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With The Watch Exchange London, selling your Rolex 1908 couldn’t be easier. Our service guarantees same-day payment, ensuring that your experience of trading your watch is as convenient and hassle-free as possible.

How to sell your 1908

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 Rolex 1908

The Rolex 1908 is a desired timepiece, and several factors contribute to its high resale value. Firstly, its historical significance, being from a period when Rolex was establishing its reputation, adds immense value. The condition of the watch is crucial; well-maintained pieces with minimal wear fetch higher prices.

Originality is key – watches with original parts and minimal replacements or repairs are more desirable. The rarity of the model also plays a significant role; limited edition or hard-to-find variants are particularly valuable. Additionally, having the original box and documentation can significantly enhance the watch’s value, as they provide proof of authenticity and ownership history.

Why Sell Your Rolex 1908 To The Watch Exchange?

If you’re considering parting with your watch, The Watch Exchange London is here to help. We offer an easy-to-understand valuation process and, with our 15-year track record in the watch industry, you can trust us to provide the most competitive offer for your Rolex 1908. Our valuation is obligation-free and you’ll receive a fair price within just 60 minutes.

Learn More About The Rolex 1908

When Was The Rolex 1908 Made?

The Rolex 1908 symbolises an era when Rolex was emerging as a significant watchmaking brand. This period marked the development of Rolex’s innovative design and technology, which laid the foundation for its future acclaim. As one of the early models, the Rolex 1908 is a testament to the company’s commitment to precision and quality, characteristics that have become synonymous with the brand.

What Is The Average Price Of A Rolex 1908?

The average price of a Rolex 1908 varies greatly, depending on factors such as its condition, rarity, and provenance. Typically, these vintage watches can fetch high prices, with particularly well-preserved or rare models commanding premium values in the collectors’ market.

Do Rolex 1908’s Hold Their Value?

Rolex 1908 watches are known for maintaining or appreciating in value over time. Their historical significance, coupled with Rolex’s reputation for crafting durable and timeless pieces, makes them sought-after in the vintage watch market, thus ensuring their value remains stable or increases.

What’s My Rolex 1908 Worth?

The value of a Rolex 1908 depends on its condition, rarity, originality, and historical relevance. A well-preserved piece with original parts and a documented history often commands a higher price. A professional valuation is recommended for an accurate assessment of its worth in the current market.

How Many Rolex 1908s Are Made Each Year?

The exact annual production numbers for the Rolex 1908 are unknown, as detailed records from that period are scarce. These watches were produced in limited quantities, making them relatively rare and valuable among collectors and enthusiasts.

Are Rolex 1908 Watches Hard To Find?

Yes, Rolex 1908 watches are rare and challenging to find. Their limited production, coupled with the age of these timepieces, means that few have survived in good condition. This rarity contributes to their desirability and value in the vintage watch market.

How Can You Spot A Fake Rolex 1908?

Identifying a counterfeit Rolex 1908 involves scrutinising its craftsmanship, materials, and movement. Genuine Rolex watches from this era exhibit superior quality in build and design. Key indicators include the smoothness of the movement, the quality of the metal, and the precision of the engravings. Discrepancies in weight, a lack of serial and model numbers, and poor finishing are telltale signs of a fake.

When Is The Best Time To Sell My Rolex 1908?

The optimal time to sell a Rolex 1908 is when demand in the vintage watch market is high. This typically coincides with trends in vintage collecting or when there’s increased interest in antique timepieces. Monitoring auction results and consulting with watch experts can provide insights into the best-selling period. The watch’s condition and market trends are critical factors to consider for timing your sale.

How Do You Adjust A Rolex 1908 Watch?

Adjusting a Rolex 1908 requires delicate handling due to its age and mechanical intricacy. It is best performed by a professional watchmaker familiar with vintage Rolex models. Adjustments might include setting the time or servicing the movement, which involves carefully manipulating the crown and other components according to the specific requirements of the watch’s mechanism.

How Do You Set The Time On A Rolex 1908?

Setting the time on a Rolex 1908 involves delicately pulling out the crown and then turning it to adjust the hands to the correct time. Given the age and value of the watch, it’s crucial to handle it gently to avoid any damage. If the watch has not been serviced recently, it’s advisable to have a professional watchmaker make the adjustments to ensure the delicate internal mechanisms are not disturbed.

Sell your 1908 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.

We’ve bought over 10,000 luxury watches from happy sellers


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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