Investing in a vintage watch is one of the most exciting purchases you can make – and it's a wise one too. Not only do vintage timepieces give you the chance to wear an iconic design that’s no longer widely available but they’re often very valuable and, more often than not, are only likely to increase in value over time.
When scoping a model out, there’s much to consider from aesthetics to functionality, as well as brand value – and Gucci delivers on all three counts. Before purchasing, ask yourself how you’ll wear your vintage Gucci watch. Will it be an item you’d like to wear every day or are you looking for something to bring out for special occasions only?
Design-wise, do you want gold, silver, perhaps a tortoiseshell, or a diamond-embellished design? Is a large face or a small face preferable? What about the strap – would you opt for thick or thin, decorative or minimalist? The best way to determine which you’ll love long-term is to research the choices on trusted sellers like Vestiaire Collective and 1st Dibs. These platforms sell a broad range of vintage Gucci watches and they do the work for you by scoping out the design’s authenticity before they go on sale.
Below, we've rounded up our favourite vintage Gucci watches of the moment which are all from trusted resellers. Which iconic design will you go for?
Understated and iconic, this dress watch dates back to 1990 and is fitted with its original black Gucci leather strap. The unusual placing of the numbers around the outside face rim makes it a standout design for us.
A 2000 design, this watch has a spacey feel to it with its futuristic watch face. A stainless steel design, it fastens with a silver buckle at the back.
A quintessential Gucci timepiece, this watch features all the signature hallmarks of the fashion house. Bamboo? Tick. Horsebit fastening? Tick. Sleek design? Tick.
If you're a lover of gold jewellery, then this Gucci watch will only enhance your wrist pieces. Designed some time between 2000 and 2009, we adore the rectangular all-over-links design.
This stainless steel watch is embellished with red garnets and features the Gucci signature across the watch face. A cross between a watch and a bracelet, it's perfect for those that prefer watches on the more delicate side.
Instantly recognisable as a Gucci design with the signature stripes, this model features gold-plated pin buckles and a brown snakeskin leather strap.
This super chic bracelet design is 18k gold plated with a twisted rope cable band and black watch face. If you want a watch to blend in with your existing bangles and bracelets, you can't go wrong with this.
If you like your watches to feature a little bling, this design from 2004 will fulfil your wish. It features a mother of pearl dial and has diamonds on either side of the watch face.