So as the economy has boomed worldwide, these nouveau riche types who are not collectors are buying them as Veblen goods to show off their wealth, particularly in the financial services sector. So when you go into the market to try to buy a new Rolex replica uk, you’re competing against this army of high income douches who are willing to pay well above MSRP for a mass-produced Rolex watch.
This market dynamic used to be largely focused on Rolex replica sale, and still is, but Patek is gaining ground fast as it’s become the only non-Rolex watch brand consistently recognized among this crowd as a status symbol. Higher level managers and executives buy Pateks because they want something more exclusive than the rolex replica watches that adorn the wrists of their subordinates.
And because many in this portion of the market have never heard of Zenith, IWC, JLC, Breguet, Blancpain, Lange, Glashutte Original, or the multitude of other brands that offer quality beyond Rolex, so collectors aren’t competing again them in the market. So as a result, you can pick up one of those beauties without the waiting lists or theatrics.