If this is your first time, selling a Rolex can be an intimidating experience. The pre-owned Rolex universe is over run with fly by night dealers. Appraisal figures can vary dramatically. These are just a few of the hurdles that can make it hard for you to peg the fair value of your timepiece. Let alone feel confident about selling it.
Five Steps on How To Sell Your Rolex
However, selling a Rolex watch doesn’t need to be intimidating or complicated. The correct information due to some additional research can make the selling process easier, and help you get the most for your watch. Follow our 5 step guide to help you sell your watch.
Step 1) Get All The Key Information On Your Rolex
The first thing in selling your Rolex is to verify it’s authenticity. Do you have the original box and warranty papers that came with the watch? If not, you’ll need to identify the model number and serial number of your Rolex watch. This can be done by removing the bracelet from the case of the watch. There you will find a set of numbers engraved between the lugs of the watch. On one end you will find the serial number and at the other end of the case you will find the model number. If you don’t feel comfortable removing the bracelet than you should take it to an Official Rolex jeweler who can safely remove the bracelet without scratching or damaging your watch. Once that’s accomplished, a dealer like Harold Freeman can research the model number and serial number which is crucial towards determining how much your watch is worth. Also consider having your Rolex watch serviced at a Rolex service center. Not only will you assured that your watch is running well but it will also look better and you will also have a set of service papers to go with your watch. This can only help at increasing the value of your timepiece.
Step 2) Find An Official Rolex Jeweler
Selecting the right watch dealer is of great importance. The high quality and prices of Rolex watches have made them in high demand. Unfortunately, not all dealers are ethical, and even fewer are completely forthright and clear as business people. Pawn brokers no next to nothing about Rolex watches and the same can be said about the average jeweler.
Google and other search engines can do a very good job of providing results when searches for “sell Rolex” but don’t stop there. Look for a Official authorized Rolex watch dealer with a good rating with the Better Business Bureau. A dealer that has been buying and selling Rolex watches for many years. Here are a few other tips. Take your time in finding a trustworthy and well established dealer. How long has that Rolex dealer been in business? Harold Freeman has been in business since 1947. Are they a authorized watch dealer? If not be careful. Authorized watch dealers work directly with the watch companies and this offers you an extra layer of safety. Authorized watch dealers conduct business in a much better fashion than most of the ” suspect internet dealers” who have only been in business for a few months and don’t even list their business address on their websites. An AD like Harold Freeman has been representing some of the finest Swiss watch companies for over 30 years.
Step 3) Get A Free Quote
Always get a quote first. Follow this link to get the value of your Rolex watch : https://www.haroldfreemanjewelers.com/sell-rolex-watches/,
Here you’ll be will put in touch by one of our expertly trained watch associates. You will receive a quote on what you can expect to get for your watch.
Having a good set of clear photographs of your watch is essential. It’s best to take a photo of the dial, photos of the front and back of the watch as well as a photo of the warranty papers. Please include these when you fill out the form.
Step 4) Safely and Securely Ship Your Watch
If you like our price that we offer for your watch, we will send you a postage paid fully insured shipping label (UPS or Fed EX) so that you can ship it to us free of charge. Follow the link below to locate a UPS store: https://www.ups.com/us/en/services/small-business/the-ups-store.page
Step 5) Always Expect Immediate Payment
You should always expect to be paid immediately for your watch. A professional authorized watch dealer should pay you promptly upon completion of the inspection of your watch. This is the standard by which Harold Freeman Jewelers operates.
Should you have any other questions regarding your efforts to sell your Rolex watch, you can always contact Harold Freeman Jewelers at 866-264-9759 for sound advice and expert knowledge.
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