Watches Archive

As Watch Auction Prices Soar, Independent Retailers Are Still Your Best Option

If you’re the kind of person that tries to keep up with watch industry news, you’ve probably been inundated by watch auction propaganda at one point or another. It’s a romantic idea surrounded by

Cartier Ballon Bleu: Elegance For The Modern Era

Cartier is a pretty big name. One can be certain it resonates with more than just watch lovers. As one of the longest standing luxury goods companies around today. They produce a variety of jewelry,

Battle of the Divers: Rolex Submariner vs Omega Seamaster

Perhaps the most prominent rivalry in the world of luxury divers exists between the Rolex Submariner and the Omega Seamaster. We’ve all heard of them and if you’re into watches, there’s a good chance

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak vs Patek Philippe Nautilus

It’s hard to imagine that a single Swiss designer could be responsible for one of the biggest trends in the world of luxury watchmaking. With several ground-breaking designs under his belt, including the Patek Philippe

The Easiest Way To Sell Your Watch Online

Making a transition to a new luxury timepiece can at times feel daunting. In this day and age, selling your older timepieces through most traditional outlets can also prove to be a difficult, complex,

Wrist Review: The Rolex Daytona

The Rolex Daytona The Daytona series of watches by Rolex was introduced to the world in 1963. The inspiration for its creation came from the need to fill a demand brought about by professional

Buying Your First Luxury Watch

At Gray & Sons we have repeat customers who return to us time and time again. These customers are in a class of watch owners who consider buying a luxury watch a hobby and

History of the Wristwatch: The Early Beginnings

Prior to the industrialization of European countries, wristwatches were strictly considered to be a women’s accessory. It wasn’t until the 19th century that this perception began to change. This is where the history of

Pros and Cons of Customizing your Luxury Watch

Owning a luxury watch can give you a sense of status and accomplishment. You don’t put on a Rolex to match your outfit, you put on a Rolex because it MAKES your outfit. While

His and Hers Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and it’s time to show that special someone just how much they mean to you. Hugs, kisses, and even chocolates are great, but what else says “love” like