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Is this a legit place to buy a watch: Watches of Switzerland, UK

  1. pnwyankee

    pnwyankee Jun 19, 2019

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  2. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 19, 2019

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    Yes it's a legit business.
     
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  3. NickC

    NickC Jun 19, 2019

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    Blimey, it's the biggest watch dealer in the UK. They're absolutely fine to deal with. The Regent Street showroom in London is a great place to browse. The staff are always very attentive and happy to show you anything. The Rolex team have adjusted a couple of things for me on the spot too, no charge.
     
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  4. pnwyankee

    pnwyankee Jun 19, 2019

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    Will they ship to the US?
     
  5. 3nicewatches

    3nicewatches Jun 19, 2019

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    They have stores in the USA - one in Las Vegas, one in NYC...

    www.watchesofswitzerland.com
     
  6. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 19, 2019

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    Doesn't it say on their website??
     
  7. NickC

    NickC Jun 19, 2019

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    If they do, I imagine you're going to have an issue at customs?
     
  8. davidher

    davidher Jun 19, 2019

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    I have purchased from them in NYC, real pleasure to work with A+++.
     
  9. Manticore

    Manticore Jun 19, 2019

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    Super legit.
     
  10. Evitzee

    Evitzee Jun 19, 2019

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    Dont think buying from UK dealer and shipping to US is the way tp go, pricewise. Nor convenient.
     
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  11. Uniqez

    Uniqez Jun 19, 2019

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    100% agree. Plus you might be subjected to import taxes.
     
  12. wristpirate

    wristpirate Jun 19, 2019

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    Totally legit business. A good firm with friendly staff.
     
  13. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jun 19, 2019

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    They also purchased the Mayors jewelry chain in the SE US from Birks. They run Rolex Boutiques inside Mayors.

    It would not surprise me if WoS were partners with Omega or outright owners of some of the branded Boutiques as well.

    Plenty of presence in the USA.
    gatorcpa
     
  14. 3nicewatches

    3nicewatches Jun 19, 2019

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    They are - they own and run the Omega Boutique in the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, and they also own the Breitling boutique in that hotel as well. Plus the actual Las Vegas WoS store itself is in the Wynn Hotel as well. I guess they are all about the Wynn hotel!

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthon...tores-in-new-york-and-las-vegas/#103a7e367bff
     
  15. pnwyankee

    pnwyankee Jun 19, 2019

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    Thanks for all the responses
     
  16. Stufflers Mom

    Stufflers Mom Jun 20, 2019

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    What were you looking to buy from here in the UK that you couldn't from the USofA?
     
  17. mayankyadav

    mayankyadav Jun 20, 2019

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    While we are on this subject, does any one here on OF have any experience with this guy in India -
    https://www.oldswisswatches.com/

    His site has several reviews from different American and European countries but I am not sure how to verify the authenticity of those reviews. I think if he is legit and has customers in those countries then definitely someone here would have heard of him ? Thanks.
     
  18. pnwyankee

    pnwyankee Jun 20, 2019

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    They have one of these, Longines Conquest Heritage Limited Edition, 2014, at a very fair price
     
  19. Stufflers Mom

    Stufflers Mom Jun 20, 2019

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    Ok, nice watches, but remember there will be import tax\charges to pay. Have you looked on Chrono24?
     
  20. pnwyankee

    pnwyankee Jun 20, 2019

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