straps)
By ADEXE Watches
Located in Tsuen Wan District, HK
"ADEXE was founded by two sisters in the male-dominated watch industry in London in 2016. From design, crafting, to production, everything is done in-house to ensure product quality ...
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2010s Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Record Watch Company Gold Filled Art Deco Tonneau Shape from 1940's
By Record Watch Co
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Record Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1940's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 40mm x 22mm MOVEMENT /...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Concord Classic Watch in 18k Yellow Gold with Diamond Bezel, Quartz, Champagne
By Concord Watch
Located in Surfside, FL
Ladies Concord Classic in 18k yellow gold with diamond bezel. Quartz. Ref 487312. Fine Pre-owned Concord Watch. Certified preowned Concord Classic 487312 watch is made out of yellow...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

American Waltham Gold Plated Pocket Watch
By American Waltham Watch Co.
Located in Carlisle, GB
A lovely half hunter hunter pocket watch manufactured by American watch making company, Waltham. The watch is signed on its enamel faced dial and also on its mechanism. It also has a...
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Mid-20th Century Pocket Watches

Materials

Gold Plate

14 Karat Gold American Watch Co. Waltham Full Hunter Ladies Size Pocket Watch
By American Waltham Watch Co.
Located in Carlisle, GB
Antique 14K Gold American Watch Co. Waltham Full Hunter Ladies Size Pocket Watch. This Beautiful 41mm diameter full hunter and engine turned decorative cased pocket watch is in goo...
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Antique Early 1900s Pocket Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Enamel, Gold

Hampden 10K Gold Filled White Enamel Roman Dial Manual Wind Pocket Watch
By Hampden Watch Company
Located in New York, NY
Minor Crack On dial. as visible in pictures This Watch Dated approx Circa 1895. Brand Hampden Condition Pre-owned Length 54mm Width 33mm Thickness 10mm Weight In Grams 34.3 Stock Num...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pocket Watches

Antique Waltham American Watch Co. 14K Yellow Gold Pocket Watch with Gold Chain
By American Waltham Watch Co.
Located in Mount Kisco, NY
Enjoy this classic ,circa 1903, antique Waltham Pocket Watch #610, model 1899, size 16 s with 48mm hunting case #6250067 in 14 karat yellow gold. This early 20th century American ma...
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Antique Early 1900s Pocket Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Concord Watch Head Fancy Art Deco Style Dial
By Concord Watch
Located in Stamford, CT
14 Karat Yellow Gold Concord Watch Head Fancy Art Deco Style Dial. This watch was recently serviced and works fine.
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Vintage 1960s Art Deco Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Concord La Scala Steel Chronograph White Guilloche Dial Quartz Watch 14.C5.1482
By Concord Watch
Located in New York, NY
Pre Owned Concord La Scala Steel Chronograph Jump Hour White Guilloche Sticks Dial Mens Quartz Watch 14.C5.1482. This Beautiful Timepiece is Powered by Quartz (Battery) Movement And ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

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J E Watch For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the j e watch you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Frequently made of Gold, 18k Gold and Stainless Steel, this item was constructed with great care. Our collection of these items for sale includes 33195 vintage editions and 24385 modern creations to choose from as well. Making the right choice when shopping for a j e watch may mean carefully reviewing examples of this item dating from different eras — you can find an early iteration of this piece from the 18th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century, both of which have proven very popular over the years. For this particular piece, .5 Carat and 1 Carat are consistently popular carat weights. Creating a j e watch has been a part of the legacy of many jewelers, but those produced by Rolex, Cartier and Patek Philippe are consistently popular. A j e watch can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 6853 Diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. A round cut version of this piece has appeal, but there are also brilliant cut and oval cut versions for sale. Finding a j e watch for sale for men should be easy, but there are 27849 pieces available to browse for unisex as well as women, too.

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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.

Bvlgari’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.

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