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: humm, actually is 39% off on $2595 retail.

I'd recheck your math. $800/2600= 0.308 or about 30% off.

: i tried buying it from 2 authorized dealers
: in NY, and one gave me a discount of only
: 1999 and the other only discount of 2099

I didn't say ANY authorized dealer would do that well. But people on this forum can refer you to ones who can.

: (after a lot of bargaining), and i had to
: pay the TAX of 7% as well! Which is too
: much.

You would save that too by buying via mail from an out of state dealer.

: You are right on that, i just wasnt sure how
: you use the warranty card. Normally how long

You don't. You bought from a gray market dealer so you have no factory warranty from OMEGA! That card is totally meaningless and useless to you.

: After my 2 years warranty from
: passes, what to do if it needs servicing?

You send it to any OMEGA capable repair shop or an OMEGA factory service center and you pay for the repairs. You don't need anything but the watch and money to pay the repair bill. If you've got an OMEGA watch, they are happy to take your money to fix it for you. No secret decoder rings, magic club member handshakes or invalid factory warranty card required.

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