It may appear curious, yet not all owners of luxury watches I am aware of the actual value of their timepieces. According to research conducted by Watchfinder, second-hand luxury watches specialist, the typical user only in Italy owns an average of two fine watches, but that in the 27% of the cases it does not know its current value, while the 37% he admits he has at least one, but that he no longer wears.
In a nutshell, this translates into more € 2.25 billion, which is the total potential value of watches waiting for a second life.
How can I return it to him? First of all, starting from a precise and detailed evaluation of the watch to realize its real value, then researching, buying, selling or even organizing a trade-in. Services made available by Watchfinder, since 2019 part of the Richemont group, both online and in its physical stores, the latest of which opened in Milano, in the evocative setting of Villa Mozart.
Here, customers can admire live a wide selection of watches, from the most current bestsellers to the finest vintage and limited edition pieces. But not only. By booking a private visit, you can request a free evaluation, view hundreds of second-hand watches in excellent condition to choose your purchase, or even organize the exchange of one or more watches to update your collection. Every single piece available in the showroom or on the online store has been meticulously inspected, authenticated and refurbished by the company’s team of expert watchmakers. in the largest specialized and independent Service Center in Europe, accredited by 19 of the world’s leading watch manufacturers. Each piece also comes with a 24-month Watchfinder warranty as standard.
Better not waste time!