VALUE & RATING | Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch price increase

On this page you will find the price increase, value development, trend and the rating for the movement of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual.

The watch is made of stainless steel with sapphire crystal and a stainless steel Oyster strap. The movement is a Rolex 3130 caliber, self-winding with a 48h power reserve.



Watch Case:

34mm, Stainless Steel


Not Rotatable


Sapphire Crystal

Case Bottom:

Stainless Steel


Stainless Steel Oyster

Water Resistant:


4.600 €
(RSP 2017)



Historic value development
Rolex Oyster Perpetual


Trend development
Rolex Oyster Perpetual


Information on the


This watch rated in
comparison to the market


Value Development Rolex Explorer II

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The value
of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual has grown by 51% between 2007 and 2016. In total, the price increased by 1,550 € during this time. Over the last 10 years, the average growth has been 172 € per year. All in all, the growth is slightly below-average as compared to our watch portfolio consisting of over 260 selected luxury watches. However, the price development rose above-average during the last couple of years. The price increase in 2016 amounted to 250 €.

You are able to determine growth-rates from the graph as shown by the following example:
A value of 110 in year X means a growth-rate of 10% as compared to the year of origin with the value 100 (110-100=10%).

3 year
5 year
10 year

The market achieved higher growth-rates than the Rolex Oyster Perpetual. However, the Oyster Perpetual’s growth rose during the last years.

about the table:
The yearly average presents an average yearly growth over the given period of time until 2016.

References of this brand with a comparable value development:


Resale Value


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A second-hand Rolex Oyster Perpetual today is worth more than the official sales price from back in 2007. Discounted over the last 9 years, the average annual gain in value amounts to 1.9%. The value of a new watch falls down to its market value after purchase. The retail sales price usually includes a relatively high retailer margin, which represents a markup to the market value of a watch. By purchasing a used Rolex Oyster Perpetual at a price near its market value, you are able to achieve a higher rate of return. Therefore, it makes sense to invest in a second hand and well-maintained watch, ideally with original papers and box.

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Trend Development

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The popularity of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual has increased constantly over the last 5 years on Google. From beginning of 2012 until 2016 the worldwide search volume has increased by approximately 40%. At the end of the year, the Oyster Perpetual usually shows an uplift that can be related to (pre-)Christmas sales.

The interest in the Rolex Oyster Perpetual is spread globally. A large part of the search volume on Google originates from Asia. Overall, the positive trend and widespread popularity point to a rising demand in the Rolex Oyster Perpetual.

Exemplary Illustration of
a mechanical movement

Rolex 3130 beats as caliber in the Oyster Perpetual. This movement has been developed and manufactured by Rolex. It comes with a power reserve of 2 days. The number of jewels amounts to 31.


Rolex 3130


Self-winding Movement

In-house Movement:




Amount of Jewels:     31



Power Reserve:         48h



The amount of jewels serves as indicator for the complexity and the finishing of a movement.
Market average:
31 Jewels (Self-winding movements)
21 Jewels (Manual winding movements)

The power reserve provides an insight into the performance of movements.
Market average:
45 hours (Self-winding movements)
50 hours (Manual winding movements)

The growth of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual accounts to the mean of all price developments in our market portfolio from 2007 to 2016.

The resale value and the trend are both clearly positive.

The movement stands slightly out in its power reserve as compared to other movements in our portfolio.

Please note:
A low rating does not implicate a bad quality of the movement.

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