There are many why you should select a pre-owned watch. You might like the idea of getting a timepiece getting a tale behind it, or you will simply prefer retro styles. And frequently, selecting pre-owned means you have a watch that’s beyond the budget when it’s new.
Largest, we’d choose to invite you to check out Goldsmiths’ Second Hands Watch collection, available on the internet now.
Every watch inside the Goldsmiths Pre-Owned Watch collection remains professionally serviced – and we’re so tolerant of the pieces inside our collection all of them offer an industry-leading two-year warranty. We’ll also take the watch as trade-in – pop for your nearest store today for just about any valuation.
You’ll find our Pre-Owned watches in selected showrooms additionally to online, including our lately refurbished flagship showroom in Newcastle, that’s been a Goldsmiths since 1892. It reopens within this summer time carrying out a ￡1 million refurbishment, also to mark the occasion we’ve hands-selected five pieces within the second hands watch collection which are only available to purchase inside the showroom.
This mint 18-carat gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date was produced later. Not very you’d understand it – design for the classic Rolex Day-Date has altered almost no since it has been available since 1956 and possesses a classic quality in it.
Throughout the 1950s, it increased to get the initial watch to demonstrate your entire day developed in full, furthermore for the date. Over time, Rolex’s icon remains worn by the majority of the world’s luminary figures, including Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower. Due to this, it’s frequently referred to as ‘Rolex President’.
This case posseses an 18-carat gold situation with Rolex’s signature fluted bezel, a blue dial plus a blue alligator strap.
Rolex GMT-Master Watch
Rolex aficionados label this particular type of the steel Rolex GMT-Master the ‘Pepsi bezel’ because of its colour plan. However, if the model first came out in 1955, it’d much more information on the now defunct Pan American World Airways. Its pilots had reported the lower sides of overcoming jet lag when skipping across timezones (it had been the start in the jet age and passenger airlines), so Rolex built them into a wristwatch that could tell both local and residential time. The thinking might be the mental benefit of comprehending the time home and away is required fight the lag. Whether it labored, who knows – that which you do know for sure could be the experiment produced an legendary timepiece.
Rolex reinvented the Pepsi bezel recently, however, this example dates back to 1962 – what it may be to own a geniune!
Rolex Datejust II
Unlike timepieces above, this Rolex Datejust II doesn’t go back a few decades or possibly a few years – inside a little over couple of years old, it’s almost new.
It’s run by among Rolex’s famous automatic Oyster Perpetual calibres, a bullet-proof movement that’s chronometer-certified for precision, which with regular servicing should keep going for a lifetime.
This wrist watch features a hard-wearing 904L steel situation, a grey dial with bold Roman numerals, plus a fluted bezel. Its date appears at 3 o’clock underneath Rolex’s trademark Cyclops lens, and changes immediately when asleep inside a few thousandths from the second.
Patek Philippe Aquanaut Ref 5167A
This is often a rare chance to call a wristwatch from one of the world’s most esteemed luxury watch brands – an Aquanaut by Patek Philippe. The range premiered in 1997 and contains since be considered a design classic. This piece is just a few years old.
The Aquanaut is famous for that gently rounded octagonal in shape fit type of its steel situation which is classed by Patek Philippe just like a ‘dress sport watch’ because it so stylishly merges smart and casual. There’s an automatic mechanical movement, to begin dating ? window at 3 o’clock plus a rubber ‘tropical’ strap that enhances its 120-metre water-resistance.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Ladies Reverso Squadra
The Reverso is Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most recognisable design then one of luxury watchmaking’s legitimate icons. It absolutely was initially created for polo-playing British Army officials situated in India. They wanted a wristwatch that wouldn’t smash once they were playing the famously competitive game, so Jaeger-LeCoultre created a wristwatch getting a reversible situation.
This plush ladies’ model can be a modern undertake the appearance. Created from steel, everything is a real delicate 28.8mm wide and it has a gem-set bezel. It provides a silvered dial getting a conventional Swiss guilloché pattern finish, plus a white-colored-colored alligator strap. It’s the kind of timepiece that will never go out fashion.