The Top Five Vintage Watch Picks for Fall

Crown & Caliber: Luxury timepieces. Half the price.

By The Editors
September 16, 2015 9:00 am

Got the time? We asked Hamilton Powell—founder and CEO of the pre-owned luxury watch site Crown & Caliber—to give us five watches to up your fall wardrobe. You can buy any of the picks below at C&C’s site. And do follow them on Instagram.

Breitling SuperOcean Heritage A17391 | $2,100

“I like the Breitling SuperOcean Heritage because it stands out from the brand’s typical offering of complex tool watches. It’s a diver with an uncomplicated vintage look that can be dressed up or dressed down.”

Jaeger LeCoultre Master Control Eight Days Q1608420/146.8.17.S | $8,000

“There’s a reason that Jaeger LeCoultre has a reputation for making the ‘watchmaker’s watch.’  My recommendation would be the Master Control Eight Days. It is a fine looking watch with a reliable movement and some seriously understated sophistication.”

Panerai Radiomir Black Seal PAM 292 | $5,700

“The Panerai Radiomir Black Seal is a watch for the modern man. It’s built like a tank, has a very simple dial that hasn’t changed much over the past 70+ years and it works for all occasions. What more could you ask for?”

IWC Portofino Chronograph 3783 | $3,000

“Uncomplicated and elegant, the IWC Portofino is a dress watch that’s a little sporty, a little retro.”

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 116138 | $8,250

“You can never go wrong when it comes to Rolex. The Rolex Datejust is a reliable watch that is classic and versatile. You can wear it with almost anything and it will add a certain timeless elegance to your look.”

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