Not only are they some of the most expensive watches, but they are also one of the most beautiful timepieces ever created.
When choosing your first fine watch to start your collection, a pre-owned watch with paperwork and developing a relationship with a watch professional is crucial to having a great start. By building a relationship with a watch expert or two, you will always be safe when authenticated a new timepiece you are adding to the collection.
There are always deals to be had, but if it seems too good to be true, most times your instinct is right.
Maybe even have a replica or two in your collection, to really understand the difference between an authentic fine watch and a replica. The difference is substantial and we are happy to show you at our store in San Jose.
Next, keeping the watches in working condition is key to keeping your collection at top value.
Finally, having your hands on several brands will help you identify the types you will like to collect based on rarity, finish and appeal.
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