Pre-owned Luxury Watches Market Expand $32.05 Billion By 2032 CAGR 11.6%

Pre-owned Luxury Watches Market Size Worth $32.05 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 11.6%

The global pre-owned luxury watches market size is expected to reach USD 32.05 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Pre-owned Luxury Watches Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Automatic, Manual), By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The allure of owning a pre-owned luxury watch at a fraction of the price of a new one is a key catalyst for the market's growth. Esteemed high-end watch brands exude a timeless appeal, and obtaining a second-hand luxury watch allows individuals to savor the prestige and craftsmanship associated with these brands without a substantial financial commitment. As a result, consumers can fulfill their aspirations without putting undue strain on their finances, making affordability a compelling driving force for buyers in the market.

The rising trend of collecting and investing in luxury watches has propelled market growth. Collectors and enthusiasts perceive these timepieces not merely as stylish accessories but also as valuable assets. Certain vintage or limited-edition watches have the potential to appreciate over time, presenting attractive investment opportunities. This has drawn a diverse range of buyers, spanning from watch aficionados to investors, thereby enhancing overall demand.

Considerations of ethnicity and trust emerge as crucial factors, particularly because offline channels contribute to providing customers with an elevated sense of security and confidence. The tangible and personal aspects of offline transactions, such as physically examining timepieces and interacting with knowledgeable sales personnel, address the specific needs and preferences of luxury watch buyers. Additionally, the option to potentially authenticate the watch in person significantly reduces uncertainties associated with purchasing high-value, pre-owned luxury watches.

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The expansion of online marketplaces and specialized platforms for trading pre-owned luxury watches has significantly augmented this market. The internet has streamlined the process for buyers and sellers to connect, presenting an extensive array of watches spanning different brands, styles, and historical eras. Online marketplaces play a crucial role in fostering transparency and trust by implementing authentication processes and guarantees, addressing concerns related to counterfeit products.

The accessibility and convenience offered by online platforms, coupled with the assurance provided through authentication measures, have alleviated apprehensions associated with online transactions. As a result, more consumers feel confident in exploring and engaging in the pre-owned luxury watch market through digital channels. This increased trust and ease of access have played a pivotal role in driving the substantial expansion of the market.

Pre-owned Luxury Watches Market Report Highlights

  • Automatic segment accounted for the largest share, as they have been in use for the longer period of years
  • Online segment expected to grow at the fastest pace, primarily due to heavy discounts, cash back coupons, & social media driven sales
  • Asia Pacific will grow at the substantial pace, on account of presence of huge young population with high income and luxurious lifestyle
  • The key market players include Bob's Watches, Chrono24, Crown & Caliber, eBay, Govberg, Watch Club, TrueFacet, WatchBox, Watches of Switzerland, & Watchfinder.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the Pre-owned Luxury Watches market report based on type, distribution channel, and region:

Pre-owned Luxury Watches, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Automatic
  • Manual

Pre-owned Luxury Watches, Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Online
  • Offline

Pre-owned Luxury Watches, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Pre-owned Luxury Watches Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 13.30 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 32.05 billion


11.6% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Type, By Distribution Channel, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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