Private Individuals

Recover a lost or stolen watch by registering it on THE WATCH REGISTER database and utilising our specialist recovery services. Buy with confidence by checking the serial number of pre-owned watches against THE WATCH REGISTER database.

If you have suffered the theft or loss of a watch, registering it on THE WATCH REGISTER database will ensure the best chance of recovering it in future. We successfully locate lost and stolen watches through our widespread search operations on the international market, even after property has crossed borders. 

Our expert team provides specialist recovery services with 30 years’ experience and a proven track record in stolen property recovery. Read more about our recovery services here.

If you are buying a pre-owned watch of any brand, check it against our database prior to purchase. It is the most effective way to ensure you acquire good title and do not lose your investment. Watches with box and papers should also be checked to ensure the best protection against theft and fraud. We provide a Certificate for every watch that is clear from the database as verifiable evidence of a clean history check and good faith transaction. 

Register a loss

Ensure the best chance of recovery

Your watch will be registered on the largest international theft database used by dealers, jewellers, pawnbrokers and auction houses to identify stolen watches. We will actively search for your watch on the global pre-owned watch market until it is recovered.

50% of our recovered watches are found within 1 year of the theft, and 35% within 6 months.

Search the database

Check if a watch is lost, stolen or fake

  • Buy and sell with peace of mind
  • Avoid financial loss
  • Protect your reputation
  • Search Certificate as evidence of your theft checks

Serial number checks on Rolex and all other brands. Search by SMS, Whatsapp or via the website. Results within minutes.