Antique Looking Watches

Antique Looking Watches

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Based on +20,000 customer reviews

Probably the best Scandinavian watch

I wanted a special memento of my favourite city, Copenhagen. This beautiful watch is exactly what Danish design is all about; beautiful, simplistic and modern. I look forward to many hyggelig moments with it.

Matthew Soucie, May 14 2020

Can definitely recommend buying from Nordgreen

Very pleased with my purchase - exactly what I was hoping it would be. Very quick delivery , well packaged. Would definitely recommend. Particularly like the scheme where part of the purchase price goes to an eco scheme.

Shelagh Williams, April 27 2020

I'm completely amazed

For some years now I have been looking for a quality watch that will last me a lifetime, like my grandparents' time. I finally found a brand with whom I identify.

Raquel Pereira, April 28 2020

Watch is exactly as advertised.

Very quick service and speedy delivery. Beautiful quality watch at good price,very easy to change bands.¨

Steven Chee, 14/02/2021

Excellent service, high quality products

Ordered on a Sunday, received on Tuesday which is phenomenal in the current circumstances. Love the watch, really classy

Chris Brown, May 27 2020


Quick delivery, watch looks great and love the CSR scheme to give back to the environment. 5 stars!

Ben Challenger, April 27 2020

Great service

We were really satisfied with our experence with Nordgreen! The product was great and the customer service was always very helpfull. Will definitely order again from them!

Anonymous, 28/01/2021

Great design, fast

The watch is beautiful and it arrived in just a couple of days to the US from Copenhagen.

Paul D'Alto, May 28 2020

When simplicity is everything

A very nice watch with a beautiful simple design and not that expensive as well

Mohamed El Kerdany

The ordering and processing of my order was very smooth and my order arrived in 3 days! I had made an error on entering the address and had contacted Nordgreen right away. They were able to change the address at the warehouse and sent me a confirmation which took away the anxiety.

Cynthia Lau, 28/01/2021

After seeing my not so positive online review about their lack of response to my issues with my previous watch the Nordgreen team were quick to suggest a replacement and organise delivery

Anonymous, 31/01/2021

Beautiful Timepiece

I like the watch on my shirt. It is a nice watch to wear. Simplistic and beautiful at the same time. I value this purchase. Thank you.

Soham Trivedi

A good length of time and a captivating backstory are the makings for an antique timepiece. Affording such a luxury is another thing. Create your own captivating backstory with our affordable, antique-looking watches for men and women. Subtle details that reflect a passion for simple design and long-lasting components that ensure you’ll have our watches for a lifetime.

Build a meaningful relationship with our Infinity women’s watches with a silver case, black leather strap, and a white dial. Reflect on time past with our Pioneer Chronograph men’s watches with a silver case, a white dial, and a dark brown leather strap, which is a new take on a classic model of premiere timekeepers.

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For the earth

Our commitment to earth first echoes the principles of Danish society, seeking to inspire positive change by giving back to the world. Wearing Nordgreen gives you the chance to donate to one of three global sustainability organisations via our Giving Back Program.

For form and function

Created by award-winning designer Jakob Wagner, our minimalist Danish designs honour form and function in equal measure, with each having a different story to tell. These are modern classics: watches designed for everyone, everywhere.

Nordgreen’s antique looking watches convey style, minimalism, sophistication, and comfort. We believe in producing timepieces that adhere to the long-standing Scandinavian design philosophy of understated beauty, simplicity, functionality, and balance.

Our best quality antique-looking watches are authentic, beautiful, and yet affordable. All our watches are also eco-friendly and sold with a substantial promise to care for our environment and give back to the less fortunate in society.

Inspired by Copenhagen, our beautiful, sustainable city, Nordgreen’s fancy-looking antique watches adorn those who understand the importance of heritage and value this planet. We made our watches to appeal to conscientious consumers who love unique, affordable designs while being conscious that all we do and all we wear affects the future of our planet Earth.

Our co-founders Pascar Sivam and Vasilij Brandt were inspired to create a watch that was beautiful to look at and comfortable to wear, but one that also gave back to the planet and society. The growing influence of Scandinavian and Danish design in recent years inspired them to work with renowned, award-winning Danish designer Jakob Wagner.

Nordgreen’s timepieces are based on five main pillars – simplicity of design, respect for heritage, functionality, balance, and sustainability. We strongly believe in hygge, that famous and all-wise Danish philosophy, which recognizes that a life without feelings of happiness, wellness, and contentment, is no life at all.

Nordgreen’s design philosophy conveys these timeless thoughts and has incorporated these philosophies into every new watch collection.

Our antique-looking new watches bring authentic Danish philosophy and design to the world. All our antique-looking watches – the Philosopher, Native, Pioneer, and Infinity – are inspired by our love for this planet and our love for pure, balanced, and functional design. Our designs channel and appreciate the high quality of life and sustainability in Copenhagen, and in Denmark, values that have made us who we are today.

Denmark is the happiest country on the planet – yes, we do have that distinction! As Danes, we enjoy access to free healthcare and education, as well as unquestioned access to clean water, food, and housing. We take looking after the environment seriously, and this attitude has made our capital city Copenhagen one of the most sustainable and desirable cities in the world.

At Nordgreen, we want to share these values (that have made life so enjoyable in Denmark) with everyone in the world, one watch at a time. 

For every watch you purchase, we empower you to make one donation to any of the causes below: 

  • Restore 200 square feet of rainforest in Latin America
  • Provide a month’s free education to one child in India
  • Provide two months’ clean water to one person living in the Central African Republic

We want you to do this at no extra cost to you. All the costs that go into our Giving Back Program are already incorporated into your watch’s price. We also have a system on our website that enables you to track your donation. All you need to do is type in the serial number (found on the backside of your watch), and you’ll be able to monitor the impact of your donation.

