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Learn what watch consignment is and how it looks from a seller’s perspective. Imagine not having to answer the phone when a Craigslist time-waster calls at 2:00 AM on a Saturday, just for them to fizzle out the moment you talk about the small dent on the lug that you already mentioned in the ad. Imagine letting someone else sell your watch. Imagine them selling it quickly and for top dollar, so that the money you pay them for their services will be offset by money made and time saved. That’s what selling a watch on consignment is all about....

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What are my options? When it comes to selling a watch, you really have three options: you can sell it yourself to a dealer or private party, trade it in towards another watch purchase, or consign it.  Selling it yourself Selling a watch yourself is exactly as it sounds: you either take your watch to a dealer and sell it outright or you photograph it, list it, and eventually sell it yourself. Selling your own watch often has limitations. These limitations are based on your comfort level. Most people are not comfortable with large transactions with strangers, shipping valuable items,...

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FLÂNEUR, Leica -

I have an exciting announcement to make! FLÂNEUR is now an authorized Leica dealer. Not only is FLÂNEUR an authorized Leica dealer, but we are Denver's only authorized Leica dealer. As a Leica owner myself and an amateur photography enthusiast (I took the photo above with my Leica M10 this summer), I could not be more excited to sell this product. Leica aligns with FLÂNEUR's goals of serving people interested in the best products for their lifestyle, be it watches, knives - or cameras. We are actively working with Leica to build up our inventory in order to give you...

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If you’re anything like me, you might have a specific watch that you want to add to your collection. When I say “specific watch” I mean specific watch, as in there’s only one like it in the world. Watches like Paul Newman’s Daytona, President Eisenhower’s Day Date, the Dalai Lama’s Patek, or in my case, Neil Peart’s long lost and then found Patek 5107J. I’ll go into the story about why I’m after that particular watch at a different time, but I will tell you one of the tricks I use to help me in my quest. I’m a big...

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There’s a lot of hype going around right now about how watches are good investments. Alex WIlliams was nice enough to throw some gasoline on the fire in his New York Times article, “Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money”. Alex contends that watches are another vehicle for the wealthy to make their money grow, but I think it’s a little more complicated than that. I think that, yes, there have been some extremely fortunate people that have bought the right watches at the right time and because of that they have been...

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