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About Us

Bob's Watches

Bob's Watches is the World's First and only Pre-Owned Rolex Exchange where consumers can buy, sell, and trade vintage and used Rolex watches at true fair market value. We openly publish the current buy and sell values for each Rolex model allowing us to serve as an online marketplace for buyers and sellers looking, quite simply, to get the best deal.

Unlike other companies, we specialize in used Rolex watches, including pre-owned, vintage, and antique timepieces, and pride ourselves in obtaining the very best results possible for our customers. Our business philosophy is built on trust and integrity, and in a very short time, we have become the leading online destination for used Rolex watches and vintage Rolex expertise. And unlike other online watch companies, Bob's carries an actual inventory of watches, and every watch on our site is in stock and ready for sale. For more information about Bob's Watches, see our Wikipedia page.

Customer Service Is Our Main Mission

"Unlike many companies in search of maximizing a profit, our primary goal at Bob’s Watches is to create a trusted source to buy and sell pre-owned Rolex watches. Ensuring a positive experience for you is our primary mission. Located in Newport Beach, CA, we are the largest and most trusted source to buy or sell a Rolex."   - Paul Altieri

All of our certified, authentic Rolex watches have been carefully serviced and restored to mint condition. And while our business has grown rapidly over the past years, we hold strong to our commitment of offering the highest quality customer service. Bob’s Watches is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

The Pre-Owned Rolex Exchange

Buyers

All buyers are looking to purchase a genuine Rolex from a trusted reseller at the best price. To that end, we encourage our buyers to shop us on Google shopping to discover how good our pricing really is.

Sellers

Rolex Sellers have just one simple goal: to receive a fair price for their watch from a trusted buyer who will pay them in a timely manner. Since we post our buy and sell prices openly on the site, sellers can be assured they are getting full market value. Payment is wired the same day.

Mission Statement & Service Culture

Admired but not easily replicated, Bob’s is firmly grounded in our founding principles – in who we are and what our mission is. Our goals and principles are guided by our devotion to creating the most trusted name in Pre-owned Rolex watches. Bob’s Watches is based in Newport Beach, California.

The Company has built its reputation over the years as being the "Kelly Blue" book for used Rolex prices. To date, Bob's is the only company that lists both the buy and sell price for every model so consumers can rest assured they are getting the best prices.  Dealers, collectors, and consumers use its published "Rolex pricing guide" to obtain accurate values. The market now changes much more frequently as global supply and demand forces move markets similar to the stock exchange.  With Bob's, its always been about honesty through transparent pricing.  

100% Authenticity Guaranteed

All watches are 100% authentic with Rolex factory parts.

Customer Service

Our #1 goal is to make customers feel comfortable buying, selling, or trading their luxury items.

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Transparency

We publish the buy and sell prices for all watches to honor the fair market value for all products on our website.

For more information, please call (800) 494-3708

The Leadership

Paul Altieri

Paul Altieri

FOUNDER & CEO

Paul is the company's Founder and CEO and one of the world's top Rolex experts. He is responsible for all the day to day activities from purchasing, receiving, marketing and sales. Paul now spends time focusing on the strategic vision of the company and overseeing customer service needs. Paul is a graduate of Boston College 1979 and resides in California with his family.

FAVORITE WATCH: ROLEX GMT-MASTER II 116710
Joe Alessandrini

Joe Alessandrini

Chief Financial Officer

As CFO of the company, Joe is responsible for leading the finance and legal teams. He also manages the growth of the sales network and the operations required in supporting sales and purchase transactions. With his background in business and finance, along with his personal fascination with Rolex watches, Joe consistently steers the company in the right direction on a daily basis.

FAVORITE WATCH: ROLEX NO DATE SUBMARINER 114060
Carol Altieri

Carol Altieri

Chief Operations Officer

As COO Carol is responsible for overall operation of the company as well as product buy/sell pricing and management. Carol continually creates and implements policies to stay ahead of growth while continuing to enhance the company's reputation as well as improve client relations by developing and executing strategies which increase the quality of customer service. Carol worked in the film industry prior to Bob’s Watches and lives in Orange County with Paul and their two children.

