While browsing watches in need of repair on eBay, I got wondering about what brand of watch would be best to keep an eye out for. There are lots that look really interesting but I'm guessing that getting a donor or parts is sometimes difficult or impossible. For someone starting to tinker in the...
I have recently moved to a new house where I found this watch. We don't know who the previous owners are but I would like to know more about this watch. Can somebody tell me anything about it?
thank you very much for your help
Hey all. I'm really just curious if anyone has any insights or if anyone has detected any significant patterns/signals in how a watch or a brand has appreciated in value. I'd also be interested in following that logic up with a guess/projection of certain watches or brands that may be of more...
anyone else collect them? Since I found out a lot of the biggest and most expensive brands will send them to you for free I've been collecting them for my favorite brands. So far I have JLC, Breguet, A. Lange, VC, IWC, and I'm still waiting for my #1 dream brand, Jaquet-Droz. They are all...
Here is something to think and talk about.
Do you think that as we become more capable of producing high quality products our lower tier watches will, or have already surpassed the quality of our favotire vintage peices during their day and age?
For example, I hear common stories of...
Of course I know of the big one (literally some may say!) Panerai, and today I found out about another called Anonimo Firenze, but that is all I know.
Are there any other Italian brands, well known or not. Even historical, now defunct brands.
My partner is Italian and who knows, this may be a...
I found this picture of a watch that I really like, but unfortunately I can't identify the watch brand or model, hence the picture resolution isn't so great.
If anyone recognizes the brand or model, please give me a comment or a text :) thank you all in advance!!!
Talking about the value of affordable watches... which brands you think keeps the value and which are terrible from this perspective. I am talking about time period of 10-20 years.
When I say affordable brands I mean:
Two years ago when I came to Japan, I see Franc Muller everywhere (Ads, people wearing it, celebs buying it) then suddenly it disappear. This report and stats kind a explain it. What do you guys think of brand growth factor? Is it based on releases to accomodate market or marketing push? or...
This is not an impossible question like "what's the best watch brand?".
Basically, the question can be reformulated as such:
If you ask "what is the most prestigious and expensive watch brand?" to 1000 random people (NOT experts on the subject of watches), which brand is going to be picked the...
How does this measure up to the opinion of everyone else? Thoughts/input/reasons why you think I'm wrong welcomed...
Tier 1: Audermars Piguet, Lange & Sohne, Patek Phillippe, Vacheron Constantin
Tier 2: Blancpain, Breguet, Chopard, Franck Muller, Girard-Perregaux, Jaeger-Le-Coultre...