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  1. Public Forum
    Hi everyone, I recently bought a second hand Rolex in perfect condition as a collectible. I very quickly realized that I'd rather buy watch that I'd wear and thus think about setting it free to find a new loving owner. To not spend days talking to potential buyers and having to negotiate etc...
  2. Rolex & Tudor
    Hello folks, This is my first post to the Rolex section. Also this is my first Rolex, a datejust 36 Wimbledon and I absolutely love it. I purchased it second hand in September after little movement from ADs for months. Grail watch for sure, I don’t think I’d ever sell it. BUT, after initial...
  3. Public Forum
    was reading this article: https://news.yahoo.com/why-the-rolex-watch-shortage-is-a-perfect-storm-144250922.html & made me wonder. Do you guys just think its a result of supply-demand that's effecting the rapid increase on watch prices?
  4. Public Forum
    Been awhile since I last visited WUS, how you all doing. So I always have been purchasing watches via online store, but this time I'm trying to buy my first Patek from an actual AD brand new. Before contacting out to stores, while I do know that retail price is a SUGGESTED price and is not the...
  5. Public Forum
    I've been told that there are those that would be considered a "friend of the brand" (rolex). Those that buy a ton of watches just so that they can accumulate massive purchase history with the dealer so that they get first dibs on highly desired watches. Which watches make economical sense to...
  6. Omega
    Are there any recommended Omega ADs in or around DC/Arlington area that is currently in business? I want to find a middle ground between purchasing from a boutique/big chains and relying on grey market sellers! Thank you!
  7. Rolex & Tudor
    I called an AD yesterday to ask if I could be put on the "list" for a new Explorer 36. They insisted that I come in and meet with them first. Is this normal? Keep in mind the nearest AD is ~200 mi. away.
  8. Public Forum
    I'm about to pull the trigger on a Rolex Datejust 36. I have two questions: First, I'd like to ask if you have any tips for a first purchase, even if from an AD? Are there any secrets to be aware of, or pitfalls to avoid. As far as I understand, you walk into the AD, get what you want, pay...
  9. Public Forum
    Anyone gave a gift/s to an authorized dealer? If so, what did you give? How was the experience? I visited an AD today to pick up a repaired watch and dropped off a whiskey (well Christmas was coming up so...). Luckily the dealer appreciated it (an avid Whiskey fan) and showed me his stash of...
  10. Officine Panerai
    Hey all. Brand new to group. And I have a serious question. Three weeks ago I place a full payment on this PAM 1058 at an authorized retailer and they assured me that the watch was available and that it would arrive from headquarters now in August. Yesterday they said Panerai Is no longer...
  11. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    FS: 4 vintage Omega Watch stands from an authorized dealer in Vancouver. Some scratches and paint loss on some. Made in Switzerland. Made of metal. Asking $150 usd for the 4. Shipping and PP fees included in the price. Ships from Burnaby, BC, Canada. Many references available. Thanks!
  12. Watches - Books, Parts, Tools, Winders
    FS: Vintage Omega Watch display stand from AD in Vancouver. Holds 4 watches. Scratches and scuffs throughout. Rare item. Perfect for Omega collectors. Approximately 8.5" width x 11" height. Metal and plastic construction. Watches pictured are not included! Asking $165 usd via PP. Shipping...
  13. Omega
    Hello - a local AD still has some new-in-box 3750.50 references, and seems to offer it at a good price, well below MSRP It is approximately $500 less than the price for the updated 311.30.42.30.01.005. Any thoughts, comments or hesitations on purchasing the 3750.50? I already have plenty of...
  14. Public Forum
    So I have concluded that I may as well bite the bullet and buy what I really want instead of buying/selling a bunch of different watches that I will get tired of quickly. I'm going to pick up a ceramic Seamaster (as a Father's Day gift from my wife). I have been wanting one for a long time but...
  15. Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Hello WUS, it's been awhile since I been here last. I'm looking at pulling a trigger on 1 or even 2 pieces of JLC. (seems the prices has dropped here in US due to weaker Euro I'm assuming) In any case, anyone got an AD they can recommend in the East Coast?? Thanks all in advance, Wolf
  16. Public Forum
    Dear WUS members, we are looking for serious watch dealers worldwide who would like to become an authorized dealers for our Biatec Watches. Many of you have certainly great shopping experiences with your local watch dealer so any tips or recommendations will be highly appreciated. Just please...
  17. Fortis
    I am very keen to buy a Fortis, but do not know where to buy one from. I go to the official website, and see there are 2 dealers in the USA that they point to: (1) RGM and (2) WatchBuys When I looked on the RGM website, they only make RGM watches- no mention of Fortis When I look at...
  18. eBay Auctions
    Link to auction - Seiko SUN019 PROSPEX Kinetic GMT Diver Stainless Mens Watch Authorized Dealer | eBay Will accept fair 'Best Offer' and I welcome it! Through us (an Authorized Seiko Dealer) you get the full 3 year warranty in the USA. The grey market watches do not have a valid warranty.
  19. Watch Deals, Feedback & Reputation
    Just what it says, I had a great transaction with btwatches. For brevity's sake, I'll bullet point the important details. The following should cover things, but don't hesitate to contact me with any questions that you might have regarding our transaction: Accurately described product Good...
  20. Public Forum
    So i've noticed that in private dealings, whether or not it has the stamped paper (purchased from ad) is an important issue. I mean I would feel much more comfortable buying something that was purchased from AD as well, but what exactly is the purpose for this? Assuming that the original...
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