The secondary market is playing an increasingly important role with regard to how people buy and sell watches, and nobody knows more about the secondary marketplace than Tim Stracke, the Co-CEO of Chrono24. With over 3,000 verified dealers and 20,000 private sellers moving 400,000 watches at any given time, Chrono24 is the world’s largest specialized market for watches, so we wanted to get Tim on the podcast to talk about how his platform is different from others in the space, how consumers use it to get their dream watches, and how brands are reacting to this burgeoning space.
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