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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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A watch is a friend that joins you in your adventures. I might be biased, but I think that dollar for dollar, smile for smile, the most rewarding way to spend your money is on a watch. Yeah, yeah, I know what you’re thinking. Of course Steve, the guy that sells watches, is trying to get us to buy something from him. That’s not my intention. I don’t care where you you buy one from. I bought my first nice watch after I had received my yearly bonus check from my job as a roof salesman. At the time all...

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Finding Vintage Watches There are few things more exciting than finding a good vintage watch. Nothing beats the thrill whether you stumble upon it or diligently track it down. Here are some places where vintage watches may be found. Your Network: A lot of people overlook this one, but you should reach out to your network and ask them if they have any old or vintage watches. You might find some in your family or it might come from a connection on LinkedIn. Either way, you should leave no stone unturned in your quest to find vintage watches. Estate Sales:...

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