The Case For Steel

The Case For Steel

Postby koimaster » February 13th 2018, 1:19pm

The Case For Steel: Here’s Why Stainless Steel Is The Most Precious Metal For Watches (Archive)

by Joshua Munchow

The value of something is often based in large part on its real or perceived availability.

In the world of watches, especially with regards to collecting, rarity is a large factor contributing to the cost of a luxury timepiece. The reason is because rarity is almost always an implied condition that seems beyond control – like it just happens.

The reality is usually never that simple, especially with new timepieces. But the effect leads to valuing rarer watches, materials, and even techniques more than others of relatively equal standing. That statement is bound to draw disagreement, and such disagreement is perfectly justifiable. ... l-archive/


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