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The classic luxury watch par excellence. A Rolex watch stands for prestige and success, but also for reliability and high-end watchmaking. Due to their simple and timeless style, Rolex watches for ladies and men are instantly recognized all over the world.  More

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Second hand Rolex timepieces for sale

Our Watchmaster online shop offers a large selection of new and certified pre-owned Rolex watches for sale in excellent condition along with beautiful vintage luxury timepieces. We check and certify all watches for you. Thanks to the certificate of authenticity, you can be sure that your pre-owned watch is an original Rolex timepiece. Regardless of whether you are looking for women's or men's Rolex watch models - With Watchmaster you can rest assured. Also thanks to our refurbishment process, even used Rolex watches look as good as new. Made up your mind and impatient to get you favorite Rolex watch delivered? Pay quickly and easily by credit card, Paypal or bank transfer. 

Rolex - Oyster Clasp

Is it possible to finance a Rolex watch online?

Absolutely. Financing a Rolex watch online also means investing. Over the years, Rolex watches have proven to be a good and solid investment, which is why financing a pre-owned Rolex online can be considered as saving – but it is much more fun, actually. If you'd like to hold on to your money in your bank account for longer, Watchmaster offers a range of interest-free financing options to help you to finance your Rolex watch. Choose an individual monthly rate and soon you will be looking at your new Rolex. With an installment you can plan an investment on a long-term basis and purchase a Rolex watch through partial payments.
Have a look at our website to find out which option suits you best and buy your Rolex watch today. Watchmaster is the safe way to buy or finance a Rolex watch at a low price online

Are you interested in selling your pre-owned Rolex watch?

As Europe's largest pre-owned luxury watch retailer, Watchmaster is your trusted partner in selling Rolex watches online. If you're interested in trading-in or selling your pre-owned timepiece, our expert team at Watchmaster can help you do so fast and securely. Get in touch now to receive a free, non-binding quote for your Rolex watch. Simply submit your query using the form, or contact our customer service for further information. We look forward to hearing from you!

Pre-owned Rolex watch - Explorer II Polar dial

The 5 most popular models of all time

Since their release, many Rolex watch models have become icons that are admired by fans and collectors as well as watchmakers. The timepieces are known for their distinctive design: The style of Rolex watches is elegant and timeless.Many models have been visually altered only slightly over the last 50 years and continue to enjoy growing popularity. At the same time, Rolex is known for its consistent quality and reliability. Some of the most popular models are now known far beyond connoisseur circles and are regarded as classics. It is therefore worth keeping your eyes open for pre-owned and vintage Rolex watches when making a purchase.

  • Probably the best-known model is the Rolex Submariner, whose unmistakable style has been imitated countless times but never surpassed. It is undoubtedly the most popular watch model of all time and is owned by every luxury watch collector.

  • The Rolex Daytona is considered the iconic model of Rolex. The Swiss manufacturer produces this model only in very limited numbers, so the waiting lists are exceptionally long. For this reason, the Daytona is considered the model with the safest value retention and the highest collectors value.

  • The Rolex GMT-Master II was developed in collaboration with Pan American Airways who needed a watch that could display at least two time zones for their pilots. With its distinctive two-tone bezel, however, the GMT Master quickly became highly popular beyond it's target audience and was seen on the wrists of countless actors, musicians and astronauts.

  • The Rolex Datejust design-technically THE stereotype of a watch – classic, clean and tidy. The date is at this handcrafted Rolex, at three o'clock position and is provided with the Rolex typical magnifying glass. It was already presented in 1945.>

  • The Rolex Oyster Perpetual, launched in 1923, is an absolute classic and should not be missing from any Rolex enthusiast's range. Simple, elegant and timeless, it is the perfect entry-level watch.

  • The 1956 introduced Rolex Milgauss with the unmistakable second hand in the form of a lightning bolt. With a diameter of 40mm it is suitable for strong wrists. It is equipped with the reliable 3131 caliber which protects it against magnetism. This model quickly became one of our favorites.

