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Fake/Homage CW watches

Post by Proco2020 » Thu May 09, 2019 9:42 pm

This may have already been posted but was looking for something else on eBay (a watch obviously) and stumbled across this.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mens-Wristwatc ... 4275642690

I'm a little surprised someone is copying CW60's

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Re: Fake/Homage CW watches

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Thu May 09, 2019 9:55 pm

Covered extensively back in Jan / Feb in this Topic / Thread.

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Post by Mikkei4 » Thu May 09, 2019 10:02 pm

Let's not go there again please.

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Post by Thegreyman » Thu May 09, 2019 10:32 pm

Mikkei4 wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 10:02 pm
Let's not go there again please.
Agreed, it was painful
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Post by H0rati0 » Fri May 10, 2019 9:29 am

Well, they can have that market now, not that it was ever a worry :lol:
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Post by neilj568 » Fri May 10, 2019 10:16 am

How long until the Mk3 "homages"....???
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Re: Fake/Homage CW watches

Post by H0rati0 » Fri May 10, 2019 11:53 am

neilj568 wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 10:16 am
How long until the Mk3 "homages"....???
Does anybody care?

Back in the 80s I had a colleague who acquired a fake Rolex on a trip to the far east. He bought himself the genuine article a few weeks later having decided he enjoyed the design. Point being: I don't think that "homages" affect the manufacturers for the originals at all. The buyers who acquire fakes cannot or will not ever pay for the real thing.
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Post by StrappedUp » Fri May 10, 2019 12:08 pm

H0rati0 wrote:Point being: I don't think that "homages" affect the manufacturers for the originals at all. The buyers who acquire fakes cannot or will not ever pay for the real thing.
Does that not contradict what you said in the first part of your post? :?
H0rati0 wrote:Back in the 80s I had a colleague who acquired a fake Rolex on a trip to the far east. He bought himself the genuine article a few weeks later having decided he enjoyed the design.
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Post by H0rati0 » Fri May 10, 2019 12:16 pm

StrappedUp wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 12:08 pm
H0rati0 wrote:Point being: I don't think that "homages" affect the manufacturers for the originals at all. The buyers who acquire fakes cannot or will not ever pay for the real thing.
Does that not contradict what you said in the first part of your post? :?
H0rati0 wrote:Back in the 80s I had a colleague who acquired a fake Rolex on a trip to the far east. He bought himself the genuine article a few weeks later having decided he enjoyed the design.
Not at all (though my wording was a little ambiguous) he bought the fake to merely try out - not surprisingly it did not satisfy. Rolex got their sale - the fake was irrelevant.

One could make the point that fakes are frauds, but hopefully few really think they are buying the genuine article for $50.
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Re: Fake/Homage CW watches

Post by TigerChris » Fri May 10, 2019 12:22 pm

Here we go again :lol: :lol:

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