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Reasons Why Watches are so Expensive: An Extensive Guide

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Watches come in all sizes and shapes. Maybe most importantly is that they come in all price categories. And it is probably no secret that a $20 quartz watch can keep time better than a $60000 Rolex, and many other luxury watches for that matter. So if cheap watches can, in many cases keep time more accurately than luxury watches, aren’t they ”better”? But the most interesting question is if this is the case, why are watches so expensive?

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The story of Halda Watch Company – Sweden’s Oldest Watch Manufacturer

History of HALDA

Halda is a special watch brand, unique in so many aspects that it doesn’t fit into the category of your ordinary watch brands. It is a brand with a long and rich history and great success.

Its history stretches far back to 1887 when factory owner Henning Hammarlund founded Halda in the small town of Svängsta, a town situated in southern Sweden.

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What to Think About When Buying Watches Online

What to Think About When Buying Watches Online

What should you think about when buying watches online? That’s a question many people ask themselves. In fact, since the e-s has exploded in the last decade, the question ”what should you think about when buying anything online” is become equally more asked.

Of total global retail sales, e-commerce is estimated to account for 17,5%, and this number is only going to increase according to Statista.

 As our world becomes more digitalised, buying online becomes more natural for people. At the beginning of e-commerce, most items purchased were small and cheap, but as the infrastructure of e-commerce and people’s trust in it has increased, people feel safer in buying other things as well, including more expensive items like watches. In fact, you can even order cars online if you wish.

This goes to show that e-commerce is here, and it’s here to stay, and the same goes with online distribution of luxury watches.

But just like when buying anything, there are things you want to think about when buying watches online to make sure your experience becomes as positive as possible.

At Millennium Watches, we strive to make your customer experience amazing, and we want you to feel 100% satisfied with your purchase, but to help make you more prepared for your next luxury watch purchase of your dream watch, we’ve created this guide of what to think about when buying watches online.

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The Complete Guide To The Rolex GMT Master

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Rolex is a brand that needs no further introduction. It is known all over the world as a prestigious watchmaker, producing watches of only the best quality, and that is the ultimate symbol of success. It has a long and rich history, now more than a hundred years old, and during the course of its history, Rolex has collaborated and cooperated with a number of different companies and organizations.

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Which is the Cheapest Country to Buy Luxury Watches in?

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This is a question that is often asked among people who are looking to buy a luxury watch, whether it be Rolex, Omega, Patek Philippe, or something completely different.

There’s no question about the fact that the prices of luxury watches vary a lot, and you obviously want the best deal possible, but at the same time, the best service and an experience as good as possible. Why pay more for the same product, right.

The prices of luxury watches varies between countries, and there are some countries that are iconically known for being the cheapest countries to buy luxury watches, however, this can vary a lot, because of the currency exchange rate, current prices, and other factors that play a role in how much the luxury watch cost.

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Is it Safe to Buy Watches online? Buying Watches Online VS Retail Stores

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Is it safe to buy watches online?

This is a question that we see and hear all the time. Now, you may think that we’ll be biased in this answer, but we promise – we won’t!

But with the question of if it’s safe to buy watches online, another question that’s asked is if you should buy watches online or in a store?

To answer the question, let’s start by saying this:

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What Your Luxury Tool Watch Is Actually Made For

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What is your luxury tool watch originally made for?

Hint: it’s not designed to be a piece of jewelry.

The view on watches today is quite different to what it used to be.

Today, it is a privilege for many to pick up your dream watch and wear it when you walk out of the store. But the thought that often quickly comes to your mind is: Be careful, you don’t want to scratch it.

This is completely understandable. You’ve paid a lot of money for your luxury watch, why wouldn’t you want to be careful when using it to avoid scratching it?

Today we have a different view on watches, which to a large extent is the only piece of jewelry for men, but how was it back in time when iPhones didn’t exist, on which you can check the time on?

Chances are, you’ve come across the term “tool watch” many times before. But what does it really mean? And maybe most interestingly, how were watches used and worn back in the days, and what’s the view on watches today?

In this article, we share what your luxury tool watch is actually originally made for, and how the view on watches as tools has changed throughout history.

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