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Today a very nice lady, who I'm certain is not a WIS, mistook my Tissot Seastar 1000 for a Fossil. Doesn't bother me really. From a distance both have "ss" appearing in the name. I told her no, it isn't a Fossil, but that I have a few of them. Took off the Tissot and let her check out the display back. I believe she thought it was nifty, but that I didn't convert a new WIS. Anyway, what have your watches been mistaken for? Were you offended? If so, why?
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Old vaudeville joke: I was walking down the street when a crazy person mistook my Datejust for a chicken. A few blocks later a friend asked why I didn't try to correct the guy. I stated that I would have, but needed the eggs.

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I can't recall having any of my watches mistaken for something else but in high school I had a fossil and a buddy of mine noticed it and said "holy crap is that a real fossil". Totally off topic but the op reminded me of it so I thought I would share.

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A colleague mistook my Luch for a Meistersinger.



I was glad he was familiar with the Meistersinger and that it wasn't the other way around. (On the other hand, then I would be done saving for one ;) )
 

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2 Years ago, a colleague of mine took a glance at my newly acquired TAG Heuer Link.
When I showed him the sapphire caseback and told him the movement was automatic, he said: "Ah, it's a Kinetic!"

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In China, they always seem to think you have a Rolex!
They asked me about my Oris Aquis, about my Boschett Ocean Mariner, maybe some other watches too, and always they were saying: Rolex??
But I don't own any, and don't think I will ever own a Rolex...
 

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A long time ago, but not in a galaxy far far away, a friend thought my Hamilton "looks like from that really expensive brand, but I can't remember the name".


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My guess is she thought it was a Panerai.
 

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A bank teller thought my Rolex was a fake .....Because everybody knows a Rolex costs $100,000.00 or more.
 
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Timex ?, according to my friend :)

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My "orange Monster" is always mistaken for a "sub"!..............errrr,sometimes?.............okay,never happened!
 
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I was once asked if this was a Timex...I replied that it was ;-). This was at a big box store while I was browsing their selection of digital Casio and Timex so I wasn't offended at all. Now if I'd been at a high end watch AD, maybe a little offended but still probably wouldn't care too much.



 
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A long time ago, but not in a galaxy far far away, a friend thought my Hamilton "looks like from that really expensive brand, but I can't remember the name".


(not my image)

My guess is she thought it was a Panerai.
Can you share the model name or number? I need one
 

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I've had my SMP mistaken for a Breitling... some how. It might have had something to do with the Breitling hat I was wearing....


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A long time ago, but not in a galaxy far far away, a friend thought my Hamilton "looks like from that really expensive brand, but I can't remember the name".


(not my image)

My guess is she thought it was a Panerai.
Looks like a Graham without chrono pushers.
 

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Not quite on topic, but as an aside I usually rotate my Sub and Explorer 2 and generally have absolutely no feedback from anybody. The half dozen times I have worn my Hamilton Khaki Quartz I have been complemented on it every time!

...annoying...!!!
 
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