Classicwatch.com, LLC, pioneered the concept of buying and selling vintage watches on the Internet. Founded by Zaf Basha, a collector/dealer of vintage watches since 1989 and online since 1995, we have sold over 22,000 vintage timepieces to 8,500 different customers worldwide since. We pride ourselves on offering the very finest in pre-owned modern and vintage wristwatches with a focus on vintage military watches, chronometers, sports watches and military watches for men. Zaf is well known in the trade and in fact is a world authority on Jaeger-LeCoultre authoring the book "Jaeger-LeCoultre - a guide for the collector". Our online watch shop also provides expert restoration and repair of your antique watches, modern used watches and Rolex sports watches of any era.


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Hamilton watches for sale

Hamilton U.S. Navy Model 21 : rx1210
Hamilton U.S. Navy Model 21 -  excellent+ never restored, beautifully patina'd mahogany box, original hardware including the gimbal and gimbal latching assemblies, brass has patina'd to a light brown and has never been polished or restored. near mint lightly patina'd original satin silver dial with painted Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, all serials correctly matching, paperwork linking the chronometer to S.S. Amarillo VICTORY. breathtaking 14 jewel signed movement Model 21 dead beat escapement, chain fusee with 56 hour power reserve with wind indication, Highly original, circa 1945 Hamilton Marine Chronometer. One of the finest and most accurate mechanical timepieces ever made, US Navy provenance, sold for $625 in 1944, nearly $9000 in today's dollars. (Ref rx1210)
$3,195 Rarity/Collectibility Grade forrx1210
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Purchase the Revised first edition of Jaeger-LeCoultre book here

Jaeger-LeCoultre Jaeger-LeCoultre book
Jaeger-LeCoultre - a guide for the collector. Revised first edition. This comprehensive guide is an invaluable resource for both watch collectors and dealers alike. Written by a long time Jaeger-LeCoultre enthusiast Zaf basha, the breadth of technical information in this authoritative volume is the only work of its kind. It covers over 140 vintage wristwatch models in exhaustive detail including their movement calibers, case references, production figures and repair notes, all with stunning color photographs. ISBN 978-0-615-22387-2. Click for [Sample pages 1],[Sample pages 2], [Sample pages 3], click for a [review of the book]. NOTE: shipping for up to 3 books is about the same, please inquire. The first Jaeger-LeCoultre book specifically written for collectors, hard cover, 204 pages! (Ref rxJLCBook)
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We're currently in need of higher end vintage military watches, tactical watches, vintage watches such chronometers, non time-only chronographs and other complications. Most military watches considered.

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