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10 Tips Teach You How to Build a Great Watch Collection

Here are 10 tips of building a great watch collection.

Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Timepiece (Ann Ruthmann)

1. Peruse catalogues from auction houses that sell pre-owned watches, such as Antiquorum, Phillips, Christie’s and Sotheby’s. They will help you track what kinds of timepieces come onto the resale market and what they sell for. They will also allow you to scout for good deals on more minor pieces that collectors are selling off in order to trade up. “Auction darlings” – complicated pieces from Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet and the like – can run into the hundreds of thousands, but you can also get deals at auction or online, starting at under $1,000. read more

Hands-On Ball For BMW TimeTrekker Watch

Hands-On Ball For BMW TimeTrekker Watch

Date back to 2012, Ball watches made the interesting announcement that they would be producing watches in collaboration with BMW cars – and I thought that was fairly cool. The Ball for BMW watch collection and later went hands-on. For 2015, Ball has quietly released one new piece in the Ball for BMW watch family with the TimeTrekker collection that includes both blue and black dial versions, as well as the watch on either a steel metal bracelet or a rubber strap. read more