12 new vintage style timepieces - a must-see

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12 new vintage style timepieces - a must-see

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:04
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Discover 12 new timepieces from Blancpain, Hamilton, Longines, Omega, Oris, Rado, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin and Zenith that are in fact brand new, but their design refers to ticking historical treasures from the 1940s to 1970s ...

 

All watches shown here above and described underneath feature a latest generation mechanical movement and are made with the today available watch technology.

They look “old” but they are modern wristwatches.

Some of the watches shown are limited. All prices mentioned are in Euro including 20 % VAT. To get a net price please deduct 16,66 %.

 

Do you like them? Please let me know and write a comment!

 

 

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

The watch features a humidity sensor as its historic example MIL-SPEC 1 (manufactured from 1957 to 1958) did. The latter was a military specification and a kind of double security. Therefore: Nomen est omen. Price: 13.180 Euro.  

 

Hamilton Intra-Matic 68 Auto Chrono

In the year 1968 Hamilton presented the “Chronograph B”. “Chronograph A” had an inverse “Panda dial”. Both chronographs reflected the Zeitgeist and so do they do today. The Intra-Matic 68 Auto Chrono is limited to 1968 pieces. Price: 1995 Euro.

 

Longines Flagship Heritage

For the 60th anniversary of its first Flagship collection Longines launches this ticking beauty. 1957 pieces in steel, and 60 pieces either in pink or yellow gold will be made. Price: steel 1760 Euro, gold 6960 Euro.

 

Omega Railmaster

That's a 1:1 replica of the original Railmaster of 1957. The watch is inspired by the original "CK2914 watchcase. They really look like peas in a pod. The only thing that’s new is the technology used to manufacture the 2017 edition. Limited to 3557 pieces. Price: 6300 Euro.

 

Omega Seamaster

That's a 1:1 replica of the original Seamaster of 1957. The watch is inspired by the original "CK2913 watchcase. They really look like peas in a pod. The only thing that’s new is the technology used to manufacture the 2017 edition. Limited to 3557 pieces. Price: 6500 Euro.

 

Omega Speedmaster

That's a 1:1 replica of the original Speedmaster of 1957. The watch is inspired by the original "CK2915” watchcase. They really look like peas in a pod. The only thing that’s new is the technology used to manufacture the 2017 edition. Limited to 3557 pieces. Price: 6700 Euro.

 

Oris Chronoris Date

The name Chronoris is a blend of Oris and Chronograph. Oris today uses the 1970s Chronoris design and presented this version with date but without a chronograph function. Price: 1550 Euro.   

 

Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook

That´s a nice replica of the brands Captain Cook diver watch from 1962, today manufactured in a steel case with a ceramic bezel. The watch is limited to 1962 pieces and sold for 1830 Euro.  

 

TAG Heuer Autavia Heuer 02 Chrono

In 1962 Jack Heuer presented the chronograph Autavia. One year later the reference 2446 Mark 3 “Rindt” came to the markets. The 2017 edition pays tribute to the legendary Autavia dedicated to the Austrian Formula 1 pilot Jochen Rindt in 1963. Price: 4750 Euro.

 

Ulysse Nardin Classico Paul David Nardin

The watch is paying tribute to Ulysse Nardin´s son Paul David. The design refers to a Ulysse Nardin wristwatch from 1940. Today it is manufactured with the latest technology offered by the manufacturer. Price: 9500 Euro.

 

Ulysse Nardin Diver Le Locle

A diver from 1964 inspired Ulysse Nardin to do this replica. Today it is manufactured with the latest technology offered by the manufacturer. Price: 9600 Euro.

 

Zenith Chronograph Heritage 146

In the original timepiece of the 1960s Zenith used a Martel hand wound chronograph calibre. The replica today of course is powered by the El Primero 4069 calibre. Price: 6900 Euro.

 

 

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