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Sell or Trade In your Watch with Laings

Looking to grow or upgrade your luxury watch collection? Laings trade-in process makes the process simple, with our experts on-hand every step of the way.

Why sell or trade in your watch?

Embarking on the journey of selling or trading in your watch opens the door to many possibilities. Whether you're looking to upgrade with a new model or eager to diversify your existing collection, Laings provides an enticing gateway to the captivating world of pre-owned watches. Opting to sell your watch at Laings enables you to peruse an extensive array of timepieces in our collection, seamlessly incorporating your current watch as part of the exchange for your desired purchase.

The decision to sell your watch can also be motivated by the allure of its increasing rarity or attaining limited edition status. This choice allows you to capitalise on the increased market value, with prices continually fluctuating.

Image caption: Pre-Owned IWC Watch

Where is best to sell a watch?

Our watch specialists undergo advanced training and immersive visits to watch manufacturers in Geneva, acquiring the expertise to provide a buy-in experience rooted in knowledge and trust. This extensive knowledge is harnessed in our watch evaluations, determining your valuation based on factors such as the age and condition of your timepiece, along with the market price of your model and comparable others. With showrooms in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton, and Cardiff, our team of watch specialists possesses expertise in luxury brands, ensuring a seamless trade-in process for you.

The Trade-In Process

Start the process by visiting the watch evaluation section on our website. Provide some basic details about your watch and use the dedicated space to upload photos of your timepiece, along with essential documents such as your receipt and guarantee. After submitting your watch through the evaluation form, our experts will reach out to discuss your enquiry. A formal offer will be confirmed after your watch undergoes an in-store examination to ensure its condition and authenticity.

Image caption: Laings Trade In Process Online

Which watch brands can be traded in at Laings?

Laings welcomes the following brands into our Pre-Owned collection: Rolex, Patek Philippe, OMEGA, Cartier, TAG Heuer, TUDOR, Panerai, IWC Schaffhausen, Longines, Jager-LeCoultre and Chopard. If you do not see the brand of your watch listed here but are still looking to enquire about trading in, you can speak to our experts, who will be more than happy to help.

Image caption: Pre-Owned Watches: Rolex, OMEGA, Cartier, Panerai