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Harry Winston Premier
TOP
Harry Winston Premier
Rs. 1,191,795
Seller
LUXE WARE (HK) LIMITED
79
HK
Breguet Classique La Musical 7800BB/11/9YV
TOP
Breguet Classique La Musical 7800BB/11/9YV
Rs. 4,506,890
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
235
UK
Chopard Happy Spirit Diamond Mother of Pearl-XXL : 38-40 mm
TOP
Chopard Happy Spirit Diamond Mother of Pearl-XXL : 38-40 mm
Rs. 4,739,068
Seller
K&K Juwelier GmbH
87
DE
Cvstos Jetliner
TOP
Cvstos Jetliner
Rs. 1,083,600
Seller
VI Watch Guy
91
VI
Richard Mille RM 011 03 Rose Gold TI
TOP
Richard Mille RM 011 03 Rose Gold TI
Rs. 17,188,060
Free shipping
Seller
Express Watches
6
US
Chopard L’heure Du Diamant Medium Oval – 139383-1001
TOP
Chopard L’heure Du Diamant Medium Oval – 139383-1001
Rs. 4,523,656
Seller
Mall of the Watch
865
MC
Zenith ACADEMY CHRISTOPHE COLOMB EQUATION OF TIME
TOP
Zenith ACADEMY CHRISTOPHE COLOMB EQUATION OF TIME
Rs. 11,322,064
Seller
ZEGG & CERLATI
53
MC
Patek Philippe Calatrava Oman 18K Gold Manual Service 04.2018
TOP
Patek Philippe Calatrava Oman 18K Gold Manual Service 04.2018
Rs. 645,375
Seller
Timeless Watches GmbH
247
DE
Longines
Longines
Rs. 25,000
Seller
Private Seller
IN
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Backpage, charcoal
Straight from the manufacturer
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Backpage, charcoal
Rs. 3,308,731
BrandBoutique Member
Grossmann Uhren GmbH
Rolex KING MIDAS
Rolex KING MIDAS
Rs. 896,772
Seller
Private Seller
IN
Omega CONSTELLATION OMEGA CO-AXIAL 38 MM ROSE GOLD
TOP
Omega CONSTELLATION OMEGA CO-AXIAL 38 MM ROSE GOLD
Rs. 932,218
Seller
Plus Watch - Luxury Watches
2989
IT
Omega Vintage 1990s Mens Gold gents 18K Solid Gold watch + Box
TOP
Omega Vintage 1990s Mens Gold gents 18K Solid Gold watch + Box
Rs. 78,283
Seller
Fine Auction Club
213
UK
Omega De Ville
Omega De Ville
Rs. 75,000
Seller
Private Seller
IN
Girard Perregaux La Chaux De Fonds
TOP
Girard Perregaux La Chaux De Fonds
Rs. 298,924
Seller
Private Seller
IN
Richard Mille RM 011 Ivory
TOP
Richard Mille RM 011 Ivory
Rs. 14,946,130
Free shipping
Seller
Express Watches
6
US
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Tourbillon Diamonds
TOP
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Tourbillon Diamonds
Rs. 9,745,247
Seller
ZEGG & CERLATI
53
MC
Patek Philippe Calatrava 18K Gold Very Rare Blue Dial +...
TOP
Patek Philippe Calatrava 18K Gold Very Rare Blue Dial +...
Rs. 641,928
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
Chopard Tycoon Two o Ten Rose Gold With Diamonds
TOP
Chopard Tycoon Two o Ten Rose Gold With Diamonds
Rs. 857,340
Seller
Juwelier Burger, since 2001
761
NL
Rolex 14K Yellow Gold DATE Custom Ox Blood Diamond Dial & Bezel
TOP
Rolex 14K Yellow Gold DATE Custom Ox Blood Diamond Dial & Bezel
Rs. 343,389
Seller
Austins Watches Inc.
210
US
Audemars Piguet Jules Extra Thin Oro Rosa  Rose Gold NEVER...
TOP
Audemars Piguet Jules Extra Thin Oro Rosa Rose Gold NEVER...
Rs. 639,257
Free shipping
Seller
Plus Watch - Luxury Watches
2989
IT
IWC 14K Gold Full Hunter Pocket watch taschenuhr 1910
TOP
IWC 14K Gold Full Hunter Pocket watch taschenuhr 1910
Rs. 159,319
Seller
qualityextra
14
HU
Omega Constellation
TOP
Omega Constellation
Rs. 545,443
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
 
