Sell a Vintage Watch By Post
Want to sell your watch to one of Birmingham's best watch dealers? We run an excellent and popular postal service for watches.
Its safe and secure using Royal mail's excellent Special Delivery Service which means your items are insured and trackable. As established watch buyers in Birmingham we are keen to offer you the very best price for your vintage old watch, working or broken. Customers post their old and unwanted watches to us from all over the UK including from Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester Newcastle, Sheffield, Southampton, Swansea, Truro, York, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh & Glasgow . NB we also buy vintage and old watches from the EU eg France, Spain, Italy etc.
Its not just Rolex and Omega that we buy . We will buy any of the following vintage watch and Pocket watch brands, providing they are NOT battery ie quartz watches ...
A. Favre & Fils A. Lange & Söhne Audemars Piguet Anonimo (watch) Armitron, Blancpain Bovet Breguet Breitling Bulova Cartier Carl F. Bucherer Casio Certina Chopard Citizen Watch Co. De Grisogono Eberhard Elgin F. P. Journe Frédérique Constant Fastrack George Daniels Girard-Perregaux Glashütte Original Georg Jensen Gübelin Hamilton Hublot International Watch Company Invicta Jaeger-LeCoultre Lorus LOUIS GEORGE Longines Mathey-Tissot Maurice Lacroix Movado Montblanc Nomos Glashütte Normal Watches Nixon Watches Omega Orient Watch Co. Oris SA Panerai Parmigiani Fleurier Patek Philippe Piaget Petrodvorets Watch Factory Raymond Weil Roger Dubuis Roger W. Smith Rolex Romain Gauthier RADO Seiko Tianjin Sea-Gull Swatch Titan Industries Timex Tissot TAG Heuer Vacheron Constantin Vostok watches Waltham International SA Zenith Zeon Zodiac
Please read the following simple instructions carefully for a 100% satisfactory service..
PLEASE NOTE We pay cash or bank transfer or cheque for watches received through the post. tell us which you prefer .
We accept all watches by post.
1/ Print out our watch selling form Click here. No details are recorded online, so your information cannot be hacked. Include it in your parcel or if you don't have a printer just include a note detailing your name, addresss and day time phone number in your parcel. Please ensure all your details are correct. If you have a mobile phone number then please tell us. Most importantly tell us how you want to be paid ie cash, cheque, paypal, or transfer . There is a section on our form for this.
2/ Just put your watch and watch paperwork in a box and post it to us via Royal Mail's Special Delivery Service which you should ask for when you take your box to the Post Office for posting. The cashier will weigh your items and you should have an idea of how much insurance to ask for Items are normally insured for £500 standard but you can pay for extra insurance for a couple of pounds up to £2500. I Dont forget to put your name, address and phone number in the box as well so that we can contact you.
3/ On receipt and within 2 working days we will phone you with an offer for your watch .
4/ Once we have spoken to you and confirmed you are happy we will either make a transfer via our Bank or if you prefer we will send you a cheque via recorded delivery within one working day
5/ Of course In the unlikely event that you refuse our offer we will post your items back to you at our cost!! We promise you the very best and fairest customer service.
Vintage, Old Watch and Pocket Watch Buyers
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Vintage, Old Watch and Pocket Watch Buyers - More Info
if you are looking to sell an old or vintage watch or pocket watch please be aware we buy all types including wind-up, automatic, quartz calendar watches, chronographs, chronometers, world-time watches and of course pocket watches in gold, silver, steel and rolled gold.. When you want to sell an old vintage watch you want to be assured of the very best watch prices and age is not necessarily a good guide to the actual value of the watch, for examp[le 1970's Rolex can be more desirable than say a 1940's one. At the Birmingham watch Company, we strive to pay the very best prices for your old, vintage watch regardless of condition
Gents old vintage watches tend to be more collectable than ladies watches and automatic watches including chronographs and chronometers can fetch more money. iTS IMPORTANT AT THIS STAGE TO EXAMINE THE DIFFERENT WATCH TERMS USED
If you are looking to sell a wind-up watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488 This type of watch requires hand-winding using the watch button attached to the watch stem. Normally the watch is wound once per day. At the Birmingham Watch Company we buy all types of wind up watches. They are worth more than battery /quartz watches but normally less than say automatic watches etc.
