Just like investing in art, cars, wine or any of the tangible assets, investing in a watch is also considered a good investment. It takes relevant expertise and interest in a watch to earn from it. It is a common notion that just like cars, watches also lose their value soon after leaving the showroom. Unfortunately, it is true in some cases, but a select few eventually increase in value. There are several brands of watches that are outstanding and holds value well even after many years. In fact, some also appreciate over the years like the mens rolex watches.
Even in pre-owned condition some of the Rolex watches model cost more at present than it did at the time of launch. This shows that buying a Rolex watch is perfectly a safe bet. It is the maker of one of the best investment watches in the market.
Though there are some great-looking watches in the market at lower prices, the men’s Rolex watches is a typical example of taste, character, and individuality. Fine watches reflect the wearer’s personal style. These watches are one of the world’s most easily identifiable luxury watch brand with an eye-popping price tag. These watches blend form with function in the most surprising way. They have an array of classic and cutting edge designs that make every watch a unique piece. When looking for watches in the luxury genre, you need to look out for some features that are exclusive. Apart from a brand name and the hefty price that it comes attached with, there are reasons for these watches to be a class apart.
The design and style of these watches are trend-setting ones and has a range of collections in the traditional as well as purely original forms. Every brand sees to it that they have at least one or two very special styles.
The case and bracelets of the men’s Rolex watches are mass produced. They ensure that the fit and finish are of superlative nature as for fine jewelry. They use high-quality surgical grade steel or 18 karats solid gold with the face of the watch made of sapphire crystals.
The advantage of using a sapphire crystal over the usual mineral crystal is the toughness. They are highly scratch resistant and do not break easily.
If using steel it should be made of grade 316L stainless steel always. The watch case and bracelet links should be made of solid pieces of metal and not folded or hollow metal. In these types of watches the cases are made from the fewest pieces of metal and very less or no amount of plastic or other material is used.
The high-end movements of the watch are usually mass produced by the brand itself or by another company which is later customized by the brand. The movement of a watch is its most important part as without this little mechanism ticking within the case, it would be just a pretty but useless adornment.
Movements could be mechanical, quartz or the blend of the two. In the high-end watches, it is dominantly high-grade quartz or chronometer grade mechanical. Some of the brands produce very few pieces of specialized aerospace watches which consist of the digital quartz.
These are some of the main characteristics of the luxury brand watches where some of the high-end models may also be handcrafted that sell under special editions.