Vintage Looking Men’s Watches

Are you looking for an antique-looking watch to complement your wardrobe? At Nordgreen, we have an impressive range of antique-looking men’s watches that will both satisfy and delight you.

Why not pick the Pioneer, our flagship watch that started it all! The Pioneer has a minimalist dial that comes in a choice of black, white, or navy blue. It speaks of the simple-living and sustainable environment that we have created in Copenhagen and Denmark, and that we want to see replicated all over this planet.   

The Pioneer’s third-hand stopwatch provides for greater accuracy and the Chronograph second hand topped with red tips, tips its hat to the red tips found on the off-shore wind turbines that power Denmark. The Pioneer watch lives up to its name and mirrors the sustainable outlook of its homeland.

Jakob Wagner designed Nordgreen’s Philosopher timepiece for men, part of our range of antique-looking watches, to embody the power of thinking differently and of thinking towards the future while remembering the lessons of the past.

The Philosopher has an elevated watch case, clean brushed-silver stainless steel casing, and tugging lugs that all make for the functionality and balance so prominent in Danish design.

This watch has an asymmetric second hand that appears to effortlessly slice through time, reminding us of the importance of time in our lives. The watch also has a conical shape, being wider at the base than at the face, creating a two-piece white dial that draws your eye in to appreciate its beautiful design.

Choose from a watch case width of 36mm or 40mm, watch case colors of silver, gunmetal, or rose gold and opt for antique-looking straps to match the colors of the watch case. You may also opt for Italian leather, vegan leather, or nylon straps in various colors.

Nordgreen’s Native watch for men is another of our men’s watches with an elevated, rounded watch case and lean blue, black, or white dial. Perhaps its most striking feature is its invisible minute marks that only appear when they need to, and rounded lugs on the watch case that belie the watch’s classic roots.

Native watches for men also come in two case sizes – 36mm and 40mm, and four antique-looking colors of rose gold, gunmetal, silver, and gold. They also have interchangeable Italian leather straps that come in a variety of colors. You may opt for stainless steel mesh straps that match the watch case colors or choose from leather, vegan leather, or nylon mesh straps in a variety of attractive colors.

Perhaps you could consider the Infinity watch for men, a watch that speaks of pure simplicity and is designed to focus only on essential details. This range of watches has no lugs on the watch case and no date on the dial. It also omits the fine detail of the hourly marks to make for a genuinely minimalist watch dial.

The Infinity has a deeply curved dial that comes in white only to highlight the infinity of time and space. This dial is complemented by the extended hourly marks that glide right up to the edge of the dial. Its interchangeable straps connect seamlessly into the watch. Mix and match, and change your straps to fit your wardrobe or occasion. 

Vintage Looking Women’s Watches

Nordgreen also has an impressive collection of antique-looking women’s watches for the minimalist woman who cares about her looks. What stands out about our women’s timepieces is how beautifully-designed and yet affordable they are. Look fashionable and trendy but still classical.

The Infinity watch for ladies, part of our range of antique-looking watches, is designed to connect with nature and entirely omit the complexities of modern life.

Its watchcase has no lugs, no hourly marks on the white-only dial, and no date to yield a simple, polished, and understated design. The deep curvature of the dial sends us into the infinity of space and time, and the extended hourly marks beautifully glide over the dial to touch the edge of the watch.

Choose from a watch casing of 32mm or 40mm as well as interchangeable straps that come in a variety of colors and materials. If you’re going for a vintage look, we recommend that you choose a rose gold, silver, or gold stainless steel mesh strap. However, you may also go for Italian leather, vegan leather, or nylon mesh straps, all available in a variety of colors.

Should you prefer a more substantial watch, you could go for our Philosopher timepiece for women. This watch has a conical-shaped case that has a broader base than face, and a white-only dial that focuses your attention to the very center of the watch.

The elevated watch case and clean brushed antique-looking watch case with tugging lugs provide the perfect finish to a truly luxurious watch. Choose from interchangeable straps in a variety of colors and materials, including mesh, Italian leather, or vegan leather straps that allow you to match your wardrobe for the day.

Another of our antique-looking women’s watches is the Native and Native Lille range of watches.

The Native has an elevated design, a result of its raised, rounded case that surrounds a clean dial, which comes in black, navy blue, or white. Invisible minute marks and rounded lugs on the watch case proclaim the watch’s classic roots encased in rose gold, silver, gold, or gunmetal casings.

The Native comes in 36mm and 40mm watch case sizes, and now in a 32mm watch case for the Native Lille, perfect for women with smaller wrists. Choose from four antique-looking watch case colors – silver, gold, rose gold, or gunmetal – and a myriad of strap colors in Italian leather, vegan leather, or nylon mesh.

Our Sustainable Initiatives

Carbon Neutral
By planting 1000's of trees we have offset our carbon emissions generated by our office here in Copenhagen. Equally, each of our global shipments have been offset, including your Nordgreen order.
Sustainable Packaging
All our packaging is FSC certified. The cardboard paper in our packaging comes from responsibly managed forests. The felt insides of the box are formed using up-cycled plastic bottles.
Giving Back Program
Our Giving Back Program upholds our Nordic and Danish values of health, education, and environment, and in doing so, establishes partnerships with relatable charitable organizations around the globe.
Responsible Manufacturing
By partnering with Danish partners abroad we ensure that our overseas production facilities adhere to the highest standards while following Danish labor practices.

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