Father’s Day is literal days away (it is this Sunday, FYI), and for those who’ve but to seek out the suitable present for dad, permit us to lend a serving to hand.
We have spent the previous 10 days gearing up for the Father’s Day rush in our inaugural Father’s Day Watch Shop. It is the kind of place the place you could find all the pieces from our most up-to-date sub-$200 collaboration with SWATCH, to picks from prime luxurious watchmakers, together with – however not restricted to! – OMEGA, Breitling, and Oris. There are additionally loads of books, prints, headphones, and extra straps than dad will ever know what to do with. And right now, we’re turning our lens towards the world of classic and pre-owned watches.
We’ll begin by directing you over to our mates at Crown & Caliber, who’ve put collectively a group of splurge-worthy, stand-out watches that may show you how to begin repaying any debt that continues to be over all that pricey previous dad has achieved for you through the years.
And under, we’ll present you a couple of of the pre-owned and classic watches at the moment on the cabinets of the HODINKEE Store, in addition to briefly run you thru the methods we’re making it simpler than ever to purchase and promote watches on-line.
Pre-owned watches are nonetheless a comparatively new addition to the HODINKEE Store. Ever since we introduced the Crown & Caliber acquisition in February, we have curated a small choice of pre-owned watches on the market, with new additions being added each different week, on Thursday, at 11:00 AM ET. These are watches we have scrutinized, serviced, photographed, and sourced from their house owners around the globe to carry to you, by leaning on Crown & Caliber’s experience.
A number of current highlights embrace a pair of previous-gen Vacheron Constantin Abroad – one time-and-date, one chronograph; a large-and-in-charge, grey-dial Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph in titanium; and a Panerai Mare Nostrum PAM 716 Limited Edition.
Dad’s a tennis fan? Wimbledon is true across the nook, so it is the proper time to point out off this two-tone Rolex Datejust “Wimbledon” we have now on provide. Watches from A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Breitling, and IWC spherical out a lot of the remainder of our present assortment – see for your self, proper here.
If through the years, dad has amassed a group of watches he simply would not appear to put on a lot anymore, it is perhaps time to introduce him to promoting his watches on-line. Crown & Caliber makes it straightforward, providing an instant quote (on most watches) and money.
Here is the place it will get actually cool. If dad selects a HODINKEE Store present card as fee for his watch as an alternative of money, his complete provide can have an elevated worth above and past the usual money or Crown & Caliber credit score provide. This can be a new perk that we have simply began to roll out previously few weeks, and we will not wait to see it develop.
Dad’s new HODINKEE Store present card can be utilized on all watches we have now in inventory, together with HODINKEE-exclusive Limited Edition releases, in addition to our intensive assortment of watch straps, accessories, books, and extra. The one gadgets within the HODINKEE Store which are at the moment excluded? Merchandise from our Photography and Technology & Audio sections.
So simply how a lot of a rise in worth would possibly dad’s watch obtain? See for your self – get his Crown & Caliber quote proper here and impress dad with a return on his funding this 12 months.
Classic watches have lengthy been on the coronary heart of what we do at HODINKEE. Should you bear in mind our promise to you from last fall, we have just lately supercharged our classic crew and at the moment are providing extra classic watches each week than ever earlier than.
Each Wednesday, at 11:00 AM ET, we launch a choice of 15-20 classic watches on the positioning. Though the watches are inclined to promote out rapidly (join our e-newsletter for first dibs!), we do have a couple of choices at the moment out there, together with a killer 1960s Croton Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver. What if dad errs on the dressier aspect? No worries, we have now a gorgeous 1970s Cartier Tank ‘Jumbo’ Automatique in inventory.
A pair of heavy-hitting classic sport watches from Rolex, in a shiny 1965 Submariner ref. 5513 and a “waffle”-dial Turn-O-Graph from 1953, are additionally at the moment out there. As are two early date-oriented watches, on this 1960s Heuer Carrera “Dato 45” and a 1940s Universal Genève Dato-Compax.
You may take a look at our complete present choice of classic watches within the HODINKEE Shop.
If dad has a classic watch he is perhaps occupied with parting with, be sure that and get in touch with our specialists.
Uncover Father’s Day Favorites In The HODINKEE Store
Not completely positive what to choose this 12 months? Let dad select his personal journey with a HODINKEE Shop gift card.
We have additionally launched a particular Father’s Day promotion to mark the event. If you are going to buy any two leather goods from the HODINKEE Store, you will obtain a free UTE NATO-Style Strap together with your order. Merely add the UTE Strap of your option to your cart and the low cost will robotically apply.
You may discover the entire Father’s Day 2021 Watch Store proper here.
P.S. Watches over $5,00zero which are ordered earlier than 1:00 PM ET, Friday, June 18, 2021, might be shipped with complimentary in a single day home delivery; a signature is required upon supply. We can’t assure that worldwide orders or home shipments of watches underneath $5,00zero and non-watch gadgets might be delivered earlier than Father’s Day.
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