Watch Dealer or Private Sale?

A lot of people spend a lot of time deciding which pre-owned watch to add to their collection. One of the most important considerations for any second-hand watch purchase: the seller. There are two different kinds: a watch dealer in the business of buying and selling watches and private sellers (individual looking to sell pieces from their own collection). Which one’s best? . . .

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Rolex vs. Timex – Why Pay More?

Rolex vs. Timex? I’m sure that seems like a loaded question. But many watch buyers don’t get it. Leaving quartz watches aside, they don’t have a clue about the key differences between a “simple” inexpensive mechanical watch and a really expensive mechanical watch. Why the latter costs 100 times the former. They both tell the time, right? In fact . . .

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Watch Bands Explained

Read a typical watch review. The watch band’s lucky to get a single sentence. There’s a reason for that: watch bands are the most expendable, replaceable and inexpensive component. And yet they’re also one of the most important. Like tires on a car, changing a watch band can drastically transform the feel of a watch . . .

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