The 1960s is considered by many car collectors to be a golden age for classic cars. Here we count down our list of Appreciating Assets’ top five 1960s classic cars. Let us know about your favourite 60′s classic in the comments below.
Gold is a metal that has been treasured by so many throughout human history. In this article we look at some of the more intricately design pieces of gold jewellery and some interesting facts about the metal that is valued so highly.
As more and more of our ‘property’ becomes online-only, how do we go about managing our digital estate? We look into the solutions offered by companies for how to preserve your digital assets.
How Social Media Networks are Digitizing the Dead
The Latest Smartwatches
We talked about the importance of style to smartwatches back in March and now we’re taking another look at some the latest smartwatches coming into the light this summer and some that are already available, but which of these smartwatches deserves your attention? While the latest smartwatches are nowhere close to replacing the smartphone, it seems to work as a nice addition to the smartphone for those who are tired of having to check their phones on a regular basis.
Its notification functions give you some detachment from your smartphone through making all your social network updates and e-mails known to you through a gentle vibration on the wrist along with other handy life monitoring features included.
The Marie Antoinette Watch – £17.6million
A watch so valuable they decided to reconstruct it. The Marie Antoinette pocket watch is a timepiece surrounded with rumours and encased in gold. The watch itself is named after the French Queen for whom it was intended and has been appropriately dubbed ‘the Queen’. It’s a watch worthy of royalty, however it is doubtful that Her Majesty Elizabeth II or any other royal figure will be receiving one for their next birthday, seeing as only 2 of the pocket watches exist. One of which is currently held by Swatch and the other by an Islamic art museum in Jerusalem.
Top Ten Most Expensive Watches
Horology is an art that is nearly as old as time itself and is something that people have dedicated their lives to, resulting in the creation of exceptional and stylish timepieces. Listed below are the top 10 most expensive watches of all time and some detail into what makes these incredible timepieces so valuable.
10. JP CHAMPION PLATINUM OBSERVATORY CHORONOMETER – £2.2 million
If you’ve invested in a beautiful Hermès Birkin bag you want to keep it in the absolute best condition possible. Partly because what good is showing off a designer bag with scuffs, stains and dents, but also because the value of pre-owned designer bags is at an all-time high and set to continue growing. The condition of the bag, along with the material, brand and accessories are the most important factors in determining value.
Concept Cars – Excitement and Promise
They are a staple of motor shows across the world and are designed to excite, provoke but also to gauge reaction. The concept car exists to tantalize by offering a glimpse of what’s to come and to act as a canvas on which the full potential of car design and automotive engineering can be realized. Below are some visually stunning and technologically notable concept cars that have caught our eye.
At borro we offer valuations on assets that you might to wish lend against, luxury watches are one of the most popular items and can be worth anything from a few hundred pounds to tens of thousands. We’ll often encounter questions such as what makes particular watches or brands more valuable than others or which are the best investments, particularly about Rolex, one of the most recognisable luxury brands on the planet.
Below we’ve compiled a list of questions about Rolex watches that you might want answering, if you have any suggestions as to questions we could add please leave them in the comments at the bottom of the page.
With the World Cup in Brazil fully underway we thought we’d take a look at everything South America’s biggest country has to offer in terms of cars. Below is all the essential facts you need to know about cars in Brazil.