1960s Mens Watches – 60s Mens Watch Trends

Seiko Single Pusher Chronograph 5719

1960s are famous years for mens watches. The topic of 1960s mens watches is making first automatic chronograph watch. Many brands released their new watch collection to the market in 1960s. Let’s look some 1960s mens watches and try to catch trend.

1960s men watches!

Omega Seamaster Chronograph, 1968

After WWII wristwatches became popular (if you want to know more about first wristwatches see our post.) Omega is iconic watch brand. The Seamaster model of Omega that James Bond preferred many times is timeless mens watch. First Omega Seamaster came in 1948. In 1968 Omega went more to diver style and added perfect symmetric sub-dials. All types of Omega Seamaster’s in 1960s mens watches are popular.

Omega Seamaster 300

For 1960s mens watches Omega Seamaster 300 is trend setter. When search from this years the most received answer for 1960s mens watch is Omega Seamaster at marketplaces. So we can easily say 1960s watch trends are silver color case, round shape case and Omega Seamaster:)

Seiko Single Pusher Chronograph 5719

1960s for Seiko were good, and productive years. The first quartz watch of world, Seiko’s Astron, was introduced in 1969. If we are talking about 1960s watches which yes we do:) Seiko 5719 is very preferred and loved watch. 5719 and its brother 5717 are Seiko’s first chronographs. 5717 has also different solid style but 5719 became more popular and iconic with its perfect design.

 Breitling Navitimer Chrono-matic


Breitling is co-founder of consortium that makes first automatic movement chronograph Calibre 11 in 1969. (Source – Fratello is awesome, follow it!) This Navitimer Chrono-matic has automatic chronograph movement. With sub-dials and black/white background Breitling Navitimer Chrono-matic is also iconic watch.

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