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Greg H

Having put it on the tester it's the best UK dealer supplied watch I have ever bought in presentation and performance terms, up there with an IWC Cal 89 I bought from Germany...... It's chronometer accurate: It's a great movement to start with but even so, it's well up with my Constellations and IWCs, that cost me a lot of money to achieve!

Ben A

Many thanks Watch received this morning. Many thanks it is fantastic (better than the photos as you said). Your support has been superb from start to finish. I was very happy with the watch; so happy I kept it for myself! The watch looks better than I thought it would and the little extras like the case really make the difference.

Chris

'Everything work perfectly' I bought recently an Omega Planet Ocean from this site. Everything worked perfectly. I am buying watches since years, know I will always screen this website before buying it somewhere else as this site has a great portfolio of old classics and new ones.

Sheresh Jacobs

I've received my oris art deco style watch.it was perfect, in mint condition. It didn't take long to be shipped to the other side of the world. It's an extremely rare watch and took me a long time to locate it for a reasonable price.

Gordon

The two watches of the Dirty Dozen arrived safely and look fantastic! I was impressed that the watches being over 70 years old were in such great condition and had been serviced to run on time. I was very luck to order from you as I know that the watches are indeed originals and terrific examples of very rare pieces as well.

David Boorer

Commitment to customer service I have recently bought two vintage watches from Javid. His attention to detail and commitment to customer service are of the highest order, the latter aspect of his business being particularly appreciated. Both my watches were delivered in excellent condition and I have already placed an order for a third. I thoroughly recommend contacting Javid if the world of collectable watches is of interest.

Christian

I just bought a Rolex SUB from 2006 here. I have to say that Vintage Watch Specialist has fulfilled my expectations. I like to buy watches from someone who has know how and lots of experience.

Alan Wood

Splendid Service! Thank you Javid - I needed a Rolex strap urgently for my customer who had bought a vintage 18ct Oyster Perpetual. It arrived in three days instead of the seven days quoted and it was exactly as requested.

S. Corby

Javid was a great resource for my particularly specific search for a high quality W.W.W. watch. He found exactly what I wanted. While we were on separate continents and dealing with time differences, Javid responded punctually to all my requests and provided all images necessary to make my decision.

Greg H

Having put it on the tester it's the best UK dealer supplied watch I have ever bought in presentation and performance terms, up there with an IWC Cal 89 I bought from Germany...... It's chronometer accurate: It's a great movement to start with but even so, it's well up with my Constellations and IWCs, that cost me a lot of money to achieve!

Emily

I've never seen my dad so pleased! He welled up as I gave him it with the framed picture of him in his Nike running gear. He took it to Monaco last month and timed himself driving round the raceway!

DR W.L.

I just received the item shipped. Thank you very much. It is as described and up to my expectations. Actually I need it as a spare part for my 1956 (my Birth year) Rolex......

Mr Donald A

Thanks the Jump Hour it arrived in time. it is safe and sound and working. Exactly as described and well secured for the postal journey. Very pleased with it and looking forward to enjoying wearing it. Thanks also for being so helpful.

Jon W.

The watches really spoke for themselves. But what really made the purchases special (and all cherished collectable purchases should be a special experience) can be summed up in the following way: I stumbled upon the VWS website by delightful accident. As a specialist collector I'm naturally very focused in my search activity. However, I was immediately struck by the array and quality of the time pieces being offered. The proprietor is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable collector himself. From the outset, he provided a very professional and personal service. Outstanding attention to detail, and a superlative service offered throughout the transaction. As to the watches? well, they didn't disappoint either.

Hideki O.

I received today Weems. I thank for your careful packing and kind guarantee. The condition of the watch is nice, too. If there is a chance again, I want to order a watch from you.

Ben A.

Watch received this morning. Many thanks it is fantastic (better than the photos as you said). Your support has been superb from start to finish. I was very happy with the watch; so happy I kept it for myself! The watch looks better than I thought it would and the little extras like the case really make the difference.

Howard L.

