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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby DISJT » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:49 pm

4 Brand new ones on ebay now, 2 from the same seller. :-x

3 pastel blues and 1 Bahama yellow
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Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby gaf1958 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:52 pm

Pi**ses me off, it really does. Not much that I can do about it other than to ignore the ripoff artists and accept that I’ll not own one, at least until (or if) the prices drop considerably.
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby DISJT » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:56 pm

There a second hand, version 1 (no date,) on there but even thats attracted bids of over £1000 :shock:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby theemaadhatter » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:58 pm

gaf1958 wrote:Pi**ses me off, it really does. Not much that I can do about it other than to ignore the ripoff artists and accept that I’ll not own one, at least until (or if) the prices drop considerably.


Yeah, they are really starting to pile up on eBay. Unfortunate. There's going to be a pre-order for another round, so I'd say if you're really interested you'll be able to get one of those, and at retail. Much better than feeding the flippers.
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby gwells » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:54 am

wonder if there's a way for jason to know who flipped right away based on ebay accounts and emails so he can block those folks from ordering again?
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby TigerChris » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:57 am

gwells wrote:wonder if there's a way for jason to know who flipped right away based on ebay accounts and emails so he can block those folks from ordering again?


That would be nice if he could. There are a few of us on here would love to own one. I’ll try my luck again next time and also with the upcoming GMT. I’ve even tried sneaking in the back door with forasec aswell to get nearer to the top of the list for their next preorder allocations, but no luck :lol:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby BerlinCW » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:18 am

DISJT wrote:4 Brand new ones on ebay now, 2 from the same seller. :-x

3 pastel blues and 1 Bahama yellow


Greetings,

I pastel sold yesterday for £1060.
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby Mikkei4 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:38 am

Sadly this is the way of the world whenever watches are produced or available only in small quantities. It will continue as long as people are willing to pay over the odds to others that have purchased purely to make money.

Halios are just another brand added onto the list, it's not the first and it won't be the last.

Like others here I would love to be able to buy 1 of the proposed GMTs to wear and keep but I know it just won't happen while these watches are made in such small batches and I will not pay over the odds to get 1 and thereby enable this lunacy to continue.

It won't be make any difference that there'll be another batch of 100 available in n months time because they will go the same way.

To those fortunate enough to have a Halios - well done, enjoy and don't let me down by flipping it.
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby TigerChris » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:45 pm

Mikkei4 wrote:To those fortunate enough to have a Halios - well done, enjoy and don't let me down by flipping it.


Unless you want to flip it at cost to one of us on here that wants one - then thats OK :D :thumbup:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby Mikkei4 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:05 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Mikkei4 wrote:To those fortunate enough to have a Halios - well done, enjoy and don't let me down by flipping it.


Unless you want to flip it at cost to one of us on here that wants one - then thats OK :D :thumbup:


That was exactly my thought as I was writing the post so Yes I'd have no issue with that at all :lol:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby theemaadhatter » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:31 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Mikkei4 wrote:To those fortunate enough to have a Halios - well done, enjoy and don't let me down by flipping it.


Unless you want to flip it at cost to one of us on here that wants one - then thats OK :D :thumbup:


I think I'll hang onto mine for now... :D
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby TigerChris » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:38 pm

theemaadhatter wrote:
TigerChris wrote:
Mikkei4 wrote:To those fortunate enough to have a Halios - well done, enjoy and don't let me down by flipping it.


Unless you want to flip it at cost to one of us on here that wants one - then thats OK :D :thumbup:


I think I'll hang onto mine for now... :D


Thought you might, you jammy get! :lol:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby theemaadhatter » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:01 pm

TigerChris wrote:
theemaadhatter wrote:I think I'll hang onto mine for now... :D


Thought you might, you jammy get! :lol:


Being state-side, I had to look that up...lol. Don't worry, I'll post a photo from time to time so you know I've still got it :lol:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby TigerChris » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:49 pm

theemaadhatter wrote:
TigerChris wrote:
theemaadhatter wrote:I think I'll hang onto mine for now... :D


Thought you might, you jammy get! :lol:


Being state-side, I had to look that up...lol. Don't worry, I'll post a photo from time to time so you know I've still got it :lol:


You’re all heart :lol: :lol:
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Re: Seaforth preorders tomorrow 1/18

Postby Bahnstormer_vRS » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:02 pm

Posted on Facebook an hour or so ago by FORaSEC;-

"The ones that are available after pull-out by some pre order customers. Pastel with dive bezel and Grey with black sapphire bezel. Contact me via yesitaketheseaforth@forasec.com. (Europe only)

Halios Seaforths have all been picked up by FedEx. Buyers should receive tracking e-mails about now. If you don’t see it, please check your spam box."


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