A couple of weeks ago, Moser launched their new Streamliner, and I thought Ed Meylan did a great job of taking the absolute p*ss (in true Moser style), when he addressed comments about the dial colour being ‘salmon’ vs ‘brown’. Apparently Ed is a keen fly-fisherman, and went on record with this gem of a tale…
Tag: watch allocation
Luck vs. Risk
Have you ever considered that risk and luck are simply opposite sides of the same coin? This is a bunch of random musings culminating in some of my own thoughts about the watch market in March 2023, and how watch collectors should see this period as a beneficial opportunity.
Reciprocation bias and watch collecting
Authorised dealers can sometimes act like you owe them something more than the retail price of a watch, simply for being allocated the watch. I figured we could talk about this in more detail, and consider how the reciprocation bias comes into play.
How does watch allocation work?
A week ago @nycwatchguy started blogging too – which is good news for the watchfam. In his most recent post he discusses “The rules of engagement” for brands in the watch world… and I thought I would share some frameworks to help folks understand with a little more detail how brands think about the process of allocating a watch to a client. I still agree with him, that it would be nice if brands were more transparent, however, I think we should not hold our breath.