The watch arrived to me in Poland carefully packed and in A1 condition. Thanks for getting your guy to service and replace the old (and timeworn) hands for perfect replacements. Excellent service and communication. Would definitely buy from the site again.

Simon Wetcalfe

Javid had two watches serviced for me (a 1964 Rolex Explorer and an Omega Seamaster). Both watches were returned fully serviced and cleaned on the date agreed. The Rolex had been to two other very reputable dealers prior and neither had been able to manage to get the watch to work reliably. Since the service both watches have kept perfect time (the Omega had previously lost time). Great workmanship and great service. Would highly recommend.

James Norris

I have recently purchased two vintage watches from Javid, both of which represent fantastic value for money. It's always a worrying time when dealing with antique/vintage goods especially over the internet. I had the good fortune to meet and deal with Javid in person and I can testify that he is knowledgeable, friendly, enthusiastic and very eager to ensure he does his best for his customers. His philosophy is that a satisfied customer is a repeat customer and I shall definitely deal with him again.

Will E.

Two points to make. One. Javid has a wealth of experience and it shows through the care that he has for the watches and also the way he focuses on the customer and their experience. He kept me updated with my purchase and provided a professional and personal service. Two. The watch is top notch quality. No complaints and I have already recommended the site to friends and colleagues. I know I will come back for new pieces and servicing.

Roland Waldron

Any business that provides, good product knowledge, excellent communication, first rate after service, with thoughtful touches, especially for a new client, should be mentioned, such a business is Vintage Watch Specialist.

Jason

WOW! What can I say when you have the best of gentlemen dealing with you in a perfect and satisfactory manner. His service was beyond expectations and his after sales concern was even better. Thanks so much for a lovely watch. Future business is guaranteed. A very happy customer!

Andre

No pressure, plenty of advice and super quality watches. If your looking for something specific its worth a call, I'm on my third purchase now. Thoroughly recommended.

Steve Armstrong

Javid provided a great service. There was no hassle or pressure and the watch was exactly as it should be. I am very happy with the service provided by Vintage Watch Specialist / Javid and the watch (a Tudor Oysterdate).

John Cheadle

The whole experience of buying my Tudor watch from vintage watch specialists was an absolute pleasure,it arrived spot on time,and in fantastic condition, I would have no problems dealing with javid again,many thanks for your time, kind regards. John.

T Nicholson

Dear javid thank you so much for the watch it everthing you said it was and more i cant recomend you to much great service.

Xavier

I recently purchased a vintage Cartier Tank watch for my partner's 50th birthday. I'd like to say thanks for the excellent advice and service. I highly recommend Vintage Watch Specialist.

Frank

After finding the watch I wanted 'Birthdate' I mailed VWS and we agreed what we wanted from both sides .2 emails it was done. Within 24 hours its on my wrist 'yes it was posted' That's a pretty amazing service and the watch is as good as it looked on the VWS page. A stunning service definitely my first choice. I would recommend above all other. just How it should be.

Jonathan Rushbrooke

Found a nice Trench watch I was looking for and a second watch I also liked.Phoned and spoke to Javid on several occasions,we agreed on a deal and the Trench watch was refurbished.The delivery was prompt and great service,the Trench watch is immaculate and pleased with the other.Will purchase again from VWS and can recommend others to do so.

Paul Mason

Javid's communication and attention to detail has been exceptional. I was replacing a 1960s Omega Geneve watch which was lost so I wanted a specific model. He located one, ensured it was in good working order and made sure I was happy with it at each stage. Many thanks - I would recommend VWS and Javid Butt without hesitation and would be happy to buy from him again.

Jim Norris

I'm a collector of watches with much to learn on the subject. I've purchased from various dealers not to mention purchases from E-Bay. Chrono 24 etc. I've now bought from Javid on three occasions and every time he has been courteous, friendly, and above all, very fair and honest in his part/ex allowances and pricing. I've just bought a beautiful Rolex Datejust from him which is superb. Javid is now my first 'go to dealer' and indeed I'm saving up for something else he has in stock at present. The world of vintage and pre owned watches can be a minefield so it pays to deal with someone who can allay your fears of being taken advantage of and who believes that a satisfied customer is a repeat customer. Thanks Javid and I'll be seeing you again when I've saved up more funds---and I hope that the watch I want hasn't sold in the meantime!

