Developed a keen interest in collecting with a particular bias towards cars and mechanical watches from a young age. His passion was further fuelled whilst working as an banker in Geneva during the 1990s leading him him to focus his collecting specifically on vintage watches produced by the leading Swiss watch manufacturers from the 1950s onwards.This unique background has provided him with not only an understanding and appreciation of the very specific requirements of his clients, but an expert eye for the details that are essential to buying or selling the finest ‘investment grade’ vintage timepieces. For the last 15 years he has used his expertise to advise and curate important collection of exceptional vintage investment grade sports watches for private clients.

Daniel is recognised as a leading authority on the nuances of vintage Rolex sports watches, specifically those issued for use in the dive exploration industry and the UK Special Forces. Described by UK based curators ‘Vintage Seekers’ as ‘London’s leading vintage Rolex expert’, he has provided regular consultation, advice and catalogue contributions to various international auction houses in the sale of collectable vintage watches.


Daniel Bourn.co.uk is owned and managed by Time Management International, a UK based limited company located in Mayfair, London, UK. (Company number 9966906. VAT number 237129510)

Our service extends far beyond your initial purchase or sale; we aim to forge long term relationships with our clients, offering advice and assistance relating to all aspects of vintage watch collecting. You don’t have to be the expert. You can rely on us to us provide you with impartial advice & expertise. Please click here for a full list & explanation of our services.

We are extensive buyers of exceptional vintage watches, paying the highest rates for the finest examples, with premiums for original owner watches or box and papers. Should you wish to obtain a valuation with a view to selling or trading your vintage watch, please do not hesitate to contact us via any of the methods listed here.