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Premium Aviation Timepieces

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There’s nothing quite like a good aviation or pilot watch. If you’re in the market for one, check to see what we have in stock here at BQ Watches first. We’re London’s best source for pre-owned aviation timepieces, and we have an incredible selection for you to choose from. We’re always adding beautiful watches to our inventory, so you can check back with us on our online shop or come visit us in our premium showroom.

If you’re interested in finding the right used aviation watch for you, look at what we have on offer below.


Vintage, antique and rare flight watches

Many of the best luxury manufacturers have been producing beautiful and classic aviation watches for decades. 

The vintage and antique pilot’s watches have a design and style that many find appealing, and the history behind them makes the timepieces that much more interesting and collectible. At BQ Watches, we carry many different styles and models of aviation watches. We have newer models for more modern tastes and vintage styles for those who love them. 

If you can’t find your perfect watch style, just let us know. We’re always ready to source a watch for our customers.

Which pre-owned luxury watch brands are available at BQ?

Our inventory includes the best and most popular luxury watch brands out there. When you want to buy a used luxury watch, there’s no better source than BQ Watches. We have Cartier, Breitling, Rolex and many others to choose from. View some of the luxury watch brands we have available below.

Second-hand pilot watches for men and women

At BQ Watches, we carry watches for every style. We have luxury watches for men and women, so there’s sure to be something that fits you perfectly. All of our available watches are pre-owned, too, which means you’ll get the best possible price for your choice. Buying used is almost always a good investment. You get a beautiful timepiece that will likely hold its value for years to come. 

We’re always happy to help our customers find a watch that they’re going to love and want to wear for a long time. There are few things more satisfying than the feeling of a luxury watch on your wrist.

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Ready to add an aviation watch to your collection? We’re ready to help. You can easily buy your second-hand luxury aviation watch in our online shop or in our showroom in London. If you’re looking to sell or exchange a luxury watch from your collection, we can help you with that too. We also offer appraisal and repair services. In short, when you’re in need of luxury watch services, make sure to choose BQ Watches. Contact us today using the form below to let us know what you’re needing, and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Aviation watches are characterised by their functionality and usefulness to pilots. Their features often include:

  • A large, legible dial for easy reading
  • Luminosity for visibility at night
  • Markings on the bezel to help with fuel consumption, wind correction and other factors
  • Dual-time and GMT functions for time-zone switching
  • A large winding crown for easy adjustments even with gloves on

The Rolex Air-King is amongst the most revered luxury aviation watches. These watches pay homage to aviation’s golden age. Rolex Oyster watches often accompanied flight pioneers in the 1930s, withstanding the temperatures and altitudes, including a famous flight over Mt. Everest. This watch is a tribute to those ties between aviation and Rolex.

Laco watches are the epitome of German pilot watch engineering. These watches have been produced for almost 100 years at this point, so you know a Laco watch will be made with the utmost quality and respect for the practice of aviation. During the golden age of aviation, Laco was one of the only companies that had permission to manufacture pilot watches. This legacy continues to run through the brand’s design sensibilities to this day.

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