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Vacheron Constantin
Triple Calendar
S$23,850
+ S$133 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet
14538BA/002 35302/C-85980
S$16,258
+ S$133 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars
25955OR.OO.D002CR.01
S$22,225
+ S$133 for shipping
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Cartier Tank Louis Cartier
18 Karat Lady Vintage Handaufzug aus den 70 er Jahren Rarität 19 x 25 mm
S$8,948
+ S$298 for shipping
Ulysse Nardin
Vintage Triple Calendar Chronograph Moonphase 18KYG
S$13,755
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Rolex Day-Date 36
President 18238 double quickset Day-Date 36 18k yellow gold nice patina
S$20,588
+ S$29 for shipping
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Vacheron Constantin Historiques
Les Historiques "Poincon de Geneve" 43039
S$15,000
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Rolex Day-Date 40
Meteorite DIA Dial - 2022 - LC100 - Wie Neu - Fullset
S$80,545
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 40
Rose Gold Chocolate Roman Dial Fluted Bezel 228235
S$66,023
+ S$136 for shipping
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Cartier Tank Vermeil
590005
S$4,027
+ S$820 for shipping
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Cartier Santos Galbée
Automatik Damenuhr 750/18k Vollgold mit orig.Diamantbesatz
S$11,918
+ S$88 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 36
Cherrydial | Fullset | Rehaut
S$41,749
+ S$746 for shipping
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Blancpain Villeret Moonphase
Automatic 750 Gold 18 K Diamonds Moonphase
S$12,678
+ S$88 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
116508
S$67,580
+ S$29 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 36
President diamond champagne dial 18238 double quickset Day-Date 36
S$21,988
+ S$29 for shipping
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Cartier Santos
Arcade Oval ref.9605 "Paris Dial" from 1982
S$5,960
+ S$113 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Gelbgold Meteorite Dial - 08/2023 - LC100 - Neu - Fullset inkl. Erstkaufrechnung
S$102,919
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42
White Gold Yacht-Master 42 Watch - Black Dial - Oysterflex Strap Reference 226659
S$46,767
+ S$136 for shipping
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Audemars Piguet Quantieme Perpetual Calendar
36 mm Quantieme Perpetual Calendar Herrenuhr im Top Zustand Kaliber 2120
S$25,952
+ S$298 for shipping
Breguet Classique
White Gold 3910BB
S$10,000
Free shipping
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Rolex GMT-Master II
Or Jaune New 11/2023 GRNR
S$63,989
+ S$373 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Chrono Black Dial Mint 2014 Ref.116505
S$61,901
+ S$149 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
Oysterflex Yellow Gold/Black Dial 116518LN
S$58,254
+ S$452 for shipping
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo
4100BA mid sized jumbo 4100 RO Vintage grey dial
S$41,988
+ S$29 for shipping
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Cartier Panthère
18k Gold | Box & Papers | Lady 22 mm | Ref. 866911
S$16,333
+ S$297 for shipping
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42
Gelbgold - 05/2022 - LC100 - Wie Neu - Fullset
S$41,764
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
40mm White Gold Cosmograph Blue Index Dial (116509)
S$71,525
+ S$136 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 36
18038
S$13,870
+ S$224 for shipping
Vulcain Aviator
Dual-Time Alarm Gold
S$8,803
Free shipping
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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony
6456
S$5,317
+ S$149 for shipping

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra
Blue Dial 18K Yellow gold 522.53.41.21.03.001 Box+ Papers
S$18,837
+ S$205 for shipping
Rolex Yacht-Master 40
126655 2020 Eu unpoliert TOP Box & Papers unpolished
S$42,495
+ S$522 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
116505 | Chocolate Dial | Like New | 2022 | Full Set
S$72,342
+ S$118 for shipping
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Rolex GMT-Master II
Rootbeer 126715
S$61,006
+ S$134 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Aquanaut
Weißgold Grün (Khaki) - 12/2022 - DEU - Wie Neu - Fullset
S$116,194
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
40 White Gold Steel Grey Index Dial Black Sub-Dials Oysterflex (116519ln)
S$61,209
+ S$136 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Chronograph | 2020 | FullSet | 116519LN
S$52,802
+ S$447 for shipping
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IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar
Moonphase Yellow Gold $38K MSRP SERVICED Black Dial Brown
S$27,503
+ S$136 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Chrono Black Diamond Dial
S$76,071
+ S$149 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
16528 Full Set U Serial 1998
S$66,823
+ S$671 for shipping
Rolex Yacht-Master 42
226659 Eu 2022 ungetragen unworn
S$43,241
+ S$522 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 36
Green Dial Yellow Gold
S$44,598
+ S$597 for shipping
Rolex Lady-Datejust
6917
S$6,399
+ S$298 for shipping
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Rolex GMT-Master II
Meteorite Pepsi - 12/2022 - LC100 - wie Neu - Fullset
S$77,189
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex 1908
Domed And Fluted Bezel Black Index Arabic Dial Alligator Leather Strap 52509
S$44,703
+ S$136 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph
TOP LC 100 2021 Patek Philippe 5905R-001 Annual Calendar Chronograph 18K Rose Gold
S$78,979
+ S$446 for shipping
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A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia
A Lange & Söhne 205.086 Saxonia Thin White Gold 2022 39mm
S$37,137
+ S$136 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Paul Newman Dial New 2023
S$62,497
+ S$149 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
116519
S$44,151
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Rolex Submariner Date
16618 Full set + Service 2021
S$32,069
+ S$149 for shipping
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42
Yellow Gold Oysterflex NEW 2023
S$43,107
+ S$597 for shipping
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Piaget Polo
7131 D2 ONYX Black Dial 18k Solid Yellow Gold Watch/Bracelet Vintage Unisex
S$9,463
+ S$254 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Aquanaut
Roségold Schoko - 2020 - Deutsch - Wie Neu - Fullset
S$101,427
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex GMT-Master II
40mm 18k Rose Gold Rootbeer Oyster Bracelet (126715CHNR)
S$55,020
+ S$136 for shipping
Rolex GMT-Master II
In Stock 2022 GMT-Master II Rootbeer 126715chnr 18k Everose Gold Oyster Bracelet
S$57,764
+ S$241 for shipping
Rolex Yacht-Master 42
full set 2020 with new card
S$36,754
+ S$158 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 36
Diamonds - Full Set - year 2020
Price on request
+ S$172 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date Oysterquartz
President 36MM Champagne Dial 18K Yellow Gold 19018
S$18,211
+ S$219 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
"John Mayer" 116508 Boite + Papiers 2022
S$104,261
+ S$373 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date Oysterquartz
„Green-Diamond-Vignette“ Ref. 19018
S$28,325
+ S$538 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Nautilus
3800/1 Extract from the Archives sold 1995 unpolished unpoliert TOP
S$48,461
+ S$522 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Weißgold Grau - 10/2022 - LC100 - wie Neu - Fullset
S$58,917
+ S$82 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 40
Yellow Gold Day-Date 40mm Reference 228238 Green Roman Dial New 2022 Release
S$81,154
+ S$136 for shipping

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.