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Old World Jewelers, "where the world buys time" are Chicagoland leading experts in purchasing modern luxury, pre-owned, antique and vintage watches. For 35 years, we have specialized in purchasing timepieces. You can feel confident that our fair and knowledgeable approach will bring you top dollar for your watch. When selling your watch, call our experts today for a personal evaluation or an appointment for inspection.

Grading Scale
Unworn Owned but never worn, original factory protective stickers, box and papers.
9.9 Like new in box, previously owned, worn sparingly, showing no signs of wear, may not have original factory protective stickers.
9.7 Mint - Previously owned, never polished, worn very carefully, may not have papers, may not have factory stickers, running Properly.
9.5 Near Mint - Looks new, working properly, no blemishes, may have had a light buff, running properly.
9.0 Excellent condition - Light swirling, no dings or dents, running properly, may have been lightly polished.
8.5 Very good condition - Worn carefully, polished moderately, some wear on case and bracelet, working properly.
8.0 Good condition -Average wear for its age, working properly, some wear on case and bracelet, polished moderately.
7.0 Fair condition - may need a service, may need a polish, case and bracelet may show wear, still a very solid watch.
! Old World Jewelers does not buy or sell timepieces below fair condition.


Old World Jewelers is actively buying and selling watches daily. We follow the current market trends in watch prices. We have a better appreciation for watch values and can offer the highest price. We will meet or exceed any legitimate offer you have recently received.

Rolex and Patek Phillipe Wristwatches

Pre-Owned Rolex and Patek Phillipe Wristwatches

  • A. Lange & Söhne
  • Agassiz
  • Angelus
  • Audemars Piguet
  • Baume et Mercier
  • Bell & Ross
  • Blancpain
  • Boucheron
  • Breguet
  • Breitling
  • Bucherer
  • Bueche Girod
  • Bvlgari
  • Cartier
  • Chaumet
  • Chopard
  • Corum
  • Daniel Roth
  • Favre-Leuba
  • Franck Muller
  • Glashütte
  • Gubelin
  • Hublot
  • IWC
  • Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • LeCoultre
  • Longines
  • Omega
  • Oyster
  • Panerai
  • Patek Philippe
  • Paul Ditisheim
  • Piaget SA
  • Rolex
  • Tag Heuer
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Tissot
  • Tudor
  • Ulysse Nardin
  • Universal Genève
  • Vacheron Constantin
  • Van Cleef & Arpels
  • Wakmann
  • Zenith


Over the years, we have developed collections of antique jewelry, pocketwatches and wrist watches. Therefore, we have a better appreciation of your jewelry and watches and will pay the highest price for rare and unique items. Selling your personal jewelry and watches can be an emotional event in your life. We respect those feelings. We show respect and confidentiality for your situation.

Old World Staff


Old World Jewelers is family owned and operated and has been located in the Chicago western suburbs since 1979. We are not the newest gold buying shop that just popped up yesterday. Knowing this, you can be assured that you are dealing with a reputable company that has been in business for 42 years. Our helpful staff has over 125 years of combined experience. We have the training and expertise to accurately appraise the cash value of your items.

Old World Staff

Call 1-630-933-0100 to speak with a watch specialist or fill out our confidential form below.


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