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hi,

Im looking to get a few nice vintage watches.
I dont want to spend heaps, maybe around $300.

I dont want any quartz watches.

What would you recommend. I have been looking at vintage omegas and JLC on ebay.
The JLCs are a bit more expensive.

I also like old titus, Morrison, rolexs anything really.


If yous have any vintages for sale let me know in this thread or by PM.


thanks,
 

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Do you know what style of watch your after and from what period?? You won't get a JLC for $300, but you may find a reasonable Omega altho you do have to do your homework as there are a lot of fakes and frankenwatches out there!!

Have you had a look thru the photo's on this forum for some ideas??
 

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Those are EXTREMELY vague guidelines. We would need you to be more specific to help you out.
 

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And members CANNOT post watches for sale in this forum.;-)
 

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Hi guys.

Sorry, I should have made it all clear.

I am just looking for a couple of nice watches to start a vintage collection. I really like the old omega seamasters and watches that look similar eg, vintage STOWA's.

I was trying to ask if there is any vintage watches that represent value for money often.

If you's can drop some brands I will keep adding my thoughts.

Sorry guys I am new to watches and very new to vintage watches.
I
 

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Hi Darren

Quite a few of the bumper Omega automatics from the 50s are within your range.

Also, check out these watches from the 60s.

Rotary
Enicar
Cyma
Longines hand winds
Croton
Cortebert
Doxa
Eterna
Zodiac
Oris
Ebel

...and tons more. Some nice, interesting pieces, usually with quality ebauche movements, and price is within range for a lot of models

Good luck in your search, and welcome to the 'obsession'

Cheers

Desmond
 

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Thanks alot Desmond.

I will check them all out. Ebel is one brand thats popped up a fair bit that I really like as well.
Thanks again for the list, I will let you know which I taking a liking to.
 

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I'll also add in taking a look at Tissots from the 40's onwards.....not that I'm biased ;-) as they were merged with Omega so made good quality watches that you don't have to pay a fortune for!!
 

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I'll also add in taking a look at Tissots from the 40's onwards.....not that I'm biased ;-) as they were merged with Omega so made good quality watches that you don't have to pay a fortune for!!
+1 tissot great history and cheaper. great classic looking watches
 

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There are a lot of very good quality American watches.
Check out Hamilton, Lord Elgin, Gruen etc as well as Swiss.
 

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Hi Darren

Quite a few of the bumper Omega automatics from the 50s are within your range.

Also, check out these watches from the 60s.

Rotary
Enicar
Cyma
Longines hand winds
Croton
Cortebert
Doxa
Eterna
Zodiac
Oris
Ebel

...and tons more. Some nice, interesting pieces, usually with quality ebauche movements, and price is within range for a lot of models

Good luck in your search, and welcome to the 'obsession'

Cheers

Desmond
I totally agree with you. For brands like JLC, Rolex, Zenith, Universal, IWC and OMEGA, the pricetag will be much higher.
 

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what about a roamer, trim could always help you on this one, great looking watches, want one myself but seems like they are alot of franken roamers out there
 
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