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Blancpain Villeret Ultraslim White Dial 18K Gold
S$ 8,628
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Plus Watch - Luxury Watches
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IT
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Cartier Tank Anglaise 36mm x 47mm
S$ 8,425
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Adnan Jewellery
 
AE
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Chopard Mille Miglia GMT Chronograph 42mm
S$ 5,062
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Adnan Jewellery
 
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Cartier Tank Française 28mm Full Steel with White Roman...
S$ 5,050
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Seiko GRAND SEIKO SBGL003 LIMITED EDITION, WHITE GOLD, CASE...
S$ 42,173
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Seiko GRAND SEIKO SBGW046, LIMITED EDITION FOR 100TH ANNIVERSA...
S$ 35,144
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Rolex Daytona Ref. 116520
S$ 30,203
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Steiner Maastricht
282
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Zenith El Primero A787
S$ 4,000
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SG
Eska Amphibian 600 Bakelite
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Rolex Submariner Date
S$ 18,500
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
SG
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Seiko GRAND SEIKO SBGW008 IN YELLOW GOLD, ONE OF GS CLASSIC
S$ 25,304
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SG
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Longines Heritage
S$ 1,688
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Rolex Day-Date 36 18 KT President 118208 Taurus Eye 8 Diamond...
S$ 41,681
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Haniken Jewelers
13
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Breitling Navitimer Chronograph Automatic Chronograph Stahl...
S$ 2,290
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ETI International Consulting
46
SG
Omega Speedmaster Day Date MK40 "Michael Schumacher"
S$ 4,200
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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Rolex Submariner Ref. 114060
S$ 12,709
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Steiner Maastricht
282
NL
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Breitling CHRONOGRAPH 1191 1950 CHOCOLATE DIAL
S$ 2,824
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Goldammer
35
DE
Longines 13ZN
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Rolex Daytona
S$ 33,800
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
SG
Seiko Grand Seiko Snowflake New SBGA211
S$ 7,450
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The Time Co.
5
SG
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Glashütte Original 00693
S$ 26,709
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SG
Panerai Special Editions Luminor 1950 3 Days PAM00673
S$ 8,100
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Eco Ring Singapore Pte. Ltd
 
SG
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Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Diamonds
S$ 2,950
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ETI International Consulting
46
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Omega Seamaster
S$ 890
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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Rolex GMT Master II Ref. 116710BLNR
S$ 24,319
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Steiner Maastricht
282
NL
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Breitling PREMIER CHRONOGRAPH 789 1946
S$ 2,667
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Goldammer
35
DE
Patek Philippe Calatrava
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Panerai Special Editions
S$ 6,300
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SG
Seiko Grand Seiko Elegance SBGK005 Mt Iwate Blue Limited
S$ 9,480
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The Time Co.
5
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Cartier WE9004Z3
S$ 27,500
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SG
Panerai Luminor 1950 Equation of Time 8 Days GMT Titanio PAM...
S$ 16,000
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Eco Ring Singapore Pte. Ltd
 
SG
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Seiko 5 Rare Fluted Bezel 6309-609A Mint FREE SHIPPING
S$ 250
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ETI International Consulting
46
SG
U-Boat Thousands of Feet Chronograph
S$ 2,513
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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TAG Heuer Chronograph Ref. 73373
S$ 3,373
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Steiner Maastricht
282
NL
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Omega Speedmaster 2998-61
S$ 39,390
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The Watch Collector Ltd.
124
UK
Universal Genève 21312
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Panerai Luminor 1950 8 Days GMT
S$ 9,500
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
SG
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Rolex DATEJUST 16013 TWO TONE WHITE 1978
S$ 5,962
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Goldammer
35
DE
Rolex Daytona
S$ 54,800
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SG
Panerai Luminor GMT Pam 88 Pam88 Complete Set With Receipt
S$ 6,500
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The Time Co.
5
SG
Audemars Piguet Millenary 4101 15350OR.OO.D093CR.01
S$ 27,000
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Eco Ring Singapore Pte. Ltd
 
