Things to Consider when Selling Used Watches to a Second-Hand Market

Posted by elain martell on November 11th, 2019

Sometimes, you may own any particular watch that you find no longer interested in wearing. In that case, you want to upgrade the watch and want to replace the old one. Therefore, selling the old watch in a second-hand market of watches can work.

You may ask will I be able to get the best price to sell my watch in the second-hand market. The answer would be, yes, you will unless you know some fundamental factors regarding the sell. In this article, you will know about the essential things to consider during that time.

At first, you have to find out a reliable platform to sell your used watch. Research online, get quotes and read people’s reviews to get the best price.

Moreover, don’t forget to consider the few factors explained as follows-


Necessary Papers and Box: It is recommended to keep the box and papers of your watch collections because, at some point, you may have to sell them. When you provide the box and necessary documents on the second-hand market, your watches’ value will increase tremendously.

It determines the authenticity of your watches. By the time the new buyers will come to buy watches, they will prefer purchasing the watches that come with papers and boxes. 


Model Number and Serial Number: Your watch’s model number is located in the papers. Also, you may find that number engraved on the back of the case.

The serial number of your watch is unique, and that won’t match with others. So, provide all this information while selling the watch.


Take High-Quality Photos: When the potential buyers will be provided with better and high-quality photos of your watch, they will eventually get attracted to the timepiece.

Try to capture the best angles of photographs of your watch that expose the value of it significantly. It will also let the buyers notice whether the watch has any scratch or damage.


It is not necessary to sell your brand new timepieces, but you can also sell damaged or scratched watches to those second-hand markets.

The market still has value for those broken watches and can offer you a reasonable price according to the current condition. 


Moreover, these are the factors you need to consider when selling your used watch to any second-hand market.

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