Category: Watches

Watch Lessons – The Tourbillon

Watch Lessons – The Tourbillon

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

Luxury Watch Spotlight: Hublot

Luxury Watch Spotlight: Hublot

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

Famous Watches – Celebrity Owned

Famous Watches – Celebrity Owned

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