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Breitling Avenger Seawolf Diamond Bezel 2.00 CARATS A73390
S$ 6,468
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Sky Diamonds
132
US
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IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Rattrapante 3754-003
S$ 22,075
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132
US
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Co Axial 600 meters
S$ 4,492
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132
US
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Omega Planet Ocean Deep Black 46mm Co-Axial Date GMT
S$ 13,639
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132
US
Rolex Day-Date
Price on request
Free shipping
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean chronograph co axial
S$ 5,343
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
Rolex Daytona 16520 A serial
S$ 33,888
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Breitling Chronomat 18K Rose Gold 40mm White Chronograph Date...
S$ 16,863
Free shipping
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Collectors Coins & Jewelry of Smithtown
142
US
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Ulysse Nardin Vintage Chronometer 14K Gold
S$ 2,497
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Timeless Watches & Jewellery AG
556
LI
Rolex GMT-Master 16750 transitional model
S$ 18,888
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SG
Ball Engineer II Magneto S
S$ 3,500
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SG
Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Airborne Ceramic Full Set DM2076C-S...
S$ 2,587
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SG
Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture 45mm 18kt Rose...
S$ 9,983
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SG
Omega Seamaster Railmaster 1957 Trilogy Co-Axial Master...
S$ 7,500
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Private Seller
 
SG
Breitling Transocean Unitime Pilot
S$ 7,500
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Private Seller
 
SG
Rolex Oyster Perpetual W858649
S$ 3,999
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Private Seller
 
SG
Ebel 1911 Discovery
S$ 3,000
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Private Seller
 
SG
Breitling Navitimer Top Gun
S$ 6,029
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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Sinn 910 SRS Flyback Chronograph
S$ 5,812
Free shipping
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Istock LTD
174
LV
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Casio G-Shock
S$ 3,298
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First Advanced Watches
80
ES
Panerai Luminor Power Reserve PAM27
S$ 9,850
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Monster Time Gallery
 
SG
Chopard Tycoon XL Two O Ten Chronograph
S$ 4,499
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Lu-Ann Vintage Collection
 
SG
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Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II 42mm
S$ 5,105
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Vaessen Juweliers
15
NL
Alexandre Christie 8592MEBTRSL AC 8592 ME BTRSL
S$ 225
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WatchThisWrist
186
SG
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Co-Axial Master Chronometer...
S$ 8,466
Free shipping
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ZW Watches
261
SG
Zenith El Primero Chronomaster El Primero Open Auto Chrono 42MM
S$ 8,950
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Prestige Luxury Trading Pte Ltd
SG
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Sinn 103 St Sa RB Classic Watch Sondermodell
S$ 3,848
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51
DE
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Sinn 910 Jubiläum (Limited Edition)
S$ 8,639
Free shipping
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Istock LTD
174
LV
Omega Seamaster 300M Chronometer
S$ 3,150
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Asia Timepiece Centre
SG
Panerai Special Editions
S$ 17,888
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Monster Time Gallery
 
SG
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Louis Moinet Memoris Red Eclipse
S$ 153,552
BrandBoutique Member
Louis Moinet
Chopard Superfast Classic Racing Ref: 8523
S$ 5,670
Seller
MARTIN LUXURY PTE LTD
 
SG
Seiko SKX009 SKX009J1 + FREE Nylon Strap
S$ 352
Seller
WatchThisWrist
186
SG
Ulysse Nardin El Toro/Black Toro GMT Perpetual 43mm 326-03
S$ 58,351
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Luxury Bazaar
74
US
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black GMT 215.92.46.22.01.002
S$ 11,000
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Prestige Luxury Trading Pte Ltd
SG
Rolex Datejust 41 Ref. 126334
S$ 14,293
Seller
Steiner Maastricht
284
NL
Hublot Big Bang 45 MM Unico King Gold Ceramic
S$ 38,482
Seller
MW Sportive GMBH
7
DE
Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster
S$ 2,150
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Asia Timepiece Centre
SG
Omega Constellation Ladies
S$ 7,473
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Lumbers Jewellers
23
UK
Straight from the manufacturer
Louis Moinet Memoris 200th Anniversary
S$ 96,319
BrandBoutique Member
Louis Moinet
Omega Constellation Globemaster Ref: 130.33.41.22.02.001
S$ 7,875
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MARTIN LUXURY PTE LTD
 
SG
Seiko SARW029
S$ 1,405
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WatchThisWrist
186
SG
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Watch 232.92.44.22.03.001
S$ 8,014
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Luxury Bazaar
74
US
Rolex Sea-Dweller 50th Anniversary Edition 2019
S$ 20,066
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Haniken Jewelers
14
US
Rolex Datejust 41 Ref. 126334
S$ 14,293
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Steiner Maastricht
284
NL
Rolex Datejust 41 Fluted Jubilee Blue Dial
S$ 13,806
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Juwelier Burger, since 2001
1030
NL
Breitling Chronomat 44 Airborne
S$ 5,668
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Asia Timepiece Centre
SG
Rolex Datejust 41mm Steel & White Gold Silver Dial Watch 126334
S$ 14,059
Free shipping
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Avi & Co NY
148
US
Straight from the manufacturer
Louis Moinet Memoris
S$ 76,622
BrandBoutique Member
Louis Moinet
Tudor Black Bay 58 'State of Qatar'
S$ 12,810
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MARTIN LUXURY PTE LTD
 
