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Since 1963, Gitman Antique Watches & Rarities has offered horological services to a global clientele. Howard Gitman, founder and president, retains over 45 years of experience in the horology and restoration of extraordinary timepieces. Howard Gitman is known for retaining rare and remarkable pocket watches, wrist watches, clocks and other rarities. To this day, Mr. Gitman is one of the most relied upon sources for information on antique watches. Collectors around the world consult him to verify authenticity and value.

What We Buy

For almost 50 years, Gitman Antique Watches & Rarities has been buying and selling rare timepieces. As Howard Gitman is known around the world for his unique horological knowledge, he has a deep pool of global buyers. If you have an item that you believe may be of value, we can provide you with a competitive quote. Even if your item is not in working condition, we are still interested in buying.

We buy the following: pocket watches, wrist watches, clocks, unusual movements, bird boxes, automated boxes, rare watch books, watchmaker's accumulations and anything related to horological items; including the following brands:

A. Lange & Söhne, Agassiz, Audemars Piguet, Ball, Breguet, Breitling, Bvlgari, Cartier, Corum, Dent, E. Howard & Co., Ebel, Eduard Koehn, Elign, Franck Muller, Girard-Perregaux, George Graham, Gubelin, Haas Neveux, Hamilton, Illinois, Invicta, International Watch Company, Jaeger LeCoultre, Jules Jurgensen, John Arnold, Longines, Montblanc, Movado, Omega, Patek Philippe, Paul Diticheim, Piaget, Rolex, Sandoz, Seiko, TAG Heuer, Technomarine, Tiffany & Co., Thomas Tompion, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Waltham, Wittnauer, Zenith, And others


If you think you have a valuable antique pocket watch, wrist watch or clock, we can provide you with an appraisal to verify its authenticity and value. Collectors around the world rely on Mr. Gitman's expertise in appraising antique timepieces.


We can also repair and restore antique watches and clocks.

To receive a quote, please contact us by emailing info@gitmanantique.com or calling +1 (212) 579-9830 Provide your name, contact information, and the make and condition of your item.