Virtually all luxury watch makers gradually increase the sale value of certain watches over time. It would however be short sighted to base future expectation of the price of a watch purely on this fact. There are far more nuanced and complicated factors to keep in mind such as exclusivity, demand, history and elegance. So here is a comprehensive list of the ten best luxury watch brands that are guaranteed to increase in value except for Rolex.
10.Chopard L.U.C. XPS
This is the perfect watch for travelling in style. At 18 carats of elegantly designed white gold this watch is the perfect expression of classicism no matter where you go. The watch is very thin, possess mechanical self winding calibre and has a reputation for reliability and longevity.
9.TAG Heuer Carrera 1887.
This iconic watch has 43mm case stainless steel bracelet, automatic movement and water resistance of up to 100m. The sheer elegance and class of this piece guarantees its position on this list.
8.Panerai Submersible Mike Horn.
This limited edition watch comes with the personalized signature of the man it is named after. It can submerge up to 300 metres and its luminous hands and hour markers make it perfect for going beneath the oceans. Its practicality is only matched by its beauty and comfort.
7.Jaegar le Coultre Joaillerie 101
This luxury piece was good enough for the Queen of England’s coronation and a simple glance at it makes it obvious why. The watch was made 1929 and all its tolerances are so incredibly delicate and small that the watch needs to be assembled by the hands of a master. The gold and diamond ornaments make this piece very expensive and rare.
This steel luxury watch was first displayed at Basel in 1994 and it is a tribute to human ingenuity and attention to detail. Its ornate appearance, leather straps and perfect precision have made this gem an unforgettable watch.
5.Longines Heritage 1945.
This classy time-only piece is slim, balanced and guaranteed to rise in value due to its popularity and rarity. Interestingly the watch was little known during its original release but is today considered a status symbol.
4.Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph.
This is a limited edition piece gives you automatic access to an exclusive club. Its golden and brown feel gives it a sense of timelessness. This amazing bronze cased piece is unique for celebrating the life of the first African American in the navy.
3.Vacheron Constantin Fifty Six Self winding.
This is the first non-sports model made since the company’s inception in 1755. The watch comes in gold and silver for men plus pink for the ladies. The comfort of its leather straps combined with the simplicity of its design makes this a great investment.
2.Omega Sea diver 300M.
For over 25 years this watch has enjoyed a cult like following for its unmatched sleek ceramic dials, intricate pattern and elegant skeleton hands. This masterpiece will continue to be around for a long time to come with value rising every year.
1.Patek Phillipe Nautilus.
No brand in the world is associated more with regal refinement, elegance and history greater than Patek Phillipe. This particular gem ranks at the top of the list for its brand recognition, rarity, status and chic elegance.