10/18/2018
 3 minutes

Making Room for Your New Watch

By Jorg Weppelink
One Watch has to leave to welcome a new one
Making Room for Your New Watch

One of the most satisfying parts of owning multiple watches is the ability to wear a different watch every day. Ideally, each watch has a spot in the rotation and is of equal meaning to you. However, all too often, only some of the watches in a person’s collection ever see time on the wrist. Just as people change, a watch collection can—and should—change. Sometimes watches simply go missing in a drawer, which is a shame. Every watch in a collection should be valued. Chrono24 offers you the tools to easily keep track of your watch collection, sell the watches you would like to see go, and find a replacement to fill the now empty space. In this article, we’ll be examining the reasons behind selling a watch while also addressing why buying your next timepiece on Chrono24 can be such a fun experience.

Building a Collection

Let’s start with why people buy watches. Nothing in the world of watches is better than building a collection. Whether you’re drawn in by the different watch designs or fascinated by the stories behind the watches, little compares to the high of buying watches that speak to you and your style. Few watch collections begin with the purchase of an extremely expensive watch. Instead, it’s usually a watch you’ve had your eye on for a long time and have saved up money for. Regardless of your budget, it’s more likely than not that you will find what you’re looking for on Chrono24. With over 300,000 watches available worldwide, ranging from popular models to rare gems, Chrono24 is the world’s largest watch marketplace.

Rolex Air-King Junghans Max Bill and Omega Speedmaster Reduced
Suggestions for your first watch: Rolex Air-King, Junghans Max Bill, and Omega Speedmaster Reduced

It’s crucial that your first watch delivers on any expectations you may have had beforehand, as this will likely encourage you to buy more watches in the future. Once you’ve found your first watch and have fallen in love with it, Chrono24 is a great tool for browsing and getting an idea of what you want in your second watch. Besides that, Chrono24 allows you to keep track of your collection and its performance online. See what your watch collection is worth, how the prices of your watches are developing, and use that data to make smart choices. Maybe you want to sell a watch before you get a new one. Find out which of your watches has to go so you can buy that watch you’ve had your eye on.

Selling the Watches Gathering Dust

The second reason to visit Chrono24 is to sell that watch you never wear and would like to get rid of. Chrono24 makes it easy to sell your watch online in a few simple steps. Before selling your watch, it’s also worth asking yourself if you’d like to buy something in returnPeruse the watches on offer and find a watch that inspires you.

The amazing thing about watches is their diversity and dimensionality. Telling the time might seem rather one-dimensional, but there is much more at play. The type of watch, additional complications, technical brilliance, design, materials, and history all combine to create something special. There can also be more personal reasons, connected to a story that defines you or reminds you of family.

Rolex Collection
Rolex Collection

Thinning Out a Collection

The final reason to sell a watch or two is to make your collection more relevant to you. Maybe you’d like to buy a new and more expensive watch, but you have to sell some of your watches to afford it. Perhaps you have six watches but you only wear two. In that case, it makes sense to sell the watches you aren’t using so that you can buy a third, more relevant watch.

Whatever your reason for buying or selling watches, Chrono24 offers you both options in a process that’s quick and easy. Explore Chrono24, the world’s largest online marketplace for luxury watches, for yourself and start tailoring your watch collection to you.

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About the Author

Jorg Weppelink

Hi, I'm Jorg, and I've been writing articles for Chrono24 since 2016. However, my relationship with Chrono24 goes back a bit longer, as my love for watches began …

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