In general, the subject of new purchases is rather the loss in value. Vintage watches are occasionally the exception here, but the increasingly sensational auctions of rare Rolex models heat up the topic with relish. It would be risky to conclude from this that every Rolex becomes more valuable in old age.
Owning an old Cosmograph Daytona would be a good way to avoid a loss of value. Read more, including an interesting account of Daytona price developments since the 1990s, in this article recently published by Bellevue NZZ.
Interested in spectacular auctions? Click here for our article “Rolex Auctions”!