02 Feb Why you should buy vintage watches
Vintage style is currently very popular and many brands follow the trend by releasing modern versions of their old classics.
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Rising demand, limited supply and maintenance every 4 to 5 years. All of this are good reasons why you should buy vintage watch. But it is not so easy to tell which vintage watches going to stay popular and are suitable as an investment. You can buy vintage watches just because you decided to collecting watches and see in future if they were suitable investment.
The general rule is that the older the watch is, the more valuable it is.
The value of the vintage watches also goes hand in hand with the popularity of its former owner or brands. Great brands such as Harry Winston and A. Lange & Sohne, Omega Patek Philippe are popular because there is no doubt about the quality of the product, but also because the brands have their own history indicating that the owner of these branded vintage watches has a good taste and good social status. Have a look on our selection of vintage watches in Dublin and get an idea which watches are perfect for you.
And if you finally decided to buy a vintage watch as an investment, buy the ones you really like, the ones which will describe you most and which you will enjoy most. So, you should think very carefully about this kind of purchase.
It is true that when you buy the limited-edition vintage watches they will be more unique and you probably won’t find other people to wear the same watches. But this does not mean that the watch is really valuable and worth to invest in them. Usually the more valuable are high-end brands.
What should be considered when buying vintage watches?
Buy vintage watches as investment is a good idea but you have to have enough information in this area. Here are few good few tips on what to focus before purchasing vintage watches.
- The most important is the purpose of buying vintage watches and how much money you are able to spend on them.
- Brand name is important – find out if the brand has perspective and who owns a brand. You can also have a look on Brand history and its change of the value over the course of history.
- Technology – very important is also the technical state of the watch, technical solutions or the uniqueness of the individual patents. The more complex machine, the unusual, the better.
- And of course, their authenticity – if the watch is completed with a box and paper of authenticity it’s good sign and you can go ahead with the investment.
Nowadays it is easier to find out how much the vintage watches cost. You can check our website with all the information you need, with the great selections of vintage watches in Dublin and see all the possible options and prices. But remember, not every vintage watch is worth the gold. The authenticity is extremely important, because if an unqualified watchmaker change something in watch, individual parts or watch bracelet over the past few decades, it can be worst possible scenario for the buyer.
Also remember there is no miraculous formula, no guarantee in your investment. The vintage watch market is really broad and that’s why it is important to know exactly what you are expecting and what you want. We can help you to decide what is the best option for you, see our blog on vintage watches. Therefore, don’t wait too long and buy those that are most rare and different as they can be really good investment, because with some current trends and focus on vintage watches, their price may increase over the next few months or years.
You should come and visit our shop every 6 months to clean you vintage watches from inside!!!