When a collector decides that the time has come to sell a watch, he should explore his options for trading watches. Asking, “Should I consider trading my watch?” should be a universal step in the decision process when rotating the contents of a luxury watch collection. There are two primary avenues to pursue: private trades, […]
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When selling a watch, it is natural to ask, “How do I determine the condition of my watch?” Previous installments of this series examined the process of researching pre-owned watch price ranges; therefore, the question of condition will determine where in a given model’s price range your specific example falls. Fundamentally, “condition” describes two separate […]
Owners with one or more watches to sell often wonder, “Where can I sell my watch?” In this, the first of a two-part survey, the major marketplaces on eBay and chrono24 are reviewed and rated for owners who wish to sell watches.
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Dealer theft schemes differ from luxury watch misrepresentation in that thieves strive only to steal money, and actual goods may not play any role. In certain cases, a watch collector may detect misrepresentation in photos or descriptions as the first clue that something is amiss; watch buyers on alert for one hazard should be prepared […]
When the time comes to sell a watch, the natural instinct is to wonder, “what is my watch worth?” By asking oneself a few basic questions, answering honestly, and conducting a measure of research, it is possible to ascertain an accurate price range for a given make and model of wristwatch. It is important to […]
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Though its 43mm size is not particularly vintage, and its gold-hued appliqué accents convey a bit more luxe than hardcore sportiness, this Bell & Ross BR 126 Sport Heritage GMT & Flyback nicely echoes the look and feel of 1960s aeronautic models. What’s more, its feature set, namely the 24-hour second time zone subdial and […]
The MB&F HM6 Space Pirate protects its flying tourbillon with a sapphire sphere and a wink –and conquers the universe.
Omega’s Speedmaster family of chronographs celebrates its diamond jubilee in 2017, and most of the watch world is preoccupied with tributes to the famed “Moonwatch.” But while watch writers contort themselves to recount every one of those sixty years through the lens of a NASA telescope, this survey celebrates a single Speedmaster model that split […]