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Helpful Information

Find out how Chronotrade works, from a quick guide on our authentication process, to how to take the best photos of your watch.

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Private Seller Account

As a Private Seller on Chronotrade, you can sell your luxury and designer watches easily and securely.

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5 Steps to a Great Watch Listing

It’s really easy to create your listing on Chronotrade, but if you want to get the best price for your watch, you need to make sure your listing is as appealing as it can be.

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How to return a watch
How to Return a Watch

When you buy through Chronotrade, you’re protected by consumer rights regulations and can return your watch within 14 days of purchase for a refund.

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What Year was my Watch Made?

The same makes and models of watches can vary depending on the year they were registered, so it’s important that you include the year in your watch listing, so buyers know exactly the features and attributes of the watch they’re purchasing.

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Caring for your watch
Caring for Your Watch

Unless you plan to keep it in a box forever, even the best kept watch will eventually show signs of wear. So caring for your watch is really important if you want to be enjoying your timepiece for years to come.

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Authenticating a watch
How We Authenticate Your Watch

Authentication is a vital element of the Chronotrade service which ensures that you can be completely confident in your purchase.

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How to measure your wrist
How to Measure Your Wrist

Buying a watch is one thing, but you’ll also want to make sure it fits you perfectly. To work out whether your new watch is going to need adjustment, you’ll need to take a wrist measurement.

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What Condition Grade is my Watch?

At Chronotrade we use a grading system for the condition of a watch, so you can easily know whether it’s something that is in pristine condition, worn but well cared for, or needs some love and attention before it can be worn.

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Becoming a Trader

Chronotrade Traders are able to take advantage of special commission rates, and also get access to buy watches at Auction, opening a whole additional marketplace and a wider range of opportunities.

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How to take photos of your watch