Allan

After yearning for a special watch for a number of years i was finally ready to pull the trigger on one - if the right deal came along. But having read so many stories of bad seller experiences, and of the many pitfalls to buying second hand watches i was certainly nervous and cautious about taking the plunge! I contacted Javid about a particular piece i had seen on his website, one I had been searching for. From the first communication with him i felt he was clearly very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and also very honest and fair. It was so nice to deal with someone who could put my mind at ease about what i was looking at, and assuring that the piece was, indeed, true to description. Having now taken delivery, I am absolutely thrilled with it, and it looks even better in the ‘flesh’ and on the wrist. I have left details with Javid about other watches I am interested in, and whilst it will likely be some time before I will afford another, I will certainly be contacting Javid about sourcing one as, for my experience, the deal and the service were spot on.

R Amos

Thanks to Javid I have rounded off my collection of Second World War British wristwatches with the JLC and the IWC for which I am grateful. Everything about the process was as it should be and I'm confident I will be wiring more money in the years to come!!! Trust is everything and I felt trust in Javid and trusted by him.

Greg H

Having put it on the tester it's the best UK dealer supplied watch I have ever bought in presentation and performance terms, up there with an IWC Cal 89 I bought from Germany...... It's chronometer accurate: It's a great movement to start with but even so, it's well up with my Constellations and IWCs, that cost me a lot of money to achieve!

Ben A

Many thanks Watch received this morning. Many thanks it is fantastic (better than the photos as you said). Your support has been superb from start to finish. I was very happy with the watch; so happy I kept it for myself! The watch looks better than I thought it would and the little extras like the case really make the difference.

Chris

'Everything work perfectly' I bought recently an Omega Planet Ocean from this site. Everything worked perfectly. I am buying watches since years, know I will always screen this website before buying it somewhere else as this site has a great portfolio of old classics and new ones.

Sheresh Jacobs

I've received my oris art deco style watch.it was perfect, in mint condition. It didn't take long to be shipped to the other side of the world. It's an extremely rare watch and took me a long time to locate it for a reasonable price.

Gordon

The two watches of the Dirty Dozen arrived safely and look fantastic! I was impressed that the watches being over 70 years old were in such great condition and had been serviced to run on time. I was very luck to order from you as I know that the watches are indeed originals and terrific examples of very rare pieces as well.

David Boorer

Commitment to customer service I have recently bought two vintage watches from Javid. His attention to detail and commitment to customer service are of the highest order, the latter aspect of his business being particularly appreciated. Both my watches were delivered in excellent condition and I have already placed an order for a third. I thoroughly recommend contacting Javid if the world of collectable watches is of interest.

Christian

I just bought a Rolex SUB from 2006 here. I have to say that Vintage Watch Specialist has fulfilled my expectations. I like to buy watches from someone who has know how and lots of experience.

Alan Wood

Splendid Service! Thank you Javid - I needed a Rolex strap urgently for my customer who had bought a vintage 18ct Oyster Perpetual. It arrived in three days instead of the seven days quoted and it was exactly as requested.

S. Corby

Javid was a great resource for my particularly specific search for a high quality W.W.W. watch. He found exactly what I wanted. While we were on separate continents and dealing with time differences, Javid responded punctually to all my requests and provided all images necessary to make my decision.

Sheresh Jacobs

I've received my oris art deco style watch.it was perfect, in mint condition. It didn't take long to be shipped to the other side of the world. It's an extremely rare watch and took me a long time to locate it for a reasonable price.

Gordon

The two watches of the Dirty Dozen arrived safely and look fantastic! I was impressed that the watches being over 70 years old were in such great condition and had been serviced to run on time. I was very luck to order from you as I know that the watches are indeed originals and terrific examples of very rare pieces as well.

