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

Request a Free Valuation

Request an auction estimate from our team of specialists - if your watch is suitable for auction, we will provide you with a valuation and further details of how to sell with us.


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