About HQ Milton


By Appointment Only

Established in 2008, founder Scott Kaplan has cultivated a devoted following of watch enthusiasts who look to them for education, information and no nonsense answers. Thousands of HQ Milton clients attest to Scott's trusted reputation and dedication to personalized service. The countless positive feedback on the forums and blogs such as Vintage Rolex Forum, Rolex Forum, Timezone, Yelp and Hodinkee regarding HQ Milton, Inc. is testimony to our honesty, character and integrity.

HQ Milton was created from a passion and a love for vintage timepieces. We are fueled by a desire to buy and sell pieces that have value and a long and interesting history.

An outstanding selection of Rolex sport watches is the centerpiece of the HQ Milton Collection, which ranges from classic Daytona Chronographs, Submariners, GMT Masters and Explorers to Day-Dates and Datejusts. The collection also features noteworthy examples from watchmakers such as Patek Philippe, Omega, Tudor, Audemars Piguet, and A. Lange & Sohne.

Led by Scott, HQ Milton is internationally renowned as a source for vintage watch expertise and has been featured in GQ Magazine, Esquire, Gentry, San Francisco Chronicle and California Style.

HQ Milton was founded on the premise of doing something from a place of passion and interest. Doing it with joy, integrity and care. The entire staff at HQ Milton loves timepieces. We enjoy sharing our knowledge and our excitement. Opening people’s eyes to the watch world brings us happiness.



Call or email us to make an appointment to visit our San Francisco shop. By appointment only - no walk ins.