Older timepieces naturally need a little more tender loving care than modern watches, but does this translate into regular professional maintenance? Our vintage watch experts weighed in on this issue and came up with some valuable recommendations.
Mila Garcia, Co-founder at iPaydayLoans.
Maintenance Will Protect the Value of Your Timepiece
Any vintage watch owner will want to protect the value of their timepiece for as long as possible, and the only way to do that is through frequent maintenance. Unlike brand new watches, replacing damaged parts on vintage timepieces like a dial and hands can be very hard, if not impossible.
And even if you can replace the parts, keeping vintage watches in pristine condition from the day of manufacture is what makes them highly desirable and valuable. This means that constantly having to replace parts can actually devalue the timepiece.
As such, in order to protect your investment, it is vital that you make it a priority to schedule your watch for an inspection by a qualified professional who can ascertain the watch’s true condition and perform maintenance where necessary.
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