Spring is in the air in NYC and we’re springing into action here at HODINKEE with a great crop of vintage watches for sale this week. Keep reading to find a couple of heavy-hitting Rolexes, a super elegant AP, and an unusual LeCoultre. Off we go!
1982 Rolex GMT-Master Reference 16758 In Gold

If you’re looking to add some conspicuous opulence to your life, there isn’t a better way to do so than with a solid yellow gold Rolex on a solid yellow gold bracelet. This watch isn’t just flash though – it’s got the additional rarity of a black dial with "nipple" indices as well as the extra wow-inducing black and gold 24-hour bezel.
1960s Audemars Piguet Dress Watch In 18k White Gold

This AP from the '60s is a complete 180-degree turn away from the unabashed opulence of the previous piece. It’s on the small side at 31.5mm but it wears larger thanks to the narrow bezel and the wide open face. The watch is also incredibly thin at 5mm due to the caliber 2003, one of the thinnest mechanical movements from the '60s.
1960s LeCoultre Calculator

Here’s something you don't see very often: a LeCoultre that you can use to measure distance, as well as convert volume and weight from imperial to metric and back again. You can also of course use the watch to tell the time and time events using the chronograph, powered by the inimitable Valjoux 72 movement. An added bonus comes in the form of the JB Champion bracelet with a polished/satin finish.
1962 Rolex Day-Date Reference 1803 In Gold

Last but certainly not least is an undeniably great yellow gold Day-Date with some interesting stuff going on. The first thing you’ll notice is probably the insane patina on the dial, which is deep and even. The other cool features that add to the rarity and cool factor of the watch are the Spanish calendar wheel and the “alpha” hands.
The Full Set

Also available this week is a 14k yellow gold Universal Genève pocket watch, as well as a 1974 UG Polerouter. Check it all out now in the HODINKEE Shop.