Buyer Protection Authenticity Guarantee Why Chrono24? Singapore  | SGD
Log inLog in
Brand
Model
Price
Case diameter
Year
Location
More
Your selection

Your selection

Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Basic information
Type of watch
Ref. No.
More...
New/Pre-owned
Availability
Gender
Condition
More...
Scope of delivery
Characteristics & functions
Movement
Case material
Dial
More...
Glass
More...
Functions
More...
Thickness
More...
Material bezel
More...
Dial numerals
Waterproof
More...
Others
More...
Bracelet/strap
Bracelet material
More...
Lug width
More...
Bracelet color
More...
Clasp material
More...
Cancel

Sort by

Patek Philippe vintage 1950s Tear Drop 1509  Calatrava &...
TOP
Patek Philippe vintage 1950s Tear Drop 1509 Calatrava &...
S$ 13,512
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Breguet 8918bb58864d00d
TOP
Breguet 8918bb58864d00d
Price on request
Seller
Deluxe ( Asia ) Ltd
9
HK
Piaget Rare Massive Mens 1970 Piaget Polo Diamond Dial 100%...
TOP
Piaget Rare Massive Mens 1970 Piaget Polo Diamond Dial 100%...
S$ 22,750
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Hublot Big Bang King  Min Repeater NEW 65% off
TOP
Hublot Big Bang King Min Repeater NEW 65% off
S$ 206,064
Seller
Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
7
US
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time - Limited Edition
TOP
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time - Limited Edition
S$ 64,593
Seller
WatchesofMayfair.com
193
UK
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph ''Leo Messi"...
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph ''Leo Messi"...
S$ 63,550
Seller
Filipucci Juweliers
283
NL
Vacheron Constantin Calatrava/ Dress watch, seconds 6456 -Gold...
TOP
Vacheron Constantin Calatrava/ Dress watch, seconds 6456 -Gold...
S$ 5,662
Seller
Dreamwatch - fine used watches
116
DE
Cartier 18k R/G Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon B&P W6920001
TOP
Cartier 18k R/G Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon B&P W6920001
S$ 62,726
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
66
UK
Zenith Academy Force Constante 18.2210.4810-01.C713 limited 150
TOP
Zenith Academy Force Constante 18.2210.4810-01.C713 limited 150
S$ 46,368
Seller
TimeWorld
19
CH
Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture Rose Gold
TOP
Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture Rose Gold
S$ 32,590
Seller
Sense of Time
 
LV
Patek Philippe Twenty 4,24,Rose Gold,Oro Rosa
TOP
Patek Philippe Twenty 4,24,Rose Gold,Oro Rosa
S$ 17,924
Seller
ROSSI OROLOGI s.r.l
24
IT
Chopard VINTAGE 70S LARGE HAPPY DIAMOND SAUDI KING REF. 2121
TOP
Chopard VINTAGE 70S LARGE HAPPY DIAMOND SAUDI KING REF. 2121
Price on request
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Chopard Imperiale White Gold Chrono 40MM, Full Diamond...
TOP
Chopard Imperiale White Gold Chrono 40MM, Full Diamond...
S$ 61,920
Free shipping
Seller
M.J.WATCHES
46
BE
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon White Gold
TOP
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon White Gold
S$ 24,230
Free shipping
Seller
WatchesofMayfair.com
193
UK
Chopard Classic 18kwg Oval Diamonds NEW 60% +off
TOP
Chopard Classic 18kwg Oval Diamonds NEW 60% +off
S$ 18,752
Seller
Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
7
US
Zenith Chronomaster Vollkalender Mondphase 18k/750 Gold
TOP
Zenith Chronomaster Vollkalender Mondphase 18k/750 Gold
S$ 11,162
Seller
Dreamwatch - fine used watches
116
DE
Omega 18k W/Gold Lapis Lazuli Dial DeVille Gents Watch &...
TOP
Omega 18k W/Gold Lapis Lazuli Dial DeVille Gents Watch &...
S$ 12,636
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
66
UK
Vacheron Constantin Rare Vintage Ref.4961 "Ultra-fine"...
TOP
Vacheron Constantin Rare Vintage Ref.4961 "Ultra-fine"...
S$ 7,333
Free shipping
Seller
VintageCaliber GmbH
32
DE
Ulysse Nardin 18k White Gold Ulysse Nardin Sonata Cathedral,...
TOP
Ulysse Nardin 18k White Gold Ulysse Nardin Sonata Cathedral,...
S$ 31,818
Free shipping
Seller
Tempvs Ltd
47
UK
Rolex Mens 18K White Gold OysterQuartz President - Silver Dial...
TOP
Rolex Mens 18K White Gold OysterQuartz President - Silver Dial...
S$ 17,235
Seller
SD & CO LLC
18
US
Chopard 1970s Chopard PAVE Diamond Lapis & 18kt YG Wristwatch
TOP
Chopard 1970s Chopard PAVE Diamond Lapis & 18kt YG Wristwatch
S$ 6,205
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Ulysse Nardin Automatic 18K Gold
TOP
Ulysse Nardin Automatic 18K Gold
S$ 2,848
Seller
Vintage Watch Services
114
NL
Chopard Happy Sport 36 mm Automatic
TOP
Chopard Happy Sport 36 mm Automatic
S$ 27,326
Free shipping
Seller
WatchesofMayfair.com
193
UK
Rolex Day-Date
TOP
Rolex Day-Date
S$ 26,072
Free shipping
Seller
IL CORDUSIO SAS
 