Best reasons to buy a Rolex

  • Handcrafted movements with precise accuracy
  • Likely long-term increase in value – rare and well-preserved Rolex models increase greatly in value
  • A Rolex watch is an absolute classic among mechanical watches
  • Highest recognition value – the crown stands for itself
  • Perfect balance in the styling – Rolex watches fit the suit, as well as the sport being played
  • Even pre-owned Rolex watches look as good as new

Pre-owned Rolex Explorer II ref. 216570 watch

Models and Prices of Rolex watches

Rolex Submariner / 116610LN
Price: 8,900 € (2014)
Material: Stainless Steel, Cerachrom
Key Features: Black Bezel, Black Dial

Rolex Datejust / 16013
Price: 4,040 € (1983)
Material: Yellow Gold, Stainless Steel
Key Features: Bi-color Jubilee Bracelet, bezel in Gold, black dial, automatic movement

Rolex GMT Master II / 16710
Price: 9,440 € (2006)
Material: Stainless Steel
Key Features: black bezel and dial, automatic movement, 40 mm case size

Rolex Lady Oyster Perpetual / 176200
Price: 2,760 € (2008)
Material: Stainless Steel
Key Features: Stick indexes with arabic Numbering, white dial

Rolex Daytona / 116520
Price: 18,300 € (2014)
Material: Stainless Steel
Key Features: Steel bezel, white dial, caliber 4130, water resistant to 100 m

Rolex Milgauss / 116400GV
Price: 7,290 € (2016)
Material: Stainless Steel
Key feautures: black dial, silver bezel, caliber 3131, water resistant to 100m

A good investment: Authentic pre-owned and vintage timepieces

Rolex has stood for quality and luxury for decades. This fact, without question, benefits the potential for a profitable investment. Vintage Rolex watches increase almost without exception in value, special models gain value sometimes several hundred percent. In particular, the Rolex Submariner models COMEX and "Red Sub" are to be mentioned. A Rolex Red-Sub watch has already risen to a good € 16,000 in value and the Rolex COMEX diving watches reach, depending on the condition, top prices between € 40,000 to a whopping € 100,000. But also regular models of the Submariner from 1993 and 2017 increased between 2000 € to over € 7,000 in value. With a purchase on you are on the safe side, as all watches are certified from our in house service center.

Price development based on a Submariner LN – No Date

Development in Price of Rolex Submariner No Date watches between 1958 and 2018

Nicknames of Rolex watches

For beginners it can lead to confusion, but Rolex watch lovers will know immediately which watch is hidden behind nicknames such as "Hulk" or "Pepsi". Rolex watches get their nicknames for different reasons and often only over time. Some of these affectionate names are due to the color of the watch. "Coke" and "Pepsi" are Rolex GMT Master models whose bezel colors match those of well-known companies: the bezel of the "Pepsi" comes in blue-red, the "Coke" in red-black. Less obvious is perhaps the origin of the epithet "Batman" for Rolex GMT-Master II BLNR. Its bezel is black and blue, the latest version of the Batman model was presented in 2019 at Baselworld, it comes with a Jubilee bracelet and the reference 126710.

Similar origin in the comic world have the epithets "Hulk" and "Kermit". However, they refer to Rolex Submariner models. The "Kermit" is an anniversary model of the Submariner 16610 with black dial and striking green bezel, which is marked in the reference with the ending LV for "lunette verte" or "green bezel". His successor model with green bezel and green dial is referred to in expert circles as "Hulk" and has the reference 116610LV .

The Rolex Daytona "Panda" (Ref 116523) comes with a white dial with black sub-dials. Also on the Daytona "Ice Blue" the dial is decisive for the name: the ice blue dial of the platinum watch is surrounded by a maroon colored bezel. The same applies to the Oyster Perpetual "Azzuro Blue" (ref 177200), whose bright blue dial attracts attention. Other watches got their nicknames because of well-known personalities who wore them regularly on the wrist. The "Paul Newman" Daytona is the best example of this. The actor with the blue eyes helped the Daytona series to fame, as "Paul Newman" Daytonas are only watches with the reference 6239 Exotic Dial.

Pre-owned Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch ref. 114300 grey dial

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