Any watch brands you refuse to own?

This is a new one for me. I like to collect one watch at least from brands I admire and just want to own at least once in my life. So far have owned Rolex, omega, jlc, zenith, grand seiko, Nomos, Christopher Ward, Oris, Casio, Hamilton, tissot, etc. I wanted to add a patek or jlc next potentially. Had a great time visiting so many great boutiques and AD鈥檚 while in Munich with one exception, bucherer. We were treated like scum immediately after walking in the door even though we were dressed nicely and have the income and new worth to purchase. Really turned me off to both the AD and patek. I suppose this level of gatekeeping works or they wouldn鈥檛 do it, but they lost two customers for life with us!

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Hublot

samjones1983

Hublot

Well yeah me too. Because they hit all their watches with ugly sticks, not because their assholes馃槀馃槝馃槝

And for the record, VC, GO, GP, Lange AD鈥檚 all super accommodating and accessible. Frankly if I live long enough likely I will own all theee brands. Just never Patek.

Morgy29407

And for the record, VC, GO, GP, Lange AD鈥檚 all super accommodating and accessible. Frankly if I live long enough likely I will own all theee brands. Just never Patek.

Good to know 馃槂

I couldt believe how many stand alone hublot dealers their were there. They must sell in Bavaria at least.

I initially collected one watch from each brand but then I started collecting multiple Rolex watches. I have never been treated bad by an AD but I don鈥檛 frequent them often. In the past I have showed up looking pretty wild with a big beard, sunglasses, a sun hat, a Fanny pack with my pistol in it, and crocs and they always seem cool. I think I portray as someone you don鈥檛 want to be rude towards though. I used to be an mma fighter so I give off the aura that if your rude to me you might catch a slap

Honestly, this kind of behaviour really puts me off buying from authorised dealers. I don't know what makes them think they're so f3ckin special, it's not like they're saving lives!

When I was trying to buy an Oyster Perpetual I was given the spiel about how I had to come into their boutique to have "the full Rolex experience" before being able to purchase. I don't need to experience some sychophant kissing my @ss for half an hour in order to determine whether I want the watch. In the end I bought it online & was happy I did.

It's more like, cannot afford it 馃槀

Adamasuta

It's more like, cannot afford it 馃槀

It would be nice for enthusiasts to be able to try watches whether they can afford or not. I could and can and still wouldn鈥檛 let me 鈥.

Thankfully I do have a nice AD, I have tried the bigger one of the Zulu, unfortunately they didn't had the 39 in stock, saving little by little, I will get it eventually.