IT
Chopard Linea Dóro Auto. 161169 -Gold 18k/750 -Serviced by...
TOP
Chopard Linea Dóro Auto. 161169 -Gold 18k/750 -Serviced by...
S$ 3,732
Seller
Dreamwatch - fine used watches
116
DE
Franck Muller INFINITY FULL DIAMONDS PAVE
TOP
Franck Muller INFINITY FULL DIAMONDS PAVE
S$ 294,447
Seller
ZEGG & CERLATI
14
MC
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding in 18-carat yellow gold
TOP
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding in 18-carat yellow gold
S$ 47,255
Seller
Fino Pte Ltd
SG
Jaeger-LeCoultre Jaeger – Master Calendar 18kt Rose Gold...
TOP
Jaeger-LeCoultre Jaeger – Master Calendar 18kt Rose Gold...
S$ 20,682
Seller
Feldmar Watch Company, Inc.
7
US
Chopard Imperiale Or rouge 18KT.
TOP
Chopard Imperiale Or rouge 18KT.
S$ 25,151
Seller
Bijouterie-Horlogerie Langel
13
CH
Chopard 18kt White Gold Internally Flawless Happy Diamond
TOP
Chopard 18kt White Gold Internally Flawless Happy Diamond
S$ 34,470
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Movado Triple Calendar 18k Rose Gold
TOP
Movado Triple Calendar 18k Rose Gold
S$ 1,328
Seller
Vintage Watch Services
114
NL
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle date
TOP
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle date
S$ 33,176
Free shipping
Seller
WatchesofMayfair.com
193
UK
Chopard Happy Diamonds PAPERS manual winding 0,15crt 18k 1980...
TOP
Chopard Happy Diamonds PAPERS manual winding 0,15crt 18k 1980...
S$ 2,606
Free shipping
Seller
vtgwatch.com
81
NL
Corum Lepine Taschenuhr mit Kette in Gold 18k/750 38mm
TOP
Corum Lepine Taschenuhr mit Kette in Gold 18k/750 38mm
S$ 3,243
Seller
Dreamwatch - fine used watches
116
DE
Patek Philippe Pocket-Watch NEW
TOP
Patek Philippe Pocket-Watch NEW
S$ 11,243
Seller
Paradiso Luxury Srl
9
IT
Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox jumbo silver bicolor dial rose gold 1960
TOP
Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox jumbo silver bicolor dial rose gold 1960
S$ 5,785
Seller
Watches Management
7
IT
Breguet Classique Power Reserve Moonphase Rose Gold 7787br
TOP
Breguet Classique Power Reserve Moonphase Rose Gold 7787br
S$ 26,887
Seller
Feldmar Watch Company, Inc.
7
US
Richard Mille RM011 Ivory Felipe Massa Rose Gold
Richard Mille RM011 Ivory Felipe Massa Rose Gold
S$ 193,034
Seller
Private seller
SG
Chopard snake Chopard 18k Y/G Happy Diamonds Lds Snake Watch
TOP
Chopard snake Chopard 18k Y/G Happy Diamonds Lds Snake Watch
S$ 19,993
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Apple Watch 18K Yellow Gold Case with Black Classic Buckle
Apple Watch 18K Yellow Gold Case with Black Classic Buckle
S$ 12,880
Seller
GRluxury Pte Ltd
SG
Rolex Daytona  rose gold chocolate dial full set 2017  116505
TOP
Rolex Daytona rose gold chocolate dial full set 2017 116505
Price on request
Seller
TempoInverso.com / Gift and Communication LTD
UK
Rolex Daytona
Rolex Daytona
S$ 36,899
Seller
ARIELLE JEWELLERS AND WATCHES TRADING
SG
Chopard L.U.C. Qualite Fleurier
Chopard L.U.C. Qualite Fleurier
S$ 13,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Richard Mille RM007 White Gold Top Paved Diamonds
Richard Mille RM007 White Gold Top Paved Diamonds
S$ 135,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars
S$ 13,650
Seller
Private seller
SG
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Novelty 26400RO Pre-owned
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Novelty 26400RO Pre-owned
S$ 45,800
Seller
Chrono95
SG
Rolex Day Date
Rolex Day Date
S$ 45,999
Seller
Private seller
SG
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Tourbillon
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Tourbillon
S$ 52,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Richard Mille RM 016 Rose Gold Top Diamond Ultra Flat
Richard Mille RM 016 Rose Gold Top Diamond Ultra Flat
S$ 100,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Patek Philippe 5712G-001
Patek Philippe 5712G-001
S$ 55,600
Seller
Private seller
SG
Omega Constellation, Double Eagle
Omega Constellation, Double Eagle
S$ 12,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Audemars Piguet White Gold Diamond Watch
Audemars Piguet White Gold Diamond Watch
S$ 4,500
Seller
Private seller
SG
Omega De Ville
Omega De Ville
S$ 3,447
Seller
Private seller
SG
Franck Muller Master Square 18K White Gold
TOP
Franck Muller Master Square 18K White Gold
S$ 12,000
Seller
Private seller
SG
Cartier vintage1940S DIAMOND SET PLATINUM18KT YG TRIPLE TWIST...
TOP
Cartier vintage1940S DIAMOND SET PLATINUM18KT YG TRIPLE TWIST...
Price on request
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Hunter
 
