The Stowa Watch company has been making mechanical watches since 1927. The German brand from the Black Forest is one of the most underrated watchmakers that has produced several beautiful watches since the time of its launch, but for those who have discovered the beauty and fine workmanship, it is a brand that has become a favorite. In the past 90 years, they have constantly built fine examples, with five standing out as the most desired among their clientele. Here are the five top Stowa watches and the best offered on the market today.
Stowa Marine Original Blue Roségold 750/000
The Marine Blue Limited is the winner of the Goldene Unruh 2018. This example won the Golden Unruh contest and received one of the highest watch votes throughout the world. This limited edition watch has already sold out and is boosting the name and reputation of the Stowa brand higher in international horologic circles. The Marine Original Blue Rosegold 750/000 is a favorite in the Marine Original Blue family. The Stowa company has a unique manner for building these watches. They buy your old gold, fine gold or gold coins and make you a fair offer. The gold that you sent to them is used to build your handmade 750/000 watch. There are no deductions made to the current value of the gold that you send in to them. This reduces the cost of the production of the Marine watch. The 41mm case is crafted of 18 karat rose gold with a lug to lug size of 50.20mm. The dial is high polished with black printing and temperature blued steel hands. The movement is a caliber Unitas 6498-1 manual wind with screw balance, swan neck regulator and a screwed display case back.It is waterproof up to 5 ATM and comes with your choice of a 77 gr. leather strap or a 130 gr. metal bracelet.
Flieger Klassik Chrono Tachymeter Scale
This Vintage look Stowa was made in celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the watchmaker. The new Flieger Classic Chrono pays homage to the original watch with a limited edition production of just 90 examples made, enhancing the collectible value of the timepiece. This example is built with a 41 mm case, also offered in a 43 mm, of fine stainless steel materials, ground by hand. The dial is a black matte with whitee printed characters, enhanced with Superlinimova C3 for high readability in all lighting conditions. Thee numbers, markings and hands are all treated with the luminous material. The hands are temperature blued steel. The movement is a caliber Valjoux 7753 automatic movement. The watch is waterproof off to 5 ATM, and comes with your choice of a leather strap or metal bracelet.
Prodiver Olymp Bronze
The Prodiver Olymp Bronze is crafted with a rotating bezel in titanium material with a bronze inlay that is designed to develop a sweet patina as time goes by. The bezel is also offered with a silver inlay in the 925/000 model or with a gold inlay with thee 750/000 edition. The watch is waterproof up to 3,300 feet thanks to thee titanium case with a helium valve. This sports watch is made with a 42mm titanium case with the middle part sandblasted to a fine matte, with a fine matte case back that is ground by hand. The dial is offered in a variety of colors all treated with Superluminova C3, with hands offered in black, orange or limette, treated with Superluminova C3. The movement is a caliber ETA 2824-2 mechanical, automatic, and the watch is offered with a leather strap.
Antea Klassik KS Roman Rosé
The Antea Klassik KS Roman Rosé was originally built in 1937 and is offered in a 35mm stainless steel polished case. The dial is rose gold plated with special roman numbers in roses gold plating. The hands are made of high quality temperature blued steel, inspired by the historical watches crafted in the 1930s. The movement is a caliber Peseux 7001 mechanical, manual wind. This example features a screwed case back and is waterproof up to 3 ATM.
Antea Klassik KS 41 black
The Antea Klassik KS 41 black is one of Stowa’s most popular watches. it is offered with a 41 mm case crafted in polished stainless steel. The dial is silver coated black printed with white hands made of temperature blued steel. The movement is a caliber Unitas 6498-1 manual wind. The Antea Klassic KS 41 black features screw balance, a swan neck regulator and is offered in your choice of a hand stitched leather strap or a metal bracelet. It is waterproof up to 5 ATM.