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Re: Traded: BUYER BEWARE: Janez Grom instagram - Vintage_Kro

My dear friend,

I can tell you that this is the last time I react to you and frankly put...to your blackmailing. I'll try to explain myself as clearly as possible since English is not my native language.

I'm a reputable collector that worked on not only the collection of watches itself but also on good relations with fellow collectors. At the and this is what makes collecting anything interesting. I have many good references both here on on Instagram or in person whenever a personal contact is possible in this digital reality.

Not only I collect watches but also motorcycles. The 4th largest private motorcycle museum in EU can be found here: www.muzej-motociklov.com and yes... these bike with all the restorations is my main point of interest of "collecting history and its artefacts".

Of course I'm perfectly aware that you have never stopped sending me emails and whatsupps... I just ignore them and you are blocked some of my social media. You know, sometimes enough is enough.

Just to pt thing in perspective I'll share my part of the story. An my part is also equipped with some snapshots from whatsup, since you selected only what suits you.

How did our love affair start? Well we meet...on social media. I liked your watch and you liked mine. The agreement came quite fast with me sending you the Omega + $ to your bank account (imagine the trust!!). After, only after receiving the Omega you send the Breitling. You had the chance to study the watch you received and decide. I had only my trust in you. You actually sent me an message, and I quote: "...the watch looks magnificent!". And after this it started.

1- You wanted me to send you 130$ for servicing (I had to service the Breitling as well...but these are old stuff so...), for an Omega that worked perfecly when in my hands.
2- A couple of days later you wanted to send you 100$ for missing bank transfer (the cost of your bank since we had "shared cost" on the transaction -I paid the same here)
3- And the same afternoon - another 230$ for the import taxes you had to pay...?! (Well you might not know but we have customs check also here in Slovenia. I had to pay my import taxes for the Breilting also and NO this is not your problem. It is something that you just know you have to do when you commit import stuff)
5- then all of a sudden claims evolved...

I have no intention to discuss with you anything any further so do not expect any further communication from me. The matter is closed and well buried for me. I would even consider making a swap back but not after you extensively touched and messed around with the Omega.

My best, Janez

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