FS: Tissot T12 Panda Dial Chronograph

FS: Tissot T12 Panda Dial Chronograph

1970's Waltham Diver Day-Date Ref. B-383 Stainless Steel

1970's Waltham Diver Day-Date Ref. B-383 Stainless Steel

Favre-Leuba Deep-Blue

Bring a Loupe: Some Funky 1970s Vibes With An Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Reference 5402 'A-Series,' A Piaget Beta 21, A Zenith 'Big Lemon,' And More

Favre-Leuba Deep-Blue

Why This Watch Matters A vintage watch that looks like it comes from the future, with a case that is as tonneau as tonneau gets. The Full Story Introduced in 1971, and produced in a run of about 1,000 examples, the El Primero A781 rocks the block indexes and "smoke" dial of its A782 and A783 brethren, but with a vibrant burgundy red dial. The sub-dials themselves are a smokey grey-silver, and are boldly oversized. Say what you will about date windows, this one between 4 and 5 o’cloc...

1970s Zenith El Primero Reference A781

Why This Watch Matters A vintage watch that looks like it comes from the future, with a case that is as tonneau as tonneau gets. The Full Story Introduced in 1971, and produced in a run of about 1,000 examples, the El Primero A781 rocks the block indexes and "smoke" dial of its A782 and A783 brethren, but with a vibrant burgundy red dial. The sub-dials themselves are a smokey grey-silver, and are boldly oversized. Say what you will about date windows, this one between 4 and 5 o’cloc...

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FS: Heuer Monnin - Ref 1529 in NOS condition

FS: Heuer Monnin - Ref 1529 in NOS condition

FS: Heuer Temporada

FS: Heuer Temporada

Auction season is starting soon, and the next sale at Watches Of Knightsbridge is fast approaching. While it is shorter than the previous sale ("only" 335 lots), it does not lack in interesting pieces, keeping in line with the house's focus of offering more accessible pieces at auction. From the March 18 catalog I've selected five chronographs with a high estimate below $5,000 that all have seductive 1970s looks. Besides the French Lip and Yema, you'll also find an overl...

Auction Report: Five Funky Chronographs From The 1970s At Watches Of Knightsbridge

Auction season is starting soon, and the next sale at Watches Of Knightsbridge is fast approaching. While it is shorter than the previous sale ("only" 335 lots), it does not lack in interesting pieces, keeping in line with the house's focus of offering more accessible pieces at auction. From the March 18 catalog I've selected five chronographs with a high estimate below $5,000 that all have seductive 1970s looks. Besides the French Lip and Yema, you'll also find an overl...

FS: Candino Lollipop Chronograph, big eye, nice coloured, 43mm

FS: Candino Lollipop Chronograph, big eye, nice coloured, 43mm

FS: Vetta cal.12 Chronomatic  chronograph

FS: Vetta cal.12 Chronomatic chronograph

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