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Crowns & Chronos  We deal in vintage and collectible timepieces. All photos are of watches for sale.

Crowns and Chronos is auctioning off 5 incredible vintage timepieces starting from USD $1 !
•No-Reserve•
Visit the CrownsandChronos website or Ebay site (link in bio) to find out more about our No reserve auctions and wide range of other vintage watches!
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This is an extremely scarce Rolex Rolco watch from the 1930's. The watch is complimented with a beautiful two tone quartered dial and blued hands. The watch was sold in Kenya by Dobbies LTD, Nairobi and has the name of this jeweler on the dial. The case has an unusual and interesting hexagonal shape and is coated in rolled gold. The case is stamped R.W.C LTD on the back of the case and Rolex on the inside of the case back. The case has a fair amount of wear and scratches but that is to be expected. The watch has fixed lugs and is fitted with a blue and black nato strap. The watch is an interesting and unusual piece for any discerning Rolex collector.
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On October 7, 1927, English typist Mercedes Gleitze swam across the ice cold waters of the English Channel and she attempted to swim across the English Channel a second time on October 21 in the same year. Wilsdorf, fascinated by her determination, made the masses aware of his new waterproof Rolex Oyster by tying it around Mercedes’ neck the very night before she undertook the grueling swim.
Unfortunately, Mercedes Gleitze did not reach the other side of the English Channel on her second attempt and had to be pulled out of the water due to a loss of consciousness, the Rolex gold Oyster still in full functionality despite being nearly completely submerged in frigid waters for ten long, demanding hours. Mercedes’ unfinished feat did not negatively affect Rolex’s well-earned popularity, however. In fact, on the front page of the London Daily Mail a little over a month after her courageous and outstanding attempt, an advertisement was published showing Mercedes Gleitze with the headline, “Rolex Introduces for the First Time the Greatest Triumph in Watch-making.” Other prominent articles declared supplemental phrases to this great headline, including phrases such as Water Proof, Moisture Proof, Heat Proof, Vibration Proof, Cold Proof, and Dust Proof. Huge amounts of publicity was received from Wilsdorf’s bold advertisement of the gold Oyster during Mercedes’ daring endeavor.
This watch is the first fully water proof watch that Rolex came out with in 1926. Up for sale is a Rolex Oyster Ref 1953 watch in a solid 0.925 Silver case housing a manual wind movement. With just shy of the watch being nearly a century in age, it is in fantastic condition. The case has scratches and wear but this is understandable as being made out of solid silver, the case is very soft.
This is an absolutely stunning piece that any full blooded Rolex collector needs to have in their collection.
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Up for sale is an extremely elusive watch from the extremely prestigious Vacheron Constantin.
The iconic Vacheron Constantin cushion case is made of 18 karat gold and houses the Jaeger LeCoultre-developed K1120 movement, made specifically for the well known ‘Holy trinity’ of watch brands, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and of course, Vacheron Constantin. •
The watch has been fully serviced by our Swiss Watch maker and has a one year warranty on the service.

This is an incredibly rare piece that any Vacheron Collector or any other watch enthusiast would appreciate and enjoy. You'll probably never come across another on of these. •
For more information or images of this rare and beautiful piece, visit our website (link in bio) and take a look at our other pieces too👆👆👆





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An all original Stainless Steel Rolex Datejust Ref 16030 housing the Rolex automatic Cal 3035 movement fitted with a Jubilee Bracelet. The watch comes with its official purchase certificate, a small green folder, two pamphlets, Rolex seal, a Rolex handkerchief and although not original to the watch, an authentic leather Rolex box. The dial, movement and hands are in incredible condition. They all look as if they've never been touched.

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If this Buren ‘Dirty Dozen’ could talk, you could write a book. Imagine staring down onto the beaches of Normandy on D-Day with the sound of gun fire and bombs all around you. Working up the courage to get off the boat, swim ashore and fight for your country.
With WWII being one of the most extreme wars the world has ever faced, soldiers needed an extreme and reliable watch to get them through it. This called for the first watch to be commissioned by the British MoD, with strict standards. Introducing the Dirty Dozen. 12 of the best watch companies created exceptionally rugged wrist watches to survive the tortures of war. Watches needed to be accurate, legible and water proof, with the term WWW, Watch, Wrist, Waterproof.
It is an absolute marvel that this watch survived such a war but here it is available for purchase, the Buren Dirty Dozen wristwatch. The watch is housing the durable Buren Grand Prix cal 462 movement. This watch would be a great piece for any watch collector or WW2 enthusiasts and memorabilia collectors.
A great opportunity to get your hands on a stunning piece of history. •




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This all original Stainless Steel and Gold Rolex Datejust Oysterquartz Ref 17013 is in fantastic condition for its age and the gold sunburst dial is spotless. The watch has a two tone bracelet with stainless steel and gold links. Rolex Oysterquartz watches are steadily increasing in price and will definitely be a great investment for the future.
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This original stainless steel Rolex oyster precision ref 2426 is clean and houses a caliber 1225 movement which is in extremely good condition.
The oyster precision has its original crown, glass and by the looks of it, the bracelet as well.
The watch has minor damage on the buckle of the bracelet and a marked dial, but is the perfect opportunity for a Rolex fanatic to get an original Rolex to start or add to their collection at a great price.
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This is an IWC produced in 1943 during the second world war, WW2.
The watch houses the famous C38 movement used in the ‘Dirty Dozen’, a collective name for the brands which produced watches for the allies during the war and a very popular name among military watch collectors.
This is an incredible timepiece that won’t only suit a military fanatic’s collection.
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This Breitling Montbrilliant special edition ‘100 Ans D’Aviation’ automatic chronograph was made to commemorate the 100 years after the wright brothers took flight on the 17th of December 1903.
The Montbrilliant is completely original with a stainless steel bracelet and original Breitling crown.
The perfect watch for an aviation fanatic or a Breitling collector.
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A spectacular Rolex Oyster Precision Oversized ref. 9004 with a manual wind caliber 1210 movement encased in 18 karat gold.
The circa 1960 timepiece is in good condition and runs seamlessly with all its original parts.
This gorgeous watch is a lovely addition or start to a collection.
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This Jaeger LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme World Alarm has an impressive complication ,encased in a titanium inner shell with a stainless steel outer case, is a Jaeger LeCoultre caliber 912 movement.
This movement allows for the display of each of the 24 principal time zones and provides the user with an alarm which can be set to ring at any time of the day or be turned off completely. #forsale

For more information on this timepiece and its many other features or a look at a wide selection of others, please follow the link in the description.





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