We get asked all the time, “what is the best watch brand on the market?” To some, it’s the Rolex for their iconic name. For others, it’s the Omega for their reputation of deep sea diving watches. The truth is, however, that all of the brands we carry are of superior quality, and each brand has its own personality that cannot be compared to any other.
So, when it comes down to collecting watches, a newcomer might ask, where should one begin? Our suggestion is to find pieces that are either timeless, or extremely unique. As a watch collector, you will come to learn that most brands have thousands of watches in production, and you will need a trend for your collection.
Take, for example, a trend of color. Some collectors seek a uniform style to their collection such as mother of pearl dials, or items that accent a specific color. Another trend example might be to collect one particular collection over time. Whatever trend it is that you choose, this is what will distinguish your watch collection from another.
We have compiled a list of some top pick iconic items that would be a great start for any watch collector. The best part? All of the items featured are currently in-stock.
looking to enter the watch collecting scene. In
particular, what is special about this piece is that it
is a James Bond inspired item. Battery operated, this
timepiece is accurate and durable with 300 meters of
water resistance. The unidirectional rotating bezel
makes this diving watch a perfect piece for a James
Bond driven adventure.
With a name as iconic as Rolex, you really cannot go
wrong with a starting a collection with a Rolex. Any
Rolex can be seen as an investment, which makes the
brand ideal for watch collectors who are interested in
the business aspect of collecting luxury items. This
item has a classic feel with an elegant, contemporary
design and the quality of Rolex overall means that you
can trust the item will be functioning years down the line.
Best known for their innovative designs, having at
least one Breitling is a must for any watch
collection. This particular piece has intricate
designs with a battery operated movement. The
green strap is loved by most but owned by few.
Being a military piece, this limited edition GMT
item is perfect for a trend of items designed for the
military industrial complex.