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Antique pendulum, pocket and wrist watches for sale from Passione Antiqua

Each antique watch is a piece of history, and which story could be more interesting than that of an instrument that measures the time? It is the result of mankind’s desire to capture the most elusive dimension of their life. Time is still difficult to comprehend and explain, but at least we managed to enclose it in these little but precise tools.

Categories
Epochs
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1930
  • 1940
  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980
  • Modern
  • XIX Cen.
  • XVIII Cen.
Artist
  • Charles Cumberworth
Material
  • Steel
  • Steel and gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Golden bronze
  • Gold
  • 18 karat gold
  • Gold and platinum
Manufactory
  • Chopard
  • Cristalor
  • Delaplace Michon
  • Detouche
  • Doxa
  • Glorys
  • Gruen
  • Longines
  • Movado
  • Nelson Watch
  • POP
  • Rolex
  • Stanley a Paris
  • Ulysse Nardin
  • Vacheron & Constantin
  • Zenith

The story of watches is as old as mankind’s attempt to measure it. First by observing the movements of the sun and creating sundials, then by installing mechanical clocks on bell towers and monastery, and nowadays by using modern chronographs and satellite timekeeping.

The antique watch is history to be worn at Passione Antiqua

Watches measure time, but do not experience time passage. The fascination with vintage wristwatches, and with antique pocket watches lies in their timeless beauty, which transcends styles and trends. That is why collectors and antiquity lovers are always seeking vintage watches.

Acquiring an antique watch means coming into contact with a world of traditions, remarkable mastery, absolute precision, and of secrets that have been handed down from generations of watchmakers.

The pocket watches were first created during the XVII century, and still today are objects of great charm, finely decorated and full of details, which make them not only precise instruments, but also precious jewels.

The antique table and pendulum clocks are works of art, as well. Manufactured with precious materials, they are charming decorative objects which enrich the atmosphere of a room with a vintage touch, embellishing also modern environments.

Buying and selling antique watches and clocks is a fascinating process, which transcends the mere purchase: there are stories to be told, mechanisms to be admired, styles to be recognized and memories to let surface, moments that enrich our clients and us, the team of Passione Antiqua.