Old Style Watches with Timeless Design
What is so special about old style watches? Why do more and more reputable companies produce renewed luxury watches from their past? Well, the answer is pretty simple: distinguished by a trendy vintage look, such models feature comfort and reliability that come with a new timepiece. It is no wonder that old style watches are now so popular with those who prefer timeless design combined with the latest technology. It is also the reason why at King Watch Buyers, we are always ready to buy old watches and newly released old style watches alike. So if you have one for sale, just let us know about that!
This year, we have already seen several stunning vintage-inspired timepieces, but let us introduce three more great models released by Oris, Zenith, and Longines.
1. Oris Chronoris Williams 40th Anniversary Limited Edition
Created by Oris to celebrate Williams Racing’s 40th anniversary, the new Chronoris model is a limited edition chronograph featuring the iconic Formula 1 team’s logo and colors. It comes in a 40mm stainless steel case inspired by Oris old watches from the 1970s. Its water resistance is up to the depth of 100 meters. The dial is black, with blue detailing and Superluminova hands and indices. This model is available with several band options: a dark brown leather strap, a stainless steel bracelet, and a black rubber strap. Each piece is powered by a self-winding movement built on 25 jewels.
2. Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special 40 mm
Featuring a distinctive vintage style of Zenith famous Pilot watches from the 1910s – 1920s, with all their eye-catching attributes, including a grained dial and a broad fluted crown, the new Pilot Type 20 Extra Special series of old style watches is undoubtedly worthy of your attention. Available in four color options (khaki green, blue, burgundy, and slate gray), this model is distinguished by a 40mm aged stainless steel case complemented by a nubuck leather strap with protective rubber lining. With its ideal proportions and elegant hues, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special 40 mm is perhaps the most stylish vintage-inspired luxury watch released this year. Moreover, it is equipped with an automatic movement that provides minimum 50 hours of power reserve.
3. Longines Avigation BigEye
Last but not least on this list is the Avigation BigEye inspired by the Longines iconic pilot chronograph from the 1930s. Enclosed in a 41mm stainless steel case, it features a very readable semi-glossy black dial with a focus on the 30-minute chrono counter placed at 3 o’clock. The overall vintage look is underlined by impressive push buttons and a brown calfskin strap. This model is powered by an automatic movement with column wheel chronograph mechanism. It operates at the frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour.
Any of these three old style watches can easily adorn the wrist of a self-respecting man with fine taste. Moreover, some of them come in a limited edition, which additionally makes these models pretty collectible.