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Cartier Ballon Bleu 28mm
de Cartier WE9003ZA
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Rolex Day-Date 40
228239 40mm White Gold Blue Roman Dial Unworn 2023
C$60,527
+ C$553 for shipping
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2022+ UNWORN Day-Date 40mm 228235 Rose Gold Chocolate Baguette Diamond Dial President
C$72,990
+ C$345 for shipping
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Rolex Lady-Datejust
Lady-Datejust-31 Mother of Pearl Dial 18k
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Rolex GMT-Master II
ROOTBEER Mint Condition
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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra
Blue Dial 18K Yellow gold 522.53.41.21.03.001 Box+ Papers
C$18,923
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IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar
Moonphase Yellow Gold $38K MSRP SERVICED Black Dial Brown
C$27,628
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A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia
A Lange & Söhne 205.086 Saxonia Thin White Gold 2022 39mm
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Rolex GMT-Master II
In Stock 2022 GMT-Master II Rootbeer 126715chnr 18k Everose Gold Oyster Bracelet
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Piaget Polo
7131 D2 ONYX Black Dial 18k Solid Yellow Gold Watch/Bracelet Vintage Unisex
C$9,506
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President 36MM Champagne Dial 18K Yellow Gold 19018
C$18,294
+ C$137 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 36
18ct Yellow Gold Day-Date 36 Factory Brown Vignette Diamond Dial 18238 Box And Papers
C$29,739
+ C$175 for shipping
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Patek Philippe
3854 18k Yellow Gold Case with Original Box and Certificate of Authenticity
C$7,500
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Rolex Daytona
116515LN Pink Dial Unworn Full Set
C$52,229
+ C$207 for shipping
Rolex Precision
1960 YG Precision Ref: 9726 with Silver Dial
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Rolex GMT-Master II
126715CHNR 18K Rose Gold Root Beer Bezel Black Dial 40 mm
C$54,301
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Franck Muller Vanguard
Yachting Rose Gold Blue Dial Automatic V 45 SC DT
C$17,265
+ C$166 for shipping
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Patek Philippe Nautilus
MINT FULL SET Nautilus Quartz White Gold Grey/Brown Dial Diamond Bezel 7010G-012
C$49,673
+ C$207 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 36
Full Gold Black Dial Full Links 1973
C$16,097
+ C$138 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 36
wood dial
C$19,344
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Rolex Day-Date 36
Yellow Gold Day-Date 36 Factory Champagne Diamond Dial Box Papers 18038
C$24,490
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Cartier Tank Louis Cartier
18k Case Diamond Bezel
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Rolex Daytona
John Mayer New Unworn Full Set
C$109,571
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Patek Philippe Calatrava
3470
C$8,981
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Rolex Day-Date 36
White Gold Top Conditions
C$24,733
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Hublot Classic Fusion Ultra-Thin
45 $31K MSRP King Gold Complete Box Papers Black Dial
C$22,101
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Rolex Day-Date 36
1803
C$15,544
+ C$109 for shipping
Girard Perregaux WW.TC
World Chronograph - 18k Rose Gold Excellent - box/papers
C$14,163
+ C$145 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
Cosmograph 40mm Black Racing Dial White Gold Mens Watch 116509
C$48,982
+ C$109 for shipping
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Rolex Day-Date 36
Yellow Gold 18ct Day-Date "President" 36mm Factory Diamond Dial And Shoulders 18338
C$31,061
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Breguet Classique
Dickson
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Rolex Day-Date 36
UNPOLISHED 1978 18k Gold Day-Date 36 HAVANA Dial 18038 w Original Box
C$23,482
+ C$173 for shipping
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Cartier Santos
WGSA0030
C$38,198
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Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight
58 Fifty-Eight 18k Yellow Gold Green 79018V Automatic (2022)
C$14,507
+ C$220 for shipping
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Rolex Daytona
116519LN Ghost New Full Set
C$55,269
+ C$207 for shipping
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In Stock Daytona Meteorite Dial 116518 Yellow Gold Oysterflex Bracelet
C$116,058
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Rolex Daytona
116508 John Mayer Green 2021
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Paul Newman Dial Oysterflex 18k Gold 116518LN
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Officers
C$28,325
+ C$178 for shipping
Cartier Tank Française
2385
C$7,586
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Automatic ref. 1741 in white gold like new
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126715CHNR Complete "Root Beer"
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Patek Philippe Calatrava
YG Automatic Calatrava Ref: 3445 with Champagne Dial
C$17,893
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42
226659 Unworn Full Set
C$42,005
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Rose Gold 126715CHNR
C$52,437
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Rolex Day-Date 40
228238 Silver Roman Dial 2018
C$49,050
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Glashütte Original SeaQ
2023 SeaQ Rose Gold 39.5mm Rubber Box/Papers 1-39-11-17-91-33
C$22,799
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Rolex Day-Date 36
UNPOLISHED 1978 18k Day-Date 36 Brown HAVANA Dial on Horween Leather w Original Rolex Box
C$13,810
+ C$173 for shipping
Rolex Day-Date 40
228235 Day Date 40 18K Rose Gold with Sundust Diamond Baguette Dial
C$68,914
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Rolex Day-Date 36
1803 in White Gold with RARE JAPAN Jubilee Bracelet in White Gold
C$33,852
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Minerva
Triple Calendar Chronograph c. 1955 unpolished
C$5,945
+ C$159 for shipping
Rolex Submariner Date
2017 Submariner Date “Smurf” 40mm 116619LB White Gold Blue Dial
C$51,628
+ C$276 for shipping
Rolex Sky-Dweller
Mint Condition 2022 Rhodium
C$67,014
+ C$207 for shipping
Rolex Daytona
Rose Gold Oysterflex Chocolate Arabic Dial 116515LN
C$47,670
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Seiko King
1st Gold Filed 'special dial' type
C$550
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Rolex Daytona
18k White Gold Black-Grey Arabic Dial w/Red Full Set Tags Green Hologram Sticker
C$47,670
+ C$145 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
1978 18k Yellow Gold 1601 Datejust 36 Champagne Polar Dial on Leather Strap w Rolex Box
C$10,494
+ C$173 for shipping
Rolex Cellini Moonphase
50535 Cellini Moonphase 18K Rose Gold
C$35,476
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1803 Champagne Wide Boy with Big Logo Japanese Market Bracelet
C$22,799
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Rolex Day-Date 36
36mm / Door Stop Non-Lume Dial / Ref. 1803 / Circa 1969
C$10,847
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Rolex Day-Date 36
Yellow Day-Date 36 Original Champagne Diamond Dial Box And Papers 18238
C$27,736
+ C$173 for shipping
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42
226658 Unworn 2023 Full Set
C$46,288
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Patek Philippe Calatrava
White Gold Gray Dial 2022
C$38,550
+ C$345 for shipping

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.