David Boorer

Commitment to customer service I have recently bought two vintage watches from Javid. His attention to detail and commitment to customer service are of the highest order, the latter aspect of his business being particularly appreciated. Both my watches were delivered in excellent condition and I have already placed an order for a third. I thoroughly recommend contacting Javid if the world of collectable watches is of interest.

Christian

I just bought a Rolex SUB from 2006 here. I have to say that Vintage Watch Specialist has fulfilled my expectations. I like to buy watches from someone who has know how and lots of experience.

Alan Wood

Splendid Service! Thank you Javid - I needed a Rolex strap urgently for my customer who had bought a vintage 18ct Oyster Perpetual. It arrived in three days instead of the seven days quoted and it was exactly as requested.

S. Corby

Javid was a great resource for my particularly specific search for a high quality W.W.W. watch. He found exactly what I wanted. While we were on separate continents and dealing with time differences, Javid responded punctually to all my requests and provided all images necessary to make my decision.

Greg H

Having put it on the tester it's the best UK dealer supplied watch I have ever bought in presentation and performance terms, up there with an IWC Cal 89 I bought from Germany...... It's chronometer accurate: It's a great movement to start with but even so, it's well up with my Constellations and IWCs, that cost me a lot of money to achieve!

Emily

I've never seen my dad so pleased! He welled up as I gave him it with the framed picture of him in his Nike running gear. He took it to Monaco last month and timed himself driving round the raceway!

DR W.L.

I just received the item shipped. Thank you very much. It is as described and up to my expectations. Actually I need it as a spare part for my 1956 (my Birth year) Rolex......

Mr Donald A

Thanks the Jump Hour it arrived in time. it is safe and sound and working. Exactly as described and well secured for the postal journey. Very pleased with it and looking forward to enjoying wearing it. Thanks also for being so helpful.

Jon W.

The watches really spoke for themselves. But what really made the purchases special (and all cherished collectable purchases should be a special experience) can be summed up in the following way: I stumbled upon the VWS website by delightful accident. As a specialist collector I'm naturally very focused in my search activity. However, I was immediately struck by the array and quality of the time pieces being offered. The proprietor is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable collector himself. From the outset, he provided a very professional and personal service. Outstanding attention to detail, and a superlative service offered throughout the transaction. As to the watches? well, they didn't disappoint either.

Hideki O.

I received today Weems. I thank for your careful packing and kind guarantee. The condition of the watch is nice, too. If there is a chance again, I want to order a watch from you.

Ben A.

Watch received this morning. Many thanks it is fantastic (better than the photos as you said). Your support has been superb from start to finish. I was very happy with the watch; so happy I kept it for myself! The watch looks better than I thought it would and the little extras like the case really make the difference.

Howard L.

The watch arrived to me in Poland carefully packed and in A1 condition. Thanks for getting your guy to service and replace the old (and timeworn) hands for perfect replacements. Excellent service and communication. Would definitely buy from the site again.

Simon Wetcalfe

Javid had two watches serviced for me (a 1964 Rolex Explorer and an Omega Seamaster). Both watches were returned fully serviced and cleaned on the date agreed. The Rolex had been to two other very reputable dealers prior and neither had been able to manage to get the watch to work reliably. Since the service both watches have kept perfect time (the Omega had previously lost time). Great workmanship and great service. Would highly recommend.

James Norris

I have recently purchased two vintage watches from Javid, both of which represent fantastic value for money. It's always a worrying time when dealing with antique/vintage goods especially over the internet. I had the good fortune to meet and deal with Javid in person and I can testify that he is knowledgeable, friendly, enthusiastic and very eager to ensure he does his best for his customers. His philosophy is that a satisfied customer is a repeat customer and I shall definitely deal with him again.

Will E.

Two points to make. One. Javid has a wealth of experience and it shows through the care that he has for the watches and also the way he focuses on the customer and their experience. He kept me updated with my purchase and provided a professional and personal service. Two. The watch is top notch quality. No complaints and I have already recommended the site to friends and colleagues. I know I will come back for new pieces and servicing.

