Open by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays 11am-5pm.
Please call the store during business hours to book appointments (323) 653-0467 or email:

On Line Purchases Terms & Conditions for all items except “True North Collections”

(To view the True North Collections warranty and return policy, click here)

On Line Purchases Terms & Conditions


We accept payment by cheque, bank wire, credit card and paypal.
Purchases by credit card are limited to $1000 for 1st time customers.
Purchases over $1000 for 1st time customers must be paid by cheque or bank wire.

3 Day Approval

Items purchased online, not previously examined in our shop are subject to a 3 day inspection period. You must advise us by email within 3 days of delivery if you intend to return an item. Shipping and Insurance charges are non-refundable. Return shipping and insurance is at the customer’s expense. Returned items improperly packed or under insured are at the customer’s risk if lost or damaged in shipment. Items returned must be in the same condition as sent. Special order and layaway items are non refundable. (see additional layaway terms) Items examined in person which are shipped are not eligible for refund.

Credit Card Fees

We do not charge any fee for purchase via credit card. However, merchandise paid by credit card which is returned is subject to a 3% return fee, to reimburse us for non refundable credit card charges we incur. Shipping fees are not refundable. Items paid by check or bank wire are not subject to return fees and may be returned for a full refund less shipping charges.


We ship fully insured via Fedex. Credit card purchases can be shipped only to the card holder’s billing address. We do not offer COD or P.O. Box deliveries.

Watch Accessories Shipping & Returns

Our return policy allows you to return the product within 7 days of having received it for store credit or exchange only. We do not accept returns for a refund. If you wish to exchange a product, please contact us at as soon as possible to notify us of the return and we will make all necessary arrangements. If an exchange is not possible, a store credit will be issued.

Straps and Bands must be returned in brand new, unworn condition. Once a strap has been buckled it creases the leather and we cannot resell it. All items must be returned in brand new, unused, unworn condition in original packaging. Repack all of the items securely in a padded envelope.

Please allow 24-48 hours for your order to be processed. Two Day Shipping by USPS. We do not ship with UPS. We cannot ship to P.O. Boxes.

Limited Warranty on Time Pieces

Timepieces are covered by a 1 year limited warranty on the internal mechanism. Unless specifically stated otherwise, vintage timepieces are not water resistant or shock resistant. This warranty does not cover damage to the internal mechanism, crystal, bracelet, or other external parts or ornamentation resulting from abuse or neglect including dropping, hitting, jarring or exposure to water.


WBAW? offers a 3 month layaway on some, but not all items. For eligible items, an initial 25% deposit is required. Three additional payments of 25% of the purchase amount will be due monthly. In the event these terms are not met, item(s) will be returned to inventory and subject to a restocking fee equal to 10% of listed purchase price, excluding sales tax. The remaining balance will be issued as store credit. Layaways that are not completed are not eligible for refunds.

Returning an Item

We must be notified by email if you intend to return an item within the 3 day inspection period. Items must be well packed to protect the contents. All items must be returned in the same condition as sent.

Worn or used straps cannot be returned. Customer is responsible for return shipping and insurance.

Special Orders

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on special orders. Special order items are not eligible for refund or exchange.

Gift Cards – Gift Certificates

Gift Cards can be used at WBAW? or
Gift Cards are not redeemable for cash.

No cash back will be given.
No refunds unless required by law.
No gift card purchase allowed with other gift cards.
Write down your gift card order number  Gift Cards that are lost will be replaced with up to the value remaining, with correct proof of purchase.

Our telephone number is (323) 653-0467.
Email us at
Please refer to the item stock # to avoid confusion.


1 year warranty against defects.

If you want to change a product into another size, color etc, please contact us so we are able to reserve the new item in our stock immediately. You are always entitled to an exchange or refund within 30 days after you have received your package, as long as the item has not been used. All original packaging, price labels etc. shall be returned with the product without having been tampered with.

In case of returns or exchange of goods please contact us at to receive a prepaid return label.

We'll contact you when this watch or a similar one becomes available.

Rolex Serial Numbers and Clasp Codes

Rolex Serial Numbers

Rolex Production Year Serial Number
2010 G
2009 V
2008 M OR V
2007 M OR Z
2006 D OR Z
2005 D
2005 F
2004 F
2003 F
2002 Y
2001 K OR Y
2000 K,000,001
2000 P,000,001
1999 A,000,001
1998 U,932,144
1997 U,000,001
1996 T,000,001
1995 W,000,001
1994 S,860,880
1993 S,000,001
1992 C,000,001
1991 N,000,001
1991 X,000,001
1990 E,000,001
1989 L,980,000
1988 R,598,200
1987 R,000,001
1987 9,400,000
1986 8,900,000
1985 8,614,000
1984 8,070,022
1983 7,400,000
1982 7,100,000
1981 6,520,870
1980 6,434,000
1979 5,737,030
1978 5,000,000
1977 5,008,000
1976 4,115,299
1975 3,862,196
1974 3,567,927
1973 3,200,268
1972 2,890,459
1971 2,589,295
1970 2,241,882
1969 1,900,000
1968 1,752,000
1967 1,538,435
1966 1,200,000
1965 1,100,000
1964 1,008,889
1963 824,000
1962 744,000
1961 643,153
1960 516,000
1959 399,453
1958 328,000
1957 224,000
1956 133,061
1955 97,000
1954 23,000
1953 855,726
1952 726,639
1951 709,249
1948 628,840
1947 529,163
1946 367,946
1945 302,459
1944 269,561
1943 230,878
1942 143,509
1941 106,047
1940 99,775
1939 71,224
1938 43,739
1937 40,920
1936 36,856
1935 34,336
1934 30,823
1933 29,562
1932 29,132
1930 23,186
1928 23,969
1927 20,190
1926 00,001

Rolex Clasp Codes

Bracelet CodeYear
A or VA1976
B or VB1977
C or VC1978
D or VD1979
E or VE1980
F or VF1981
T or W1995