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
A complication on a watch refers to any function of the timepiece other than telling time, and with hundreds of different complications on fine watches, it can be difficult to know which functions work best for you. New York Loan Company is a collateral lending institution specializing in fine and complicated watches, with a unique … Continue reading Fine Watches – What is a Perpetual Calendar?
Vacheron Constantin, one of the most prestigious and important watch manufacturers in the world, is part of the “Trinity” of great Swiss watchmakers, along with Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet. Like any other long standing company, Vacheron Constantin has had many ups and downs including surviving the French Revolution, both World Wars, and the Great … Continue reading Luxury Watch Spotlight: Vacheron Constantin
New York Loan Company has the luxury of seeing some of the most expensive watches from all over the world. While many of the watches are one-of-a-kind pieces that not many people will ever get the opportunity to see, the brands, including IWC and Rolex, are very familiar to most watch collectors. The majority of … Continue reading The World’s Most Expensive Watches