Tag: Collecting

How to Collect Vintage Watches #2

In part 1 of 2, I started with a checklist of 5 important tips on how to collect vintage watches. I discussed the style and movement in part 1. This 2nd part will be on matching, case material, and the price.

To read part 1 of 2 click here

#3: Match

I included matching because your watch(es) should match with you. They should match your activities, they should match your outfit etc. If you’re a truck driver you probably haven’t much need for dress watches. Maybe you could add one to the collection for special occasions but that’s probably it.

If you’re an accountant and you wear business suits all day you might think that a funky 70s diver looks great but truthfully a dress watch would look better with a suit.

When you match your watches to your person they will be a better fit and you’ll enjoy them more.

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How to Collect Vintage Watches #1

So you’ve decided you’d like to buy a vintage watch or maybe you’d like to start collecting. It’s very important that you don’t just start buying whatever you can immediately find within your budget. Here’s a checklist of 5 tips that will help you with how to collect vintage watches:

  1. Style
  2. Movement
  3. Match
  4. Case material
  5. Price

The first 2 will be discussed in this article. If you’d like to read the 2nd article click here

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Founder & editor of WahaWatches. I’ve been collecting watches for years. My favorite part is to pull them to bits.

I send out an email newsletter with the newest articles and the best tips about vintage watches, restorations and collecting.

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