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Much more than telling time
Telling the time in this day and age has never been easier. We are surrounded with desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Yet, wristwatches have become neither obsolete, nor underused. The significance of a watch far surpasses the function of telling the hour and minutes. Of course, this simple function is vital in some cases, such as when you are doing outdoor activities without a phone or computer at hand.
However, a watch is also a symbol of style and prestige. For men, it’s one of the few accessories that they can show their taste with. A discerning choice of watch can also make the wearer more noticeable in conversations and encounters. Finally, a high quality, well-kept watch can be a cherished heirloom to be passed on to a child or beloved relative.
A wide variety of brands
Perhaps you have a favorite watch brand, or maybe you like a bit of variety. The vast and varied watch collection at Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers includes not only a whole range of different types of watches, but also a broad selection of watch brands. Here you can find both new and like-new watches, which have been expertly reconditioned and restored. At San Diego’s largest independent jewelry store, you can find men’s and women’s fine luxury watches from high-end brands such as Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Omega, to the more affordable brands like Hamilton, TAG Heuer and Tissot.
Exquisite pre-owned watches San Diego
Regardless of whether you are a first-time watch buyer or a watch aficionado, purchasing pre-owned watches has many notable benefits in comparison with new watches. The first reason would be cost-efficiency. Depreciation in connection with previous ownership is something that affects almost everything, from homes to cars and yes, watches.
If you choose a reputable provider of pre-owned watches San Diego, you can find like-new watches in excellent condition but at a lower price than they retail for when new, making your dollars go further. Properly reconditioned pre-owned watches look and operate just like they are new. No one but you will know that you didn’t pay full retail for a brand new watch.
Cost-efficiency is only one of the reasons why pre-owned watches are a great idea. Another benefit is that you can find models which have been discontinued. Rolex, for example, has been manufacturing some iconic models for decades, but throughout that time, these watches have undergone various changes in design and mechanism. Browsing the pre-owned watch San Diego market you can get a watch that you particularly like, but which you can no longer buy new.
If you take good care of your pre-owned watch and have it professionally serviced every 3 – 5 years, it can serve you a lifetime and longer. You can pass it on to a family member as an heirloom. Sometimes, a model becomes sought-after for one reason or another, which means there is a possibility that the pre-owned watch you buy now becomes a coveted collectible after some time. It can become a precious heirloom in every sense of the word.
However, the value of investment with pre-owned watches hinges on the condition of the watch. That’s why you should always buy your pre-owned watch from a reputed and experienced dealer.
Certified watch restoration San Diego
Want to be sure that your watch is in good hands? Rest assured that Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers employs a full-time watchmaker who was fully trained at the Rolex factory repair facility. He is able to purchase genuine Rolex parts directly from Rolex. He also passed the rigorous testing procedures required to be certified as a CW21 watchmaker by the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute. With a rich experience that spans more than four decades, our watchmaker has all the qualifications to perform premium-quality restoration and repair services on uber fine watches. We have 37 years of expertise in making sure your watch looks and works like new.
Browse highest-quality watches San Diego at Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers®
Browse a sample of our watch collection online and then visit our store on San Diego Avenue to see all of the watches that we have for sale. Most of them never make it to the website, because they sell too quickly! In our comfortable showroom, you’ll get professional assistance in choosing the watch you will cherish, as well as advice on how to maintain it in prime condition.
Our collection is vast, and includes new and expertly reconditioned pre-owned watches, so you can be confident of finding one that suits your preferences. However, if it happens that we don’t have a specific watch you are looking for, we would be happy to find it for you. Simply ask for our free personal shopper service. We are here to ensure that you have an awesome watch to treasure for decades to come!