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Eliminator ·

Homage watches

Sitting here watching YouTube. Amuses me when presenters talk about the homage not being precise to the watch it pays homage to. I bought my Steeldive...
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Aurelian ·

Vintage Fakes

Before homages, clomages, and outright modern fakes there was another world. This was the world of the street hustler who offered you a fine Swiss lux...
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Justingalore ·

Which is the best fake?

About a year ago I bought someone’s collection of fake watches in an auction - just to play with. They do form a slight function in letting one see how they feel on the wrist. Anyway - I’m having a cl...
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Aurelian ·

Poll: Did It Exist?

Polls are the way of the future. Polls are what people want. Polls got what plants crave. The Quartz Crisis (or Revolution, if you are Seiko) knocked out hundreds of small Swiss brands. Three of these...
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CitizenKale ·

Are you worried about fakes?

I've heard some fakes are very hard to catch. So even ignoring the insane used prices, wouldn't that push you to purchase only from authorized dealers...
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Aurelian ·

Basket of snakes

I have bought plenty of vintage watches online. I have made mistakes. Lessons have been learned, etc... One lesson, on eBay at least, is to see what t...
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theodore ·

The acceptance of fake watches...

Today, if you are unlucky and get a close up customs control at the airport, (especially in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium etc.) and have a fake Rolex,...
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Aurelian ·


All headed to Brooklyn: April was a good month for seizing fake Rolex.
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Shbamn50 ·

My wife uses face masks that I get for her on Wish. She wanted some more so I go on the site and order her some. Me being a watch nut I had to look at...
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ChronoGuy ·

Let's Talk About The Lings Scam "Fake" Chronograph Watch

Lings Telemetre "Chronograph" - Manual OC 120 - 38mm - 18kt Gold-plated base metal - Black Leather strap - 35hrs For less than $200 I just couldn't re...
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