Hodinkee buys pre-owned watch specialists Crown & Caliber
After having secured a funding for $40 million, Hodinkee has announced the acquisition of the online pre-owned luxury watch specialists, Crown & Caliber. Hodinkee was founded by Ben Clymer in 2008. Over the past decade, it has grown to become a leading watch blog for horologists and even sells watches that it has made in collaboration with top brand. Hodinkee has not disclosed the value of the deal, but Crown & Caliber is among a respected top tier of trading companies that includes Watchbox and Bob’s Watches in the United States along with Richemont-owned Watchfinder and Chronext, which are headquartered in Europe.