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Begin a unique journey with The Watch Exchange by selling your Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. Recognising the intricate craftsmanship and elegance that your timepiece embodies, we strive to deliver a service that reflects these values. With The Watch Exchange, selling your AP Royal Oak is secure, straightforward, and satisfying, offering a price that echoes its true value.

How to sell your Royal Oak

1. Complete our form

Complete our form to start the process. We aim to reply within 48 hours.

2. Visit our shop

Bring your watch, with proof of purchase, to our store in Mayfair.

3. Watch inspection

We will inspect your watch and offer a guaranteed fair price.

4. Get paid!

Accept our offer or choose to part-exchange. Get paid within an hour!

Important Features Of A Sellable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

A sellable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is in good condition, houses original parts, and comes with verifiable documentation. Crucial elements include the functionality of the watch, clarity of its dial and crystal, authenticity of its bracelet and bezel, and an overall pleasing appearance.

Why Sell Your Audemars Piguet Royal Oak To The Watch Exchange?

At The Watch Exchange, we prioritise exceptional customer service in every transaction. We handle all exchanges face-to-face, ensuring a secure, direct, and transparent process. Immediate payment upon agreement is a guarantee, eliminating any concerns about security or delay.

What’s The History Of The Royal Oak?

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is a luxury watch that has become an iconic timepiece since its introduction in 1972. Its history is closely tied to the audacity and innovative spirit of Audemars Piguet, a Swiss watchmaking company founded in 1875 by Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet.

What Is Special About The Royal Oak?

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak stands out for several reasons, making it a truly special and iconic timepiece. These factors, combined with the enduring popularity and desirability of the Royal Oak among collectors and enthusiasts, contribute to its status as one of the most special and iconic watches in the world.

What Is The Average Price Of A Royal Oak?

The starting price for a basic stainless steel Royal Oak model is typically around £18,000 to £20,000. However, it’s important to note that certain variations, limited editions, and models with complications can have much higher price points.

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Do Royal Oaks Hold Their Value?

Yes, Audemars Piguet Royal Oaks generally hold their value well in the luxury watch market. The Royal Oak’s iconic design, historical significance, and reputation for exceptional craftsmanship contribute to its desirability and long-term value retention.

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How Many Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watches Are Made Each Year?

Audemars Piguet, being a luxury watch manufacturer, produces a limited number of watches each year to maintain exclusivity and ensure exceptional quality. The exact production numbers for Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watches are not publicly disclosed by the company. However, it is known that Audemars Piguet is considered a relatively small-scale watchmaker compared to some larger brands in the industry.

Are Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watches Hard To Find?

Certain Audemars Piguet Royal Oak models can be challenging to find due to their popularity and limited availability. The Royal Oak collection has a strong following among watch enthusiasts and collectors, leading to high demand for these timepieces. As a result, certain references, limited editions, or models with specific complications may have waiting lists or be difficult to acquire directly from authorised retailers.

What’s My Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Worth?

Looking to sell your Audemars Piguet watch? To accurately determine the value of your Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, several factors need to be considered, including the specific model, materials, age, condition, and market demand.

To obtain an accurate valuation of your Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, it is recommended to consult with authorised Audemars Piguet dealers or seek the expertise of professional watch appraisers. They have the knowledge, experience, and access to current market trends to provide a more precise evaluation based on the specific details of your watch.

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Who Wears Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watches?

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watches are worn by a diverse range of individuals, including celebrities, athletes, watch enthusiasts, and collectors. The Royal Oak’s blend of sportiness, luxury, and iconic design has made it a popular choice among individuals who appreciate fine timepieces and seek a distinctive and prestigious watch.

How Can You Spot A Fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak?

Spotting a fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak requires careful examination and attention to detail. Counterfeit watches are becoming increasingly sophisticated, but there are several key indicators that can help you identify a fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. This includes the overall quality, serial number, movement, weight and sound.

When Is The Best Time To Sell My Audemars Piguet Royal Oak?

Determining the best time to sell your Audemars Piguet Royal Oak can be influenced by various factors, including market conditions, demand for the specific model, and your personal circumstances.

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What Are The Key Specifications Of An Audemars Piguet Royal Oak?

The key specifications of an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak can vary depending on the specific model, reference, and edition. However, there are some common specifications that are often associated with the Royal Oak collection. This includes its integrated bracelet and “Grande Tapisserie” pattern.

How Do You Adjust An Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watch?

Adjusting the bracelet of an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch typically involves resizing the bracelet to fit your wrist. Locate the screws at the backside of the bracelet and either add or remove your links.

How Do You Set The Time On A Royal Oak?

Depending on the specific model, the Royal Oak may have a screw-down crown or a crown with a locking mechanism. If there is a screw-down crown, gently unscrew it counterclockwise until it pops out or until it is in the “unlocked” position. If there is a locking mechanism, locate it (usually positioned on the side of the case) and release it to unlock the crown.

Sell your Royal Oak In Four Simple Steps

Sell your watch hassle-free. Fill out our form to sell and get a quick valuation. We offer same-day payments for sellers ensuring a smooth, transparent transaction with no surprises.

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Get to know The Watch Exchange London

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For over 15 years, we have valued and bought some of the biggest names in the watch industry, including Rolex. Our highly skilled team of watch buyers will thoroughly inspect your Rolex watch before making a fair offer. We tend to buy luxury timepieces worth between £500 and £500,000. 

If you accept our offer, we’ll complete the hassle-free payment process in under 60 minutes. We aim to make your watch selling journey as smooth as possible, taking a delicate process and turning it into a favourable one.

  • Family business in Mayfair’s exclusive Burlington Arcade.
  • Experts in valuing Rolex, Cartier, and other leading brands.
  • Bought over 10,000 watches and counting!
  • 15 years of experience in making fair offers and valuations.
  • Trusted by high-profile clients.
  • 100% secure and quick payments.

Quick & simple

We keep our exchange process quick and easy, so you can get an offer as soon as possible.

Expert watch buyers

With over 15 years of experience, we’ve bought over 10,000 watches and counting!

Experienced valuations

Our team is highly qualified and experienced. The price we offer you is fair and based on a full inspection.

Same-day payment

Accept our offer or part-exchange. We’ll send payment to your bank in less than 60 minutes.

Value your watch at our shop in Burlington Arcade, London

Our watch shop is located at 23 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London, W1J 0PR. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and take hourly appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on these days.

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