The Watch Collector

If you are reading this then you may well have experienced the thrill of opening the case of a 100 year old trench watch and researching the movement and revelling in the sheer joy of stepping back in history.

I realise from my own personal experience buying online can be a daunting prospect which is why I built this site. I’m a real person with a passion for vintage watches and meeting with likeminded people. So drop me a line if you would like to view anything in person as I’m happy to welcome you to my showroom in Cheshire anytime.

This website reflects me. I am a real person and would happily meet every single person who wants to buy a watch from me. However, I realise for many of you that might not be practical given I have sold watches as far afield as the USA and Canada as well as Brunei and continental Europe. So, to make the experience as genuine as possible I have invested in this website and spend a small fortune on high quality photography to present to you completely unedited, genuine pictures of my actual collection. There are no library shots of product on this site. Just the genuine article, in all their glory. Having said that once people see the product in person they are always surprised by the quality on offer which is by far the best outcome. It goes without saying though that every purchase comes with a 14-day money back guarantee and a personal 6-month mechanical guarantee. I think it’s as risk free a purchase of a vintage watch you’re ever likely to get.

Every watch on this site has its own story, far more interesting that my own.

I hope you enjoy your visit.

The Watch Collector.

Timeless Stories

More Than Just A Watch

Omega Seamaster 300 1968

Utrinque Paratus – Ready For Anything

1971 Omega Speedmaster Professional

The Moon Watch - A Collectors Must Have

Rolex Sea Dweller 1665 - Mark II

Life Begins at Forty for a Legend

1915 Asprey Officer Trench Watch

An Exquisite Collectors Item

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Omega Seamaster 300 1968

Utrinque Paratus – Ready For Anything

Omega Seamaster 300 1968
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1971 Omega Speedmaster Professional

The Moon Watch - A Collectors Must Have

1971 Omega Speedmaster Professional
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Rolex Sea Dweller 1665 - Mark II

Life Begins at Forty for a Legend

Rolex Sea Dweller 1665 - Mark II
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1915 Asprey Officer Trench Watch

An Exquisite Collectors Item

1915 Asprey Officer Trench Watch

News

Tom’s Smooth Six for February

January 30, 2019

Tom’s Smooth Six for February

Tom’s top six for February represent offerings from just one company, perhaps the most innovative and creative of the famous Swiss watch makers to survive the ‘quartz crisis’…………Omega. Throughout the last century Omega led the way in watch making, continually innovating and creating, embracing leaps forward in technology and determined to be at the cutting edge of design, advancement and ultimately pave the way for every watch maker, achieving accuracy. This month I have cherry picked six of ...

Omega Speedmaster……………the watch worlds work horse

January 29, 2019

Omega Speedmaster……………the watch worlds work horse

You might be forgiven for seeing the title of this article on our blog and assuming we are jumping on the Speedmaster bandwagon, but we have been collecting and loving these watches since long before they became the fashionable and highly valuable things there are today. As we all know and Omega are taking huge pride in publicising this year marks the 50thAnniversary of the Moon landing and Omega Speedmaster Professional watches accompanying Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong on to the lunar sur...

Tony’s Fab February Six

January 29, 2019

Tony’s Fab February Six

  Stock number 769 Heuer Autavia MH bezel This makes my list for many reasons but to be honest the first is I wear it nearly every day!, When Omega launched the Speedmaster Ultraman I really liked it but sadly it is still a new watch and so lacks something whereas this Heuer has a strikingly similar color layout but also carries the unmistakable character of a true vintage sports watch. Stock number 745 Omega seamaster big crown What’s not to Like 1960’s 37 mm stainless steel dive wat...

What Fellow Watch Lovers have to say

I am extremely pleased with my purchase and the excellent service I received.

Stephen D - United Kingdom

Superb buy, was offered more by someone the moment they saw it. Tony is spot on, its a great investment piece with one of the best dials for a vintage. Thank you Tony.

Derek F - Malaysia

Great knowledge of Vintage Watches and very service minded. Recommended!

Kai K - Germany

Good service. Quick delivery. Just great!!!

Klaas O - Netherlands

The whole transaction was a pleasure. The seller ist very recommendable and absolutely trustworthy. Thank you very much for this wonderful watch, Tony!

Friedrich - Germany

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The Watch Collector

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Contact me at tony@thewatchcollector.co.uk or by submitting an enquiry on any of the forms on this website.

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