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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: Montre Suisse too many going around?

: I just bought a small bulk of montre suisse
: endurance watches and i am not to sure on
: there authenticity. Does anyone know of many
: fakes being sold or a way of contacting
: montre suisse to confirm authenticity? Thnx

I have not heard of "montre suisse" as a major brand name. For them to be 'fakes' they have to falsely copy someone else's name brand.

Makers of cheap junk watches often use falsely exaggerated "retail prices" to make you think you are getting a super deal on a supposedly valuable watch.

It should be extremely obvious! Dealers are selling a batch of TEN of these things for half of what the supposed retail price of ONE should be. But there seem to be enough fools out there that somehow insanely believe they are really getting 129.99 x 10 = 1299.90 of watches for under 60.00!

No way in hell is that a real deal. It is an outrageous exaggeration used to unload a batch of 5.99 watches.

Sorry to have to be the one to tell you--and sorry to be so blunt about it. But you totally screwed yourself thinking you were getting anything more than cheap, disposable, dime-store watches for under 6 each.

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