RC Watches Ltd

A Business project London, United Kingdom

RC Watches Ltd

Retailers and specialists in luxury watches. After success online, we are expanding to a retail store

They did it!

On 23rd Dec 2015 we successfully raised


of £120,000 target

14 backers


56 days

Project owner


Welcome to RC Watches 


About Us

We are currently a successful e-retailer that specialises in luxury watches. We deal in some of the finest brands on the market; including Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Cartier and IWC.

We are currently based in an office based within the heart of London. However, we have big plans to open our first boutique, in the area of West Wickham, Kent.

We have fund raised from enthusiastic friends and family to allocate money for the refit. We have mail shot existing customers for feed back on our plans and to find out what they would consider to be the ideal shopping experience, this is important as it is more for them than us.

So far the company has been built purely on personal funding and run by a Father and Son team, with a strong passion for luxury watches and horology. Collectively we have over 15 years experience combined in trading luxury watches and over 80% of our business comes from recommendations. We have even supplied watches to premiership footballers!


Our Impact

Offering watches to both trade and private has been beneficial thus far, we have learned a lot about the market trends and demand throughout the years. Offering watches in store will broaden our business to the next level. We aim to be a strong presence within the market, by operating on all platforms, maintaining good customer service with on-going attractive pricing, we believe that we will not only continue to strengthen our trade ties, but will build a fantastic retail base also.

Although online shopping has become extremely popular, still less than 30% of watch sales are completed online. Our research tells us that 95% of private customers seeking to purchase a pre-owned watch will want to actively view and try a watch on before purchasing.

The shop will also enable us services we cannot currently offer. At the moment, the only long term payment option we can accept is payment via credit card, therefore we will be offering finance options also.

In addition, from store we will branch further into trade-in and watch purchase. It is well known that individuals wishing to sell their watches feel reluctant to send their watches in the post before receiving any money. Therefore with a shop, we can take out the risk from either party and offer the trade-in or sale at the time, as we can do all check, inspections and valuations in house.

We have also secured partnership with a watch club company. Their focus is to offer the rarest and most finite watch models, to hire throughout the year. They wish to rent window space and place some of there pieces in the window. This will again create further footfall and advertise our business and other services, to the watch club's already established customer base.


Your Pledge

We don't like to ask for your money and give nothing in return. So with this crowdfunder we have many different rewards for your kind contributions:

1. We are running an amazing giveaway for which all doners £1 and up will be eligable for:

  • Winner - Brand new 2014 Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial - worth £9000
  • 2nd Runner-up - Cartier Roadster XL White 2010 Pre owned complete set - worth £4500
  • 3rd Runner-up  - Omega Seamaster Diver 300 Black - worth £2500
  • 4th - 30th Runner-up - full watch service and polish - worth £250

(Full T's & C's below)

2.  We are also running a fantastic giveaway for every promoter using '#rcwatchesgiveaway' hashtag:

  • Rolex Submariner 16613 Black/Gold 1997 Pre owned model complete set - worth £4500



Giveaway terms and conditions:

  1. All entries will be collected and the winner of each giveaway will be selected at random after the close of the crowdfunder.co.uk pledge:

7:16pm (GMT) 23rd December 2015

  1. All entrants must provide full contact details, including full name, contact number and a valid email address.
  2. The winner of the competition will receive the gift free of charge, excluding postage & packaging if applicable, which will be made once we have processed the paperwork.
  3. Multiple entries are permitted.
  4. The principle purpose of payment is for RC Watches LTD crowd funding scheme, not payment for entry to a competition, the giveaway is a reward for the purpose of saying thank you for your pledge to us.
  5. If we cannot contact the selected winner, the entry is ineligible, the winner fails to claim the gift or otherwise fails to provide information that we need in order to make the gift available, the gift will be forfeited and an alternative winner selected.
  6. We do not accept responsibility for entries not accepted due to incomplete or missing data and or failure to meet the terms set out within these terms & conditions.
  7. The giveaways will benefit from our warranty as applicable, which is subject to our usual warranty terms and conditions, which can be requested from RC Watches.
  8. The winner acknowledges and accepts that under no circumstances will the winner be permitted to return the gift for a refund.
  9. The winner agrees to comply with our reasonable instructions in order to administer the competition.
  10. The giveaway is as stated, is non-transferable, no cash alternative will be offered and no change will be given.
  11. The winners of the giveaways agrees to participate in such promotional activity and material that we may require for the purposes of administrating the competition.
  12. We reserve the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw the giveaway at any time without notice.
  13. The competition is not available to be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount and is subject to availability.
  14. Our decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The giveaways are open to anyone aged 16 years or over as at the start date of the giveaways, except employees of RC Watches LTD, anyone else professionally associated with the giveaways or any member of their households.
  16. Any winners who aren’t UK residents must be able to come to the UK to claim their prize, or accept costs and liability for any shipments required.
  17. No details of any pledgers who have come through this site will be used for marketing purposes and no details will be passed on or sold to any third parties.
  18. If any term is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that term shall be deleted to the minimum extent required and the validity and enforceability of other provisions shall not be affected.
  19. The giveaway will not commence unless a minimum of 50% of the total raise has been completed.
  20. The giveaway is provided by RC Watches LTD (company number 09478642), whose registered office address is 9 Lapwing Close, CR2 8TD. All references to ‘our’, ‘us’ and ‘we’ are to RC Watches LTD.