Sell Your Rolex Datejust

Experience a truly personalised and stress-free way of parting with your Rolex Datejust at The Watch Exchange. We appreciate the worth and sentiment of each Rolex Datejust and understand the gravity of the decision to sell such a treasured timepiece. We are here to make your experience seamless, secure, and rewarding.

Our reputation as one of the top luxury watch buyers ensures that you will receive the best value for your Rolex. When you choose us, you are not just selling your Rolex Datejust—you’re trusting us with a piece of your legacy. Let us honour that trust with the highest level of service and satisfaction.

How To Sell Your Rolex Datejust

1. Complete our form

Fill out the simple form to kickstart the process. Expect an estimate from us within 48 hours.

2. Visit our branch

If satisfied with the estimate, come visit our flagship store in Mayfair’s Burlington Arcade with your timepiece and proof of purchase.

3. Watch inspection

Our expert in-house team will carefully inspect and authenticate your watch, after which we will present you with a fair offer.

4. Complete validation

If you accept our offer or choose to part exchange, you will receive your payment in less than an hour.

Important Features Of A Sellable Rolex Datejust

Every Rolex Datejust tells its own story through a collection of distinctive features that define its value. The condition of the watch plays a significant role, including the state of its dial, bezel, bracelet, and the case. Originality is a critical aspect as well, and watches with original parts and finishes often have higher value. The watch’s age and rarity also factor into its worth. Special edition models or vintage timepieces often fetch higher prices. Lastly, the watch’s documentation, including its original box, manual, and warranty card, can significantly increase its value.

Why Sell Your Rolex Datejust To The Watch Exchange?

At The Watch Exchange, we put the customer at the heart of every transaction. Our ethos is centred around providing an exceptional customer service experience, from the initial greeting to the final farewell. We believe in taking our customers on an enjoyable journey—one that is marked by transparency, security, and immediate payment. By engaging directly with you, we cut out the middleman, ensuring a seamless, in-person process. Our top priority is the safety and satisfaction of our customers. Trust us to deliver a superior selling experience and absolute guarantee of payment.

A stress-free process

You’ll have a no-obligation offer in less than 48 hours, without any stress or hassle on your part.

Experts in the industry

Our staff have a wealth of knowledge to provide the very highest standard of customer service every time.

Trustworthy valuations

With over 15 years in our industry, you can trust our valuations. We’ll provide a valuation based on a full inspection of your watch.

Quick payments

Whether you choose to accept our offer or part-exchange, we’ll ensure your payments are released in under an hour.

Receive your Datejust price today

We don’t want you to worry about any aspect of selling your watch, so we keep it simple. Simply head onto our site, complete the short form to get in touch and we’ll send you an estimate for your watch within 48 hours.

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    Learn More About The Rolex Datejust

    What’s The History Of The Datejust?

    The history of the Rolex Datejust begins with its introduction in 1945, marking Rolex’s 40th anniversary. It was the first wristwatch with an automatically changing date function, thus the name Datejust. The Datejust was launched with a coin-edge bezel, which later evolved into the now-iconic fluted bezel. It debuted in an 18k gold version, known as the Datejust ref. 4467 – now popular among collectors as the Ovettone.

    What Type Of Watch Is A Rolex Datejust?

    The Rolex Datejust is a luxury automatic wristwatch with a date function. Renowned for its precision and elegance, the Datejust is a versatile, classic dress watch that also maintains robustness for everyday wear.

    What Is Special About The Datejust Rolex?

    The Rolex Datejust is special due to its blend of pioneering features, iconic design, and versatility. As the first wristwatch with an automatically changing date window, it set a new standard in watchmaking. Its distinctive appearance and the quality associated with the Rolex name add to its unique appeal.

    What Is The Average Price Of A Datejust Watch?

    The average price of a new Rolex Datejust watch can range from £5,000 to £38,000 or more, depending on the model, materials, and market demand. Pre-owned models may vary widely in price based on their age, condition, and rarity.

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    Do Rolex Datejusts Hold Their Value?

    Rolex Datejust watches are known for their strong value retention, often holding their value well over time. Some models, particularly those made of gold or featuring rare configurations, may even appreciate in value. However, the specific rate of value retention can vary based on model, condition, age, and market demand.

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    How Many Rolex Datejusts Are Made Each Year?

    Rolex does not publicly disclose its annual production numbers, including specific models like the Datejust. However, industry estimates suggest that Rolex produces around 800,000 to 1 million watches in total per year.

    Are Datejust Watches Hard To Find?

    Rolex Datejust watches are generally not considered hard to find, as they are a cornerstone of the Rolex product lineup. However, the availability can vary based on the specific model, retailer, and market demand.

    What’s My Rolex Datejust Worth?

    Looking to sell a Rolex in London? The value of your Rolex Datejust can depend on a variety of factors, including the specific model, its age, the materials it’s made of, its condition, and current market demand. A new Rolex Datejust can range from £5,000 to £38,000 or more, and pre-owned models may vary widely based on the factors mentioned above.

    Who Wears Rolex Datejusts?

    The Rolex Datejust is a classic timepiece worn by a broad spectrum of people worldwide. Its timeless design and versatility appeal to a wide range of individuals, including celebrities, world leaders, athletes, and business professionals. Due to its array of sizes, materials, and dial options, it suits diverse tastes and styles.

    How Can You Spot A Fake Datejust Rolex?

    Identifying a fake Rolex Datejust requires close attention to detail, as counterfeit watches can sometimes be highly convincing. Key areas to examine include the logo, rehaut, date magnification, movement, case back, and overall quality. However, only a professional can accurately authenticate a Rolex.

    When Is The Best Time To Sell My Datejust?

    The best time to sell your Rolex Datejust depends on a variety of factors, including the watch’s condition, the current market demand, and your personal circumstances. While it’s hard to pinpoint an exact ‘best time’, there are certain market trends and personal factors to consider that could help maximise your return.

    What Are The Key Specifications Of A Datejust?

    The Rolex Datejust, being one of the brand’s iconic models, has numerous key specifications that set it apart. However, these can vary slightly depending on the specific model and year of production. The Datejust comes in several materials including Oyster Steel (a highly corrosion-resistant stainless steel unique to Rolex), yellow gold, white gold, and Everose gold (Rolex’s exclusive rose gold alloy). The Datejust can also be found in Rolesor versions, which is Rolex’s term for a combination of Oyster Steel and gold.

    How Do You Adjust A Rolex Datejust Watch?

    Rolex Datejust watches typically come with either an Oyster or a Jubilee bracelet, and both can be adjusted for a better fit. Some newer models have an Easylink comfort extension link, which allows you to lengthen the bracelet by approximately 5mm. This can be done by folding out the extension link.

    How Do You Set The Time On A Datejust?

    The Datejust has a screw-down crown to enhance water resistance. To unscrew it, turn the crown counterclockwise until it pops out to the first position. You will then be able to pull the crown out and set the right position.