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A forum for identifying and avoiding wholly or partially non-authentic wristwatches -- including counterfeit, replica, Frankenwatches and other fake or bastardized pieces. Our objective here is to DISCOURAGE the sales and purchase of counterfeit wristwatch and jewelry products. It is also for helping people identify watches that are mostly authentic, but have been: altered for personal customization, repaired with inappropriate parts or modified to be passed off as more valuable pieces.

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Re: newton & sons
In Response To: newton & sons ()

: Hello to all you chronocentrics,

: I would really like to be able to rely (or at
: least get a little reassurance)on a watch. I
: read what was posted already on newton and
: sons but I still couldn't decide what to
: really make of the company. So, I have a two
: part question: 1. What is the quality of the
: watches sold on the newton & sons
: website ( Are they
: worth the listed price?
: 2. Are the newton & sons watches that are
: being sold on mass on ebay counterfiet?
I Would stay clear of those Elizabeth--stick to more "recognized" brands--if you want to stay below $500USD get a good Seiko or Citizen or at the very least Swiss Army watch because they're of much greater value:-).

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