What a nice collection of vintage watches!

Jul 10, 2024,12:31 PM
 

One super nice example after another, a really great collection you have there.

While there is no real "hard rule" for a definition of "Vintage" watches I always draw the line at the transition from Tritium to Luminova - everything with the former falls into Vintage category for me.

I agree with all the points you mentioned above - for me Vintage watches are the most rewarding category in collecting and I think it is not about the monetary aspect but hunting down very rare and unusual watches in good condition.

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Vintage Watches

 
 By: hmmmcamu : July 10th, 2024-11:03
Vintage Watches Vintage items can remind people of happier times, or reconnect them with items from their past. Some collectors enjoy the thrill of searching for rare pieces, whether they're digging through thrift stores, flea markets, or online listings....  

That’s a wonderful collection of vintage (or perhaps matuređŸ˜‰) watches.

 
 By: kev09 : July 10th, 2024-11:46
Lovely to see them in fine condition. Regards Kev.

What a nice collection of vintage watches!

 
 By: clemens m : July 10th, 2024-12:31
One super nice example after another, a really great collection you have there. While there is no real "hard rule" for a definition of "Vintage" watches I always draw the line at the transition from Tritium to Luminova - everything with the former falls i... 

Very interesting post: Vintage is the contraction of " vingt ans d'age " ( twenty years old ).

 
 By: amanico : July 10th, 2024-13:18
BUT... Honestly, I cannot rely to this definition. For example, a Ulysse Nardin Freak is 23 years old, now. Do you think it qualifies as a vintage watch??? Same for a 30 years old Rolex Explorer or GMT MASTER. Now, I personally think that we can say that ...