Category: Watches

What are the differences between the Rolex Submariner and Sea-Dweller?

What are the differences between the Rolex Submariner and Sea-Dweller?

As the largest luxury watch brand in the world, Rolex is admired by its customers and fans for its excellence in watchmaking, from craftsmanship to quality. The 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 has made … Continue reading What are the differences between the Rolex Submariner and Sea-Dweller?

Rolex Paul Newman Daytona

Rolex Paul Newman Daytona

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

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