The Best Modern Pocket Watches Available To Buy Now
by Kelly Sullivan
In a modern age of high-tech smartwatches and complicated tourbillons, a classic pocket watch may seem somewhat out of date. However, in recent years a new generation of these traditional timepieces have appeared offering all the function of a 21st Century watch with the timeless form for which pocket watches are known.
IWC Tribute To Pallwever Edition "150 Years"
A modern twist on a timeless classic, this IWC pocket watch has a digital hours and minutes display, a first for the IWC pocket watch collection. with up to 60 hours of power reserve it also features a sapphire glass face and is water resistant up to 30 meters. With only 50 available to buy, this is one for the avid watch collector.
Case: 18k gold, 52mm
Movement: 94200 Calibre, IWC-manufactured movement
Cartier Mysterious Double Tourbillon Pocket Watch
A watch of true opulence, from the 18K white gold case and chain to the cabochon-cut sapphire crown and sapphire crystal face and back. This Cartier Mysterious pocket watch holds a 52 hour power reserve alongside beautiful features including a flying tourbillon and central chronograph.
Case: 18k White Gold, 55mm
Movement: Manual winding, caliber 9454 MC
Patek Philippe Lepin 973J
A timeless classic from a brand that used to herald the pocket watch a core part of its arsenal. For an elegant, reliable and luxurious pocket watch, this is a strong contender from Patek Philippe.
Case: Yellow gold, 44mm
Chanel Monsieur Pocket Watch
A luxury time piece that can serve as either a pocket watch or a desk clock, when encased in its display case. Featuring 57 baguette cut diamonds around the outer middle of the watch and an exposed movement on the back, the Monsieur pocket watch has a 48 hour power reserve.
Case: 18k white gold
Movement: Calibre 2.2 Skeleton
ORIENT Classic Mechanical Pocket Watch
A hand-wound, automatic pocket watch with up to 40 hours power reserve, this Orient classic pocket watch allows you to track how much power remains via the sub dial on the watch face.
Case: Stainless steel, 40mm
Movement: ORIENT caliber 48C40
Tissot Savonnette Gold Tone Pocket Watch
For an entry level pocket watch at an affordable price this Tissot Savonnette is a worthy choice. Featuring a date window, roman numeral markers and a polished, gold-tone case.
Case: Yellow metal, 48mm