Learn how to buy a fine Swiss timepiece with Harold Freeman’s watch buying guide. Our guide will explain the various details and chooses available when shopping for a fine Swiss watch.
The Rolex Submariner is truly an iconic timepiece. The ultimate tool watch worn by the likes of Sean Connery AKA James Bond and Steve McQueen. Read our Complete Guide Selling Used Rolex Submariner watches. Find out everything you need to know on selling used Rolex Submariner watches for the best price.
Selling vintage watches can be a complicated task. So with that said, figuring out just exactly what you have is the first step towards selling your vintage watch. Asking family members if they know a bit of background on the watch is always good. Sometimes vintage watches have a history to them that can add to the value of a vintage watch.
If you want to sell Heuer Autavia watches, the first thing you need to do is to see if you have the original box and certificate paper that came with the watch at the time of sale. Also see if you have all the links from the bracelet. We will help you identify your Heuer Autavia as well as peg the age of the timepiece. Once you have identified the model and age then you’re ready to sell a vintage Heuer watch.
Rolex serial numbers are located between the watch lugs at 6 o’clock (remove the bracelet for the case). A unique number is given to every genuine Rolex watch and this number can be used to determine the production date. Starting in 2005, the watch manufacturer began engraving the serial number beneath the crystal on the inside rim of the dial (rehaut in French). Beginning in 2008, the numbers were exclusively engraved upon the rehaut.
Rolex enthusiasts often ask us about the condition of a Rolex watch and how they can correctly grade one. We’ve listed five categories. Most watch collectors and dealers grade the condition of Rolex watches based on these descriptions. Also, that the timepiece is 100% Rolex original (no aftermarket dials, bezels or bracelets).
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