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  1. shoota70

    shoota70 Jan 28, 2015

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    Why does it seem that on-line watch dealers, after a watch has sold and listed in the archives or sold section, delete the selling price?

    Is there a logical reason that I am missing? I would like to now as I research watches to purchase, etc. and think it would be nice to know what they sold for.
     
  2. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 28, 2015

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    Sales and marketing strategy. Don't want to influence future pricing by people seeing a previously lower price. They want you to know that they sold the watches and many many always seem to be on "hold". This bothers me more.
    Best place to go to get the wholesale price is ebay.
     
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  3. DLT222

    DLT222 Double D @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 28, 2015

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    Yes it annoys me too!!

    Just as much as people that list a watch for sale on certain forums with no images!!

    :whipped:
     
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  4. shoota70

    shoota70 Jan 28, 2015

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    I guess I can understand it, but still annoying.
     
  5. RawArcher

    RawArcher Measures thread drift on the Richter Scale Jan 28, 2015

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    Certain sellers do it (replace the asking price with SOLD) on this forum too!
     
  6. repoman

    repoman Jan 28, 2015

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    +1 annoying. Some forums do not allow this practice.
     
  7. DLT222

    DLT222 Double D @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 28, 2015

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    Which is against the rules BTW! I have reinstated several threads when a watch is sold as some people have removed the entire text and pictures.

    Luckily as mods we can revert back to the thread before deletion
     
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  8. calalum

    calalum Jan 29, 2015

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    How about no asking price in ads or on dealer websites? Are prices fluctuating daily so that sellers are at risk of actually stating their requested price? Or are they just embarrassed?
     
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  9. cdm765

    cdm765 Feb 3, 2015

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    Is there a good resource online for watch pricing?
     
  10. shoota70

    shoota70 Feb 3, 2015

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    ebay