SG
IWC GST
S$ 14,800
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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Rolex Submariner Date Ref. 116610LN
S$ 15,376
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Steiner Maastricht
282
NL
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Universal Genève Compax rare valjoux cal 72 version chronograph
S$ 10,736
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The Watch Collector Ltd.
124
UK
Patek Philippe 3419 Calatrava
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special
S$ 6,500
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
SG
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Rolex BUBBLEBACK 3131 PINK GOLD 40's
S$ 7,217
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Goldammer
35
DE
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
S$ 4,200
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Private Seller
 
SG
Oris Big Crown ProPilot Calibre 114 10 Days Like New
S$ 6,350
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The Time Co.
5
SG
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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Superflat 18K Gold Weisgold...
S$ 9,367
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Timeless Watches GmbH
322
DE
Omega Seamaster 30
S$ 780
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
TAG Heuer Carrera Lady WAR2452.BD0777
S$ 2,500
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Eco Ring Singapore Pte. Ltd
 
SG
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Omega vintage 18ct gold dress watch
S$ 6,975
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The Watch Collector Ltd.
124
UK
Rolex 6034 Predaytona Chronograph
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Hublot Classic Fusion 45 SIHH 2018 Olive Green
S$ 7,980
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
SG
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IWC DRESSWATCH 18K CAL 89 1949
S$ 3,766
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Goldammer
35
DE
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
S$ 3,900
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Private Seller
 
SG
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Day Night Moonphase Nov 2018 Set Like...
S$ 43,500
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The Time Co.
5
SG
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Patek Philippe Nautilus
S$ 74,320
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OBW Collection
 
UK
Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa
S$ 9,800
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Mo Li Hua Watches and Jewelry
 
SG
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Richard Mille RM055 Bubba Watson White Ceramic Skeleton NEW...
S$ 222,812
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Stein Diamonds
123
US
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Breitling Chronomat 18K Rose Gold 40mm White Chronograph Date...
S$ 16,859
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Collectors Coins & Jewelry of Smithtown
137
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Rolex Day-Date Platinum
Price on request
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ASN PTE LTD
 
SG
Rolex Lady-Datejust
S$ 5,980
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K.B. Luxury Watch and Jewellery
 
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Mechanical Watches: Technical Masterpieces

The mechanical watch is one of humanity's most important cultural innovations. For centuries, watches have been keeping track of time. Today, there is a myriad of environmentally-friendly mechanical watches running precisely without a battery.

Highlights

  • Watchmaking art - a fine piece of craftsmanship on your wrist
  • Incredible variety: a watch for every budget and taste
  • No batteries required: manual and automatic calibers
  • Famous diving watches such as the Rolex Submariner
  • Inexpensive automatic watch: Tissot PRS 516

Mechanical Watches: A Cultural Revival

Watch lovers and collectors have been enthusiastically celebrating mechanical watches for decades. Wristwatches from Rolex or Patek Philippe are considered some of the most coveted luxury watches there are, and for good reason. Both manufacturers produce mechanical timepieces that are valuable and maintain their worth. Some vintage models and limited editions even increase in value over the years.

However, there was a time when mechanical watches had a difficult time surviving. With the rise of inexpensive quartz watches in the 1970s, many watch manufacturers found themselves in extreme hardship. Some brands were forced to quit and have since disappeared; today, they are only known by watch experts. Before the quartz boom, mechanical wristwatches and pocket watches were everyday items. If you wanted to know the current time, you needed a watch, and at that time, most had a mechanical movement. However, since quartz watches were less expensive than their mechanical siblings in the mid-1970s, quartz timepieces almost completely wiped mechanical ones off the map.

Mechanical watches experienced a comeback in the beginning of the 1980s, however. Watch lovers and collectors rediscovered the charm of a ticking mechanical movement, and felt able to accept deviations of seconds or minutes. However, it was really about the technology and precision engineering inside the watch. Since most manufacturers switched to making quartz watches, fans of mechanical watches had to find these timepieces at flea markets, auctions, and in leftover stock. In those days, it was easy to get a good bargain. That changed a few years later when the demand for old mechanical watches exceeded the supply. Traditional watch manufacturers noticed this change and began to offer mechanical watches in their collections once again. New brands and manufacturers also began to spring up in abundance, such as the German brand Nomos. Roland Schwertner founded this business in 1990, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Classic watchmaking has been experiencing a renaissance and a completely unexpected boom in sales. Wristwatches have transformed from a basic commodity to a status symbol for both men and women.

