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Please Report Fake/Counterfeit Item(s) And Seller

  1. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 24, 2013

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  2. mondodec

    mondodec Editor Constellation Collectors Blog Sep 24, 2013

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    I have reported it too. Let's hope a few more reports, together with comments that the listing has been removed before, may produce the desired result.
     
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  3. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 24, 2013

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    Seller is being obnoxious because I reacted a little harshly when item was relisted so quickly. Seller stated "FYI it was relisted prior to your innuendo because I had errantly listed it for 5 days as opposed to an intended 7, which was the basis for my relisting." Even so, it has not removed.
     
  4. John R Smith

    John R Smith Sep 25, 2013

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    Also reported.
     
  5. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Sep 25, 2013

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    +1.......those fakers and scammers :mad:....
     
  6. SpikiSpikester

    SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 25, 2013

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    reported
     
  7. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 25, 2013

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    Pulled by seller, probably to re-list when the heat is gone.
     
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  8. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 25, 2013

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    No, through messaging with seller, he realized it is fake. Listed based upon one that sold recently for $500! Think this was truly a case of ignorance or wishful thinking. Couldn't stop that one in time, but hope seller and buyer sorted it out quickly!
     
  9. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 25, 2013

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    Well nice that you persevered and got though to him. Always a little sad when folks find their fabulous find is vapor.
     
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  10. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Sep 25, 2013

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    But a little irritating when they know it's a fake and then try to pass it off to an unwitting buyer. Let's see if it gets relisted again or not.
     
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  11. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Sep 25, 2013

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    I had a couple of conversations with him and politely pointed out the problems with his watch.
    He seemed to be reasonable and said he was withdrawing it.
    Time will tell.
     
  12. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 26, 2013

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    Hey while we're at it, lets also politely point out that wwhntr needs an Avatar ;)
     
  13. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 26, 2013

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    How's this for now? Will start new thread to see how many people know which reference this case back is exclusively for?
     
  14. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 26, 2013

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    That one is good indefinitely :thumbsup:
     
  15. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 27, 2013

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  16. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 27, 2013

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    Reported!
     
  17. wwhntr

    wwhntr Sep 27, 2013

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  18. Habitant

    Habitant Sep 27, 2013

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    On a similar note, there are a couple of sellers on eBay who regularly list Omega DeVilles as 'Andrew Grima' watches. Andrew Grima was a fashionable jeweller who did design some watches for Omega, but not this one – I know, because I wrote to his daughter and she was unequivocal about it. But then Omega were seemingly casual about taking his designs and making them their own, at least that's how it appears to me.

    Grima did some wild designs in conjunction with Omega in the 1960s, very much of the time. Omega then spun his designs into the Jeux d'Argent series - but they were not his designs, but merely 'inspired' by his designs. Not for the tastes of the Omega fans here, I should think, but I've posted one of the more extraordinary designs he did actually do here, to give some sense of the unique work he did at the time.

    From Primavera Gallery: "One of Andrew Grima's most important commissions came from the watch company Omega in 1969, when he was commissioned to create a very special collection of watches. The collection was cleverly titled ABOUT TIME. It consisted of 85 pieces - fifty watches and thirty-one matching pieces. For the watches, each had a crystal made from a semi-precious stone, rather than glass." And this last point is how and where the claim gets slung around the 'Bay, as Omega did then do a range of DeVilles with cut glass style sapphire crystals - but he didn't design them.

    Still awake? Back to happyhappy9877: that's not even to drone on about their redialing, etc. I did contact them about these repeated misattributions, but they affected not to understand the point and frankly, it's too subtle a point to make with eBay, I think. Or maybe not - you tell me.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BOYS-OMEG...976978635?pt=Wristwatches&hash=item4613a03acb


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  19. ctime3

    ctime3 Sep 27, 2013

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  20. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Sep 28, 2013

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