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My latest purchase from kyle. Omega 2257

  1. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Sep 17, 2015

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    My latest member to the Omega family. My Seamaster and Geneve have company.

    One thing, does anyone know the cost of taxes on $875 which is £586 that I may have to pay from the USA to UK and how would I pay?
     
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  2. ChrisN

    ChrisN Sep 18, 2015

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    Nice watch in a classic style. Unfortunately, you will usually pay about 20-22% of the declared customs value plus shipping. Basically, it's VAT plus a few extras. This has put me off buying watches from outside of the EU but, as the pound is so strong, you're doing far better than we are in the Eurozone...

    Try dutycalculator.com.

    Enjoy, Chris
     
  3. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Sep 18, 2015

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    Thanks. Do I have to pay before I pick it up? How do they know value of watch?
     
  4. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Sep 18, 2015

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    Depends on carrier. Some ask for payment at time of delivery, some bill for it later.

    The amount they charge depends on the declared value on the customs forms... if ya dig.
     
  5. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Sep 18, 2015

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    Ok. Does the seller when he sends the watch do the declarations on the forms? How do they know a watch is being sent over?

    Thanks for help.
     
  6. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Sep 18, 2015

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    Yes, seller will have to do the forms and declare the value of the watch. Usually, seller would have to describe the watch too, case material, number of jewels whether manual, auto, battery.
     
  7. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Sep 18, 2015

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    Ok thanks
     
  8. Waynepjr

    Waynepjr Sep 19, 2015

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    If you would like to message me I can give you tips to get around any VAT issues.... :whistling:
     
  9. MikiJ

    MikiJ Likes songs about Purple spices Sep 19, 2015

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    Maybe a watch returned for repair :whistling:
     
  10. Waynepjr

    Waynepjr Sep 19, 2015

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    Just have to know the system and how to declare and mail...