Category: Watches

Abraham-Louis Breguet: The Wizard of Watchmaking

Abraham-Louis Breguet: The Wizard of Watchmaking

While the originators of many remarkable inventions are now lost to time, ironically, the watchmakers of today know exactly whom to credit with many remarkable innovations still in use. Abraham-Louis Breguet, founder of his namesake luxury watch company, was an incredibly prolific genius of horology whose work is the foundation of the most sophisticated timepieces … Continue reading Abraham-Louis Breguet: The Wizard of Watchmaking

How-To Guide: Pawning a Watch

How-To Guide: Pawning a Watch

If you are looking to pawn your watch, the loan officers at Chicago Loan Company, the leading¬†collateral lending institution in the Midwest, are experienced with all fine watch brands, from Rolex to Patek Philippe to Panerai. When assessing a watch, we understand that even the minutest details can command a premium; rarity, complications, precious metals … Continue reading How-To Guide: Pawning a Watch