Guaranteed Authenticity

The 1916 Company is committed to the integrity of the luxury watch industry and will not buy or sell watches that are replicas or contain inauthentic parts. The 1916 Company is trusted by thousands of clients worldwide, therefore, we take watch fraud extremely seriously. Our watches are all carefully evaluated and authenticated by our in-house Swiss-trained watchmakers, without compromising value or provenance, before entering our curated inventory of pre-owned watches for sale. Every pre-owned watch is guaranteed to be fully authentic and comes backed by our 2-year Global warranty to give you peace-of-mind.

Who Authenticates Each Watch?

When you shop our luxury pre-owned watches, you can be sure that each piece was assessed before being presented for sale. Our in-house team of Swiss-trained watchmakers, technicians, and refinishers inspect each piece according to a rigorous quality control process, and they’re also qualified to address any repair needs. Whether a watch needs minor maintenance or heavy repair due to water or rust damage, our team is capable of providing a full range of services with factory-sourced parts. Plus, every timepiece we sell comes with a 2-year Global Warranty to provide added peace of mind.

Why Trust The 1916 Company?

As the world’s leading platform for buying, selling, and trading pre-owned luxury watches, we don’t take our responsibility lightly. Because we own every watch we sell, we are able to implement a true global quality standard while still bringing collectors an ever-changing, unrivaled selection. Additionally, each piece is thoroughly evaluated, authenticated, and brought to manufacturer operating standards before entering our curated inventory. So, there’s no need to worry about receiving a watch that hasn’t already been highly-vetted.

Where Can I Learn More?

If you’re interested in learning more about The 1916 Company and our team of watch experts and enthusiasts, check out our library of interesting blog content or read our company story. Want to hear what fellow collectors are saying about their experience with us? Discover our expansive list of testimonials and reviews.