Log in
Brand
Model
Price
Case diameter
Year
Location
More
Your selection
Clear selection

Your selection
Clear selection

Your selection
Clear selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection
Clear selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Your selection
Clear selection

Sorry, your search did not match any items
Basic information
Type of watch
Categories
More...
Reference number
More...
New/Pre-owned
Offer type
Gender
Availability
Condition
More...
Scope of delivery
Characteristics & functions
Movement
Case material
Dial
More...
Glass
More...
Functions
More...
Thickness
More...
Bezel material
More...
Dial numerals
Water resistance
More...
Others
More...
Bracelet/strap
Bracelet material
More...
Clasp
More...
Lug width
More...
Bracelet color
More...
Clasp material
More...
Save this search Cancel

View

Sort by

TOP
Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition
£3,131
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
267
PL
Tudor Unworn Heritage Black Bay 79250BM
£3,250
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
411
UK
TOP
IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage
£9,269
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze |NEW| Blue Bucherer Edition
£3,950
Verified Dealer
121
UK
TOP
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze - Bucherer Limited Edition
£3,495
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bucherer Blue - Box & Papers 2018
£4,160
Verified Dealer
231
UK
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze with Box and Papers
£3,495
Verified Dealer
214
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£2,530
Verified Dealer
28
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bucherer Blue Bronze 79250BB - COM2262
£3,899
Verified Dealer
260
UK
Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Bronzo
£28,171
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
Christopher Ward C60 trident pro Bronze
£600
Private Seller
 
UK
Panerai Luminor Base Submersible Bronzo PAM00968
£20,966
Verified Dealer
57
UK
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Box & Papers 2017
£2,550
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
25
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£3,481
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
113
US
Tudor Black Bay Bronze model 79250BA with NATO strap
£3,747
Verified Dealer
498
US
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze
£2,695
Verified Dealer
135
UK
Bell & Ross Br 03-92 Diver Green Bronze Limited Edition
£2,908
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Gérald Genta Gefica Bronze Bronze GBS.Y.98 - COM2232
£8,299
Verified Dealer
260
UK
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special
£4,862
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Bucherer Blue - Box & Papers 2018
£3,400
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor 79250BM Bronze 2018 Black Bay 43mm Mens Full Set watch
£2,499
Verified Dealer
554
UK
Oris Diver Bronze Carl Brashear 42mm Limited Edition 7720 31...
£3,111
Verified Dealer
37
US
Graham Swordfish Bronze
£5,487
Verified Dealer
187
US
Tudor Black Bay Bronze model 79250BA with Leather strap
£3,747
Verified Dealer
498
US
U-Boat Chimera Bronze 43mm Ref. 7237 Limited Edition
£4,504
Verified Dealer
13
US
Montblanc 1858 Automatic Chronograph Limited Edition
£4,135
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition Bronze
£1,638
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
30
US
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special
£3,817
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
Bell & Ross Bell Ross br03-92 bronze diver
£3,200
Private Seller
 
UK
Panerai Submersible Bronzo "Brownzo" 47mm Boutique Edition Pam968
£19,656
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
600
US
U-Boat Chimera
£3,250
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor Bucherer edition
£3,100
Private Seller
 
UK
Oris NEW Oris Big Crown Pointer Date 80th Anniversary Edition...
£2,500
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze 43mm 79250BM-0005
£2,858
Verified Dealer
498
US
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£2,550
Private Seller
 
UK
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special
£4,080
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special
£4,317
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
U-Boat Classico U-47 Bronze Special Edition 7797
£1,145
Verified Dealer
146
UK
Anonimo Nautilo Bronze DLC Black 45.5mm AM-1001.05.001.A11 (NEW)
£818
Verified Dealer
500
US
Panerai Submersible Bronzo PAM 968
£18,796
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
590
US
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze
£2,950
Verified Dealer
366
UK
Tudor Black Bay 'Bronze' Slate Grey 79250BA - NEW
£3,050
Verified Dealer
54
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£2,800
Private Seller
 
UK
Anonimo MILITARE CHRONO
£2,539
Private Seller
 
UK
Corum Admiral 45 mm
£5,671
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Oris Carl Brashear
£2,700
Private Seller
 
