The 1980's until now Another turbulent decade, the end of the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the birth of the ME generation. Quartz watches now made up the majority of watches sold worldwide, and mechanical watches were the province of the top Watch Houses and small Boutique Brands where they have remained to this day. And it is in this decade that our journey through the 20th Century with Vintage Watches comes to an end. What will be the Vintage Watches of tomorrow? You’ll know when we start adding them!