With the growing interest of sustainability in the fashion industry, it would only be a matter of time before the pre-owned watch market took notice.

You might be wondering what is the attraction of purchasing a pre-owned watch? A few benefits of entering the market are that some models can be genuinely cheaper and accessible for new collectors.

Seasoned high-end collectors can also scout the market for timepieces that are no longer on the market and will only increase in value as the years go by.

Vintage and pre-owned watches are also fetching as much or even more than brand new watches. Sotheby’s auction house in Dubai regularly auctions off Patek Philippe’s for excess of Dhs500k.

We’ve picked out the five best pre-owned watch wonders available now and will indeed become future heirlooms, each with its own story to tell.

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