In a recent report, Bloomberg reveals that some best UK replica watches from OMEGA and Cartier have surpassed perennially popular models from the likes of Rolex, Audemars Piguet, and Patek Philippe in the pre-owned watch market.
According to data provided by UK-based trading platform Subdial, mid-tier priced luxury Swiss fake watches are “bucking the trend” even after the Bloomberg Subdial Watch Index fell 1.4% in the last month. The index constantly tracks the most traded time-tellers in the pre-owned market, with Rolex, AP, and PP dominating the masses for quite some time. Within a year, prices for specific mid-tiered luxury 1:1 copy watches models have risen 17% within the pre-owned market, reflecting a growing interest from collectors who are seeking undervalued pieces.
The report also highlights another contributing factor to this new trend: the increased popularity of smaller watch case sizes. Trading prices for a 36mm wholesale replica Omega Seamaster watches now average at $5,252 USD, while perfect fake Cartier’s 28mm Santos Galbee watches also fetches about $5,060 USD.
In the last month, the top-performing AAA super clone watches model as recorded by the index is a Rolex Datejust, which boasted a 36mm case size — a significantly smaller reference than the usually popular Daytona, which now ranks the worst-performing in its steel and gold variant as prices dropped around 7%.
As in-demand models from Rolex, AP, and PP continue to trade at much higher prices in the pre-owned market, the report noted that high quality replica watches prices for these luxury horologers are expected to decline as supplies increase in Q3.