Do you buy watches for cash?
Yes, we pay cash for watches, if you are interstate we wire funds upon delivery, cash or cheque in person, whichever you prefer.
How do i get paid?
Cash, Cheque, Wire Transfer, Its up to you.
Do I have to pay for a valuation?
No your valuation is free and can usually be done on the spot at our offices or over the phone. If you are interstate and cannot come to see us in person we may ask that you fill our a sell a watch form located here or send through some photos of your watch to
Does it matter where i am located?
No, we deal on a national scale. We have plenty experience sending watches all over Australia, we send dozens of watches interstate weekly whether its buying, selling or re-finsihing watches for clients throughout Australia.. All of our watches are fully covered in transit. Alternatively you can pick up or drop off your watch at our Sydney Offices Or Melbourne Headquarters.
How do i know my valuation is accurate?
We realistically determine what your watch is worth based on our previous sales history and global market prices. Each watch is unique and is assessed on a case by case basis. There are many finite details that can affect your watches value. Our knowledge and expertise can accurately determine this.
What are the benefits of consignment?
Consignment if worthwhile if you are not in a hurry for a payout. Because we don’t have to tie up company capital in a piece of stock, we undertake less risk. This therefore translates to a much higher payout as apposed to selling the watch outright for cash.
What are your fees for consignment?
Our fees for consignment are 20% for watches that are retailed for less than $10,000AUD. Watches that retail for a higher amount we can usually do a better percentage rate at our discretion. In certain circumstances we may offer a lower consignment fee depending on your watches make and model.
All our consignment customers benefit from free polishing. If your watch has cosmetic issues, normally there would be a cost associated to make the watch saleable. All cosmetic work is complementary and is done free of charge regardless of make and model.
What if my watch needs a service?
Once we are able to view your watch in person, we will be able to tell if the watch will be in need of a service. All watches that have a low amplitude will need to have a service done as part of our commitment to our customers. This will be an expense that has to be beard by the consignment client. All watches will be quoted on at trade price and are done so on a case by case basis. Servicing costs will be deducted from the final selling price of your watch. All consignment clients will get a comprehensive and transparent layout of fees and final payouts before any consignment agreement has taken place.
Do I have to send a photo?
In most circumstances we ask that you do send through few photos of the watch you would like to consign or sell using our ‘sell a watch form’ its quick, easy and will take only a few moments to fill out. A member of our staff will contact you within the next 24hours to go through your best options and give you a quote.
Who decides the selling price?
We do, ultimately we will realistically determine what price we will be retailing your watch at. This is outlined and represented clearly before you sign our consignment agreement.
What if my watch is not running or has cosmetic issues?
Not a problem, we are the foremost experts in Australia at watch polishing and restoration. We restore in house hundreds of watches to perfection annually and use some of the most experience watch makers in the trade.
Do you have to take physical possession of my watch?
Yes, in order to verify the authenticity of your watch it is imperative the we have physical possession of it during the consignment period. We must also photograph the watch professionally and have it available for viewing at our Melbourne and Sydney Offices.
How long do you have to have my watch on consignment?
The minimum time for consignment is 90days. This way we can guarantee a substantial audience to consider the watch for purchase. This guarantees that the watch sells for the highest price possible.
What happens if you don’t achieve a sale ?
Rarely do we not achieve a sale. We have hundreds of customers visiting our site daily, your watch will get the best possible exposure by collectors and the general public alike. In the event that the watch doesn’t sell within the consignment period your watch will be returned to you. Alternatively you can continue extend the term of your consignment.