Introductory Mechanical Watches

There is an abundance of mechanical watches, from inexpensive pre-owned or new models to mid-priced new watches to exclusive pieces which can cost upwards of a million euros. You can find pre-owned vintage watches from brands such as Seiko for less than 100 euros . These watches are often in good condition and are an inexpensive introduction to the world of mechanical watches. You can also find new watches from Japanese manufacturers such as Citizen, Orient, and Seiko in the 100 - 200 euros price range. There are many manufacturers, such as Junkers or Zeppelin, that use Japanese movements from Miyota in their introductory models. Miyota is Citizen's caliber department.

Swiss mechanical watches are also available at inexpensive prices. A used, vintage Tissot watch costs between 100 and 400 euros. A new Tissot PRS 516 , one of their most famous and popular models, costs around 500 euros. A highlight in this collection is the Powermatic 80 variant, with an impressive 80-hour power reserve. It's available for around 700 euros; usually, watches with long power reserves cost a few thousand euros. With an added stopwatch function, a used PRS-516 costs around 1,000 euros. New watches from this series cost around 1,600 euros. Mechanical watches from Certina, Hamilton, or Longines are in a similar price range to Tissot's.

Luxury Mechanical Watches from Omega and Rolex

The Swiss watch manufacturer Omega has an excellent reputation in the watch industry. Their timepieces are defined by their innovative technology, appealing designs, and an excellent price-performance ratio. One of Omega's most popular models is the Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch. This chronograph was the first to reach the Moon. Pre-owned models in very good condition are available for around 2,500 euros. New, the Speedmaster Professional costs at least 3,000 euros. Special editions like the Silver Snoopy Award Limited Edition have doubled in value: originally, the watch cost 5,900 euros, while it now costs 12,000 euros new.

Rolex is probably the most famous watch brand worldwide. There's no other brand that stands for luxury and prestige like Rolex does. The Submariner and the Daytona are two of the most sought-after Rolex models. The bicolor Daytona is available pre-owned starting for around 8,500 euros. Pre-owned Daytonas made of stainless steel, however, cost at least 10,000 euros. New, the bicolor model costs 10,000 euros; a new stainless steel model costs around 14,000 euros. Stainless steel Rolex watches are especially in demand and thus maintain a more stable value. The Paul Newman Daytona is also quite popular. This model can be identified by its contrasting dial edges and subdials. The numbers on the dial are in an Art Deco style. Models with reference number 6239 are particularly rare. If they feature a Paul Newman design, these watches can easily cost over 100,000 euros.

The Rolex Submariner, one of the first diving watches ever produced, is available pre-owned for around 4,500 euros. New models without a date display and the distinctive date magnifier cost about 6,000 euros. With a date display, the Submariner costs around 7,000 euros. A vintage Submariner with reference number 1680 and red writing on the dial costs between 10,000 and 20,000 euros. It earned its nickname "Red Sub" thanks to its characteristic red text.

Manual Winding Mechanical Watches

Every mechanical movement has multiple gears. In each movement, the energy for the movement of the wheels comes from a specific storage. In large grandfather clocks, these are weights attached to chains, and the chains must be pulled in order to wind the movement. Pocket watches and wristwatches, on the other hand, have mainsprings which can be wound via a key or a crown. The potential energy stored in the wound mainspring is released to the train in a controlled fashion. Mainsprings were also what made it possible to downsize movements. Another pioneering invention was the concept of crown winding, which made easy-to-lose keys obsolete. One of the first pocket watches with crown winding came from Louis Audemars. The business introduced this watch feature in 1838. You can also set the hands using the crown.

A mechanical movement functions very simply in