If you are looking to sell an automatic watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488 Automatic watches are more in demand than wind-up watches and are easier to sell. wre buy all types of automatic watches. They are called automatic because they are self winding, making use of a rotor or bumper self-winding mechanism. in other words they wind at the shake of the wrist. Kinetic watches are also automatic in a way with a movement of the wrist regenerating an internal battery. Kinetic watches are not as valuable as automatic watches.
Sell a Quartz Watch
Quartz or battery watches are the least valuable watches to us and we rarely buy these watches. That is not to say that they have no value or are in some way less useful than automatic watches etc, its just that our customers seek non-battery watches.
If you are looking to sell a calendar watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488. calendar watches are simply watches that have a date window to enable the weraer to tell the date of the relevant month, as opposed to "dress2 watches that tend to be flatter and have no date window. Calendar watches may be wind-up, automatic, quartz and also may be chronographs and chronometers.
If you are looking to sell a chronograph watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488 These are complicated watches usually with one or more sub-dials that allow the wearer to time eg events, races etc . they are very much in demand, certainly the non-battery ones and we will happily buy all chronographs at the best watch prices.
If you are looking to sell a chronometer watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488 . A chronometer watch is one that has been tested and certified to meet certain precision standards. In Switzerland, only timepieces certified by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) may use the word chronometer on them. Outside Switzerland, equivalent bodies (such as the Japan Chronometer Inspection Institute) have in the past certified timepieces to the same internationally recognised standards, although use of the term has not always been strictly controlled. A Chronometer is basically a watch for measuring time accurately in spite of motion or variations in temperature, humidity, and air pressure. Chronometer watches often have "Officially Certified Chronometer on the dial" and we are keen to buy these watches at excellent market prices.
If you are looking to sell a world time watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488 World Time watches enable you to tell the time in different cities around the world, using one watch. They usually either have a movebale bezel (ring around the head of the watch or sometimes more than one watch face. Again we are interested in buying the wind-up, and automatic variants of these watches.
If you are looking to sell a pocket watch please contact us on 0121 448 0488. We buy all types including wind-up, automatic, calendar watches, chronographs, chronometers, world-time watches and in gold, silver, steel and rolled gold.. We are particularly keen to buy Pocket watches in Silver and Gold, pocket watches watches such as Rolex Omega, IWC, Benson, Jaeger, Waltham, Elgin and many more including English makers ie in Silver and Gold.
As watch buyers we will consider all vintage watches pocket watches and watch makes including watches by ...
Favre & Fils, A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars Piguet, Anonimo (watch), Armitron,Blancpain, Benson Benrus, Bovet, Breguet, Breitling, Bulova Cartier Carl F. Bucherer Casio Certina Chopard Citizen Watch Co. De Grisogono Eberhard Elgin F. P. Journe Frédérique Constant Fastrack George Daniels Girard-Perregaux Glashütte Original Georg Jensen Gübelin Hamilton Hublot International Watch Company Invicta Jaeger-LeCoultre Lorus LOUIS GEORGE Longines Mathey-Tissot Maurice Lacroix Movado Montblanc Nomos Glashütte Normal Watches Nixon Watches Omega Orient Watch Co. Oris SA Panerai Parmigiani Fleurier Patek Philippe Piaget Petrodvorets Watch Factory Raymond Weil Roger Dubuis Roger W. Smith Rolex Romain Gauthier RADO Seiko Tianjin Sea-Gull Swatch Titan Industries Timex Tissot TAG Heuer Vacheron Constantin Vostok watches Waltham International SA Zenith Zeon Zodiac
Your watch may be working or broken, in good condition or in pieces, it doesn't matter. As watch dealers covering the Uk we are always on the look ouit for vintage watches. Use the enquiry form on the left of the page to tell us what you want to sell or tel 0121 448 0488