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Selling your Cartier Privé with The Watch Exchange London has never been easier. Our service ensures a swift, same-day payment, making the process of trading in your timepiece completely hassle-free.

How to sell your Privé

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 Privé

A sellable Cartier Privé watch marries exclusivity with impeccable craftsmanship. High value is assured by a few key elements: rarity, condition, and completeness. Watches limited in production or part of a special collection often fetch higher prices. The watch’s physical condition, free from significant wear and tear, also plays an important role.

Original packaging, documentation, and proof of service enhance its value. Models with a significant history or those associated with notable figures can also command premium prices, making provenance an important factor. Ultimately, a Cartier Privé’s worth is determined by a blend of these unique attributes.

Why Sell Your Privé to The Watch Exchange?

Should you decide to sell your timepiece, look no further for assistance. At The Watch Exchange London, our straightforward appraisal process, backed by 15 years of expertise in the watch market, guarantees top offers for your Cartier Privé. With our no-pressure estimations, expect a fair offer within an hour.

Learn More About The Cartier Privé

When Was The Cartier Privé Made? 

The Cartier Privé collection is not tied to a single release date; instead, it represents a series of exclusive editions that revisit and celebrate the brand’s iconic watch designs. This collection began to feature prominently in the luxury watch market in recent years, with each series focusing on a different historical model, offering a modern take on classic Cartier elegance. The Privé line showcases the brand’s commitment to craftsmanship and its rich heritage, making each release eagerly anticipated by collectors and enthusiasts alike.

What Is The Average Price Of A Cartier Privé? 

The average price of a Cartier Privé watch can vary significantly based on the model, rarity, and demand. Prices typically start from the upper tens of thousands of pounds and can reach well into the hundreds of thousands for particularly rare or sought-after models. These watches are considered top-tier within the luxury market, reflecting the craftsmanship, exclusivity, and heritage of the Cartier brand. As each series focuses on a different classic design, the price can also reflect the historical significance and production complexity of the specific model. You can read more about Cartier watches with the best values here.

Do Cartier Privé’s Hold Their Value? 

Cartier Privé watches are known for retaining, and in some cases, appreciating in value over time. This is due to their limited production numbers, exceptional quality, and prestigious brand name. Collectors and luxury watch enthusiasts often seek out Privé models for their exclusivity and craftsmanship, contributing to their stable or increasing value. The market for luxury watches can fluctuate, but Cartier Privé models tend to remain in high demand among those looking to invest in a timeless piece of horological art.

What’s A Cartier Privé Worth? 

The worth of a Cartier Privé watch is determined by several factors including its model, condition, rarity, and the current market demand. Limited edition models or those with historical significance can command higher prices, especially if they are in excellent condition with original packaging and documentation. Some Privé watches have been known to sell for significantly more than their initial retail price at auction, making them not just exquisite timepieces but also valuable investments.

How Many Cartier Privé’s Are Made Each Year? 

The production numbers for Cartier Privé watches are not publicly disclosed, emphasising their exclusivity. Each series within the Privé collection is released in limited quantities, making them rare and highly sought after. The limited production ensures that each piece remains unique and valuable, contributing to the allure and desirability of these watches among collectors and luxury watch enthusiasts.

Are Privé Watches Hard To Find? 

Yes, Cartier Privé watches are considered hard to find due to their limited production and exclusive nature. This scarcity is by design, ensuring that each watch retains a sense of uniqueness and desirability. Collectors may find these watches through high-end auction houses, reputable dealers in luxury watches, or directly from Cartier, although availability is often limited and can vary by model and series.

How Can You Spot A Fake Privé? 

Spotting a fake Cartier Privé requires attention to detail. Authentic Privé watches are characterised by their impeccable craftsmanship, including precise engravings, high-quality materials, and flawless movement. Serial numbers should match Cartier’s records, and branding should be consistent and accurate. Additionally, genuine Privé watches often come with certification and documentation verifying their authenticity. Consulting with a trusted expert or reputable dealer can provide further assurance when verifying the authenticity of a Privé watch.

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When Is The Best Time To Sell My Privé? 

The best time to sell a Cartier Privé watch is when the market demand for luxury watches is high, or if there is a surge in interest for the specific model or series you own. Keeping an eye on market trends and consulting with reputable watch dealers can help you identify the optimal time to sell. Additionally, selling when your watch is in excellent condition and if you possess all original documentation and packaging can significantly increase its value.

How Do You Adjust A Cartier Privé Watch? 

Adjusting a Cartier Privé watch, whether it’s setting the time or modifying the fit, should ideally be done with caution and precision. For time adjustments, gently pull the crown out to the appropriate position and turn it to set the time. For fitting adjustments or any complex settings, it’s recommended to consult a professional or visit a Cartier boutique to ensure the adjustments are made correctly and without damaging the watch. Due to the high value and intricate craftsmanship of Cartier Privé watches, professional assistance ensures that the integrity and functionality of the watch are maintained.

How Do You Set The Time On A Cartier Privé? 

Setting the time on a Cartier Privé watch involves a delicate process to ensure the mechanism is not damaged. Firstly, gently pull the crown out to the position that allows time setting—this can vary by model, so consulting the user manual is advised. Rotate the crown until the hands display the correct time. Push the crown back in to resume the watch’s operation. For models with additional features like date or dual time zones, there may be extra steps involved. It’s important to handle the watch with care, as forceful adjustments can harm the precision movement.

Sell your Privé 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.

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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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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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