What is Chrono24?

Chrono24 is the world’s marketplace for luxury watches. Buyers can choose from one of the Internet’s largest selections of luxury watches and sellers have a simple and cost efficient way to offer their timepiece. The primary objective of Chrono24 is to be the most trustworthy and credible platform for the acquisition, sale and trade of luxury watches on a global basis.


Does Chrono24 buy or sell watches?

No. Chrono24 is a marketplace that connects buyers and sellers. If you have a watch for sale, please place a free ad here or contact a professional dealer. Many of our listed professional dealers also buy pre-owned watches.


What kind of watches can be found on Chrono24?

Users have access to more than 150,000 (as of Dec 2013) new, previously-owned and vintage timepieces, from the traditional Omega costing a few hundred Euros, to the exclusive Patek Philippe collectible in excess of a million Euros.


When was Chrono 24 founded?

Chrono24.com was founded in 2003 by Axess New Media GmbH. In 2010 Internet entrepreneurs and watch lovers Dirk Schwartz and Tim Stracke have acquired Chrono24.com to take it to the next level.


How many users does Chrono24 have?

The number of daily visits on Chrono24 is constantly growing. As of December 2013 an average of approximately 200,000 people from all around the world visit the site each day. Especially in the US and the BRIC countries Chrono24 experiences strong growth. That makes Chrono24 also a unique property for advertisers who are looking for a platform to reach millions of watch lovers and affluent individuals.


How many sellers does Chrono24 have?

At the end of 2013 Chrono24 had more than 1000 professional and numerous private sellers. As the user base this number is also growing fast.


Who are Chrono24’s share holders?

Managing Directors Dirk Schwartz and Tim Stracke along with chief developer Michael Krkoska own most of the company. External investors are experienced international business angels and private equity investor S-Kap (subsidiary of German Bank “Sparkasse”).


Who runs Chrono24?

The platform is run by the founders and a team of 18 further employees in product development, sales and customer service. The founders have each more than ten years of experience in building and running online marketplaces and are watch enthusiasts themselves.


Where is Chrono24 located?

Chrono24 is located in Karlsruhe, Germany close the French and Swiss border. Karlsruhe is one of the German Internet and software hubs with numerous high tech start-ups and not far from most of the prestigious Swiss watch brands. In addition the company has representatives in San Diego, USA and Hong Kong.


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