Useful Information

Many of our watches never make it onto our web-site before they are sold to waiting customers, so, if you are looking for a specific watch, please remember to email us at info@corrvintagewatches.com or directly though the web-site and we might have it already or we can source a superb example for you.

We will also buy your vintage watch from you at a very competitive price or take it in part exchange for one of ours, even if yours is no longer working. Please call on 01963 359352 or 07949 190 301 for a quote or send us an e-mail with your telephone number and we will call you. We will consider any vintage watch and offer very good prices for watches even if they are not already featured on our site or not working.

If you see a watch that you like in our "Previously Sold" section or are after a particular watch, we may be able to source another the same or similar for you.

All our watches are serviced, where necessary, by our very experienced watchmaker before they are offered for sale. All missing or broken parts are replaced with original parts only, where possible. Our watchmaker was Chief Watchmaker with Garrard's, the Queen's Jewellers, one of London's most prestigious stores, from 1949 until his retirement in 1994 and has over 60 years experience in watch repair!

We believe that our watches are the best examples of their particular models and are in absolutely superb condition even better than our photographs can show when you get them in your hand. All our watches are guaranteed to be in perfect working order with all functions working excellently and all our watches are ready to wear.

We offer a free twelve (12) months mechanical Warranty from the date of delivery on all the watches that we sell (see Warranty and Guarantee section).

Crucially, we also offer you an on-going after-sales service for any mechanical problems that you may encounter with your watch after the expiry of this warranty period, so you never need to worry.

Please treat your vintage watch with care and respect, they are highly engineered pieces and are not guaranteed water-proof or shock-proof (even if they once were) and are not to be worn, for example, in the shower, humid environments or swimming-pools or whilst playing sports.

Please allow three full winds and run-downs for your watch to settle after travel. 

All dials are original factory finish unless expressly stated as "restored".

All watch diameter measurements are excluding the winding crown unless specified.

We ship all our watches overseas using DHL Couriers, fully trackable all the way to your door.

Testimonials From Recent Customers

Hi John The watch arrived today. All in good order. Thanks. Regards, Rob (Australia, March, 2016)

John, watch arrived this morning, everyone pleased, thanks kind regards, Peter (UK, February, 2016

Dear John, Just a few words to thank you. The watch arrived safely. It's really wonderful: a great piece of history ticking at your wrist! Thank you for your deep professionalism and keep on the great work you're doing. Many tahnks. All the best, Michele (Italy, February, 2016)

Hi John, The watch arrived yesterday and it is beautiful! Everything I could've asked for: quick shipping, great packaging and presentation, and a fantastic timepiece! Thanks again, Jackson, California, USA (July, 2015)

Dear John The watch has arrived safely today and it looks lovely.Nigel, UK (June 2015)

John- Just got my watch and it is incredible! What a great piece! Thank you so much for sending! Jack, Florida, USA (July 2014)

Dear John It was good to meet you . Very many thanks for doing such an excellent job on the watches. I am very grateful . Let me know about my old Seamaster . All the best Brendan, London, UK (July 2014)

Hello John, just back from hols in Athens. Watch going very well and accurate which is what it is all about. It was greatly admired in a couple of antique shops in Athens where they had old watches. Thank you. Albert, UK (June 2014)

Dear John Thank you. The watches are great! They’ve now been taken away from me until my birthday. Jonathan, UK (June 2014)

Hello John, the watch has arrived and it looks great. Thanks Daniel, UK (June 2014)

Hi John I cannot thank you enough for finding the perfect wedding present, he will truly be blown away, its an absolutely stunning watch, show stopping J I thought the first one was amazing but this is even better! City of London, UK (June 2014)

I've only just got home and my initial look at the watch shows that it's as described. I'll have a really good look at it on Saturday but everything looks peachy just now and I'm delighted. Kind regards, Colin, Scotland (May 2014)

