All watches are sold on a first come first service basis. A hot model can often end up with several buyers so we check all timestamps from phone calls, orders, e-mails and trade-in forms to make certain that the first person to order receives the watch.
For US customers, we accept most forms of payment, including credit cards, PayPal, Google Checkout, Amazon Payments and bank wires. You can learn more about our Payments Accepted in our policies section. International customers, please review our International Order Policies.
It is the diameter of the case of the watch, not including the crown. On rectangle cases it is side to side, and tip of lug to tip of lug. 1 inch equals 25.4mm.
Water resistance is normally expressed in meters. This rating is only theoretical and refers
to the depth that a watch will keep water out if the watch and water are both motionless.
These conditions never really exist in real life because the users arm movement dramatically
increases the pressure on the watch, along with the water moving itself. The chart
below should help you understand how deep you can really go with your watch.
Watches should never be put in a sauna or a hot tub since the exposure to heat
can easily make the gaskets lose their shape and ability to keep water out.
Watches should not be worn in the bath/shower. The soap suds reduce the surface tension of the rubber gasket in the watch, which allows water to get in. The soap can also damage the seal itself. So we highly recommend you do not bathe with your watch.
Everything we have for sale is on our site. Due to the nature of our business we never know what we will be getting next. If you have a watch you are looking for, feel free to email your request.
Many people confuse the green sticker on the back of a Rolex with a sign of authenticity because for decades Rolex issued watches with a green sticker on the caseback bearing the Rolex mark and the model number of the watch. Modern Rolexes bore a holographic sticker to deter counterfeiters, but this proved to be ineffective.
In late 2007 Rolex stopped putting the green sticker on the back of their watches - replacing it with a transparent sticker. Rolexes made after late 2007 should not have a green sticker on the caseback, only a clear plastic sticker. A Rolex with a green sticker on the caseback is a 2007 or earlier production model.
The green stickers were meant to be removed before wearing the watch, so many of our preowned Rolexes made before 2007 will not have a green sticker on the caseback either. A great number of people did choose to wear their Rolexes without removing the caseback sticker, so sometimes you will notice preowned Rolexes that still have the green sticker. There is little significance to the presence of a green sticker on a preowned Rolex or the lack thereof.
A green sticker is not a reliable indicator of authenticity and a potential Rolex buyer would be well advised to research the seller, not the sticker. BernardWatch has over 30 years of experience determining the authenticity of watches and in all of our years we have never even accidentally sold a fake watch.