US
Rolex Daytona
Rolex Daytona
S$ 37,888
Seller
ARIELLE JEWELLERS AND WATCHES TRADING
SG
Richard Mille RM029  Rose Gold With Full Baguette Diamond
Richard Mille RM029 Rose Gold With Full Baguette Diamond
S$ 199,980
Seller
GRluxury Pte Ltd
SG
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph
Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph
S$ 295,000
Seller
Fino Pte Ltd
SG
Patek Philippe Vintage Calatrava Ladies
Patek Philippe Vintage Calatrava Ladies
S$ 4,950
Seller
Monster Time Gallery
SG
Rolex 18K Solid Gold Diamonds DateJust Women's Watch
Rolex 18K Solid Gold Diamonds DateJust Women's Watch
S$ 10,341
Seller
Timescube
SG
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 116519 White Gold Full Diamonds
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 116519 White Gold Full Diamonds
S$ 28,800
Seller
Chrono95
SG
Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage 18KYG Triple Calendar Moonphase
Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage 18KYG Triple Calendar Moonphase
S$ 7,500
Seller
Lu-Ann Vintage Collection
SG

Gold Watches: Elegant and Valuable

A gold watch is the epitome of luxury. For thousands of years, this precious metal has been a symbol of permanence and wealth. Most gold watches are elegant dress watches, though some have a sportier design.

Features

  • 18-karat or 750 gold indicates it's 75% gold
  • 14-karat gold or 585 gold is less common
  • Many gold-electroplated vintage watches
  • Watches with modern PVD coating are in the lower price range
  • Some manufacturers offer their own alloys such as Everose or Sedna gold