UK
Habring² ERWIN-LAB01
£8,500
Private Seller
 
UK
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Adventure
£5,316
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
Anonimo Militare Bronze Black 43.5mm AM-1020.04.001.A03 (NEW...
£1,187
Verified Dealer
500
US
Franck Muller Vanguard
£6,961
Verified Dealer
187
US
IWC Big Pilot's Watch Heritage Limited Edition IW5010-05
£7,576
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
590
US
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£2,699
Verified Dealer
29
US
Tudor Black Bay Bucherer Limited Edition
£3,800
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£2,400
Private Seller
 
UK
U-Boat Chimera 46 Bronze Sapphire Dial Limited Edition
£4,871
Verified Dealer
697
UK
Zenith Pilot Type 20 29.2430.679/21.c753 Watch with Leather...
£3,563
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
398
US
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Adventure
£4,907
Free shipping
Verified Dealer
1118
UK
Oris Big Crown Pointer Date
£1,320
Private Seller
 
UK
Tudor Black Bay Bronze
£3,153
Verified Dealer
187
US
Anonimo Nautilo Bronze Black Dial 45.5mm Auto AM-1001.04.001.A01
£1,023
Verified Dealer
500
US
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Blue Bucherer (5B)
£3,770
Private Seller
 
UK
  • 30
  • 60
  • 120

Bronze Watches: Trendy Retro Timepieces

Many bronze watches are popular amongst collectors. Due to the patina that develops on these timepieces, each one is unique. Limited special edition models such as the Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Bronzo have significantly increased in value.

Highlights

  • Patina creates a unique aged look
  • Limited special editions with potential to increase in value
  • About 10% heavier than stainless steel watches
  • Top manufacturers: IWC, Panerai, Tudor, Oris

Which models are in demand?

Bronze watches from Swiss luxury manufacturers have been hugely popular in the past few years. The trendy timepieces have a retro charm. The first bronze watches were introduced towards the end of the 1980s. Amongst these early models were the manual Regulateur from the Swiss manufacturer Chronoswiss and the Gefica chronograph from Gérald Genta. Genta is one of the most famous watch designers in Switzerland, responsible for designing iconic watches such as the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and the Patek Philippe Nautilus.

In 2011, the Italian watch manufacturer Panerai launched a new watch, the Luminor Submersible 1950 Bronzo with reference number PAM00382. The diving watch was limited to 1,000 pieces and its price has since increased significantly. When first released, the timepiece cost 7,600 euros. Today, you need to set aside at least 27,000 euros for a pre-owned model. New, this bronze watch costs more than 40,000 euros. Its successor with reference number PAM00507 also experienced a similar price increase.

After the bronze Panerai watches were such a success, many other manufacturers began using the material in their own watches. Above all, diving and pilot's watches were produced in bronze. The most famous models are the Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze, the Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special, and the IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Charles Darwin."

What should I pay attention to when buying a bronze watch?

The cases of these timepieces are made of a predominantly copper alloy which also contains zinc, aluminum, or iron. Oxidation, the chemical reaction with oxygen, causes a patina to form on the alloy over the years. This process transforms each bronze timepiece into a one of a kind piece. However, you can also easily clean your bronze watch with common household cleaning products and remove the patina.

Due to the high copper percentage, the substance can leave traces of green on your wrist if the case comes into direct contact with your skin. Therefore, most manufacturers pair a bronze case with a stainless steel or titanium case back.

How much do bronze watches cost?

There are bronze watches available at almost every price level. The German manufacturer Steinhart offers many affordable bronze watches for less than 1,000 euros. Watches from Oris and Tudor have mid-range prices. The Luminor from Panerai is in the upper price range.

Detailed Price Information

Model Features Price
Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Bronzo PAM00382 In-house caliber P.9000, 72-hour power reserve, distinctive crown protector, likely to appreciate in value Pre-owned starting at 27,000 euros, new over 40,000 euros
Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze In-house caliber MT5601, 70-hour power reserve, COSC certificate About 3,300 euros
Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition Limited to a run of 2,000 pieces, caliber Oris 733, solid investment About 2,800 euros
Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special In-house caliber Elite 679, 50-hour power reserve, large crown, 45-mm diameter About 4,500 euros
IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Charles Darwin" In-house caliber 89365, chronograph, 68-hour power reserve About 7,300 euros
Steinhart Triton 30 ATM Bronze Last Edition Caliber Soprod A10, automatic, stop-seconds mechanism, date display About 650 euros

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze: A Retro Diving Watch

The Swiss manufacturer Tudor introduced the Heritage Black Bay Bronze in 2016. The diving watch's satinized 43-mm case is made of aluminum bronze and is waterproof to 200 m (20 bar). Tudor used coated stainless steel for the case back and the dial and bezel are brown. The bronze Heritage Black Bay is paired with an aged leather strap and comes with an additional fabric strap.

