The vintage and modern wristwatch market is stronger than ever and Dawsons watch department regularly achieves for all types of vintage and modern watches.

From Rolex, Omega, Patek Philippe, IWC, Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Breitling and many more. We promote our digital catalogues to a world-wide audience of collectors, private buyers and dealers, ensuring your watch fetches the best price on the day.

In recent years the demand for vintage watches has soared; our experts are ideally placed to accurately inspect and appraise your watch or watch collection.

If you’re looking to sell at auction or buy to collect, please do not hesitate to contact us for a complimentary valuation or to discuss auction items in further detail with one of our trusted horology specialists.

Contact Us

Online Valuation Form


Get in touch with one of our team of trusted watch specialists who will inspect your items, tell you a little about them and give you an auction valuation. We offer remote valuations by email, Whatsapp and video call. We can also book private appointments at one of our offices in London and Berkshire. Alternatively if you'd rather we came to you, we are happy to book Covid-safe private appointments to value your watches in the comfort of your own home.

Sale at Auction

Once you have received your auction estimates and agreed reserves, the next step is to enter your items ready for sale. At the same time, one of our specialists will offer available sale dates and guide you through your Seller’s Agreement which includes details about your items reserves, our charges and terms and conditions. They will also be pleased to answer any other questions you may have. You can bring your watches along to us, or we are happy to arrange collection. Leave the rest to us. Then sit back and relax, our team will take care everything else, ensuring that your items are carefully catalogued, photographed and marketed to a huge audience of prospective buyers across the globe.

Haven’t answered all of your questions?

Our team are only too pleased to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have. For professional and confidential advice please contact Aubrey Dawson on 0207 431 9445 or by email

A 1982 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II. Sold for £25,000

A 1982 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II

Sold for £25,000

Watch Guides & News Articles


The October Jewellery, Silver & Watches sale

Halloween is on the horizon, and we have several spooky jewels to tempt you

Watches Highlights from our Thursday 23rd September auction

Dawsons' September Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction produced excellent results for clients.

Rolex vs Omega

In this comparison, the world's two most well-known Swiss watchmakers are matched against each other. Which do you consider to be the best? 

Watches Highlights from 19th August’s Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction

On the 19th of August, Dawsons held a wonderful Jewellery, Silver, and Watches auction.

The Rolex Submariner

Expected to fetch between £6,000-£8,000 at our Thursday 19th August auction.

Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver Auction

A selection of beautiful Bvlgari and classic Rolex pieces will be amongst the exciting lots expected to shine brightly and perform on the day.

Dawsons achieve fabulous results for clients

July saw Dawsons acheive stunning results for our clients at hammer within our Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver auction

Six reasons why collectors love Rolex watches

If someone were to ask you to name a watch brand, chances are the first name that will come to mind is Rolex.

Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds, a rare Rolex and gorgeous Silver

Beautiful Jewellery, a Rolex with an incredible back story, and lovely Silver all star within our upcoming Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver auction this month

Wonderful results for Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Jewellery, Watches & Silver were again resplendent within our sale on June 17th, and we were delighted to help our clients achieve some fantastic results.