Buying Guides Part Two: Watches For Him

Father’s Day is just days away, and if you’re still looking for a great gift for June 19th, Govberg Jewelers has a few more ideas. With over 850 pre-owned watches, and access to over 40 different brands for new pieces, it’s hard to spotlight a few. The timepieces presented provide a wide range of styles and prices, visit part one for even more watches!

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Father’s Day Gift Picks

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second

This is the perfect gift for the dad who has a pulse on horology. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second features a unique complication, the deadbeat seconds, which dates to the 17th century. The watch is 39.6mm in diameter and 11.7mm thick, so it’s a comfortable fit for a range of wrist sizes. The caseback shows off the caliber 770, but what stands out is the sleek metallic dial. The watch is available in stainless steel or rose gold.

Panerai Luminor Base 8-Days Acciaio PAM561

Panerai PAM 561 8-days Acciaio

This Panerai Luminor 8-Days Acciaio features a large in-house, manual-wind movement with an amazing power reserve of eight days. Initially introduced in 2015, the watch has a 44mm case and would make a perfect addition to dad’s Panerai collection or maybe become the start of a new collection.

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon “Vintage Black”

Omega Dark Side of the Moon Vintage Black

This watch is a descendant of Omega’s first watch worn on the moon. With its beige indices and distressed leather strap, it is perfect for a dad who reveres that momentous era and the1969 lifestyle. The lume is designed to look like vintage patina but the watch is fully modern and glows bright in the dark.

Ressence TYPE 3N ‘Night Blue’

Ressence Type3N Night Blue

This watch will catch the attention of everyday innovators and horologically minded dads on Father’s Day. The oil-filled dial is in a dark navy blue in this 2016 debut, displaying hours, minutes, seconds, day, date and the oil temperature. Ressence watches are “built on the expertise of yesterday, crafted with today’s technology [and] designed for tomorrow”.

Pre-Owned Rolex Submariner

Rolex Submariner for Fathers Day

A Pre-Owned Rolex Submariner is a match made in watch heaven for the old soul who is young in years or at heart. This classic watch features a day-date window with a patented magnifying glass and comes on a steel Oyster bracelet. This is a great dive watch option.

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Ref. 5396G

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar 5396G

This watch is perfectly suited for the non-conforming traditionalist with great style and an appreciation for handsome horology. It features a 24-hour indicator and moonphase display. Inside is the magnificent caliber 324 S QA LU 24H, which contains patented parts by Patek Philippe. The watch is available in 18-karat white or rose gold.

Cartier Calibre de Diver


The in-house 1904 MC powers a dive watch that stands out from the rest: the Cartier Calibre de Diver. Each timepiece is tested and must demonstrate its resistance to salt water after immersion in a solution of sodium chloride at 18°C – 25°C for 24 hours. This is the perfect dive watch for someone who doesn’t just want great design, but also wants great performance.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

AP Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Gray Dial for Fathers Day

Famed watch designer Gerald Genta designed the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak in the 1970s. Ever since, it has become the timepiece synonymous with the term “sports watch.” With an octagonal bezel, patterned dial and integrated bracelet, this modern classic is perfect for the dad who wants to make a statement at work and on the weekends.

 Don’t forget that these watches aren’t just perfect for Father’s Day gifts. Watches make a perfect gift throughout the year for many occasions. Whether you’re looking for the perfect grooms gift for a wedding, anniversary, birthday or holiday gift, Govberg Jewelers has you covered.

About Katie VanEtten
Katie VanEtten is currently on the staff at International Watch Magazine and is excited to be writing for the Govberg Jewelers team. With a background in advertising and design and limited working German proficiency, she admires the minimalist approach of any NOMOS Glashütte piece, especially the Tetra.

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