Roland Waldron

Any business that provides, good product knowledge, excellent communication, first rate after service, with thoughtful touches, especially for a new client, should be mentioned, such a business is Vintage Watch Specialist.

Jason

WOW! What can I say when you have the best of gentlemen dealing with you in a perfect and satisfactory manner. His service was beyond expectations and his after sales concern was even better. Thanks so much for a lovely watch. Future business is guaranteed. A very happy customer!

Andre

No pressure, plenty of advice and super quality watches. If your looking for something specific its worth a call, I'm on my third purchase now. Thoroughly recommended.

Steve Armstrong

Javid provided a great service. There was no hassle or pressure and the watch was exactly as it should be. I am very happy with the service provided by Vintage Watch Specialist / Javid and the watch (a Tudor Oysterdate).

John Cheadle

The whole experience of buying my Tudor watch from vintage watch specialists was an absolute pleasure,it arrived spot on time,and in fantastic condition, I would have no problems dealing with javid again,many thanks for your time, kind regards. John.

T Nicholson

Dear javid thank you so much for the watch it everthing you said it was and more i cant recomend you to much great service.

Xavier

I recently purchased a vintage Cartier Tank watch for my partner's 50th birthday. I'd like to say thanks for the excellent advice and service. I highly recommend Vintage Watch Specialist.

Frank

After finding the watch I wanted 'Birthdate' I mailed VWS and we agreed what we wanted from both sides .2 emails it was done. Within 24 hours its on my wrist 'yes it was posted' That's a pretty amazing service and the watch is as good as it looked on the VWS page. A stunning service definitely my first choice. I would recommend above all other. just How it should be.

Jonathan Rushbrooke

Found a nice Trench watch I was looking for and a second watch I also liked.Phoned and spoke to Javid on several occasions,we agreed on a deal and the Trench watch was refurbished.The delivery was prompt and great service,the Trench watch is immaculate and pleased with the other.Will purchase again from VWS and can recommend others to do so.

Paul Mason

Javid's communication and attention to detail has been exceptional. I was replacing a 1960s Omega Geneve watch which was lost so I wanted a specific model. He located one, ensured it was in good working order and made sure I was happy with it at each stage. Many thanks - I would recommend VWS and Javid Butt without hesitation and would be happy to buy from him again.

Jim Norris

I'm a collector of watches with much to learn on the subject. I've purchased from various dealers not to mention purchases from E-Bay. Chrono 24 etc. I've now bought from Javid on three occasions and every time he has been courteous, friendly, and above all, very fair and honest in his part/ex allowances and pricing. I've just bought a beautiful Rolex Datejust from him which is superb. Javid is now my first 'go to dealer' and indeed I'm saving up for something else he has in stock at present. The world of vintage and pre owned watches can be a minefield so it pays to deal with someone who can allay your fears of being taken advantage of and who believes that a satisfied customer is a repeat customer. Thanks Javid and I'll be seeing you again when I've saved up more funds---and I hope that the watch I want hasn't sold in the meantime!

Allan

After yearning for a special watch for a number of years i was finally ready to pull the trigger on one - if the right deal came along. But having read so many stories of bad seller experiences, and of the many pitfalls to buying second hand watches i was certainly nervous and cautious about taking the plunge! I contacted Javid about a particular piece i had seen on his website, one I had been searching for. From the first communication with him i felt he was clearly very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and also very honest and fair. It was so nice to deal with someone who could put my mind at ease about what i was looking at, and assuring that the piece was, indeed, true to description. Having now taken delivery, I am absolutely thrilled with it, and it looks even better in the ‘flesh’ and on the wrist. I have left details with Javid about other watches I am interested in, and whilst it will likely be some time before I will afford another, I will certainly be contacting Javid about sourcing one as, for my experience, the deal and the service were spot on.

R Amos

Thanks to Javid I have rounded off my collection of Second World War British wristwatches with the JLC and the IWC for which I am grateful. Everything about the process was as it should be and I'm confident I will be wiring more money in the years to come!!! Trust is everything and I felt trust in Javid and trusted by him.