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Rolex M268655-0002 YACHT-MASTER 37
Rp. 267,778,016
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COHERENTHK 時尚站
6
HK
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Patek Philippe Annual Calendar
Price on request
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LUXE WARE (HK) LIMITED
147
HK
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Frederique Constant Classic Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar...
Rp. 366,108,320
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Ronald Grob, Exklusive Zeitmesser
236
CH
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H.Moser & Cie. Endeavour Centre Seconds Funky Blue New
Rp. 220,438,864
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chronostars
14
AT
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A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds Rose gold
Rp. 839,692,032
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Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
20
US
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Mb&f HM 4 THUNDERBOLT RT
Rp. 2,190,500,864
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H.Moser & Cie. Venturer Tourbillon
Rp. 521,624,832
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Veritime Ltd
13
UK
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Mb&f HM6 Space Pirate RT
Rp. 2,190,500,864
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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Superflat 18K Gold Gelbgold...
Rp. 65,638,140
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Timeless Watches GmbH
335
DE
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Patek Philippe Grand Complications Perpetual Calendar 5140J-001
Rp. 656,420,096
Free shipping
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WatchBox
490
US
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Rolex Datejust Pearlmaster 39
Rp. 1,027,010,880
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
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A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Thin
Rp. 212,707,040
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WatchesofMayfair.com
648
UK
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Omega vintage 18ct gold dress watch
Rp. 71,919,608
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The Watch Collector Ltd.
130
UK
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IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar
Price on request
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Chronolux.com
13
UK
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Yellow Gold 25770BA "FIRST...
Rp. 653,913,792
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Filipucci Juweliers
544
NL
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Zenith Grande Port Royal Open 18K Rosegold
Rp. 230,144,752
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Timeless Watches & Jewellery AG
581
LI
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Rolex Chronograph
Price on request
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LE MUSE sas
121
IT
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Patek Philippe Calatrava Oman 18K Gold Manual Service 04.2018
Rp. 106,764,792
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Timeless Watches GmbH
335
DE
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Patek Philippe Grand Complications Perpetual Calendar 5139G-010
Rp. 802,453,504
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WatchBox
490
US
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Rolex Lady-Datejust
Rp. 249,305,824
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
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IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar 150 Years
Rp. 536,949,632
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WatchesofMayfair.com
648
UK
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Elgin 14K (0.585) Grade 156 3 Finger Bridge
Rp. 36,435,332
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Urwerk29
25
US
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Omega Constellation
Rp. 65,715,024
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Siglers Collectibles
15
US
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso 976 Rose gold Q3732420
Rp. 163,684,080
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Filipucci Juweliers
544
NL
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage Mécanique or 18kt Serviced 2 YEAR...
Rp. 21,385,860
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Pascal Karp Watches Expertise
21
BE
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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony
Rp. 523,850,400
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Bijouterie-Horlogerie Langel
96
CH
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Rolex Lady Datejust Pearlmaster Masterpiece 18K Gold
Rp. 146,246,368
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Timeless Watches GmbH
335
DE
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Patek Philippe Gondolo 5098R-001
Rp. 276,733,280
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WatchBox
490
US
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Rolex Cellini Prince
Rp. 146,590,064
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
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Chopard rare diamond set white gold Chopard museum ref 5038
Rp. 148,039,504
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vtgwatch.com
155
NL
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Corum Admiral´s Cup Regatta 18k Rose Gold Edición Limitada
Rp. 228,664,208
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CANTELI JOYEROS SL
40
ES
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Omega Gold Watch 14K 1962 Black Dial
Rp. 24,659,542
Free shipping
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ZEGARKI-VINTAGE
34
PL
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra Chronograph GMT 230.2.45
Rp. 278,838,720
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Filipucci Juweliers
544
NL
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Festina Lady Gold Diamonds
Rp. 80,608,240
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Arte Oro
13
ES
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Rolex Daytona Zenith yellow gold Box&papers U Serie 16518
Rp. 269,790,848
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J.Z TRADING
29
BE
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Corum Admiral's Cup 986-691-13-v761 Rose Gold Carbon, 44mm
Rp. 381,515,680
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Taleda
500
CH
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Patek Philippe Complications Annual Calendar 5146G-001
Rp. 451,973,312
Free shipping
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WatchBox
490
US
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Breguet Reine de Naples
Rp. 337,347,904
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
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Girard Perregaux Vintage Chronograph
Rp. 180,351,248
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Metals In Time
6
US
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady Datejust 18K Yellow Gold 6917
Rp. 129,969,712
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CJ Charles Jewelers
9
US
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Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 1275
Rp. 222,248,432
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KRONOS 360
105
FR
Piaget Limelight Tonneau New XL 55% off
Rp. 9,068,674,048
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Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
20
US
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Rolex Daytona SODALITE-GHIERA DIAMANTI
Rp. 641,575,808
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Billion Bucks
10
IT
Patek Philippe Nautilus 40mm White Gold
Rp. 3,183,513,344
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 26231or.zz.d003ca.01
Rp. 644,174,528
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Taleda
500
CH
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Patek Philippe Complications Annual Calendar 4936J-001
Rp. 495,783,360
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WatchBox
490
US
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Breguet Héritage
Rp. 366,695,264
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
Patek Philippe 3900/001 Nautilus Mid Size Quartz Yellow Gold...
Rp. 386,988,480
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European Watch Company
286
US
Rolex Daytona
Rp. 416,195,168
Free shipping
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CJ Charles Jewelers
9
US
Patek Philippe Grand Complication Minute Repeater Tourbillion
Rp. 7,301,669,376
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Fine Watch Bank
56
US
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Double Tourbillon Pink NEW 40% off
Rp. 2,876,857,856
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Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
20
US
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Rolex BUBBLEBACK 3131 PINK GOLD 40's
Rp. 74,027,976
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Goldammer
35
DE
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding
Rp. 365,010,432
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Bulgari Tubogas Spp35bgdg.2t Rose Gold 35mm
Rp. 287,604,128
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Taleda
500
CH
Rolex Submariner Date 18KYG Black Dial 2018 [Mint/Unpolished]
Rp. 433,646,176
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Pave Jewelers
50
US
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Tiffany Cocktail Lady's
Rp. 219,958,464
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Chronometrie Stäuble AG
15
CH
Patek Philippe 5004R-014 Perpetual Calendar Split Second...
Rp. 3,190,829,568
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European Watch Company
286
US
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Daytona 40MM 18KT Gold 16528
Rp. 430,798,496
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CJ Charles Jewelers
9
US
A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1
Rp. 2,920,667,648
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Fine Watch Bank
56
US
Hublot Big Bang King Min Repeater NEW 68% off
Rp. 2,000,657,408
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Raffi Boyadjian Watches Inc.
20
US
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Everose Rainbow Watch 116595RBOW
Rp. 5,841,321,472
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Avi & Co NY
152
US
Rolex Yacht-Master 40 116695 SATS
Rp. 1,212,062,464
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Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Jour & Nuit W1556243 Rose Gold 43.5mm
Rp. 410,863,040
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Taleda
500
CH
Rolex Day-Date 40mm Presidential 60th Anniversary 228235
Rp. 492,862,688
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Haniken Jewelers
18
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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.