Audemars Piguet was founded by Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet in the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland in 1875 and would later take the name Audemars Piguet & Cie in 1881. Since its founding in 1875, the company has remained family owned. Both founders came from a strong family lineage of watchmakers. Jules and … Continue reading How was Audemars Piguet founded?
The largest luxury watch brand in the world, Rolex, is the most common watch brands used to secure a pawn loan. Additionally, Rolex, known for its functional, yet stylish references, is also one of the few brands that holds its value over time. When purchased new from an authorized dealer or Boutique, Rolex watches come … Continue reading Can You Sell a Rolex Watch without Box and Papers?
Rolex is the largest luxury watch brand in the world and is admired by its customers and fans for its excellence in watchmaking, from craftsmanship to quality. The Rolex company has set impeccably high standards for its design and style and continues to make top-selling references that dominate the market each year. Additionally, the brand … Continue reading What are the differences between the Rolex Submariner and Rolex Sea-Dweller?
Paul Newman was one of the original Hollywood “cool guys” and is closely associated to the Rolex Daytona. Film star, movie director and race car driver, Newman inspired a series of collectible watches coveted by many but still rare in today’s market. Rolex at first had trouble selling the Daytona. What was once a hard-to-sell … Continue reading Rolex Paul Newman Daytona
One of the most iconic and coveted watches on the market today, The Rolex Day-Date represents the highpoint of the company’s craftsmanship in watchmaking. At the time of the Day-Date’s launch in 1956, Rolex had already produced a variety of innovations, including the first waterproof wristwatch and the first wristwatch that automatically wound itself to … Continue reading The Story behind the Rolex President
Literally translating to “whirlwind” in French, the tourbillon is an added mechanism on timepieces that was originally purposed to improve accuracy in pocket watches. Although the tourbillon has little effect on precision on today’s modern wrist watches, the complexity and craftsmanship of the tourbillon has made it highly desirable. Often brought into New York Loan … Continue reading Watch Lessons – The Tourbillon
New York Loan Company buys, sells, and loans against Rolex watches of all models, metals, and price points. You can just as easily find a vintage gold Datejust as you can a diamond encrusted Pearlmaster in New York Loan’s showcase. Retail prices for a brand new Rolex range anywhere from five thousand to well into … Continue reading How Expensive Can a Rolex Really Get?
With over 8,600 pawnshops in the US, customers have a long list of collateral lenders they can choose from. So what makes New York Loan Company, a luxury pawn shop in Midtown Manhattan, so successful? Speed. The loan officers at New York Loan evaluate your jewelry and watches on the spot and you walk with … Continue reading Fast, Safe & Confidential Loans with New York Loan Company
New York Loan Company works regularly with watches from Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet and of course, Hublot. The top luxury collateral lender in Manhattan, our pawnshop specializes in collateral based loans on fine timepieces and wristwatches of all kinds. Hublot, the French word for porthole, was created in 1980 by Italian watchmaker Carlo Crocco. … Continue reading Luxury Watch Spotlight: Hublot
Luxury watch brands have been endorsed by actors, athletes, and prominent figures for decades. Unlike the standard celebrity and brand partnership, high-end watch manufacturers refer to their endorsers as “brand ambassadors”. Luxury watches, and celebrity endorsed watches, are consistently used as collateral for a pawn loan with New York Loan Company, Manhattan’s only high-end pawnshop. … Continue reading Famous Watches – Celebrity Owned