The collection is constantly changing as pieces come and go, but we have become renowned for the breadth and calibre of the watches available, from brands like Patek Philippe, Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Cartier, Breitling, Omega and TAG Heuer. Here at Stanley James we pride ourselves in our dedication, time and commitment in finding the finest, rare and most original vintage timepieces from around the globe. Starting as collectors of hand wound mechanical watches, we share our passion and collect many fine pieces.
Vintage 1938 Art Deco wristwatch set with a 9ct yellow Gold case. The 27 mm case back is plain and hallmarked 375 next to the crown, indicating it to be 9ct Gold.
It is powered by a mechanical (hand winding) movement and comes supplied with a new black 16 mm genuine leather strap. The buckle is gold plated. The Art Deco style dial is black coloured and cream with a subsidiary dial on the 6 position that operates the seconds. It is subject to wear and tare throughout as expected..
Introducing this mint condition Breitling Etanche Aerospace watch complete with box and docs. The watch features a chronograph with analogue/digital display powered by a Quartz movement. It comes with an original Breitling strap AND a non branded rubber strap included. The case size is 42mm and is supplied with box and lots of documents such as warranty card, manual booklet, date of purchase, service receipts and more. The watch is in working order with a brand new battery.
Signs of wea..
This stunning Breitling Chronomat Evolution Stainless Steel wristwatch dates from 2013 and is in overall good condition with minor scratches to the case and bracelet. Featuring a uni-rotational bezel and a black dial with Silver numbers, this is the A13356 model. The 43.7mm case houses an automatic movement with date function which has been thoroughly checked by our experienced onsite watchmakers and is in full working order. Date indicator at the 3 position.
Supplied with a Breit..
Stunning Must De Cartier ladies wristwatch powered by a mechanical hand winding movement. Circa 1980's, the multi coloured three tone dial feature hour/minute hands with the brand and logo set in black. Original Cartier crown. The case measures 20 x 27 mm, with the shoulders set with a row of 18 micro Diamonds either side, totalling 0.36ct. The case is set in Vermeil Sterling Silver and is hallmarked on the rear case. This iconic watch is set with a generic brown 16 mm leather strap and buckle. ..
The Cartier Roadster has been considered to be a contemporary classic ever since its unveiling by the watchmaking elite at Cartier. Inspired by racing cars from the 50s and 60s, it's a vintage throwback with all of the sleek lines of a retro look, but all the up-to-date features you crave, from the unique shape to the automatic movement. Strap on a roadster and you're ready to travel the world.
Featuring a black dial with black Roman numerals, sub-dials at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positio..
This beautiful elegant ladies watch was hallmarked in London in 1919.The bezel is set with genuine diamonds. There is some slight discolouration at the bottom of the dial as would be expected from a watch that is almost 100 years old. The watch keeps reasonably good time to within a couple of minutes per day. The watch comes without a strap, but we can supply an open-ended generic leather strap at a small extra cost if required. Case size 24mm. 15 Jewels mechanical movement. Will arrive in a gif..
The Driver round tan watch in rose Gold plating is a reinterpretation of one of Links of London's most popular timepieces. The rose Gold & Stainless Steel case holds a clear white dial set with black Roman numeral indices for a typically striking design. Water resistant to 3ATM. Combined with the soft crocodile effect tan 16 mm leather strap, these features offer a completely new look that is perfect for everyday or evening wear. Powered by a quartz movement with a date indicator at the 3 po..
Introducing this stylish Gentleman's Dolce Vita bracelet watch. Stainless steel case. Numbered 7753 176. Signed quartz movement. Blue dial with Roman numeral hour markers, subsidiary seconds dial to six. Fitted to a signed Stainless Steel bracelet with double folding clasp. 26mm. Movement is currently functioning. Dial appears to be in a generally good condition with no marks visible when viewed under a 4x loupe. Hands show some small marks. Glass appears free of significant scratches or marks w..
Stunning vintage 18ct yellow Gold Omega watch, powered by a mechanical (hand-wound) 17 jewel movement. The gorgeous fancy Gold case measures 23.5 x 26mmand consists of a raised glass, rose Gold crown and a clear case back. The dial is of a cream colour with Gold hands and batons. There is a black subsidiary dial at the 6 position which contains the seconds hand. The inner case is hallmarked with the carat, model and reference numbers. This tells us the watch case is 18ct Gold, and is dated 1944...
