Buying Watches: Vintage, Unique and Second Hand Watches in Guangzhou

Buying Watches: Vintage, Unique and Second Hand Watches in Guangzhou

As soon as I walked into GuanYang Watch, a small shop in a typically overcrowded market area, I knew I had found a gem. They deal in strictly second hand and vintage mechanical watches (as well as antique clocks). This may not sound special, but when you're surrounded by an obsession for new luxury, finding unique vintage and quality second hand Swiss watches is apparently very rare in many Chinese cities. 

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Chinese Army Bans Smart Watches & Wearable Tech

Chinese Army Bans Smart Watches & Wearable Tech

So I was at the Apple store in Beijing a few years ago when the latest version of the iPhone was released, and to say that Chinese are excited about new tech products would be the understatement of the century. The line for the new iPhone was out the door and was basically backed up (down) to Shanghai. Likewise, I was recently in Hong Kong for the Apple Watch release and the excitement was the same, if not even more so. All that to say this: the Apple Watch is going to be an absolute monster in China. But unfortunately for....

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Why China? Good Question.

Why China? Good Question.

When thinking about watches, China may not be the first place that comes to mind. But make no mistake, China is already a huge player in the global watch industry. As China continues to grow, its reach into the world of horology can only get deeper and more involved.

Did you know: in order to be considered Swiss Made, only 51% of the value of the movement must be Swiss. (The only other requirement...

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