SG
Rolex Sea Dweller Stahl 126600
S$ 19,304
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CW CologneWatch GmbH
265
DE
Chopard Mille Miglia Classic XL 90th Anniversary 161299-5001
S$ 41,239
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Luxury Bazaar
74
US
Omega Speedmaster Chronograph
S$ 4,712
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Ace Jewelers Group
48
NL
Rolex Datejust 41 Ref. 126334
S$ 14,136
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Steiner Maastricht
284
NL
Rolex Datejust 36 Fluted / Jubilee / Blue Dial
S$ 8,796
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Juwelier Burger, since 2001
1030
NL
Rolex GMT-Master Vintage UAE Air Force 1675
S$ 169,026
Free shipping
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Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
335
UK
Rolex Sea-Dweller 50th Anniversary 126600 - Red Line Black...
S$ 21,442
Free shipping
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Moyer Fine Jewelers
66
US
F.P.Journe Chronometre Souverain Chronometre Souverain Red...
S$ 30,792
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European Watch Company
279
US
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m 37mm Ref: 232.30.38.20.01.001
S$ 5,240
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MARTIN LUXURY PTE LTD
 
SG
TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36
S$ 7,304
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OTWG
23
DE
Omega De Ville Ladymatic Co-Axial 34 mm 425.33.34.20.05.001
S$ 5,336
Seller
Luxury Bazaar
74
US
Omega Speedmaster Chronograph 38mm
S$ 4,948
Seller
Ace Jewelers Group
48
NL
Rolex Sea Dweller 43 Ref. 126600
S$ 20,026
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Steiner Maastricht
284
NL
Breitling SuperOcean 42
S$ 2,749
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Juwelier Burger, since 2001
1030
NL
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Chronometer - Certified Precision

"Chronometer" may sound like a fancy name for a normal watch - after all, it just comes from the Greek words for "time" and "measure" - but chronometers are really something quite special. Chronometers are watches, yes, but watches that have been tried and tested and certified to meet exacting precision standards. The COSC in Switzerland determines which watches may actually call themselves "chronometers".

The Oceanic Origins of Chronometers

Though the Swiss set the standard, the English coined the word. In the quest to calculate the longitude, the Englishman Jeremy Thacker, a clockmaker of extraordinary skill, created a series of increasingly accurate clocks, well beyond what had had previously been achieved. The clocks were intended to be used aboard ships and had to keep absolutely accurate time in order to allow for calculating longitude precisely, and thus fixing the position of the ship in the vast ocean. The last of Thacker's chronometers was actually more like a very large pocket watch.

Other clockmakers - and increasingly watchmakers - copied from and improved upon Thacker's final chronometer, producing watches of greater and greater precision. The original standards for accuracy were actually far more exacting than those currently maintained by the COSC in Switzerland, so very few watches were certified as chronometers and thus very few were actually produced and sold. The original chronometer requirements for mechanical watches are no longer necessary, since digital watches can already exceed them, but chronometers are still manufactured and sold (and resold) today as examples of extremely fine precision engineering. The use of jewels and precious metals in watches owes its origins to chronometers - these materials were used to make the mechanical movements as precise as possible.

Officially Certified Chronometers

Chronometers are no longer rare. More than a million Officially Certified Chronometer certificates are issued each year. Those watches that pass the most rigorous of the COSG's tests are rewarded with a special serial number and, indeed, the right to call themselves "chronometers" at all. Chronometers must meet several requirements: they must display the seconds; they must be highly precise; they must demonstrate that precision over the course of several consecutive days of testing; they must perform precisely in different positions and at different temperatures.

Chronometers in Everyday Use

This may sound extreme, but such reliability was crucial for individuals and groups that had to rely on the precision of portable mechanical timekeepers in the past. Pilots watches, for instance, needed to perform as chronometers (and those that did not had to be hackable). The famous B-Uhren, commissioned by the German Luftwaffe and manufactured by several companies, were chronometer-certified pilots watches - or chronometers that were used as pilots watches, depending on your perspective. Interestingly, despite the many years between Thacker's invention and the production of the B-Uhren, chronometers were still tightly bound to use in navigation.

First at sea, then in the air. And, still today, at sea again - or at least under it. Some diving watches, like the Rolex submariner, are also certified chronometers. Divers must be able to reliably track how long they've been under and how much time they have to surface.

Though their accuracy may have been eclipsed by digital watches, chronometers are still useful today.

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