Mr Mark Jessen
9 Best Vintage Watch Stores in Sydney | Man of Many
Beginning our list is Sydney’s Watch Collector store. This second-hand timepiece dealer offers consumers some of the best pre-owned watches available to the public. This industry-leading watch dealer is also at the forefront of watch restoration in Australia; all of Watch Collector’s servicing is done in store by expert technicians using state of the art Swiss machinery. Watch Collectors offers those not in a hurry to sell a consignment service, allowing sellers flexibility and optimised potential for a higher return. Specialising invintage watches, service includes expert quality control, a 2-year warranty on all products, coupled with an enviable reputation. Watch Collector offer some of the best vintage watches Sydney has to offer.
1. Watch Collector
Anthony de Mello once said that “Wisdom can be learned. But it cannot be taught”. Wisdom would be the best way to describe what the Sydney Watchmaker J Farren Price is gifted with. Since 1942, the store has strived to provide Sydney watch connoisseurs – and, in fact all of Australia – with the finest range of timepieces in the world. In a pursuit of passion, John Farren-Price – the store’s founder – was the first to introduce many extraordinary European timepieces to Australia. Specialising in modern and classic watches, J Farren Price are Australia’s original Rolex agent, and since 1977, is the longest standing Patek Philippe agent in Australia.
2. J Farren Price
Located in the Sydney CBD Strand Arcade, Timekeeper Boutique handles some of the finest pre-loved timepieces available to Sydney’s residents. Many of the classic European brands are represented in store with an impressively wide selection of luxurious watches. With a young, dynamic team with several decades experience between them, Timekeeper Boutique can handle not only the purchase of the perfect timepiece for you, but also buy, trade, and service of all of the world’s premium watch brands. Timekeeper Boutique offers some of the most stunning second hand watches Sydney has to offer.
3. Timekeeper Boutique
Gracing customers with its services since 1994, The Vintage Watch Co. of Sydney combines expert advice and a range that can only be described as distinctive. With a staff of trained watchmakers who can assist in everything from a battery change to and full restoration of your precious timepiece, the Vintage Watch Co. provides Sydney with the ultimate vintage watch experience. The store has an ever-changing selection of new, modern and vintage watches and an assortment of watch accessories. Vintage Watch Co’s success can be attributed to their guiding philosophy of sourcing unique watches in superior condition at competitive prices.
4. Vintage Watch Co.
Nicholas Hacko is a third-generation master watchmaker. Weighty titles aside Mr Hacko has established himself as a unique independent distributor of some of the finest timepieces to adorn the carpus. What does this mean for you? A much more unbiased and all-encompassing approach to providing quality watches for Sydney. Nicholas Hacko Watches is also home to the world’s smallest watch brand, Rebelde. Since 2013, Rebelde has been a project for Nicholas Hacko; born out of a necessity to survive as a small independent Sydney watchmaker.
5. Nicholas Hacko Fine Watches
Being named one of Sydney’s best antique dealers is a profoundly impressive honour and it is this reputation that Kalmar Antiques takes very seriously. Dealing in fine antique and modern jewellery, watches, clocks and objet D’art – translating to “art object” in French. There is a registered jewellery and diamond valuer on site, they also employ master jewellers and watchmakers for all of your repair needs. Kalmar Antiques carries a limited, albeit impressive line of beautiful timepieces from brands such as Patek Phillipe, Omega and Cartier.
6. Kalmar Antiques
Zaeger Diamonds & Watches provide the Sydney watch market with wholesale prices direct to any customer. For over 25 years Zaeger Watches in the Sydney CBD has been operating in the wholesale market of luxury timepieces; with a showroom located on Castlereagh Street. A loyal commitment to a superior customer experience, and a simple love of watches are perhaps the reasons why this distributor has remained relevant and more importantly revered.
7. Zaeger Diamonds & Watches
For over 30 Years, Master Watchmaking has established a reputation that exudes class, exceptional service and horological opulence. It has been chosen by brands such as Audemars Piguet, Chopard and Maurice Lacroix as an authorised service centre. Master Watchmaking delivers truly unique vintage watches to Sydneysiders, with a carefully selected line of quality products offered. Master Watchmaking offer classic Sydney vintage watches.
8. Master Watchmaking
The Sydney Watch Exchange is strongly committed to providing only the finest in Vintage/Pre-owned timepieces. Watch Exchange brings together the wider horological community and provides it with a marketplace for only the highest quality pre-owned watches. Moreover, it is perhaps best to describe pre-owned as pre-loved, the Sydney Watch Exchange ensures that that love is continued for years to come.
9. Watch Exchange
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