About Vintage Watch Hunter

Vintage Watch Hunter is a certified pawn and secondhand dealer in Pacific Beach, San Diego. We are dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and sharing of elegant, high-quality timepieces. We hunt watches from around the world and present them to you, the enthusiast looking to capture a rare piece of horological history. We specialize in Japanese and Swiss watches from the 1950s-1990s and carry a variety of styles and brands. Every product from our store will provide you with years of loving service. Imagine all the wonderful events from the past, present, and future that it could tell. Check our store often---as inventory changes daily.


Watch Battery Change: Professional battery change of any quartz watch while you wait. $12 for most batteries.

Watch Band Replacement: Replace an older or broken watch band with a new one while you wait. $10 (This price does not include the amount for a replacement band. New and vintage bands are available for purchase at our Pacific Beach location).

Watch Band Adjustment: Remove or add links to adjust the size of a watch band while you wait. $10 (Customer must bring extra watch links if increasing size).

Watch Overhaul: Full servicing includes but not limited to disassembly, cleaning and full reassembly of the movement. Fixing or replacing any parts, polishing the crystal and case and returning the accuracy of movement to original specifications. Please contact us for a quote.


CASE SIZE: This is a measurement of the diameter of the watch case, not including the crown. This measurement is shown in mm.

LUG WIDTH: This is a measurement of the distance between the lugs where the band attaches to the watch case. It may not be the width of the band itself. This measurement is shown in mm.

BAND LENGTH: This measurement, used primarily in listings for watch bands, shows the full length of the band. This measurement is shown in inches.

Your vintage watch may exhibit light wear on the band, case and crystal. This is expected of a time piece lovingly worn for many years. Please review the photos thoroughly to assess the condition of each item. We have taken the liberty to clean and put love into these watches before they reach their new home. Once they arrive, they will be ready for wear unless otherwise stated in the description.

Please contact us with any questions:

Vintage Watch Hunter

2707 Garnet Ave, Suite 2A

San Diego, CA, 92109

858-750-2115 M-F 11-7