WATCH BUYING GUIDE
Learn how to buy a fine Swiss timepiece with Harold Freeman’s watch buying guide. Our guide will explain the various details and chooses available when shopping for a fine Swiss watch. You can shop for new, certified pre-owned or vintage watches at Harold Freeman Jewelers – Authorized Watch Dealer. We offer our customers a safe and secure place to buy luxury watches. All our certified pre-owned watches have been expertly restored to fine condition. We use only original factory parts in our certified used watches and now all our watches now come with a two year warranty. You can trade in your used watch towards a new Rolex or Patek Philippe or any one of our certified pre-owned watches.
Call and speak to one of our watch experts who will be happy to assist you with finding that perfect fine Swiss watch.
Today there are many watch brands to choose from. Each brand with it’s own distinctive style and price range. Harold Freeman Jewelers is an authorized dealer for Rolex and Patek Philippe watches. The sales associates at Harold Freeman are here to help you find that perfect watch brand that matches your personality.
CASE SHAPE & SIZE
Today’s watches come in various shapes and sizes. You can choose from round, oval, square, rectangular or tonneau shaped cases. When it comes to size there are no limitations. Women now wear watches 36mm, sometimes larger. Many men now prefer watch cases 40mm and larger.
Complications encompass anything from Phases of the moon, Power Reserve Indicators, Dual Time Zone, World-time, Annual Calendars, Perpetual Calendars, Chronographs and Minute Repeater mechanisms.
A watch movements is the heart of a timepiece. There are two types to choose from: mechanical movement or quartz movement. A mechanical movement can be either manually wound or self-winding (automatic). These movements emphasis the fine art of watchmaking. This is the type of movement you will find in the finest Swiss watches. Many mechanical movements are comprised of over one hundred individual moving parts all working in concert. It can take years to design a mechanical complicated movement. Quartz movements may appeal to someone who is not interested in setting or adjusting their timepiece. Typically a quartz movement will run on a single battery for several years.