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Watch Reviews and Watch Buyers Guide

Humanity has always held a fascination – an outright unbreakable connection with time, evidenced by the sun dial all the way to the ticking clock. Fast forward to the present day and we have smart phones and all manners of gadgets that can tell the time far more effectively than even the grandfather clocks of old. However, one particular device that has continued to be popular despite its age is none other than the wristwatch. Starting out at first as …

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How to Invest in High-End Watches for Profit

For those without experience, investing in watches can be a difficult business.  As soon as a watch leaves a store it loses value.  While some watch brands retain value better than others, and some watches become valuable because they are rare or unique, an investor needs to research what the market wants.  At the end of the day, a watch is only worth whatever the market is willing to pay. Watches are an investment because they are viewed as more …

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Is an Omega Watch Right for You?

Buying an Omega Timepiece In the world of horology, Omega certainly stands out. Not only does this company which started in 1848 make classy, quality timepieces, but they are known for leading the way in timekeeping. Omega is synonymous with innovation and holds the distinction of: making the world’s first diving watch, being associated with all six landings on the moon, keeping time for the last 24 Olympic games, and as being the watch of choice by the handsome, clever, …

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A Basic Introduction on Michael Kors Watches

Michael Kors is a well known fashion designer who was educated at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. He is best known for his sportswear designs for women, although his lines include handbags, footwear, jeans and watches. He has five boutiques throughout the U.S. and his products are sold in a variety of stores as well as online. As Michael Kors is most notably a fashion designer, these watches are considered more of a fashion statement rather than …

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A Basic Introduction on Invicta Watches

The Invicta Watch Group is a company which originally formed in 1837 by a Swiss man named Raphael Picard. The company continued to do business in Switzerland until it was bought out by an American-based investment company in 1991. Headquarters were then moved to Florida, and although the company changed hands, Eyal Lalo, remained the president. He is a third generation watchmaker whose family has had long ties with Invicta, and there are several of his relatives still working for …

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Why You Should Consider Buying a Baume & Mercier Watch (Baume & Mercier Watch Buying Guide)

The Baume family was one of the first to open a watch shop in Switzerland. They opened in 1830 and were highly successful, passing on their craftsmanship and skill through the generations. They repeatedly won contests in which their watches were the most accurate and by the 1870s the company had expanded to England and the U.S. It was in 1918 they joined with Paul Mercier, a noted art lover who had incredible business  sense. Baume & Mercier watches are …

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When & Where to Buy Your First Cartier Watch (Cartier Watch Buying Guide)

Cartier has long been synonymous with class, distinction, and quality. This jewelry and watch making company has been in business since 1847 when Louis-Francois Cartier got his start by taking over the workshop of Adolphe Picard. His son Alfred soon began to work alongside his father and became an expert in gems and precious stones and the company began to grow its reputation throughout Europe. Famous people including aristocrats and nobility were soon flocking to the Cartier’s business and the …

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