What da fuck is this shit??

What da fuck is this shit??

Postby artman » January 21st 2018, 3:09pm

Are these real? Fake? Used? What??? Why so cheap???
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=w_bl_sl_s_ ... +Authorize
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Racer-X » January 21st 2018, 3:19pm

Reported to Amazon. Fakes from new seller in China. Richard Mille, MIDO, B&R and more in their storefront Everything is $800 and all pics are renders.

https://www.amazon.com/s?marketplaceID=ATVPDKIKX0DER&me=A2NEGPMIG8KWKK&merchant=A2NEGPMIG8KWKK&redirect=true
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby 3Flushes » January 21st 2018, 5:17pm

^^^^Nice Work gents-

Breitling Authorize
Breitling Authorize Men's A1338811-BD83-173A Automatic Swiss Watch
Be the first to review this item
Price: $800.00 + $4.99 shipping
In Stock.
Get it as soon as Feb. 14 - March 5 when you choose Standard at checkout.
Ships from and sold by MEBER.
Swiss-Quartz movement
Stainless steel case
Automatic-self-wind movement
Comes with original box and manufacturer's papers offered with this watch
Water resistant


Gee, I wonder which one it shows up with??? /s

$800 FFS
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Racer-X » January 21st 2018, 5:19pm

If the watches even exist. You'll be covered by Amazon, but possibly a scam to collect and run.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby smellody » January 21st 2018, 6:04pm

Shit like this is disgusting. Pisses me off. Whoever these pieces of shit are should be shut down and prosecuted.
   
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby tiktok » January 21st 2018, 6:32pm

Thanks for the link, amazing deals too good to be true, thanks for funding this.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby TemerityB » January 21st 2018, 6:57pm

Amazon also should have caught that from the word go. No excuse. Ridiculous. Nice catch, art.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby biglove » January 21st 2018, 8:41pm

As of right now, they are still listed.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby foghorn » January 22nd 2018, 5:39am

Still up.


I just sent the link to Breitling.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Racer-X » January 22nd 2018, 8:00am

Looks like they added Longines. Sent an email to Swatch.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby foghorn » January 22nd 2018, 8:02am

So we have emails out to Amazon, Breitling, and now Swatch. I wonder how many will get screwed before anything gets taken down.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Racer-X » January 22nd 2018, 8:08am

Came across this article. Seems Amazon has a problem.

https://www.securingindustry.com/clothing-and-accessories/amazon-refuses-anti-counterfeit-measures-in-swatch-deal/s107/a5862/#.WmX8tytMGEc

Oct 9, 2017
Amazon refuses anti-counterfeit measures in Swatch deal

A potential deal between Swiss watch company Swatch and e-commerce giant Amazon has stalled after discussions over policing counterfeits on the marketplace reached a stalemate.

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the two companies had been talking for months about selling Swatch’s high-end watches such as Longines, Omega and Blancpain on Amazon.

As part of an agreement, Swatch had sought a written commitment from Amazon to “proactively police its site for counterfeits and unauthorised retailers” but the tech giant refused, Nick Hayek, Swatch chief executive, told the WSJ. Progress on a deal has now ground to a halt as a result.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby foghorn » January 22nd 2018, 9:11am

That sucks.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby gerdson » January 22nd 2018, 10:00am

totally disgusting.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Racer-X » January 22nd 2018, 1:39pm

Just got a reply from Swatch:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your recent email to Longines Sales Support.

Please be aware that Amazon is not an authorized dealer for Longines. The brand is aware of the situation. We appreciate your time.


Thank you,

Vanessa Hernandez Carangui
Sales Support

Swatch Group US
703 Waterford Way
Suite 990
Miami, FL 33126
P: 800-897-9477
LonginesOnlineStore@swatchgroup.com
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby foghorn » January 22nd 2018, 2:27pm

Not so much as a peep from Breitling.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby TemerityB » January 22nd 2018, 2:31pm

foghorn wrote:Not so much as a peep from Breitling.


As someone who has tattled a time or two in the past, getting a real person at a watch company to respond in any real way to an obvious problem - a problem on their end , in all cases - is like pulling teeth, which is crazy. Best response I ever got was from Hamilton; worst by miles was from Bulova, which couldn't be fucking bothered - to the point where the woman I first spoke to gave me blatantly wrong information about her own fucking brand. Go figure.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby nimbleboy » January 22nd 2018, 3:22pm

Somewhere, there's a starfish t-shirt forum really fucking angry about this TOTALLY FAKE MASHAMA.

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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Pubbie » January 22nd 2018, 4:46pm

foghorn wrote:Not so much as a peep from Breitling.

What would be the point? Breitling is worth about $800m. Amazon is worth about $800bn. I don't think Amazon cares. If Breitling complained loudly enough, Amazon could buy them. Or crush them. Or kill them. And the cost of the contracts wouldn't even make a period-end exceptional item true-up.

A bit like a BMW design rights lawyer going to China to complain about the Shuanghuan S-CEO Corporate Power Man. Sure, he could go there... but he'd ne'er make it back!
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Mark1 » January 22nd 2018, 4:53pm

With all the money you're saving on watches you could spring for that $31 Tshirt .
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby artman » January 22nd 2018, 9:05pm

Pubbie wrote:
foghorn wrote:Not so much as a peep from Breitling.

What would be the point? Breitling is worth about $800m. Amazon is worth about $800bn. I don't think Amazon cares. If Breitling complained loudly enough, Amazon could buy them. Or crush them. Or kill them. And the cost of the contracts wouldn't even make a period-end exceptional item true-up.

A bit like a BMW design rights lawyer going to China to complain about the Shuanghuan S-CEO Corporate Power Man. Sure, he could go there... but he'd ne'er make it back!

I bet the Chinese made the engine more reliable on the Corporate Power Man!
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby conjurer » January 22nd 2018, 10:59pm

Mark1 wrote:With all the money you're saving on watches you could spring for that $31 Tshirt .


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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Pubbie » January 23rd 2018, 2:11am

artman wrote:
Pubbie wrote:
foghorn wrote:Not so much as a peep from Breitling.

What would be the point? Breitling is worth about $800m. Amazon is worth about $800bn. I don't think Amazon cares. If Breitling complained loudly enough, Amazon could buy them. Or crush them. Or kill them. And the cost of the contracts wouldn't even make a period-end exceptional item true-up.

A bit like a BMW design rights lawyer going to China to complain about the Shuanghuan S-CEO Corporate Power Man. Sure, he could go there... but he'd ne'er make it back!

I bet the Chinese made the engine more reliable on the Corporate Power Man!

They do - it's coal-fired :D
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby TemerityB » January 23rd 2018, 8:44pm

Amazon still shouldn't be even on the fringes of the replica biz in any way, shape or form. Really bad look, at best.
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Re: What da fuck is this shit??

Postby Hawk » January 24th 2018, 10:00am

If I had the ambition I'd post the same question on every one of their listings. But I don't.



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