The shine of 18K gold. The shimmer of a mother-of-pearl face. The intrigue of a complicated exposed watch movement. A man’s watch is a defining piece of his wardrobe – expressing his style, taste, and affluence.
There are several key things to keep top-of-mind when building your luxury watch collection. From doing appropriate research ahead of time, to incorporating both your desires and current trends, this is a brief watch collector’s guide to developing a luxury watch collection.
After your first, do some research. Typically, the first luxury watch you will receive will be a gift, so you should take care with research as you expand your collection beyond that initial watch. Talk to other watch collectors, learn more about what’s out there and what different luxury watch terms mean, and study some of the leading luxury watch brands to find ones that compliment your style.
Keep focused on the collection you want to build. Are you enamored by a particular watchmaker? Do you admire the use of unique materials in watchmaking? Decide the kind of collection you want to build and the types of watches it should include, and do not get distracted from that dream. Watch collecting is a serious endeavor, and it can be easy to become sidetracked by the incredible timepieces out there. Follow your heart and only purchase pieces that you know you’ll love for years to come.
Look in the right places. Expensive jewelry stores and dealers are not the only places to find the luxury watches you are hunting for, to add them to your collection. Search online for the timepieces, and follow auctions for timepieces that are missing from your collection. JZandF.com offers an exclusive selection of rare and limited-edition luxury watches, and our offering is constantly changing with new pieces – click here to browse our current selection.
Purchase the very best within your budget. A luxury watch is an investment, not just a piece of expensive jewelry. As you slowly build your luxury watch collection, purchase the very best quality, rarity, and/or condition that you can afford. Quality over quantity is the best rule of thumb.
With these guidelines, you will be equipped to build an exceptional luxury watch collection. Browse the beautiful, rare timepieces in our selection, and enjoy!
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