Just received the email with link to the new US dsitribution for Orient Watch. Looks like watches being offered at 40% discount off retail pricing.
Here's the link:
Angel City Watch - Beta
Oh boy!!!! The candy store! Love Orient.
Thanks for sharing!
Not real comfortable with a seller that claims to be in the business for 15 years but only carries a limited variety of only 1 brand. At least according to the link.
Island watch has a wider variety, decent prices, and a good reputation.
Here was the message directly from Orient...
To the Orient Watch USA Community,
As the exclusive distributor for North America, we see and hear daily from consumers about the challenges of non-authentic and improperly warrantied products being sold in places like Amazon or on the gray/black web marketplace.
Because of this, we wanted to share with you other opportunities to purchase Orient Watch products. Therefore we would like to introduce Angel City Watch, our new, affiliated watch retailer from Orient Watch USA.
When you opt-in (click here) to join Angel City Watch, you will receive news, information, and promotional sales opportunities from Angel City Watch by email.
To join the Angel City’s community, click here.
Orient Watch USA is happy to provide transparent opportunities for Orient Watch fans to purchase our products safely and effectively, knowing your valuable purchase is protected.
Not buying it. Orient USA has been suspect for some time and I'm not aware of any dubious Orient listings other than those that came from that site. Angel City has all the earmarks for a sketchy operation.
For me. not with a 10 foot pole.
Thanks for the heads up...it sounded legit to me.
The email even came directly from Orient:
I'll make sure I proceed with caution.
After reading foghorn's reply I Googled angel city watch, all that comes up is angel city time(different website) and angel city jeweler. And like @foghorn said the link only shows Orient watches. How are you open 15 years and have only 1 brand available. And are just now an Orient affiliate. Sounds fishy to me.
I'm an Orient fan in the UK. I buy from TUs watches here who are very reliable and legitimate.
Angel City sounds dodgy to me, definitely handle with care?
I really like chronographs especially vintage ones.