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Sell Vintage Rolex

Sell Vintage Rolex

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At WatchGuys, we understand the significance and value of a vintage Rolex. If you've decided to sell your vintage Rolex watch online, our platform is designed to provide you with a secure, trustworthy, and hassle-free process. WatchGuys is the most trusted luxury watch buyer with a team vintage specialists to ensure you are only dealing with experts who know the true value of your vintage watch. Contact WatchGuys today and receive the highest price for your vintage Rolex watch. Fill out the sell Rolex form available on this page to get started selling your vintage Rolex. If you need additional help please contact our team at (213) 302-4400 for immediate assistance.

Where Is The Best Place To Sell My Vintage Rolex?

The internet is teeming with potential platforms for selling luxury watches, but when it comes to parting with your precious Vintage Rolex, not all options are created equal. Here at WatchGuys, we rise above the rest, offering you a trusted and secure environment for your transaction.

As a highly reputed vintage Rolex buyer, we possess the expertise and market knowledge to accurately evaluate your timepiece. We understand that selling your vintage Rolex can be a big decision, which is why we prioritize transparency, honesty, and speed in every transaction. We not only buy vintage Rolex watches but also value the history and memories each piece carries.

    How To Sell Your Vintage Rolex Online


    Fill out our form with details and photos of your Rolex. Expect a callback within half an hour.


    If you accept the offer, we’ll email a free, insured FedEx shipping label. Drop your watch at the nearest FedEx office.


    Our Rolex experts will inspect your watch (recorded on video) to confirm its condition matches your description.


    Upon accepting the offer, you will be paid immediately. Choose from same-day bank wire or a company check.

    How Much Is My Vintage Rolex Worth?

    Determining the value of your vintage Rolex is a multifaceted process and depends on several factors. Here are some key elements that can influence the worth of your Rolex:

    • Model: The model of your Rolex watch can have a significant impact on its value. Some models, such as the Rolex Daytona, Submariner, or GMT Master, are particularly sought after by collectors and can command high prices.
    • Condition: The condition of your vintage Rolex is also crucial. A watch that has been well-maintained and is in excellent working order will be worth more than one that requires repairs. Furthermore, original parts and features, such as the dial, hands, bezel, and bracelet, can increase the value of the watch.
    • Age and Rarity: As a general rule, older and rarer models are more valuable. Limited edition models or those with an interesting history or provenance can command higher prices.
    • Box and Papers: While not necessary for a sale, original boxes and documentation can add to the overall value of your vintage Rolex. They provide proof of authenticity and show that the watch has been cared for.
    • Market Demand: The value of a vintage Rolex can also be influenced by the current market demand. Popular models or those in high demand can sell for more.

    At WatchGuys, our team of experts uses all of these factors to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your vintage Rolex, ensuring you receive a fair and competitive offer. While we can provide an initial estimate online, an in-person or detailed assessment will provide a more precise valuation. Our goal is to give your timepiece the value it truly deserves, reflecting its quality, heritage, and the craftsmanship of Rolex.

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    Popular Vintage Rolex Watches We Buy

    We buy all vintage Rolex watches. Some of the most popular Vintage Rolex watches we buy are:

    Rolex Submariner 5513 and Rolex Submariner 5514: Released in 1962, Submariner 5513 is the first-ever crown guard watch of Rolex featuring an oversized crown. This vintage watch also has a rotating bezel to help divers gauge their dive length. Model 5514 was developed for COMEX originally for their deep-sea divers. This vintage model is popular because it helps navigate the sea more effectively.

    Rolex Submariner 6200: This vintage Submariner model is from 1954 and is designed to work for up to 200 meters down in the sea. It has a beautiful oyster case that’s pressure resistant. Moreover, it also features a time-recorder calibrated from 0 to 60. This vintage Rolex also has an 8mm crown with a beautiful explorer dial having a triangle at its top.

    Rolex Explorer II 16550: Explorer II 16550 reference number was released in 1985. This transitional reference features a larger case size of 40mm with caliber 3085 and sapphire crystal. It has revamped sports-style dial with Mercedes-style hands. Explorer II 16550 is popular among Rolex collectors, especially with white dials.

    Rolex Datejust 1601: For vintage Rolex lovers, 1601 is an ideal Datejust model. This reference is from the 1960s and features a classic design with jubilee and oyster bracelets. 1601 ref. doesn’t seem to be losing its investment potential soon. Therefore, you can sell your Datejust 1601 for the highest price at WatchGuys.

    Rolex GMT-Master 6542: Rolex unveiled its GMT Master collection with ref. 6542 in 1955. This vintage Rolex model features the oyster case of 38mm with 50m water resistance. This Rolex reference was in production only until 1959. It features three movements, Caliber 1036, Caliber 1066, and Caliber 1065, over its production course. The rarity of this GMT Master Model has made it popular among vintage Rolex collectors.

    Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman”: Colorful Daytona Paul Newman is one of the most desirable vintage Rolex watches. This watch model is popular among vintage watch collectors. The resale value of Daytona Paul Newman is pretty amazing. This watch model is pretty popular for exotic dials. As Rolex stopped its production within a few years, these rare vintage Rolex watches can easily let you get higher prices at WatchGuys.

    Rolex Milgauss 6541: This Oyster perpetual reference is from 1958. It was the first Rolex watch model to feature 1000 Gauss anti-magnetic capability. This unique anti-magnetic feature was because of the ferromagnetic alloy shield inside the oyster case that protects watch movement from magnetic interference. Ref. 6541 features black scales bezel, a unique lightning bolt with a red arrow at the tip, and 25 jeweled caliber-1080. The distinctive design of Milgauss 6541 makes it popular among vintage Rolex collectors.

    We also accept various other vintage Rolex models. You can contact our team to determine your vintage Rolex value with a quick evaluation.

    When Is The Best Time To Sell My Vintage Rolex?

    Deciding when to sell your vintage Rolex can be influenced by personal and market-based factors. Personal circumstances such as financial needs, a desire to shift investments, or underutilization of the watch can dictate the perfect time to sell. Equally, market dynamics like high demand for certain models, favorable economic conditions, and impressive auction results for similar timepieces can make the selling proposition more lucrative.

    Regardless of when you choose to sell, WatchGuys is committed to offering the best possible prices for your vintage Rolex. We continually adjust our pricing to reflect market fluctuations, ensuring you get a fair and competitive price. Our expert team is always on hand to advise you on the optimal time to sell your vintage Rolex based on your unique circumstances and the current market trends.

    Can I Sell My Vintage Rolex Without Box and Papers?

    Absolutely! While the original box and papers can enhance the value of your vintage Rolex, they are not a necessity for sale. Our primary concern is the watch itself, and we value its craftsmanship and history above all. Therefore, even without box and papers, we're still interested in buying your vintage Rolex.

    Sell My Vintage Rolex Online For The Best Price

    If you're ready to sell your vintage Rolex online, we are here to make the process as seamless as possible. You're just a few clicks away from a no-obligation quote. Fill out the sell form on this page, or give us a call to speak directly with one of our expert advisors. Sell your Rolex to WatchGuys, where we value time, history, and, most importantly, you. Contact us now, and let us assist you in your Rolex selling journey.


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