FAVORITE WATCH: Zenith Daytona Gold 16528
douglas kaplan

Douglas Kaplan

Chief Commercial Officer

As the CCO, Douglas is responsible for the commercial strategy and the development of Bob's Watches to drive business growth and market share.  As a former executive at Swatch Group, Douglas brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and expertise to the company.

FAVORITE WATCH: Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch

The Team

Laura Cohen

Laura C

Pricing Analyst


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Submariner 116610
Chris Foerster

Chris Foerster

Digital Marketing Director


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Datejust
George Smsaryan

George S

Purchasing Manager


FAVORITE WATCH: Green Rolex 116508
Justin Morton

Justin M

PHOTOGRAPHER


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Milgauss 116400GV
Max Berger

Max B

SALES REPRESENTATIVE


FAVORITE WATCH: Submariner 16613 Slate Serti
Larry Mendel

Larry M

SERVICE MANAGER


FAVORITE WATCH: Explorer II 16570 Black Dial
San Nghiem

San N

CUSTOMER SERVICE


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Daytona 116500
Harry Tran

Harry T

WATCHMAKER


FAVORITE WATCH: Sea-Dweller Deepsea 116660
Spencer Lamoure

Spencer L

Marketing & Production Associate


FAVORITE WATCH: OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch

Lizeth Garcia

Lizeth G

PHOTOGRAPHER


FAVORITE WATCH: ROLEX EXPLORER 214270
Ripley Sellers

Ripley S

SENIOR EDITOR


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Explorer II 1655

Fernando Alcala

Fernando A

merchandising


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex President 228238
Mathew William

Matthew W

Service Representative


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex 116718
Emily Fergason

Emily

Sr. Digital Content Manager


FAVORITE WATCH: Cartier Panthere
Tom Hayes

Tom H

Watchmaker


FAVORITE WATCH: OMEGA Speedmaster
Jesse Bielasiak

Brandon C

Customer Service


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Jesse Bielasiak

Jesse B

Purchasing Specialist


FAVORITE WATCH: Vintage Tudor Submariner
Klarissa Sanchez

Klarissa S

Customer Service


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Carol

Justin R

Service representative


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Sloan

Sloan S

Art Director


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Jonathan S

Jonathan S

Customer Service


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Greg Greiner

Greg Greiner

COFOUNDER


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex
Joshua Jacobs

Johua J

Sales Representative


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Submariner 116610
Leslye

Leslye M

Accountant


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex President
Michael Kapson

Michael K

Sales Representative


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Submariner 116610
Robert Ramirez

Robert R

Email Marketing


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Submariner 116610
Lisett A

Lisett A

Photo Editor


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Datejust
Lisett A

Olivia B

Social Media Coordinator


FAVORITE WATCH: Cartier Panthere
JC Videographer

JC

Videographer


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex Submariner
Lisett A

Chase F

Purchasing Specialist


FAVORITE WATCH: Day-Date
Brandon

Brandon F

Director of Vintage


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex 1680 Red Sub
Rachel

Rachel H

Purchasing Specialist


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex 178341
Kenneth

Kenneth B

Sales Representative


FAVORITE WATCH: Rolex 1680 Red Sub

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  • Robb Report asks Paul Altieri for his recommendations on the best Rolex models to collect, from a beginner's piece to the reference that will affirm your status as a collecting king.

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  • Bob's Watches joins forces with Sotheby's for its annual RM Sotheby's Monterey classic car show. This collaborative effort sees the first of its kind with the pairing of highly-collectible (modern and vintage) wristwatches with ultra-rare classic sports cars.

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  • Bob's Watches is collaborating with Sotheby's to offer 18 rare driving watches that will be paired with 18 cars.

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  • A collaboration between Bob's Watches and luxury auction house Sotheby's has resulted in “Watches Online: The Driver's Collection. Among the watches is a James Bond Rolex Submariner and Cars Going to Auction.

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  • Watches Online: The Driver's Collection will be open for bidding exclusively online from 14–20 August with the full sale on view at Monterey from 15–17 August.

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  • Each Vintage Car in RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction Is Paired With a Classic Watch—Here'

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BOB'S WATCHES Headquarters

1900 Quail St.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(800) 494-3708
(949) 476-9000

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HOURS

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday