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Understanding The Process

Are you considering a new watch? Or do you have a watch or watches you no longer wear?

Our showrooms take all quality watches in part-exchange or through our buy-in service, offering fair prices, immediate payment and the same honesty and integrity we have at every level of our business.

Our aim is to make the process of selling or part-exchanging your wristwatch as streamlined as possible. Our website has an online form which you can complete to gain an indication of price from our Pre-Owned Watch Manager, Chris Haynes. If you prefer you can visit any of our stores for an appraisal where a member of our team can inspect the watch, as well as its accompanying documentation, in further detail.

Our Part-Exchange Service

If you are considering a new wristwatch for yourself or your partner you may wish to consider part-exchange. As an Authorised Retailer of Rolex, Patek Philippe and TUDOR watches, our showrooms have a comprehensive knowledge of both previous and current collections and would be happy to guide you through each process, answering any questions you may have.

On each part-exchange price offered we conduct a thorough examination of your watch, its condition, its service history and the documentation you have to accompany the timepiece. There are a number of factors which could affect the overall value of your watch including any significant marks or signs of wear and tear, the authenticity of the timepiece and its documentation as well as the its age.

This process has been careful created to ensure we can offer you a price which is both competitive and accurate alongside the service you always receive at Prestons.

Our Buy-In Service

In the same method as part-exchange, a member of our team will carry out a thorough assessment of your watch or watches which may include testing from one of our dedicated in-house watchmakers. This assessment is to explore the condition and history of your wristwatch. The process has been designed based on our experience with wristwatches and ensures that the journey of selling your wristwatch is one that you can trust.

The final step is payment. Our finance team will ensure, once a price is agreed, that payment is made by bank transfer immediately.

If you would like to learn more about our buy-in service you may wish to read our dedicated feature, Our Guide to Selling Your Wristwatch.

Our Collections & Services

Our four showrooms in Guildford, Leeds and Wilmslow together showcase the world's finest watch houses in Rolex, Patek Philippe and TUDOR alongside exquisite fine jewellery and bespoke design services.

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Our showrooms all offer exceptional levels of service throughout your journey with Prestons, making the experience of shopping with us both memorable and enjoyable. If you have an enquiry regarding our fine jewellery collections, our services or the brands we showcase, please contact your nearest showroom below.

From all at Prestons, we look forward to speaking to you soon.

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Over the years generations of families have become customers of Prestons and many have become friends. Today, our teams look forward to welcoming you to our showrooms in Surrey, Cheshire and Leeds.