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..
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..
Mid size Cartier Santos Galbee Stainless Steel watch. REF 987901, Square Silver dial with blued sword hands, blued central second hand. Cartier stated at 12o'clock with inner minute track, blue tone Roman numerals on outer edge of the dial and date at 6o'clock. 29mm x 41mm case with screw bezel. Cartier crown with blue gem, screwdown caseback stating Santos de Cartier, reference 987901. Powered by a Quartz movement inside, the watch is paired on it's original Santos Stainless Steel bracelet with..
Christian Dior ladies watch. Polished Stainless Steel with a white unidirectional bezel. The dial is white with Diamond hour markers. It has a date aperture between the 4 and 5 o'clock positions. The bracelet is polished Steel embedded with white square stones, with a double folding clasp. Powered by a quartz movement, this watch maintains accurate timing.
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date of month, CCW rotating bezel
Materials: Stainless Steel
Introducing this elegant and sophisticated Corum watch made out of 18ct yellow Gold. This vintage collectors item is Swiss made, powered by a 21 jewel automatic movement (cal.2734) with the case and case back both made out of '750' 18ct solid Gold. The fancy Gold coloured dial compromises of black Roman numerals and hands, a date indicator at the 6 position and a Sapphire crown. The movement is signed '94863' with the calibre number. The solid Gold back is hallmarked and signed with the case num..
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 the b..
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..
The iconic La Grande Classique de Longines watch collection retains all the elegant characteristic of the brand's earliest creations. An automatic model, this men's La Grande Classique watch has the collection's signature ultra-slim case and T-bar detailing. The white dial features the famous Longines winged hourglass logo, date indicator at the 3 position and textured finished dial. Classic Stainless Steel bracelet, the watch is protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. Water resistant..
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..
Omega Constellation case ref. 168.019. Stainless Steel 'C' case. Original Silver dial with linen Silver weave finish. Original Omega crown and signed Omega crystal. The movement is calibre 751 auto adjusted for 5 positions + temp, 24 jewels. This watch comes with a genuine Omega strap and signed buckle with wear as expected of a watch this age. Serial number dates this to 1968. Day/date indicator at the 3 position. 34mm case size. Maintains accurate timekeeping.
Supplied without box or papers..
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..
A Stainless Steel automatic centre seconds wristwatch with date by Omega. This Seamaster De Ville model has a great looking ‘linen’ textured dial with applied baton indexes and a date aperture at 3 o’clock. The watch has its original Omega crystal and crown, both signed. Powered by the excellent Omega calibre 562 movement, with 24 jewels and precision regulation, this watch also has provision for semi-quick date adjustment. When necessary, the date can be manually advanced by moving the hands be..
2006 Omega Seamaster GMT Chronometer Ref. 168.1620 Stainless Steel watch with Original White Dial with White Luminous Markers and Original Omega Stainless Steel Bracelet. Triple Signed.
Case: Stainless steel, screw back with Seamaster logo, fixed 24 hour bezel, screw down crown, 41 mm
Dial: White with wave pattern, luminous markers and broad white hands, red 24 hour pointer
Movement: Automatic, caliber 1128, 23 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature
Band: Stainless steel, double d..
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..
Rare Rado President Swiss made gent's dress watch. The watch dates circa 1970's and compromises of a striking blue dial with a day/date function on the 3 position. Dial signed 'Rado', 'President' and the emblem. The 35mm case is made from Stainless Steel and is engraved on the rear with the logo and ref/model numbers. It is powered by an automatic 25 jewel movement that maintains accurate timing. Crown is original. 20mm blue Atelier leather strap and buckle have been attached to this timepiece.&..
Lady's 18ct Gold and Stainless Steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch, dated 1974. Stainless steel case with fluted 18ct yellow Gold bezel, screw case back, and Gold screw down Rolex Twinlock winding crown, in good used condition. Acrylic crystal glass, quick-set date model. Gold dial with applied Gold baton hour markers, date window at 3, and matching Gold baton hands. 26mm case size. Self-winding Rolex automatic movement, cal 2135 with 29 jewels in very good working order. Fitted with the original..
A ladies Silver 1909 Rolex cocktail watch. The 28mm circular case size is set in Silver and features a white dial and black Arabic numerals, with the 12 numeral in red which helps the face stand out. There is a hairline cracks on dial and slight 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 Silver 925 and dating it to 1909. It is also marked 'W & D' with the reference code. The company's foun..