Five Cool-As-Hell Vintage Watches You Can Bid for Online

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Now through April 7th, you have a major opportunity to score a cool vintage timepiece at Antiquorum's online-only Gentlemen's Accessories and Watches sale—from the comfort of your favorite armchair. The Swiss auction house specializing in modern and vintage luxury watches has amassed a tempting collection of interesting pieces, many of them with reasonable pre-sale estimates. Here are our favorites:

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso

This stainless-steel stunner from 1938, made a few years after the Reverso's revolutionary debut, has a beautifully-faded blue lacquered dial and evokes all the elegance of the Art Deco era. Est. $14,400 USD—$21,500 USD.

Breitling Chronomat

The Chronomat's complex dial means it is often overlooked among classic pilot's watches, but this admirable example from c.1947 with plenty of patina shows why the manual-winding chronograph is a must. Est. $3,000 USD—$5,400 USD.

Nivada Grenchen

Never heard of Nivada? The Swiss watch brand's chronographs, like this military-inspired, black-dial model from c.1950, are sought out by those who like its under-the-radar appeal. Est. $2,400 USD—$3,600 USD.

Omega Flightmaster

One of the grooviest vintage Omegas out there, the Flightmaster—this one dates from c.1969—is a retro-futuristic Space Age dream, measuring a massive 52mm and boasting a bidirectional revolving inner bezel among other features. Est. $3,600 USD—$6,000 USD.

Rolex Ref. 2508

At first glance, this c.1942 chrono doesn't look like a Rolex, which is a large part of its allure. The telemeter scale indicates that it was originally made for gentlemen racers who needed a reliable way to measure their speed. Est. $14,400 USD—$28,700 USD.