CH
Breguet Classique Automatico Brillantes
TOP
Breguet Classique Automatico Brillantes
Rs. 1,115,835
Seller
Fernando Monge SA
131
ES
Rolex Cellini Danaos Ladies 18K White Gold Box & Pap
TOP
Rolex Cellini Danaos Ladies 18K White Gold Box & Pap
Rs. 283,482
Free shipping
Seller
NOS 1969
279
PL
Zenith EL PRIMERO CHRONOMASTER 1969
TOP
Zenith EL PRIMERO CHRONOMASTER 1969
Rs. 1,085,677
Seller
ZEGG & CERLATI
53
MC
Blancpain Ultra Slim Léman XL - 2100 18K Yellow Gold -...
TOP
Blancpain Ultra Slim Léman XL - 2100 18K Yellow Gold -...
Rs. 409,283
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
Montblanc Gabiddu Grand Chronographe Régulateur
TOP
Montblanc Gabiddu Grand Chronographe Régulateur
Rs. 3,385,505
Seller
Taleda
401
CH
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Equation of Time
TOP
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Equation of Time
Rs. 4,566,738
Free shipping
Seller
superstudio
 
CH
Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon, white gold
Straight from the manufacturer
Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon, white gold
Rs. 15,078,853
BrandBoutique Member
Grossmann Uhren GmbH
Longines 18K Gold Pocket watch Full Set
TOP
Longines 18K Gold Pocket watch Full Set
Rs. 120,545
Seller
qualityextra
14
HU
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Full Set
TOP
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Full Set
Rs. 620,676
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
 
CH
Chopard Classic diamonds rose gold
TOP
Chopard Classic diamonds rose gold
Rs. 646,237
Seller
Fernando Monge SA
131
ES
Piaget Classic Diamond
TOP
Piaget Classic Diamond
Rs. 2,241,184
Seller
Melvyn Franks Luxury Watches
14
US
Omega chronometer rated cal 333 RG
TOP
Omega chronometer rated cal 333 RG
Rs. 254,247
Seller
The Watch Collector Ltd.
85
UK
Glashütte Original Senator Power Reserve Moonphase - Box &...
TOP
Glashütte Original Senator Power Reserve Moonphase - Box &...
Rs. 611,771
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
Chopard d'oro Luna 'Perpetual Calendar' Retrograde moonphase,...
TOP
Chopard d'oro Luna 'Perpetual Calendar' Retrograde moonphase,...
Rs. 1,094,294
Seller
Vintage Times Amsterdam
34
NL
Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU june 2020 Rolex warranty
TOP
Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU june 2020 Rolex warranty
Rs. 5,514,552
Seller
MMC RIVIERA
6
MC
Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon, white gold
Straight from the manufacturer
Moritz Grossmann BENU Tourbillon, white gold
Rs. 14,475,699
BrandBoutique Member
Grossmann Uhren GmbH
Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronograph H37 560 rose gold
TOP
Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronograph H37 560 rose gold
Rs. 2,253,445
Free shipping
Seller
A Collected Man
12
UK
Gérald Genta Perpetual Calendar Automatic, Rare
TOP
Gérald Genta Perpetual Calendar Automatic, Rare
Rs. 601,868
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
 
CH
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm
TOP
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm
Rs. 1,326,939
Seller
OROeORA PRINTEZIS
87
GR
Breguet Classique
Breguet Classique
Rs. 338,017
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
235
UK
Sinn 2200 22K Gold Chronograph limitiert DER GOLDCHRONOGRAPH
TOP
Sinn 2200 22K Gold Chronograph limitiert DER GOLDCHRONOGRAPH
Rs. 560,072
Seller
Classic Watch
22
DE
Chopard Ultra Flat 18K Rose gold 40mm - 161278-5005
TOP
Chopard Ultra Flat 18K Rose gold 40mm - 161278-5005
Rs. 400,667
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1815
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1815
Rs. 689,319
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
285
DE
Roger Dubuis La Monegasque Moon Phase Perpetual Calendar Rose...
TOP
Roger Dubuis La Monegasque Moon Phase Perpetual Calendar Rose...
Rs. 2,111,040
Seller
RIVIERAWATCH
97
FR
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Date, pink gold
Straight from the manufacturer
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Date, pink gold
Rs. 3,179,484
BrandBoutique Member
Grossmann Uhren GmbH
Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921 Ref. 82035/000R-...
TOP
Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921 Ref. 82035/000R-...
Rs. 1,910,529
Free shipping
Seller
A Collected Man
12
UK
IWC 2070 Oman, Full Set, New Old Stock, Very Rare
TOP
IWC 2070 Oman, Full Set, New Old Stock, Very Rare
Rs. 564,251
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
 
