05-11-2017, 12:57 PM #61
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Re: High End Watch Sales are Falling Rapidly
As I see more Millennials getting into the workforce and looking for upward mobility, they realize that the "Old Guy"
boss of his/hers is wearing a nice timepiece. In many cases they want to emulate this and go with a mechanical watch.
It is also easier to casually glance at the wrist in a meeting vs. pulling out the smart phone and being more obvious.
Dad also wore a watch and they realize that maybe they should "Act Grownup." Kids also like to do things that are considered "Old-School" these days too.
Anyway, when I want to know the time, I can get that from a million places... I can look at that vintage mechanical beauty on my wrist a dozen times a day and could care less what time it is.
Last edited by GJH; 05-11-2017 at 01:09 PM.
05-11-2017, 01:18 PM #62
Re: High End Watch Sales are Falling Rapidly (By: Dick C)
Perhaps I'm old fashioned. I still use a Sanyo solar powered calculator from the 1980's. I wear a Casio watch that I can depend on for the right time, as I wouldn't be much of a clock repairman if I couldn't leave my customers with their clock on time. I don"t worry about taking it off for a swim or a shower. It survives my active lifestyle much better than a delicate high end clock would. And I can replace it for under $100 when it finally stops working to my satisfaction.harold bain, Member ch 33
"If it won't "tick",
let me "tock" to it"
05-11-2017, 05:44 PM #63
Re: High End Watch Sales are Falling Rapidly (By: harold bain)
When I was an apprentice my master used one of these to set all the watches by. http://mb.nawcc.org/showthread.php?9...y-pocket-watch
Since then I have obtained another and now I use two of them to set all the watches by.
05-17-2017, 12:29 PM #64
Re: High End Watch Sales are Falling Rapidly (By: roughbarked)
It's like the stock market, they go up, and they go down. I see the rare watches still commanding high prices like that Rolex that sold this week for over $5Mill.
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