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Lots of "Filler" in These Auctions
In Response To: Interesting ()

My sense is that these auction houses sometimes want to list 300 watches or maybe 600 watches, so we see a lot of filler.

I am always puzzled when we see the absolutely common vintage watches, in ordinary condition . . . exactly as we would see listed on eBay every day . . . and there they are, in the catalogs, with all the fees and commissions, for no apparent purpose. We see some of these watches, go unsold in one auction, and re-listed in the next one and the next one.

But it allows the auction house to say that they are selling 600 watches. I suppose that it is also easier for certain types of sellers, who do not have other good channels to sell their used watches.



: To see that the first re-edition Carreras w/ the Lemania 1873 have
: “graduated” to make the cut with real vintage Heuers.
: I’ve always had a soft spot for these as the white dialled one
: was my entry in the Heuer world, and they are fantastic watches
: - real “future classics”.
: Cheers,
: Fabrizio

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