Top 3 Ways to Protect Your Investment in Luxury Watches

Posted on September 25, 2012 by SwissTGallery There have been 0 comments

Like precious metals, cars, and electronics, luxury watches are becoming an increasingly attractive investment to many. The downside is that like other luxury items, they lose some value as soon as you walk out of the store. The upside? There are ways to maintain value over the years and protect your investment. Moving forward, we will look at what these ways are and why they are not just helpful but necessary to holding your watch collections value.

1.) Automatic Watch Winder
The best way to protect your collection is to purchase a top quality automatic watch winder. Automatic watch winders are used to keep automatic (also known as self winding) watches running when they are not being worn. If you’re a collector, it’s not likely that you’re wearing all of your collection at the same time, thus an automatic watch winder is essential to keep your collection running. While virtually all automatic watches can be manually wound, this is not usually convenient.

2.) Top Quality Watch Case
Aside from keeping your collection organized and ascetically pleasing to those who may get to see your pride and joy, watch cases are essential to reduce dust particles from entering your collection. Additionally, the pillows in a top quality case help to keep your watch bands shape.

3.) Cleaning
It may seem obvious, but some collectors get so caught up in the excitement of adding a new watch to their collection, that they completely forget to upkeep the older ones. Like anything else, developing a routine cleaning ritual will always help to protect your investment.
These are the top three ways you can protect your collection. Each of the items listed about come at a price, but obviously the price you pay for these items will add to your ROI in the future. After all, you wouldn’t buy a BMW without expecting scheduled maintenance, nor would you buy an iPhone without expecting to have to update its software from time to time.

For more information on choosing the right automatic watch winder, check this out: All You Should Know About Automatic Watch Winders

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