How To Value Your Watch
If you’re searching for a place to get a accurate quote for your Rolex then thank you visiting our website. Getting the value for your Rolex watch is easy process at Harold Freeman Jewelers. Just fill out the “Get A Quote”form and you’ll get the most up to date a valuation of your timepiece from one of our expert Rolex associates. We will appraise your watch and have present you with a quote in minutes.
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What is the criteria by which we judge the value of a timepiece?
- Metal (steel, gold etc)
- Box and Certificate papers
- Market Availability – Market Value
- Model number
Some brands command more value than others. This is the case for Rolex. It is perhaps the most requested timepiece of any brand in the world.
Condition is perhaps the trickiest factor. Some timepieces have been cared for extremely well. Almost as if they had never been worn. This is very rare. Most watches were worn and enjoyed over time. Some watches were abused or neglected. When discussing vintage watches condition is paramount. There can be lots of wear on a vintage watch but it must be all original from the dial to the movement. A vintage watch should never be polished. Unfortunately many are.
Age of Watch
Age is another important factor. Sometimes a watch can be just too old and worn out. While at other times a watch will take on vintage status and become quite collectable and highly sought after.
Original Box and Certificate Papers
Having the original box and certificate papers bring substantial value to a watch. Some dealer will not buy a watch without box and papers.
As with all things, the market determines the value. Some watches like Submariners have a constant pent up demand for them. Market forces push up values.
Ascertaining the model or reference number is the first thing needed to done when trying to value a watch. This is where a company like Harold Freeman Jewelers can help in identifying the reference number of your timepiece.
Fill out the “Get A Quote” form or call one of the our expert watch associates at 866-264-9759.
Harold Freeman Jewelers is an Official Rolex Jeweler