Imitation Watches?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by BigRob, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. dimitrioup

    dimitrioup Well-Known Member

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    This is a joke right?
     
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    size 38R Senior member

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    QUALITY . VINTAGE. WATCH. - yes in caps. a beautiful watch can be had cheap if you know what to look for. like an omega seamaster = $450!!! put a new band on that, get it serviced. and you have a "REAL" watch. just ebay search "Omega" or you can try "Oris" enjoy.
     
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  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Pure nonsense
     
  4. Unregistered

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    Close this pointless thread please, someone.
     
  5. BigRob

    BigRob Senior member

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    Opposite of pointless. Specific question, potentially valuable answers.
     
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    thegreatgatsby Senior member

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    Why do SF members indulge these kinds of questions?

    Anyone who posts on this thread should not address the question asked. You're only encouraging more posts like these.
     
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    Crane's Senior member

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    No it is pointless and your specific questions don't have any valuable answers.
     
  8. BigRob

    BigRob Senior member

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    I hate to call you wrong, but you're wrong. Sample valuable answer:

    Quote: Another sample:

    Quote: A third (I like lists of three):

    Quote: And so forth.
     
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  9. thegreatgatsby

    thegreatgatsby Senior member

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    He doesn't get it ---
    there is no such thing as a reputable replica watch company.
    It's an oxy-moron.

    His own "sample answers" are hypothetical, as no one on this forum has offered anything along those lines.
     
  10. BigRob

    BigRob Senior member

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    #YOLO.
     
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  11. ahsam

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    Gentlemen, allow me to disagree with your disparaging tone. Your not addressing the issue submitted when saying " go buy a vintage " learn from there and become a victim like the rest of us of brand hype for an expensive product which often doesn't work satisfactorily.

    When you visit the ME and the Orient you realise what a big market there is. In Hong Kong there are stores with the doors opened on the street and inside rows of $20000 plus watches with just a plastic on them. When you take one in your hand and scrutinize it you marvel. How do they do it ? On the other hand if you don't speak Cantonese it's pointless trying to buy one.

    Yes, there is as they say in French a " wall of silence " on the subject. More information would only highlight the incredible savviness of the manufactures.
    I think this thread might teach us a few things if those who know are willing to contribute ( not necessarily evident ). Regards from an owner of several nice watches which always need repairs.
     
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    table21 Senior member

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    I always find thread like this comical, I started my interest into fine watch's from buying a pile of fakes. I had no idea what I was doing and I bought a few that were duds which needed fixing. After that, I learned how to do basic repairs on them. Being able to do basic repairs taught me the ins and outs of what makes a good watch 'good'. Before going though this process I had no idea.

    Anyways back on topic, most people will not be able to tell a fake apart from a real watch. On good fakes I still have to look at the watches movement to be sure (I am not a pro but have a decent eye for these things).

    In terms of is it right to wear one... well if I rebuilt a 67 mustang would people mock me if I was to drive it or if I were to get my tailor to try and copy that tom ford suit I like would people say that its wrong to wear it? If you are one of the guys that think it would be wrong, well than a fake watch is not for you. If you would not care then maybe give it a try.


    that's my 10 cents
     
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  13. Bill Dlwgosh

    Bill Dlwgosh Senior member

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    People would mock you if you bought a Chevette and put Mustang logos on it, or if you had your tailor recreate someone else's suit and then sew a Tom Ford label in to it.
     
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    This thread starter is just sad.

    He's created two alter-egos to maintain an otherwise useless thread.

    On the topic of "fakes" --- here are his two fake identities he's posting under to breathe life into a thread with cardiac arrest!

    Payton Jones & ahsam

    If you notice - they both opened accounts yesterday.

    Can the moderator please put an end to this retarded charade - and reduce (by at least one) the fakes and trolls?
     

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