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  1. strick9

    strick9 Feb 14, 2018

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    Ok I got a deal on this Longines at a decent price I have never bought a watch with an inscription. I'm glad it has no logo on the front but does have an inscription, does this hurt the value? It's a done deal the watch looks nice and has its box
     
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  2. Speedy_Gonzales

    Speedy_Gonzales Feb 14, 2018

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    If an over polished case hurts the value of a watch I'm sure an inscription can't be good for it.
     
  3. Kmart

    Kmart Feb 14, 2018

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    I would say it depends on the buyer. No one likes an overpolished case -- some people wouldn't care at all about the inscription.
     
  4. 77deluxe

    77deluxe Feb 14, 2018

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    Inscriptions do not bother me. I see it as part of the watch’s story. Almost a form of acceptable patina.
     
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  5. strick9

    strick9 Feb 14, 2018

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    I wish I had my grandfathers watch instead I have his grandfathers watch
     
  6. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Feb 14, 2018

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    Love inscriptions. I think they add something and sometimes they can yield a backstory.
     
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  7. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Feb 14, 2018

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    Ps ... get rid of that horrid band. They can chew up lugs.
     
  8. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Feb 15, 2018

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    Band is great for display but if not wear it due to wear issues.

    As for inscriptions... meh little impact on value. Kinda neat and kinda bummer at the same time.
     
  9. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Feb 15, 2018

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    Can you see the inscription when your wearing it ;)
     
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  10. mario linus

    mario linus Feb 15, 2018

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    Not at all in my opinion
     
  11. strick9

    strick9 Feb 16, 2018

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    It was an ugly band took 30 minutes to get off the watch came with a great surprise I expected just the watch
     
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