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Old 4 April 2012, 10:48 AM   #1
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Cost to get a watch cleaned.

Hi all. I have been looking around on the internet for a while now and can't find an answer to my question. Around how much does it cost to get a watch such as a Rolex sport model or a Tudor cleaned on the exterior- Such as polishing the lugs, case etc....
Thanks for your help in advance.
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Old 4 April 2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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Buy a Verat watch cleaning kit and some cape cod cloths and do it yourself.. It will cost you about $50!~
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Old 4 April 2012, 11:08 AM   #3
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Many jewelers charge between $100-150... Look on the net for watch repair in your area.
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Old 4 April 2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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Thanks guys! I don't need the cleaning now, but wanted to know whenever I need it.
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Old 4 April 2012, 11:20 AM   #5
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Costs me $600ish because I'm not letting anyone polish my watches except the maker. Rolex wont do a polish without a service (unless they've change policy). If you want to pick up a cape cod cloth that will take care of small swirls between services.
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Old 4 April 2012, 01:32 PM   #6
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Thanks guys! I don't need the cleaning now, but wanted to know whenever I need it.
Keep it clean with warm soapy water and a small brush and it will look great for years..

And you won't lose any of the metal by constantly polishing it off...
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Old 4 April 2012, 03:36 PM   #7
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If you want scratches buffed out on bracelet, bezel, etc., it can cost upward of $300-400 with a private watchmaker, and that's without opening it and examining the innards. Just make sure you TRUST the person you have doing it. If you're looking to get into the innards, that's a full service job, so you may as well have an RSC do it unless you know a great local Rolex-certified guy you can trust. Cost between $500 and $1k depending on the watch. You're in Tx, so I'd say use the Dallas RSC unless it's too far. The Dallas RSC has a pretty good rep.
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Old 4 April 2012, 10:22 PM   #8
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Thanks! I'm in San Anttonio so its a bit of a trip, but will do it when I need it.
Thanks again.
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Old 4 April 2012, 10:37 PM   #9
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If you bring it to dalton at abc watchworks. Full polish is 85 with gasket replacement. If you are local. Bring it to 3rd party rolex service places they can do the job
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