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When extinct brands achieve record results

When extinct brands achieve record results

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December 2018


When extinct brands achieve record results

Pre-owned websites are flooded with vintage watches. Among the most sought-after are now defunct brands like Universal Genève or Gallet. The leading online marketplace Chrono24 shares data on their performance, especially the famous Compax model.

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f we take time to thoroughly explore the meanders of watch history, we quickly realise that a great number of brands, many of them no longer in operation, have contributed to the rich heritage of the industry. With the skyrocketing prices of the most famous vintage watches, an increasing number of aficionados are looking into lesser-known and more affordable alternatives. Chrono24 shares some of its massive database in order bring to light these unfamiliar brands.