Up for auction is a 1940's rare Omega ultra-flat automatic bumper watch, ref. 2374-2, the flattest automatic model ever produced in series during the 40’s. The glossy Silver dial has patinaed to a beautiful Ivory colour and simply pops against the chrome Arabic hour markers. The printed inner register and Omega logo remains strong and protected over the years by the lacquer. The Stainless Steel case with a chased case-back is held in by a notched looking ring (a Favre-Parret patent) and was wate..
This is a stainless steel Omega DeVille Co-Axial Power Reserve, reference 4832.50.31. It has an alligator leather strap with a stainless steel Omega double deploymant clasp, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coatings. There is a screw-down case back engraved with "Co-Axial Escapement – Power Reserve," and with the Omega World logo in high relief. It has a screw-down winding crown with a crown guard. The 38.7mm diameter solid three-body case, fluted downturned lugs, an..
A gentleman's Omega De Ville wrist watch. Gold plated case. Numbered 5110404. Signed manual wind calibre 625. Gold coloured dial with black hour markers. Fitted to an unsigned brown leather strap with Stainless Steel pin buckle. 19mm. Movement is currently functioning. Dial appears to be in a fair condition. 24.5mm rectangular case size. Circa 1970's.
Will be supplied without box or papers
Our vintage Omega Seamaster 200m with black dial and bezel, with Stainless Steel case and Stainless Steel bracelet (fold over deployment clasp) , reference 396.1062, is known as the pre James Bond as this was the last Seamaster dive watch made before being worn in the Pierce Brosnan era James Bond films. Our's is the 36mm mid size version, with quartz movement, the most popular variant at the time it was sold. Our example comes in unpolished and completely original condition, with signs of use o..
Introducing this stylish unisex Gold Piaget watch. The iconic Swiss brand is well sought after and this item makes no exception. The 18ct yellow Gold rectangular case measures 23 x 28 mm and features 56 round cut Diamonds on either shoulder. The Diamonds sparkle beautifully against the yellow Gold with 4 slightly larger stones on each corner (approximately 0.3ct each). All the other Diamonds are roughly 0.01ct each. The dial is in good condition along with the batons. The rear case is engraved w..
A gents Raymond Weil dress watch, model: 5317-5. It is powered by a quartz movement maintaining accurate timing. The case measures 27 x 32 mm excluding crown. It is set in 18ct electroplated as engraved on the rear case with model number and logo. The brown dial is clean and compromises of a unique pattern design. The hands and batons are of Gold tone. It is attached to a generic brown leather strap and buckle. No box.
A beautiful classic 1972 vintage Stainless Steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air King with Silver dial and black Alligator strap. Automatic (self winding) calibre 1520 movement with 26 jewels. Triple Signed, this is the Rolex model ref # 5500. 34mm case size with original Rolex crown and buckle.
Serial number dates this to 1972.
Timekeeping is accurate and will be supplied in a Rolex box.
Rolex Datejust 'Salmon Dial' Ref 68240, 1993
Case: 30 mm, midsize stainless steel oyster case with screw back, steel polished bezel, Rolex crown, model 68240
Dial: Salmon, with applied Roman Indexes, "Baton" hands, center sweep seconds, quick set date with cyclops on Sapphire crystal
Movement: cal. 2135, 29 jewel, automatic. adjusted five positions and temperature
Band: Steel, Oyster, #78350, Deployment
Signed: All signed Rolex
Type: Rolex Datejust 'Salmon Dial' ..
The Rolex Datejust is the quintessential daily watch. It looks good, it’s well made, and it’s timeless. The reference 16014 we have here is one of the nicest Datejust examples we've seen in a while; the overall condition is fantastic for it's age, 1970. It is set with a custom Diamond bezel and has a very clean dial. Maintains accurate timing. Box used for illustration purposes only.
A ladies 9ct rose Gold 1912's Rolex cocktail watch. The 28mm circular case size is set in rose Gold and features a white dial and black Arabic numerals, with the 12 numeral in red which helps the face stand out. There are a few hairline cracks on dial and discolouration on the 5 position. The crown is yellow Gold in colour and winds . Once opened, the inner rear case is hallmarked indicating it to be 9ct Gold and dating it to 1912. It is also marked 'W & D' with the reference code. The compa..