Antique watches as a heavyweight investment works of art, from the mid – 1980 – s popular in the world, people are surprised to find that the United States of New York celebrities on the class, before world war ii, and guide for fashion. So, this kind of nostalgic tidal surge from the United States to the world.
In recent years, with the growing of horological collect, appear many horological collector, clock also attracted a lot of collection lovers. Replica Hublot watches collection is one of the main content of the collection clock, also some collector, especially just started collection of people care about and feel difficult. Each collection has its knowledge, antique watches is no exception.
The antique watches collection of attention mainly include the following:
Primary problem is to understand its origin, s, quality, function, design and mechanical structure, such as patience to check the dial, and movement after the board, and the clock and watch, watch case, etc., through its inscribe to decide whether to buy; Watch brand name spelled exactly like the one with the original, a slightly different has the problem, many fake watch dial is written in writing and imitation method to make.
Second, pay attention to its appearance include movement and shaft are in good condition, whether appearance have crack, deserve to act the role of whether complete, walking is accurate, and choose the style unique, rare, or set with jewels, coloured drawing or pattern and enamel, etc., and preferably from the famous clock. Don’t see the watch case light.
It is directly related to the antique watches collection value. If a watch dial is turned over a new and damaged, will make the value of the watches. If you get your hand watches is porcelain dial, be sure to see whether there is crack and spalling on the dial. Besides, the watches and on the name of the brand are marked on the dial and tag, carefully identify each letter, because some counterfeiters, often do little affectations in this respect.
Second, the clock is original. The clock of the clock style has many, their design style and appearance should be coordinated. For example, round only, the diamond, peach shape, etc. If the size or style of the pointer modification together, you can tell by comparing. In addition in the pocket watch, people will often see blue steel needle. The so-called blue steel needle, whose hands under a certain temperature sintering is a special blue. This represents a certain traditions and skills.
Three, in the clock case is generally marked with the manufacturer’s name at the bottom of the text, such as identification according to the text on the dial, experienced horological collector recognizably watchcase whether original or collector. Watch-making watchcase material varied, with gold and silver and metal on the watch case, buyers should know fairly well before buying. In addition, different areas of the production of watches have different, generally speaking, the goddess head, crown, charlotte said gold, ducks, lions and gentian flowers said silver.
Fourth, movement is the heart of the walking clock. Discern movement of true and false, especially her watch collection of antique watches is very important. In an antique watches, often appear with different brands and different sizes of movement to be modified, although the modified watches can also walk, but he’s not the original movement, it will thus be discounted value for collection. But collectors don’t have to worry about because of this, because the movement is the original can be identified. Most of the movement of the clock on the plywood is engraved with the names of the manufacturers, in the early days of the pocket watch, there will be the name of the producer. On some clocks movement, people can see all kinds of number. Some of these Numbers said movement unified specification number, others said produce year label, it is very helpful for antique watches collection.
Again, a collection of antique watches and other collections, want to choose topics, such as collection of watches, set foreign watches, set the watches, watches set art and so on. New collectors, antique watches to collect antique watches is advisable in the 1930 s to 50 s, when the antique watches design is not only more, and the price is moderate, money can afford.
A lot of brands with a long history are all have their own characteristics and style, as to how to choose and will see through the eyes of the individual. The antique watches is not cheap, but what’s play, also your by people. Actually, antique watches as an investment also is right choice.