Nordstrom is taking steps to turn into your trusted new watch reseller.
With the assistance of the UK’s largest second-hand timepiece distributor, Watchfinder & Co., the division retailer is now providing an unique vary of pre-owned models. The curated choice from the likes of Cartier, Breitling, Rolex and Jaeger-LeCoultre is offered on-line and in-store on the retailer’s Seattle location, whereas provides final. Stocked with bestselling, classic and limited-edition examples, the assortment is priced at as much as $10,000 per mannequin.
This partnership marks Nordstrom’s first entry into the pre-owned watch area, which is being launched to buyers through their positive jewellery sector. The corporate joins the continued listing of shops, reminiscent of J.Crew and Mr. Porter, which have begun to companion with pre-owned watch sellers to capitalize on the rising resale market.
With distinguished clientele, authenticity is essential—which is exactly why Nordstrom linked with the watch specialist for its choices. Watchfinder & Co. was based in 2002, and is as we speak one of the crucial trusted on-line platforms for purchasing and promoting luxurious timepieces. The specialist’s success is basically attributed to its inspection of every timepiece—in and out, and underneath magnification—by manufacturer-accredited watchmakers. The specialists are additionally recognized to cross-reference watches towards official model data to make sure every mannequin is real earlier than itemizing it on-line or transport it to you.
The one-of-a-kind references sourced by the European watch vendor, now accessible at Nordstrom, have all undergone that meticulous inspection course of. Nevertheless, in case your watch reveals up and stops working by means of no fault of you personal, you’ll be capable of ship it in for restore utilizing the 24-month guarantee that comes with the acquisition.
On the time of this writing, the highest three pre-owned watches accessible within the choice embrace a 46 mm Jaeger-LeCoultre Masters Compressor Chronograph with three subdials for $10,000; a 38 mm Panerai Luminor Due Automated for $5,950; and a 44 mm Breitling Chronomat bracelet watch with a gold bezel and markers for $9,455. To view the opposite fashions accessible and look out for brand spanking new additions, head over to Nordstrom.com.