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Luxury Watch Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020

May 15, 2020 - Watch Articles

1. For the Classic Dad: Rolex Submariner

Price: $6,650+

Coming in at number 1 on our Luxury Watch Father’s Day Gift Guide is the Rolex Submariner. One of the most famous men’s watches in the world, the iconic Rolex Submariner dates back to 1953. Originally designed for underwater exploration and diving, the watch gained legendary status when it appeared on the wrist of James Bond. The Submariner was featured in movies such as Dr. No, Goldfinger, and From Russia With Love.

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2. For the Adventurer: Breitling Chronomat GMT

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Price: starting around $4,350

For the fathers with an active lifestyle, the Breitling Chronomat GMT is a practical, sturdy choice. This watch offers :

  • dual time zones
  • water resistance up to 500m
  • glow-in-the-dark hands to keep up with an on-the-go pace

3.  For the Dad Who Likes to Dress Up: Patek Philippe Calatrava

Price: starting around $7,400

Known as the definitive dress watch, Patek Philippe’s signature Calatrava utilizes a simple and sleek design. Add elegance to any occasion with this timeless piece. Pre-owned men’s or unisex Patek Philippe Calatrava can cost under $10,000.

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4. For the Budding Watch Collector: Omega Speedmaster

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Price: starting around $1,750 (steel models)

One of the best entry level luxury watches is the Omega Speedmaster. First made in 1957, the Speedmaster gained fame after it was worn during the first moon landing in 1969. Nowadays, the Speedmaster is still the only watch authorized to be worn by NASA astronauts in space. Given the lasting value and popularity of this timepiece, it is the perfect start to a luxury watch collection.

5. For the Water Lover: Breitling Superocean Chronograph M2000

Price: around $1,950

The Breitling Superocean Chronograph is can function at depths of up to 1,500 meters underwater. This sturdy watch is perfect for divers or any dads that spend their time in the water. Whether your dad loves the pool or the ocean, this watch can accompany him on his nautical adventures.

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6. For the Dad Who Has Everything: Vacheron Constantin Tribute to Great Explorers

Price: around $100,000

Are you struggling to find a unique gift for the dad who owns everything? Look no further than the Vacheron Constantin Tribute to Great Explorers.

This limited edition watch collection is meant to honor the most famous explorers in history. It showcases maps of the areas these explorers journeyed on the face of the watch. If your budget allows, this impressive looking watch may be the perfect gift for a lucky dad.


7.  For the Modern Dad: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Price: $21,000+

The Royal Oak is a luxury steel sport watch with an octagonal bezel case and integrated bracelet. The watch has been defying convention since its debut in 1972 and has since become a modern classic.


8. For the Budget-Conscious Dad: Tag Heuer Formula 1 Grande Date

Price: starting around $650

This driving inspired watch was first released in 1986. Sold at a reasonable price point, this casual watch won’t break the bank.

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9. For the Vintage Enthusiast: Cartier Santos Dumont

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Price: starting around $2,550+

Widely known as the first wristwatch in the world, Cartier created this timepiece in 1904 for the aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont. The art deco-esque design and illustrious history of this watch make it a great fit for any vintage lover.

10. For the Aspiring Astronomer: A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Perpetual Calendar Terraluna

Price: around $215,000

This watch is a beautiful display of design and technology. It boasts a 14-day power reserve, perpetual calendar and a magnificent orbital moonphase display. The orbital moonphase display depicts:

  • current moon phase
  • the positions of the sun and the moon
  • the day and night halves of the hemisphere



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