Gold Cases: The Mixture Makes the Difference

When gold comes to mind, people most often think of yellow gold. However, many types of gold are used in the watch industry, such as white, pink, and red gold . There are also in-house alloys made by manufacturers like Omega's Sedna gold and Rolex's Everose, both red gold alloys. A unique alloy is Hublot's Magic Gold, which combines yellow gold and ceramic, making it extremely scratch resistant.
Technically, a timepiece can only be considered a gold watch if the case is made of solid gold . However, you can count watches in a lower price range as well, as their cases are made of stainless steel which is then coated in gold.
A gold watch is almost always produced from an metal alloy. Pure gold, which you find in the form of coins or bars available for purchase, is used to plate the surfaces of cases made of a different material. As it's relatively soft, some manufacturers mix it with other metals in-house in order to make it harder and more scratch resistant or to give it another hue.
A value of one karat means that the material is composed of 1/24th gold. Pure gold is thus 24 karat. Watch cases with the highest percentage of gold are 18-karat cases , a value equal to 750 gold. The 750 represents the percentage of pure gold out of 1,000. In a 750 alloy, 75% of the material is pure gold, while the rest consists of other metals. Silver and copper are mixed together with yellow gold. The amount varies, however, in order to slightly change the tone of the yellow gold.
Red and pink gold have a much larger percentage of copper than silver, which gives the gold its reddish-pinkish hue. White gold, on the other hand, has more silver than copper. Particularly valuable 18-karat white gold watches are made with an alloy containing platinum or palladium.
Cases made of 14-karat gold (585 gold) can also be found, although most manufacturers offer 18-karat gold watches today. This applies to watches in both mid and upper price ranges, such as those from Longines, Maurice Lacroix, and Tissot.
Some manufacturers use gold-colored coatings that resemble gold, but are actually something else entirely. The most common of these methods uses a PVD (physical vapor deposition) coating. During this process, the coating is applied via vacuum deposition. PVD coatings can also be made of gold and are regarded as very scratch resistant.
An alternative is electroplating gold on stainless steel cases. The gold layer is very thin; 20 microns is the norm. One micron is 1/1,000th of a millimeter. The gold plating is either 18 or 24-karat gold and prone to scratches, but can be redone if necessary. The PVD method has grown in popularity in recent years, so you will most frequently encounter electroplated watches in the vintage market.

Buying Advice

If you want to buy a gold watch, then you should pay attention to the karats. An 18-karat gold watch is an 18-karat gold watch, regardless of the manufacturer.
The price difference between gold and stainless steel versions of the same watch can be quite considerable. A stainless steel Rolex Submariner with a date display costs about 7,000 euros new, while a yellow gold version in the same condition costs 21,000 euros.
The price and value of an 18-karat gold watch also depends on the price of gold. The market price varies, but has usually been over $1,000 for one troy ounce (31 grams) of gold over the last few years. In the summer of 2011, it shot up to around $1,900. It is unlikely that the price will drop below $1,000. The price of gold watches has gone up simply due to their material worth. In the 1990s, the price was still oscillating between $300 and $400. Since gold also functions as a replacement currency in crisis situations, gold watches are a relatively secure investment. In the worst case, the watch retains value based on the weight of its gold. For this to be the case, however, one should imagine that times are tough and the gold price is thus very high.
Normally, the collector's value and the manufacturer's reputation play a deciding role in determining the price of a timepiece. Gold watches from an independent manufacturer powered by in-house calibers cost the most. Rolex's Submariner isn't the only expensive gold watch they offer. Other series have gold models, such as the Daytona or the Day-Date. The Day-Date is offered with a white gold, yellow gold, or Everose alloy, and the cases are available in many different sizes.
The story is similar with Omega. Their diving watch Seamaster is available in 18-karat gold, and the company offers a large selection of gold watches in their De Ville collection.
Patek Philippe is the ultimate manufacturer of gold watches. No other renowned Swiss manufacturer relies so much on the precious metal like the Genevan family business. The Calatrava is Patek Philippe's most classic series.
Patek Philippe is one of the few manufacturers who doesn't only make the case out of gold, but important parts of the movement as well. A good example is the rotor of an automatic movement, which is often decorated with engravings. Rolex also uses white gold indices - even on the models with a stainless steel case. Not just for aesthetic reasons, either: Gold doesn't tarnish.

Swiss Dominance

According to tradition, the first solid gold wristwatch was made by Girad-Perregaux and was delivered to the German Emperor William I in 1879. Now, around 500,000 gold watches are produced each year, with 90% of them being made in Switzerland. Rolex plays a prominent role in this, as they alone produce 200,000 of these gold watches. In one year, Rolex produces around 800,000 watches, making gold watches a quarter of their total production. The company produces cases in their own foundry. Gold plays an even more important role for the luxury manufacturer Patek Philippe, however. Gold watches dominate Patek's portfolio; there are only a few stainless steel models available. Usually, it's the other way around. Gold remains an expensive exception for most companies. A popular compromise is to create a bicolor watch, where parts of the case and bracelet are made of stainless steel and others of gold. Rolex calls this Rolesor.