There is one thing in life that you can not change, time. As it passes life, people,love, friends careers and much more move on and on. So as the clock ticks there is one thing you can control, that of your watch and how you record time passing away. In search of your favourite time piece, then try out The Watch Gallery for the very best in men’s classic watches. Here is my selection of timeless watch’s that any man would be proud to own.
Deriving its name from the famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, the timepiece was first conceived in 1904 to enable Santos to tell the time whilst flying.
Released in 1980, this watch has been classified and has remained the benchmark of its kind with its unique baguette moment which is proudly positioned in the center of the its rectangular shaped dial.
The Metal Watches
For those that prefer a metal watch band there is much to choose from. I’ve selected my favourite silver, rose gold and gold timepieces.
Roger Dubuis Excalibur Steel Watch – The epitome of refinement, this model was created using the RD640 calibre self-winding movement, stamped with the prestigious Poinçon de Genève.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph Rose Gold – The Royal Oak was created in 1972 by legendary watch designer Gerald Genta and retains the same features of the original to this day. Named after the British Royal Navy Battleships, the Royal Oak features an octagonal bezel inspired by the shape of the ships cannon scuttles.
Rolex Day-Date Gold Watch – Forbes ranked Rolex No.72 on its 2014 list of the world’s most powerful global brands. Rolex is the largest single luxury watch brand, producing about 2,000 watches per day.
The Pocket Watches
You can never overlook how good a pocket watch looks on a three piece suit. Here is a classic silver model and a more modern design for something different.
Bell & Ross PW1 Pocket Watch – this PW1 pays tribute to the history of the pocket watch by taking direct inspiration from the models used by the pioneering aviators of the 1910s
Tourbillon GMT Ceramica – The first ever pocket watch built by Panerai.
The post was written in collaboration with The Watch Gallery.