Auction is the most trusted, and surprisingly simple, way to sell watches.  Let us guide you through the process step-by-step, from consignment to payment.

Is It a Good Time to Sell My Watches?

2014 was a landmark year for Sotheby’s Watches, with the most successful New York sale ever in June and an incredible world-record price for any watch with the Patek Philippe ‘Henry Graves Supercomplication’ at $24 million. Sotheby’s Watches department is able to draw the international audience into competition which surpassed $100 million in sales last year.


Has your grandfather’s Patek Philippe, Rolex or Vacheron Constantin wristwatch been sitting in the vault for years? From a few photographs and details, we will advise you on the potential of your watches at auction.

How do I contact Sotheby’s?

If you wish to arrange for a confidential appointment, or if you have any questions about the consignment process, please contact the Watch department at:

Katharine Thomas
Vice President, Head of Department
+1 212 606 7184

Nate Borgelt
Assistant Vice President, Specialist
+1 212 606 7184