With so many options to choose from, here are our top watches to start a collection.
The interest in watch collecting is growing faster than ever as prices continue to skyrocket in the second-hand market. The industry is flooded with countless examples from brands all over the world, some more desirable than others. With watches now reaching up to $1 million, it is important to do your research, but more importantly, invest in what you like. This special is dedicated to informing new watch enthusiasts and collectors on some of the best luxury watches to start a collection. Shop any of the watches featured in this special by clicking the links below.
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Brietling Navitimer I Chronograph
The iconic Breitling Navitimer collection offers the ultimate range of watches for pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Originally designed to measure flight times and fuel requirements in 1952, this collection has reliability at its core.
Cartier Santos de Cartier
The design of the Santos de Cartier watch refers to the stylistic intuition of a jeweler who dares to show what others hide, such as the screws.
Ernst Benz Chronolunar
The ChronoLunar model combines two fascinating and captivating complications; an automatic chronograph and a complete calendar system. Embodying the spirit of fine watchmaking, it is an expression of tradition that evolved in harmony with the vision of Ernst Benz.
IWC Schaffhausen Pilot 43mm
Paying tribute to the special, long-lasting relationship between IWC and aviation, the Pilot’s collection showcases sophisticated models that are perfectly equipped to deliver exceptional timekeeping in the skies.
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional
The Speedmaster Moonwatch is one of the world’s most iconic timepieces. Having been a part of all six moon landings, the legendary chronograph is an impressive representation of the brand’s adventurous pioneering spirit.
Rolex Submariner No-Date
Rolex presents the new generation of its Submariner and Submariner Date, watches that exemplify the historic links between Rolex and the world of diving. Both timepieces now feature a redesigned, slightly larger 41 mm case – whose profile is highlighted by the light reflections from the case sides and lugs – and are fitted on a remodeled bracelet.
TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf
The TAG Monaco range is the physical embodiment of the glamour and prestige associated with the coastal city and its iconic street race. The collection’s sense of history and nostalgia is further accentuated by its long association with Hollywood royalty – it first received worldwide acclaim after appearing in the 1970’s classic Le Mans, on Steve McQueen’s wrist.
The impressive Pelagos collection is a symbol of adventure, boasting high performance technical features for extreme underwater conditions, including guaranteed waterproof to 500 meters, it is a diver’s essential tool watch.
U-Boat Capsoil Chrono SS
45 mm stainless steel case, CAPSOIL features an electromechanics, with Chrono functions, completely immersed in an oil bath. The oily liquid, surrounding the dial, transforms it into an absolute black, making it three-dimensional and deep. This fluid creates on the dial an ever-moving compensation bubble. This new version features an innovative locking system (Locking ring system) with quick battery replacement.
Wilbur Launch Edition-JWB
The launch edition is an exclusive statement piece. A wearable piece of art and a true motor inspired time sculpture with piles of character…like you.
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