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Vintage Tissot PR-516 Automatic Watch, 1970

Vintage Tissot PR-516 Automatic Watch, 1970

Regular price £224.99
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Tissot, a brand with a rich history dating back to 1853 in Switzerland, has been renowned for its precision and innovation in watchmaking. The PR-516 line of watches, first introduced in the mid-20th century, is a testament to Tissot's timeless elegance and traditional design.

This 1970 vintage PR-516 watch is a true gem and a must-have for collectors and vintage watch enthusiasts. With its classic design, the 36.2mm PR-516 showcases the best of mid-century Swiss watchmaking, featuring a stainless steel case and bracelet, a scratch-resistant crystal, and a reliable Swiss movement.

Its timeless design and Tissot's reputation for precision and quality make this watch a fantastic addition to any collection.

Watch specifications

Brand: Tissot
Model: PR-516
Year: 1970
Material: Stainless Steel
Dimensions: 36.2mm
Movement: Automatic cal. 794
Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel
Box/Papers: No
Accuracy: +6 s/d

Types of Watch Movement

  • Manual – Never require batteries because they require periodical hand-winding to operate.
  • Automatic – Store energy automatically by utilising the movement of your wrist.
  • Quartz – Uses electronic circuits regulated by quartz crystal. Requires a battery to function.
  • Solar – Powered solely by any light. Doesn't require battery replacements.

Condition & Care

All of the watches we source are vintage (pre-2000). As such, you're buying a piece of history – in some cases an item up to 70 years old! We do our best to list the condition of all watches but please be aware you're buying an item that likely comes with age-related wear.

We test and clean all our watches to ensure they are in the best condition possible and telling good time but recommend a formal service for manual and automatic vintage watches. Please find details of the test in the Watch specification for all mechanical watches, given that these are Vintage Watches we consider anything within 2 minutes a day +/- to be acceptable, although recognise the more accurate the better. Watches have therfore had price adjusted based on accuracy, If the watch has been serviced we make note of it in the description.

Shipping & Returns

We offer express delivery worldwide and always use Tracked services. If you're not 100% satisfied, we offer a return window of five days upon receiving your watch.

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Buy with confidence

At Understated Watches, we are here to help you find the best vintage timepiece for your collection. Whether its your first or hundreth watch, we'll help ensure it is the perfect one for you to cherish for years to come.

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The Understated team,

Alfie & Miles