SDC Weekly 34; Signalling value of watches; Supply & Demand with Moser, Roth et al.; Quartz crisis revisited
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What could this quote possibly have to do with watches? Do you really know what the quartz crisis was actually about? Why is LVMH using a souscription model for their Daniel Roth reissues?
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📶 Signalling value of watches
Fair warning: this is an unusual section… a walk down memory lane, and chock-full of opinions which you may disagree with. Oh, there’s also no real conclusion either.
This concept is something I have been acutely aware of since I was ten or eleven… but I was only able to make sense of it much later on, when I started buying relatively expensive watches. Let’s go back to the beginning…