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This is all you need to know to get up to speed with our newest addition at W. Smith & Co... Pre-Owned Rolex Certified by Swiss Crown USA.
While each Rolex is “pre-owned”, you can be assured each timepiece has gone through an extensive five step process to bring you a beautiful, refurbished Rolex.
Their process begins by hand selecting and buying only the finest quality pre-owned Rolex watches. Each watch is then inspected, refurbished and overhauled. Finally, the watch is refinished, polished and tested by technicians trained on luxury Swiss watches and backed by a two year warranty. A pre-owned Rolex certified by Swiss Crown comes with all the performance, precision and prestige you find at a fraction of the price.
Here's a break down of Swiss Crown's extensive 5 step overhaul Process:
Inspection & Authentication
Remove bracelet, record style number between lugs at 12 o’clock and serial number between lugs at 6 o’clock
De-case movement, remove hands and dial,
Inspect movement number
Identify and authenticated by technicians trained to work on luxury Swiss watches
Completely disassemble movement
Inspect all parts for integrity
Place all parts in ultrasonic machine cleaning cycle
Place all parts in rinse cycle, perform three times
Identify parts for replacement
Reassemble movement, oil gear train, winding mechanism, balance bushings and mainspring with recommended Rolex lubricants only
Insert movement in automatic movement tester to verify beat and regulate timing to +7/-7 sec/day
Buff bracelet and case
Steam clean case and bracelet
Install case back and gaskets if needed
Vacuum test to -.7 bar
Pressure test to recommended depth levels
Wet test if leak is present
Set case in automatic winder for visual timing confirmation for duration of 48 hours plus
Install bracelet upon confirmed timing
After the over-haul process each pre-owned Rolex watch is independently examined by Gemworld International Inc., one of the most respected gemological laboratories in the US. Each verification includes a professional photograph and shows the serial number of the pre-owned Rolex.
**W. Smith & Co and Swiss Crown USA are not an authorized dealer nor affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by Rolex Watch USA Inc. and none of the Swiss Crown USA products are sold, distributed, offered and/or certified by Rolex Watch USA Inc.**