Hello John, Overdue testimonial on your service: "Watch exactly as described in immaculate condition for its age. Excellent find and my son is thrilled to be owning a Bretling. Many thanks for a quick, efficient and friendly service from Corr Vintage Watches. Paul Breslin, Horsham, UK" (July 2013)

Hi John, Many thanks for your help. If only all companies were as helpful it would make ordering online so much easier!! Shipping address different to billing. Adam, UK (June, 2013)

Hi John, Nice to have met you today and I am very pleased with the watch. Dave, UK (June, 2013)

Hi John The watch arrived safely, and is lovely.Joanne, Herts, UK, January, 2013

Good afternoon. I received the watch yesterday. beautiful.really like it. Thank you very much. Cedric, France, February, 2013

I am very pleased with the watch Ian, UK, February 2013

Hello John, The Omega arrived safely today. Very pleased with the purchase, it will be a good addition to the Omega collection. Wish I could afford the IWC 666 but a bit too much right this minute, just have to hope you don't sell it meanwhile! Best wishes Greg, UK, February, 2013

"Hello John I would like to confirm that I received the Certificate of Authenticity and replacement strap this morning for my Top Time. I am very pleased with the watch and would be happy to deal with you again in the future. Best regards" (John, UK, Nov 2012)

"Dear John, the watch has arrived half an hour ago,and I am very pleased with it. Thank you very much. Best regards Peter" (Germany)

"Dear John, the watch arrived Tuesday morning and is magnificent! I should like to thank you for your courtesy and patience during the transaction, in addition to your generosity in selling the watch at that price. Despite the current economic uncertainties, I trust that business is good for you, and I shall keep an eye on your website and hopefully purchase from you again at some time in the future." Many thanks. Ian, Sheffield.

"Hi John, Watch arrived today..looks superb, just like the overall customer service you provided.Thank you very much, certainly highly recommendable." Chris. Finland

"Dear John Watch arrived safely, really pleased with it. Thanks" Colin. Kent, UK

"John, I received my watch this week and I am very happy. Even my wife has said how attractive it looks. The new strap is a very nice complement. Thank you!" Mike. Illinois, USA

"Hi John, I received the watch and it looks and works great! Thank you very much! Imran"

"I had an outstanding experience with John - he was extremely responsive, helpful, communicative, fair and flexible. Not just regarding the actual sale of the watch but also providing me with information, walking me through my decision-making process and aiding me in getting the watch delivered to New York. I will absolutely make further purchases with John and would recommend him to anyone." - Imran, N.Y., U.S.A

Hi John, arrived today and I'm delighted. It's a beautiful watch, better than described. Many thanks. Ray" - Ray, Northern Ireland

"Dear John, Thank you for sending the watch so quickly. I am very excited to get it and I will advise you when it arrives. Please be assured that you will get very positive recommendations and I am sure we will do business again. Thanks you also for your cautions for the watch...I will be sure to treasure it and care for it as you have done. Take care and very best wishes. Sincerely, Daniel"

"Hi John, My new watch arrived today and was impecably packed and in perfect running order. I will follow your directions to allow the watch to settle after it's long trip. I am very pleased with my purchase of this Rolex that is exactly as you described it. I will be sure to show the watch off and tell all where I purchased it. In a little time, I will be ready for an additional purchase and I will be sure to check out your web page (it is in my favorites on my computer). Take care and thanks again. Sincerely, Dan" - Daniel, Virginia, U.S.A

"Watch received today, superb item. Pleasure doing business. Many thanks .Graham"

"Almost mint as described & well packed. The best Ultronic Chrono. I have seen."

"Hi John, Watch arrived safe and sound, Very Very Nice. It has been a pleasure doing business with you, the watch is every bit as nice as you said it was." Geoff, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffs.

"Dear John, the WWW runs well and I'm happy with it! If by chance you run over a Longines Chronograph CH30 in 18KT gold,please send me a message.In the mean time I'll open your site frequently. All the best" Gabriel, Milan, Italy

"Received today, Very pleased and many thanks, Stephen" Stephen, Northern Ireland


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