If you’re one of the vast majority of people desiring a Rolex, there’s no doubt you’ve spent hours trawling the net, searching high and low for the best Rolex model. One that perfectly exemplifies you as a person. You may have discovered there can be quite the waiting list for certain models. Here is when buying a second-hand Rolex masterpiece comes into play and turns out to be super convenient. You might have thought of bargaining as well. If you’re thinking of buying online and worried about fraudulent activities, take a look at out tips that explain in detail how to buy a second-hand Rolex timepiece.


Buying a Rolex Second-Hand

Willing to gift the best second-hand Rolex wristwatch to yourself or your loved ones? Here at Time4Diamonds, we have a vast collection available online that is super overwhelming and makes you fall in love with the masterpiece. Upon closer examination, it has been found out that buying a pre-owned Rolex has more advantages than buying a fresh piece. Buying any Rolex model would be considered a safe investment in the time of difficulties and also a smart investment for the near future.


Advantages of Buying a Second-hand Rolex


Rolex Daytona ref. 116509 - Photo © Time4Diamonds


The most important benefit of buying a certified second-hand Rolex watch is that it can be immediately available. Whereas with the official Rolex manufacturers, you may have to wait for a couple of years too to wear your favourite model on your wrist. The wait depends on the models too. A few models may take a longer time to be back in the market while a few may take comparatively lesser time. But the scenario is different when the grey market comes into the picture. Here, you have the opportunity to buy and take home whatever you like and the one that is currently available in the market. Interestingly, all the new and recently released models are available here in the grey market because it is so difficult to purchase new ones.

Why miss this wonderful opportunity? When you can buy your dream watch or grab a specific rare model for yourself! It’s just that you have to take regular and proper care of your wristwatch regardless of whether it is brand new or second-hand. You may also find a few watch models that are completely out of production but are easily available there. Thus, the selection is significantly higher in the grey market.

Don’t forget to look at the price of second-hand Rolex models. Rolex, being a top-class brand, cannot lower the prices as you may expect even if the model is second-hand. Buy used Rolex in the UK while keeping an eye on the price trends of a few trendy models and you can decide whether you want to give it shot. It may also be possible that with the noteworthy increase in the prices, you may still want to buy a pre-owned Rolex model at a higher price than the original listed price. After all, using Rolex is everything about enhancing your overall luxurious experience.


FAQs about Buying a Second-Hand Rolex

Looking forward to buying a second-hand Rolex for yourself? Let us kick off all your doubts right away. Here are a few tips that may bring you quite closer to your dream decision of buying a used Rolex.


What is the Cost of the pre-owned Rolex?


Rolex Milgauss Z-Blue Dial ref. 116400GV - Photo © Time4Diamonds


Honestly speaking, the price range of a pre-owned Rolex has a wide bracket. So, it is difficult to specify the prices based on few models. However, the vintage Rolex models can be found for less than £1000. The specialty of vintage models is that they are made up of heavy materials. The most popular entry-level Rolex models are available between the price range of £4000 and £5000. On the other hand, newer models that are worn for hardly a few days are available between the price range of £7000 and £12000. From these models onwards, there is no limit on the prices of pre-owned Rolex models.

If you are gazing at the Platinum watches, they may be approximately £50,000. Rare gold models with shimmery gemstones such as the Daytona can be bought at around £230,000. It is always said that the age of a Rolex speaks about the value of the brand rather than anything else. This means that the value of Rolex models is more or less stable. If you are still feeling that the second-hand Rolex is costing you too much, then you need to digest the fact that Rolex is rarely a bargain even if it is available in a used condition. It is always more of an investment and thus will always have a considerable price.


What is the Cost of the Cheapest Second-hand Rolex?

While we take a glance at the used market, Oyster Precision Series are the most inexpensive ones. Their case diameter is 34 mm with a steel or leather strap, and a hand-wound calibre. In a slightly worn-out condition, the watch models can be easily found at around £2000. Even though Rolex watches have suffered damages, they are still available above £1000 to the customers. Currently, Oyster Precision is found at less than £3000. Other similar Oyster models such as Oyster Perpetual, Oyster Perpetual Date, and Lady-Oyster Perpetual can be found at similar rates only. Moreover, it is also possible to get a lot of vintage watches with history for small amounts of money.


Things to consider while buying a second-hand Rolex?

As we all know that Rolex is the most imitated brand in the world, one should never rely on just the weight and the outer look of the watch. The fake manufacturers are getting better and better at selling, and the experienced and loyal Rolex users are still not able to judge at the first glance whether the masterpiece displayed is a fake or a real one. If the seller is providing a legitimate certificate of authenticity, only then you should buy a second-hand Rolex wristwatch. Not only this, the authenticity should be verified especially by an independent jeweller or a watch selling professional. Last but not least, always pay attention to the watch’s condition and the minor parts to get a better judgment.


Can you sell a used Rolex?


Rolex Sky-Dweller ref. 326938 - Photo © Time4Diamonds


It would be a brilliant idea to sell a used Rolex. The demand for Rolex timepieces is increasing tremendously. The manufacturers are, however, not able to meet the exact demands and in turn, end up selling fake pieces. Rather than that, it is far better to wear used Rolex masterpieces. Thus, the trade of second-hand Rolex has also boomed. There are a lot of traders available nowadays, in the market who sell used Rolex watches. But you need to keep in mind while selling such luxurious timepieces.

To be successful in selling, first of all, you need to clearly communicate the condition of your watch to the customer. Explain to them the contents and the terms of the delivery with every single detail. There would not be any ruckus created if your watch is looking as if it’s new, and in really good condition along with all the accessories. Want to sell your pre-owned Rolex for the highest price? You can also assist with a sale as a professional international dealer having several years of expertise in buying and selling Rolex watches.


How about financing pre-owned Rolex watches?

Well, that’s an amazing idea! You will never regret your decision of investing in Rolex for it is a meaningful investment. It can definitely exceed the sum of financing within a couple of years. Financing pre-owned Rolex means you are paying off a loan for an exclusive Rolex masterpiece. This money will keep on accumulating and will multiply on its own gradually. Thus, sell your watch at Time4Diamonds and it will be worthwhile even after years of financing. All you need to do is just keep on observing the price trend of Rolex models of your choice, the second-hand market, and also how the value keeps on increasing magically.


Why buy a pre-owned Rolex from Time4Diamonds?

Purchasing a second-hand Rolex means always dealing with a wide range of selection and at the same time also worrying about fake manufacturers, right? If you are well versed with a few basic guidelines and a list of reputable online Rolex retailers, it will be a great help for you in buying any Rolex masterpiece without any worries. However, Time4Diamonds is the best Rolex models’ retailer delivering masterpieces with 100% authenticity along with a certificate. Not only this, but we also provide our 24-month warranty card to our customers.

So, what are you waiting for? If you are willing to see your enthralling choice of the Rolex timepiece in person, visit our headquarters today in London by booking an appointment with us in advance. Select your favourite luxurious piece today at the best price. Don’t waste your time and embark on your opulent shopping journey with us today!


Rolex Daytona Platinum ref. 116506 - Photo © Time4Diamonds