Modern smart watches become less valuable over time as technology is updated. Many people are now favouring a classic watch that will always be of value. If you’ve decided to invest in a luxury classic watch then you should consider buying second hand (excuse the pun). Here are five reasons why you should buy a second hand luxury watch:
Buying second hand can often save you money but when it comes to making big purchases, such as buying a luxury watch, you could save thousands. If you were planning to buy a brand new luxury Rolex watch then take a look at the second hand pieces you would be able to purchase for the same price within your budget- you could instead buy a higher specification or upgraded model.
We are always trying to reduce, re-use and recycle more. By buying a second hand luxury watch and reusing this item you are saving all of the energy that would have been used to make a new one. If you no longer use an old watch and it is not of sentimental value then perhaps you could sell it so someone else could reuse it and the watch would be useful again and you would have the money to spend as you wish.
3. An Investment
Buying a luxury watch second hand is a great investment. You have already saved money and the value of the watch could grow even more over time. Some second hand models from luxury watch brands Patek Philippe, Cartier, Omega, Rolex and Heuer have more than doubled in value over the past decade
4. Story Time
Every second hand watch has a story to tell. Perhaps it was once a gift to a loved one or a “tool watch” with a specific purpose. Historians may have an interest in military watches. Your second hand luxury watch will be a conversation starter and be with you as you write the future pages of your own story.
5. A Legacy
A second hand luxury watch makes a thoughtful gift, you could look for a vintage watch made during a special year such as a birth or wedding year. Over the years it will gather more sentiment and be a treasured heirloom to pass on to your loved ones. I still cherish my late Dad’s worn work watch.
So if you have decided to buy a luxury watch second hand make sure you buy through a secure site. Chronoexpert have the biggest selection of luxury watches online as they buy and sell watches all over the world. They guarantee the security of transactions from beginning to end and operate as trustworthy intermediaries between the seller and buyers. They also offer a one year warranty to buyers.
Do you own a second hand luxury watch? Do you have a watch that is sentimental to you? Which luxury watch would you love to own?