CH
Cartier Tank Francaise WE1001R8
Cartier Tank Francaise WE1001R8
Rs. 853,032
Seller
Helmut Seidl GmbH
11
DE
Rolex GMT-Master II 116758SARU
Rolex GMT-Master II 116758SARU
Rs. 11,267,225
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
235
UK
Roger Dubuis Limited Edition 18/88
TOP
Roger Dubuis Limited Edition 18/88
Rs. 1,723,298
Seller
Reclaimed Jewels
11
NL
Longines DolceVita 18K Pure Yellow Gold - L51587
TOP
Longines DolceVita 18K Pure Yellow Gold - L51587
Rs. 81,857
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
Patek Philippe Worldtimer
Patek Philippe Worldtimer
Rs. 7,970,251
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
285
DE
Louis Moinet Spacewalker
Straight from the manufacturer
Louis Moinet Spacewalker
Rs. 14,896,223
BrandBoutique Member
Louis Moinet
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Enamel, pink gold
Straight from the manufacturer
Moritz Grossmann ATUM Enamel, pink gold
Rs. 3,119,168
BrandBoutique Member
Grossmann Uhren GmbH
Omega SPEEDMASTER MOONWATCH Limited Ed. Brown Strap,Pink Gold...
Omega SPEEDMASTER MOONWATCH Limited Ed. Brown Strap,Pink Gold...
Rs. 976,248
Free shipping
Seller
SORELLE RONCO
767
IT
Patek Philippe Beta 21, Full Set, Super Rare
TOP
Patek Philippe Beta 21, Full Set, Super Rare
Rs. 4,137,840
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
 
CH
Chopard Two O Ten Sport
Chopard Two O Ten Sport
Rs. 814,258
Seller
Helmut Seidl GmbH
11
DE
Patek Philippe Nautilus Fully Loaded Rose Gold 5719/10R-010
Patek Philippe Nautilus Fully Loaded Rose Gold 5719/10R-010
Price on request
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
235
UK
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Rose Gold Black...
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Rose Gold Black...
Rs. 3,179,484
Seller
WatchesWorld HK (Futures Capital)
 
HK
Chopard Vintage 18K Solid White Gold Real Diamonds - Top...
TOP
Chopard Vintage 18K Solid White Gold Real Diamonds - Top...
Rs. 168,022
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
189
NL
Patek Philippe Calatrava
Patek Philippe Calatrava
Rs. 1,171,842
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
285
DE
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Gold Watches: Elegant and Valuable

A gold watch is the epitome of luxury. For thousands of years, this precious metal has been a symbol of permanence and wealth. Most gold watches are elegant dress watches, though some have a sportier design.

Features

  • 18-karat or 750 gold indicates it's 75% gold
  • 14-karat gold or 585 gold is less common
  • Many gold-electroplated vintage watches
  • Watches with modern PVD coating are in the lower price range
  • Some manufacturers offer their own alloys such as Everose or Sedna gold

Gold Cases: The Mixture Makes the Difference

When gold comes to mind, people most often think of yellow gold. However, many types of gold are used in the watch industry, such as white, pink, and red gold . There are also in-house alloys made by manufacturers like Omega's Sedna gold and Rolex's Everose, both red gold alloys. A unique alloy is Hublot's Magic Gold, which combines yellow gold and ceramic, making it extremely scratch resistant.

Technically, a timepiece can only be considered a gold watch if the case is made of solid gold . However, you can count watches in a lower price range as well, as their cases are made of stainless steel which is then coated in gold.

A gold watch is almost always produced from an metal alloy. Pure gold, which you find in the form of coins or bars available for purchase, is used to plate the surfaces of cases made of a different material. As it's relatively soft, some manufacturers mix it with other metals in-house in order to make it harder and more scratch resistant or to give it another hue.

