Rolex watches have the biggest share of  the market for pre-owned luxury timepieces. Now the Swiss company is to certify as genuine the second-hand models authorised dealers sell. Photo: Shutterstock
Rolex watches have the biggest share of the market for pre-owned luxury timepieces. Now the Swiss company is to certify as genuine the second-hand models authorised dealers sell. Photo: Shutterstock
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Want a pre-owned Rolex? It will now come certified as genuine by the Swiss watchmaker when you buy from an authorised dealer

  • Authorised dealers selling second-hand Rolex watches will have them certified by the watchmaker, a move that gives the company more oversight of its products
  • Bucherer is the first dealer to sell the certified Rolexes. The move, covering watches 3 or more years old, will shake up the US$20 billion watch resale market

Rolex watches have the biggest share of  the market for pre-owned luxury timepieces. Now the Swiss company is to certify as genuine the second-hand models authorised dealers sell. Photo: Shutterstock
Rolex watches have the biggest share of the market for pre-owned luxury timepieces. Now the Swiss company is to certify as genuine the second-hand models authorised dealers sell. Photo: Shutterstock
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