Investments Built to Stand the Test of Time
Watches have always held a certain level of significance to those who receive them. Sometimes they mark a life accomplishment, like graduating college, or getting a promotion. Other times they are passed down from one family member to the next, it’s as if it’s a rite of passage … or their father just wants to purchase a new, even more expensive watch. Here we list the best watches to hand down to your children. When you’re investing in a watch built to stand the test of time, you want to avoid fashion trends and lean more towards iconic and classic styles. When you look at these watches all you can think is precision, skill, and clean lines. Strap yourself in for the latest trends in watch design. These watches should still be appreciated by the time your little ones are old enough to buy you a drink.
Since 1905 Rolex has been a pioneer of the wristwatch. Most notably, Rolex accomplishments include the first waterproof wristwatch and the perpetual rotor self-winding mechanism. These watches use the finest raw materials and are crafted with a strong attention to detail. Every component is produced in-house with precise intention.
Rolex, Oyster Perpetual DAY-DATE 40
Rolex, Oyster Perpetual COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA
Romain Jerome is most notably recognized for their unconventional approach to reinventing timepieces. Maison RJ-Romain Jerome was inspired by historical events of the last century and took a creative approach to paying tribute by integrating the DNA of the legends into his watches. Wear a piece of history on your wrist with this collection.
Romain Jerome, Moon Orbiter GMT (Made with elements from Apollo 11)
Known for the precision of their watches, Zenith has a long reputation for quality. The founder of Zenith, Georges Favre-Jacot, revolutionized watch production on many levels, such as producing their own movements in-house. His ambition was to create the most accurate and reliable watches possible.
Zenith, Academy Tourbillon GFJ
ZENITH, el primero chronomaster 1969 tour auto
ZENITH, ACADEMY REVOLUTION
Patek Philippe has perpetuated the tradition of Genevan watchmaking and is the last family-owned watchmaker in Geneva. Experts agree that what they produce can only be described as the finest timepieces in the world.
Patek Philippe, grand complications
patek philippe, grand complications