Editor’s Note: This post has been updated in updated in 2021 with new analytics. The new information provided is up-to-date as of May 2021, and reflects a more accurate estimate of the premium that dealers command using a more comprehensive statistical model. One of the most important considerations on any secondary market watch purchase is […]
Rolex watches have a certain something about them. They are first and foremost tool watches, meant to tell the time reliably and accurately for generations, but unlike many other makers of robust timepieces a Rolex is also synonymous with luxury and success. Many of us aspire to one day own a Rolex, but this is […]
Every single time someone asks me how to ship a watch, I tell them, “Use the company that gives you the most control.” This means you probably want to use FedEx, UPS, or DHL. As the sender, you have the power to change the destination, stop the package, and have full insurance on the watch. […]
There is a rule when buying watches on the secondary market. You’re not just buying the watch, but you are also buying the seller. What this means is, you need to know who the seller is. If the seller is trusted in the watch world, it lowers the chances of you losing money. You might have heard […]
Despite the continual rise of social media over the past decade and a half, forums remain some of the most popular places for people to talk about luxury watches. Vibrant trading communities also sprung from these discussion boards, allowing members to buy and sell amongst each other. Forums are still a compelling option if you’re […]
According to our March giveaway survey, eBay remains one of the most popular platforms to buy and sell watches as of 2020. As of the time of this writing, nearly 2 million wristwatches are listed for sale on the site, with thousands being sold every day. Buying on eBay certainly has its advantages (unfortunately avoiding […]
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