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I saw no review of this company online but I've been seeing their watches on overstock, amazon, and I think even Jomashop too. Their designs is what caught my eye. On picture, they have very beautiful and elegantly designed watches. I thought they might have been like Fossil, fashionable watches made out of strong high quality parts even though it was all manufactured in China. So I invested $60 into one and was extremely disappointed in what I received.

The watch feels VERY light, almost like plastic. I can easily rip the links apart with my bare hands. Also, they might as well put a mirror to cover the dial because their current cover reflects anything making it so that it's a lot harder on your eyes to read the time. Another thing to note that shows how this watch was poorly built was when I was setting the time, the second hand would rock erratically back and forth as the minute and hour hands were moving. And the funny thing? They smacked on a price tag of $375 to make it seem like it can compete with watches that are of Japan Or Swiss quality. The 2 o'clock marker on my watch is ripped/damaged too because they probably used glitter or something like that. Don't buy from August Steiner, they're schemers!!!!!!!





 

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Haha yeah Watchbreath, it could've been a paperweight. But after I returned that watch a few days ago I was just about to buy a black and gold G-Shock because that seems to be an extremely popular and cool watch for people in my age group (18-24). I also decided I like black because it's hard for people to see minor scratches/fingerprints and it's more casual. But then I ran across this awesome looking Seiko 5 24 jewels automatic that looks just like a black and gold G-Shock and was on sale for the same price ($155)! It definitely has a classier touch to it though IMO and will stand out more. Not to mention this is my first automatic and the glow in the dark feature is also great. I am overall much happier with this purchase even though I spent more than twice the amount of money

Here it is (Black PVD band, original price $425) -



 

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I say this with all due respect, but what was going through your mind? Fake diamonds. Artificially inflated price with a deep discount. All red flags.
 

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Hopefully they won't balk at doing a refund. Before I buy a brand I'm not familiar with, I do a search of the watchuseek forums. That kept me from buying an August Steiner recently, and I asked here for a recommendation of a "real" brand for a gift watch with a similar look.

The important thing is you ended up with a proper Seiko. That's all that really matters. ;)
 

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When did people stop thinking you get what you pay for? It's a $60 watch...
 

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I think someone sent you a fake August Steiner...
By George, you may be on to something here - I guess you noticed that the watch in the picture certainly has a few "familiar" parts to it. The bezel, bracelet, case shape, hands....... Yeah! Maybe somebody is swapping out the Steiners for Rolexes. Man, that would tick me off too - pay for a Steiner and get Datejust. Just hope Amazon is on this in a hurry before the Steiner name is irreparably damaged.
 
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