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Trading in your Cartier Ballon Bleu for cash is straightforward with The Watch Exchange London. Our service ensures a seamless transaction, offering same-day payments to streamline your watch selling process.

How to sell your Ballon Bleu

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 Cartier Ballon Bleu

To command a premium for your Cartier Ballon Bleu, certain features stand out:

A genuine Cartier Ballon Bleu, accompanied by its original documentation and packaging, significantly increases its market value. Watches in excellent condition, with minimal wear and tear, fetch higher prices. Maintenance history and servicing records can also add value. Limited edition models or those in high demand due to unique designs or historical significance are more valuable. Being informed about current luxury watch market trends can help you understand the value of your Ballon Bleu. Original accessories, such as the box and official Cartier documentation, enhance the watch’s desirability and value.

Why Sell Your Ballon Bleu To The Watch Exchange?

When you decide to part with your Cartier Ballon Bleu, The Watch Exchange London stands ready to assist. Backed by 15 years of expertise, we ensure you receive the most competitive offer for your luxury timepiece. Our valuation service is swift, providing a no-commitment quote within an hour, ensuring a transparent and fair assessment of your watch’s worth.

Learn More About The Cartier Ballon Bleu

When Was The Cartier Ballon Bleu Made?

The Cartier Ballon Bleu was introduced to the world of luxury watches in 2007. It quickly established itself as a modern classic within Cartier’s prestigious lineup of timepieces. The design combines traditional elegance with contemporary style, featuring a distinctive round case and a blue sapphire cabochon crown, which gives the Ballon Bleu its name. Its launch marked a significant moment in the watchmaking industry, offering a fresh silhouette that appealed to both new and seasoned watch enthusiasts alike.

What Is The Average Price Of A Cartier Ballon Bleu?

The average price of a Cartier Ballon Bleu varies widely depending on factors such as the model, material, and whether it features any precious stones. Basic stainless steel models start from around £4,000, while versions crafted from gold or adorned with diamonds can easily exceed £20,000. Limited edition pieces and those with significant historical or collector’s value may command higher prices. The wide range in pricing ensures that the Ballon Bleu collection caters to a diverse audience, from those seeking entry-level luxury watches to collectors looking for exquisite pieces.

Do Cartier Ballon Bleu’s Hold Their Value?

Cartier Ballon Bleu watches are renowned for their ability to retain value over time. This is attributed to the brand’s long-standing reputation for craftsmanship, quality, and timeless design. Limited edition models and those made from precious materials such as gold or diamond embellishments tend to hold their value best. The watch’s condition, rarity, and demand also significantly influence its resale value. As with any luxury watch, maintaining it in good condition and keeping its original packaging and documentation can enhance its value retention.

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What’s A Cartier Ballon Bleu Worth?

The worth of a Cartier Ballon Bleu watch can range significantly based on several factors, including its condition, rarity, material, and the current market demand. A well-maintained, stainless steel Ballon Bleu might fetch anywhere from £4,000 to £7,000, while gold or diamond-set models can command prices well over £20,000. Limited editions or models with historical significance could have even higher valuations.

How Many Cartier Ballon Bleu’s Are Made Each Year?

Cartier does not publicly disclose the exact number of Ballon Bleu watches produced each year, maintaining an aura of exclusivity around its creations. This secrecy is common among luxury watchmakers, who often prefer to focus on the quality and craftsmanship of their watches rather than production figures. The limited availability of specific models or special editions contributes to the Ballon Bleu’s allure, making it a sought-after piece among collectors and watch enthusiasts.

Are Ballon Bleu Watches Hard To Find?

While Cartier Ballon Bleu watches are widely available through authorised dealers and boutiques, certain models, especially limited editions or those with unique features, can be harder to find. The demand for specific variations, such as those in precious metals or with diamond settings, can also make them more scarce in the marketplace. However, the Ballon Bleu’s popularity ensures a relatively steady availability, although some hunting might be required for those looking for a particular model or a watch with significant collector’s interest.

How Can You Spot A Fake Ballon Bleu?

Spotting a fake Cartier Ballon Bleu involves examining several key aspects: the quality of craftsmanship, the precision of the logo and font, the finish of the materials, and the movement’s quality. Genuine Ballon Bleu watches have a smooth, high-quality finish with no imperfections. The sapphire cabochon crown should be flawlessly integrated into the watch case, and the watch should feature crisp, clear engravings. Cartier serial numbers and hallmarks should match Cartier’s records.

When Is The Best Time To Sell My Ballon Bleu?

The best time to sell your Cartier Ballon Bleu is when the demand for luxury watches is high, potentially influenced by overall market trends, economic factors, or specific interest in Cartier watches. Selling during times of high demand can help ensure you receive a competitive price for your watch.

How Do You Adjust A Ballon Bleu Watch?

To adjust the time, pull the crown out to the second notch (the watch may have two or three notches depending on the model and its features). Turn the crown until the hands display the correct time. If your Ballon Bleu includes a date function, pulling the crown to the first notch allows you to adjust the date. Always ensure the crown is pushed back in fully to maintain the watch’s water resistance and functionality.

How Do You Set The Time On A Ballon Bleu?

To set the time on a Cartier Ballon Bleu watch, first, pull the crown out to the second position. This will stop the movement, allowing you to turn the crown to adjust the hands to the correct time. Turn it clockwise or counterclockwise until the hands reflect the desired time. Once set, push the crown back into its original position to start the movement again. If your watch includes additional features like a date function, there may be a different position for setting the date. Always ensure the crown is securely in place to preserve the watch’s integrity.

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

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

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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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