Despite living in a digital age, the watch has survived as a compliment of sorts, completing a good outfit as a kind of status symbol. For those collectors, two names stand above other competition in terms of heritage: Rolex and Patek Philippe. Briefly examining this, CNN Money consulted Christie’s – the famed auction house – to compare the two brands and the wealthy buyers they attract. According to this report, Rolexes seem to attract a certain gaudy consumer, while Patek watches are for the more refined wearers. Either way, CNN Money does well to touch on the history and importance of both brands. Enjoy the piece above, and be sure to leave thoughts below.
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