Backed by over 30 years of extensive experience and dedicated service, Vintage Contessa & Times Past is a family-owned and operated buyer and seller of luxury designer handbags, watches, diamonds and jewelry located in Houston, Texas. We take great pride in our reputation as a team of experienced professionals who offer top-quality, designer products at exceptional prices for our customers. Our team delivers outstanding customer service you deserve to create a hassle-free, convenient way to sell your luxury handbags, high-end watches and other jewelry. Reach out today to learn more about our fast and convenient evaluation process.
How It Works
LUXURY ITEM EVALUATION:
- If you have items in your closet, safe or drawer you are not wearing, sell or trade with us. Forward us detailed descriptions of your luxury item to sell with photos or visit our showroom in Houston.
Send us Your Luxury Item:
- After the evaluation, if you agree to the approximate quote based upon condition represented, you will receive a pre-paid shipping label, including insurance.
Full Item Inspection:
- Once we recive your luxury item in our store in our hands, our qualified experts will inspect the items condition and authenticiy.
Receive top dollar payments or a higher trade in value:
- Once finalized with the product in our hands, you will receive payment via check or wire. We only buy authentic pieces, so you will get the best bid to buy what you want to sell.
- Get help from real people. Contact us by email or phone. We’re here from 9am to 4:30pm central Monday to Friday.
- Items that are traded-in towards the purchase of a new item are only charged sales tax on the difference in price (for Texas residents). For example, if the item you purchase is $1,000.00 and the trade in is $800.00, then sales tax is charged only on the difference of $200.00.
We buy designer jewelry, handbags, watches, and diamonds from a full range of world-class manufacturers including, but not limited to:
- A. Lange & Son
- Audemars Piguet
- Patek Philippe
- Tiffany & Co- watch, jewelry
- TAG Heur
- Ulysses Nardin
- Vacheron Constantin
- Van Cleef & Arpels