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  1. gop76

    gop76 May 25, 2018

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    Being new to UG I wouldn't advise you to buy a watch with movement problems (chrono doesn't work, seller says). Parts can be hard to find and expensive
     
  2. SteveZ28

    SteveZ28 May 25, 2018

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    Thanks, yeah I was interested in what it would take to get the chrono working. It seems to be reasonably priced right now but if it were to go a little higher it might not be worth the risk of the unknown...
     
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  3. Oku

    Oku May 25, 2018

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    You won't know until your watchmaker had a look. Do you have a skilled watchmaker who is able to source or manufacture parts?
     
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  4. SteveZ28

    SteveZ28 May 25, 2018

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    Yes, I have made a few good contacts through the forum. I am pretty confident in their abilities.
     
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  5. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus May 25, 2018

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  6. SteveZ28

    SteveZ28 May 25, 2018

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    Sounds like I should have kept my mouth shut and sat back as well! ::popcorn::
     
  7. rolokr

    rolokr May 25, 2018

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    Anybody here win the auction ?
     
  8. Jonatan

    Jonatan May 26, 2018

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    Yep!
     
  9. SteveZ28

    SteveZ28 May 26, 2018

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    Not me, but congrats to who ever took it home.
     
  10. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 26, 2018

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  11. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member May 26, 2018

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    You are 100% right. The pixelation and moire lines are clear enough. It is probably out of a catalog.

    Good that some of the internet sh*tbags can't be bothered to pull off a proper swindle.

    Would certainly report this one.
     
  12. Florent

    Florent May 27, 2018

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    I have contacted the seller, no paypal, doesn't want to take pictures, only 5 ebay rating, maybe a scam
     
  13. Carlton-Browne

    Carlton-Browne May 27, 2018

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    I admire your ability to give him the benefit of the doubt :). I really think you'd need balls of steel for this one - where's the chap who extracted the lovely chronograph from somewhere in Latin America over a period of weeks and months?
     
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  14. Florent

    Florent May 27, 2018

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    haha ;) @isnardi ? :) You really need steel one for this one ...
     
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  15. bgrisso

    bgrisso May 27, 2018

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    How does eBay buyer protection work with bank wire?
     
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  16. ELV web

    ELV web May 27, 2018

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    It doesn’t work
     
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  17. isnardi

    isnardi May 27, 2018

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    His seller record, although very brief, does suggest that he has sold a very few high value items in a reliable fashion.
    However it seems that the final price will reach, perhaps, 3k Euro and maybe more.
    I may risk a late snipe.
    Of course, I may not.
     
  18. bgrisso

    bgrisso May 27, 2018

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    yah, it's sure not much to go on. And no logic to why someone can't take a picture. But you never know, sometimes there are just really strange people out there.
    the chapter ring position is totally jacked...
     
  19. desghk

    desghk May 27, 2018

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  20. Dan S

    Dan S May 27, 2018

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    Edited May 27, 2018