A value of one karat means that the material is composed of 1/24th gold. Pure gold is thus 24 karat. Watch cases with the highest percentage of gold are 18-karat cases , a value equal to 750 gold. The 750 represents the percentage of pure gold out of 1,000. In a 750 alloy, 75% of the material is pure gold, while the rest consists of other metals. Silver and copper are mixed together with yellow gold. The amount varies, however, in order to slightly change the tone of the yellow gold.

Red and pink gold have a much larger percentage of copper than silver, which gives the gold its reddish-pinkish hue. White gold, on the other hand, has more silver than copper. Particularly valuable 18-karat white gold watches are made with an alloy containing platinum or palladium.

Cases made of 14-karat gold (585 gold) can also be found, although most manufacturers offer 18-karat gold watches today. This applies to watches in both mid and upper price ranges, such as those from Longines, Maurice Lacroix, and Tissot.

Some manufacturers use gold-colored coatings that resemble gold, but are actually something else entirely. The most common of these methods uses a PVD (physical vapor deposition) coating. During this process, the coating is applied via vacuum deposition. PVD coatings can also be made of gold and are regarded as very scratch resistant.

An alternative is electroplating gold on stainless steel cases. The gold layer is very thin; 20 microns is the norm. One micron is 1/1,000th of a millimeter. The gold plating is either 18 or 24-karat gold and prone to scratches, but can be redone if necessary. The PVD method has grown in popularity in recent years, so you will most frequently encounter electroplated watches in the vintage market.

Buying Advice

If you want to buy a gold watch, then you should pay attention to the karats. An 18-karat gold watch is an 18-karat gold watch, regardless of the manufacturer.

The price difference between gold and stainless steel versions of the same watch can be quite considerable. A stainless steel Rolex Submariner with a date display costs about 7,000 euros new, while a yellow gold version in the same condition costs 21,000 euros.

The price and value of an 18-karat gold watch also depends on the price of gold. The market price varies, but has usually been over $1,000 for one troy ounce (31 grams) of gold over the last few years. In the summer of 2011, it shot up to around $1,900. It is unlikely that the price will drop below $1,000. The price of gold watches has gone up simply due to their material worth. In the 1990s, the price was still oscillating between $300 and $400. Since gold also functions as a replacement currency in crisis situations, gold watches are a relatively secure investment. In the worst case, the watch retains value based on the weight of its gold. For this to be the case, however, one should imagine that times are tough and the gold price is thus very high.

Normally, the collector's value and the manufacturer's reputation play a deciding role in determining the price of a timepiece. Gold watches from an independent manufacturer powered by in-house calibers cost the most. Rolex's Submariner isn't the only expensive gold watch they offer. Other series have gold models, such as the Daytona or the Day-Date. The Day-Date is offered with a white gold, yellow gold, or Everose alloy, and the cases are available in many different sizes.

The story is similar with Omega. Their diving watch Seamaster is available in 18-karat gold, and the company offers a large selection of gold watches in their De Ville collection.

Patek Philippe is the ultimate manufacturer of gold watches. No other renowned Swiss manufacturer relies so much on the precious metal like the Genevan family business. The Calatrava is Patek Philippe's most classic series.

Patek Philippe is one of the few manufacturers who doesn't only make the case out of gold, but important parts of the movement as well. A good example is the rotor of an automatic movement, which is often decorated with engravings. Rolex also uses white gold indices - even on the models with a stainless steel case. Not just for aesthetic reasons, either: Gold doesn't tarnish.

Swiss Dominance

According to tradition, the first solid gold wristwatch was made by Girad-Perregaux and was delivered to the German Emperor William I in 1879. Now, around 500,000 gold watches are produced each year, with 90% of them being made in Switzerland. Rolex plays a prominent role in this, as they alone produce 200,000 of these gold watches. In one year, Rolex produces around 800,000 watches, making gold watches a quarter of their total production. The company produces cases in their own foundry. Gold plays an even more important role for the luxury manufacturer Patek Philippe, however. Gold watches dominate Patek's portfolio; there are only a few stainless steel models available. Usually, it's the other way around. Gold remains an expensive exception for most companies. A popular compromise is to create a bicolor watch, where parts of the case and bracelet are made of stainless steel and others of gold. Rolex calls this Rolesor.

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