Yes, if you love Rolex then it’s worth knowing that UK website Watchfinder.co.uk has a 48 hour flash sale right now. There is some debate across the watch world right now on which models are declining, or just holding steady in resale value. Certainly Subs and Daytonas are always going to be demand, so we cannot see much room for price drops there. But the … Continue reading FYI, Watchfinder Has a Flash Sale on Rolexes Right Now
Has the bubble burst on the Rolex Daytona? Not according to the results from a recent auction in Copenhagen, where a 2017 Daytona watch, won by race driver Michael Christiansen made very strong money. It was a charity auction to be fair, where prices tend to inflate as people want to signal their virtue, but even so, high prices for collectable Rolex watches remain the … Continue reading Race Winner’s Rolex Daytona Makes 88,000 Euros
The Seiko Prospex Speedtimer is just one of those watches that looks right and an instant classic. Blue dial always sells well, which means resale values are strong. Then there’s that classic, late 60s motorsport chrono layout; twin sub-dials, big red chrono hand, date at 6 o’clock. Chunky piston style pushers add that Breitling Top Time/El Primero vibe too. It’s all good. The modern version … Continue reading Seiko’s Speedtimer is Pure Sixties Motorsport Heaven
You know Jaeger le Coultre is a bit like Jeff Bridges; been in a few hit movies a long time ago, did the Dude cult character thing very well, but ultimately never got mega big like Clint Eastwood, Sly Stallone or Tom Cruise. JLC struggles to be really big time and in all honesty I can see a mass extinction of Swiss brands approaching. The … Continue reading Can JLC Ever Rival the Big Swiss Cheeses?
OK, let’s start with the big guns at Watches & Wonders and when we say that we mean the big investment watches – not the ones you might actually wear. No, let’s get real, Rolex watches have become investments like NFTs, old masters, classic Ferraris or arable land. Let’s get into it, what’s new and what is ripe for scalping? That is the content you’re … Continue reading Watches & Wonders 2022: Which New Rolexes Are Flippers Delights?
Collecting watches isn’t just about trying to find that Holy Grail Swiss watch in a dusty drawer, or car boot sale, and then showcasing it on Antiques Roadshow claiming you had `no idea’ it was woth big money. Like Google was never invented. No, sometimes collecting watches is a lasting joy, like an old Swiss movement Accurist, that just keeps ticking away after 50 years. … Continue reading Are Accurist Watches Worth Anything? Some Are, Some Not So Much
We all know that flipping a Rolex is a no-brainer. If you can get a new Rolex Sub, Daytona or Sea-Dweller then you can sell it a few months later and probably make between 5K and 20K profit. That’s why some Rolex dealers have three year waiting lists, they are the world’s safest investment this side of a detached property in Surrey. Not the Milgauss … Continue reading Watch Investing: Five Watch Brands Best Avoided
We love watches where you can trace the history since new, especially when that story has a military connection. So this 1968 Pepsi bezel Rolex GMT owned by Commander John Carr is a winner in terms of investment potential we think. It is being auctioned later in May by Gardiner Houlgate and here is the spec from their website; Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date GMT-Master ‘Pepsi’ … Continue reading Historic 1968 Rolex GMT Is a Bankable Investment