This bronze watch's design is modeled after historic Tudor timepieces. It has eye-catching features such as a large crown without a crown guard, domed glass on the front side, and a dial with Arabic numerals at three, six, and nine. It also has distinctive "snowflake" hands, which were first used in the 1970s on military watches Tudor delivered to the French marines. Both hands and hour markers are luminous and therefore also easy to read in the dark.

One highlight of the Heritage Black Bay Bronze is its in-house caliber MT5601. Tudor developed this caliber especially for this timepiece. The MT stands for "Manufacture Tudor." The automatic movement has a 70-hour power reserve and is chronometer certified by the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). A chronometer is an especially accurate watch that only deviates from the reference time by a few seconds each day.

Since this bronze Tudor watch has only been available on the market since 2016, there are few pre-owned models currently available. New, the price for this timepiece starts around 3,300 euros.

Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition: In Honor of a US Navy Master Diver

There are only 2,000 Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition watches worldwide. The independent Swiss company dedicated the bronze diving watch to the marine diver Carl Brashear, the first African-American US Navy Master Diver. The 2000 film Men of Honor focused on the challenges that Brashear faced throughout his career. He was portrayed by Cuba Gooding, Jr.

This Oris watch's bronze case has a stainless steel case back engraved with a professional diving helmet. The wristwatch's design is inspired by such a helmet. The 42-mm watch is waterproof to 100 m (10 bar) and features a rotatable bronze bezel with a minute scale. Domed sapphire glass emphasizes this watch's retro look and is also very scratch resistant. Oris decided against adding crown protection. The blue dial creates a striking contrast to the bronze bezel and case. A dark brown leather strap keeps the watch securely on your wrist.

The caliber Oris 733, based on the Sellita SW 200-1, powers this bronze Oris watch. The automatic caliber displays the date at six o'clock, and a stop-seconds mechanism allows you to set the watch to the exact second. The movement has a 38-hour power reserve.

You can purchase a pre-owned Oris Carl Brashear in very good condition for around 2,400 euros. New models are available starting at 2,800 euros. When it was first released, the watch only cost 2,600 euros. Thus, its price has risen after only a short time, and it's quite possible that it will continue to increase in value.

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special: Bronze Pilot's Watch

The Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special pays homage to historical pilot's watches. It has an oversized crown and a 45-mm case. Its size makes it easier to read while flying, and a large crown makes it easier to wind and set the watch with thick gloves on. The titanium case back is engraved with a historical plane as well as the brand's logo.

The timepiece is waterproof to 100 m (10 bar). The black dial features luminous Arabic numeral hour markers. The hands are also luminous, allowing you to easily read the watch in the dark.

The in-house caliber Elite 679 powers this timepiece. The automatic movement's winding rotor is decorated with Geneva stripes. This Zenith movement has a 50-hour power reserve.

You can buy a new bronze Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special for around 4,500 euros.

IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Charles Darwin"

The special edition IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Charles Darwin" honors Charles Darwin's scientific accomplishments. The bronze case is reminiscent of the HMS Beagle, the ship that brought the scientist to the Galapagos Islands in 1835. At that time, many parts of ships, such as the portholes, were made of corrosion-resistant bronze.

In line with the bronze case, the luminous hands and indices also glow a bronze color. The Aquatimer collection features a unique internal/external bezel to keep track of your dive time. Normally, diving watches have a unidirectional rotatable bezel with a scale to track your dive time. However, on the IWC watch, this scale is on the internal bezel. You turn the internal bezel by rotating the outer bezel counterclockwise. The case back features a portrait of Darwin. The chronograph is waterproof to 300 m (30 bar) and comes paired with a rubber strap with their patented quick-change system.

The in-house caliber 89365 powers the IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Charles Darwin." This automatic movement features a chronograph function, date display, and 68-hour power reserve.

You can buy a pre-owned diving chronograph from IWC starting at around 7,000 euros. These models are in very good condition. New watches cost around 7,300 euros.