How Does It Work?
If you would like to sell Rolex watch, fill out and submit the Trade Value/Purchase Quote Request Form.
Within 1 business day, we will email you a response with an offer or additional questions about your Rolex watch. We will never share your watch or personal information with another company. Security and privacy is very important to us.
If you accept our offer, you would ship your watch to us. Please include the following in the package:
- Your timepiece and any supporting materials disclosed in the purchase quote (ie. if there are box and/or papers, etc)
- Your contact information (Full name, address and telephone #)
- A printed copy of this email
- Payment choice (PayPal or company check).
- If PayPal – Please provide your PayPal email address
- If company check – Please provide your mailing address
Once we receive your Rolex, we will have our watchmaker inspect the timepiece and run the serial #. If there are any issues that we did not know about or discuss prior to you sending us your Rolex, we will email (or call) to discuss options. If your Rolex checks out as you described (with no adverse surprises), we will issue a payment for the amount agreed upon within two (2) business days of receipt of the Rolex. Payment will be either via business check or PayPal (your choice). If you select PayPal as your payment option, you will not have any PayPal fees.
It is important that you have peace of mind when selling or trading in a Rolex. We will keep you informed throughout the entire process. We we want you to have the best possible experience.
What Determines the Value?
The key factors to determining the value of your Rolex are condition, year of production, serial #, model #, model name and if it is 100% original. Refer to our Rolex Age Lookup page or see chart below.
How do I determine the Model and Serial Number of a Rolex?
To view the engraved Model and Serial Numbers on your watch, you need to have a local watch repair professional detach the bracelet from the watch case. The Model Number is engraved on the side of the case where the bracelet attaches at 12 o’clock. The Serial Number is engraved on the side of the case where the bracelet attaches at 6 o’clock.
How do I determine the age?
To determine the approximate year of production of your Rolex, you will need to use the serial # in the following form:
How do I determine the Condition?
Please use the Condition Grading Scale to best determine the condition of your Rolex…
Brand New 
New. Perfect condition and never worn. The watch has the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). It comes with original box and papers. It is working properly, keeping very good time.
Never Worn [9.8 to 9.9]
New. Perfect condition and never worn. The watch has the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). It may or may not come with original box or papers. It is working properly, keeping very good time.
Super Mint Condition [9.7 to 9.8]
Perfect. Looks never worn. As close to new as you can get for a preowned watch. This is the equivalent of a new watch that does not have the original manufacture’s protective plastic (if applicable). If you remove the protective plastic from a brand new watch, and have not yet worn the watch, it is now in Super Mint Condition. It may or may not come with original box or papers. It is working properly, keeping very good time.
Mint Condition [9.5 to 9.7]
Near perfect. Looks like new on the wrist. Signs of wear are only visible with a loupe. The band has no stretch or wear. The watch is working properly, keeping very good time.
Super Excellent Condition [8.5 to 9.5]
Super nice. Very light signs of wear. Watches with the original band will have minimal stretch between the links. The watch is working properly, keeping very good time.
Excellent Condition [7.0 to 8.5]
Nice. Signs of normal careful wear. Watches with the original band will have moderate stretch between the links. Some older watches with the original band may have more than moderate stretch. The watch is working properly, keeping good time, but may gain or lose up to 30 seconds over 24 hours (unless the watch has been serviced).
Fair Condition [5.0 to 7.0]
Fair. Signs of heavy wear. Watch may have a few dings, nicks, or deep scratches The band has severe stretch between the links. The watch is working, but may gain or lose a few minutes over 24 hours (unless the watch has been serviced).
Poor Condition [Less than 5]
Poor. Signs of extreme heavy wear, damage, or abuse. Major cosmetic and/or mechanical flaws that directly affect the integrity of the watch. The watch may be missing parts and/or may not run at all. We do not recommend this watch to be worn in this condition. Requires a lot of work to be made wearable.
This timepiece is most suitable for:
- A watchmaker looking for a “parts” watch so they can use the “usable” parts to service or restore their customer’s watches.
- A buyer that is looking for a challenging “fixer upper” watch. A speculative timepiece. They understand that lot of work must be done to this watch to be made wearable.
- A buyer that is looking to replace a “lost” or “family heirloom” watch that in this condition. For many people, a Rolex is so much more than just a timepiece.