What you Need to Know about Buying a Watch

What You Need to Know about Buying a Watch


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Technology is something which affects all aspects of our lives, and you can see this in the watches on show in this informative Readers Digest article. However, if you are looking to get back to basics and move away from the current technology available, you may wish to choose a more traditional style of watch.

  • The Pocket Watch

The pocket watch is a throwback to when the technology of measuring time was far from the digital age. There is something about a pocket watch which gives off a sense of style and sophistication. Unless you wear a suit every day, however, it may not be a suitable style of watch for everyday wear. However, it is the perfect accessory when you wear a dress suit for a special occasion such as a Wedding or a Christening. If you require some inspiration, then you can see a stylish collection here. Investing in a pocket watch is also an excellent way to have an heirloom that you can pass on from generation to generation within your family. Although there may not be many occasions that warrant you wearing your pocket watch, it is an excellent accessory to have in any modern gentleman’s wardrobe.

  • Formal Wrist Watches

An excellent alternative to the pocket watch is a formal wrist watch which you can get a much more every day wear from. There is a world of choice available in well-known brands that most people all over the world have heard of.

  • Rolex
  • Patek Philippe
  • Omega
  • Cartier
  • Zenith
  • Panerai

When you purchase a classy and stylish wrist watch from a well-known manufacturer, you are not limited to only wearing it on special occasions. A stylish watch is something that can be worn in most situations, apart from exercise and physical activity. If you take a look at the authentic vintage Rolex watches, as well as other makes, you may just fall in love with the time piece of your dreams and move away from modern technology.

  • Antique over Modern

There are many different reasons for purchasing a vintage watch rather than a modern design, and a lot of it is down to personal taste. However, a classic vintage watch is something that never goes out of style and is also something that can be worn in various settings quite easily. You may be surprised and how affordable some vintage watches are, especially when compared to the modern Smart Watches that are available in the market. Whether you get a quartz movement or battery operated watch, with some basic maintenance and taking good care of your watch, you will most likely find that a vintage watch can far outlast one of its modern counterparts.


So if you are looking for a new watch to dress up your wardrobe, or you a looking for something practical to use every day, take a look at some of the vintage watches that are available and move away from modern technology. You just may be happy that you did!

2 thoughts on “What you Need to Know about Buying a Watch

  1. soooo lustig, ich habe für Sonntag nämlich auch einen Beitrag über Uhren geplant, also nicht wundern😉 Aber ich liebe Uhren ja über alles, ist so eine heimlich Leidenschaft von mir, deshalb toller Beitrag. Alles Liebe und allllerliebste Grüße, x S.Mirli (http://www.mirlime.com)

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