The value of an old watch is influenced by factors such as age, condition, quality, materials, appearance, rarity and more. Therefore, finding the worth of a watch can take varying time and effort, depending on the person's skills and experience, and the complexity of the watch.
Consumers can educate themselves and determine the value of an old watch, or they can hire a watch expert to do the work for them. Hiring a watch expert is more advisable because looking at all the factors in detail can be both tricky and time consuming. Using professional valuation of the watch can make a huge difference in the amount a consumer gives or receives for the old watch.