The Breitling Watch Source Forums

Breitling Watch Information Forums, Navitimer, Chronomat
It is currently Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:00 am

All times are UTC - 8 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:12 am 
Offline
Breitling Enthusiast
Breitling Enthusiast

Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:32 pm
Posts: 17
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 1 post
Location: Chicago, Il
This looks like a replica to me, and a poor one at that. At least so far no one has fallen for this joke and placed a bid. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Breitling-For- ... 3762712417


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:01 pm 
Offline
Breitling Fanatic
Breitling Fanatic

Joined: Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:07 am
Posts: 166
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 39 posts
Location: FRANCE
I dont know the bentley collection but there is a bidder :/

_________________
Breitling Watch Reviews



happy_chapie likes this post.
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:42 am 
Offline
Contributing Member
Contributing Member

Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:47 am
Posts: 1233
Likes: 8 posts
Liked in: 61 posts
Location: UK
713071 is a common fake serial.



RobertoHH2007 likes this post.
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:28 am 
Offline
Breitling Enthusiast
Breitling Enthusiast

Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:32 pm
Posts: 17
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 1 post
Location: Chicago, Il
Yeah I'm not very familiar with the Bentley collection either, but I know that the first letter A in the reference number denotes stainless steel. So that's the first of many red flags on this one.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:23 pm 
Offline
King of Ling
King of Ling

Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:04 am
Posts: 1841
Likes: 5 posts
Liked in: 388 posts
Location: Philly/NYC
Yup very fake

Sent from my LM-G710 using Tapatalk


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:54 am 
Offline
Breitling Enthusiast
Breitling Enthusiast

Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:32 pm
Posts: 17
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 1 post
Location: Chicago, Il
Wow someone paid $1925.00 for this obvious and ugly fake.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:41 pm 
Offline
Contributing Member
Contributing Member
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:26 pm
Posts: 686
Likes: 11 posts
Liked in: 31 posts
I gave up reporting fake watches to ebay a long time ago. They never do anything about it. At least not to the fakes that I reported, and then they get "sold" for a not insignificant amount.
Ebay is full of listings of fake straps and buckles too.

_________________
Oyster Date '78, Aerospace Evo 30ae '17, Blackbird DLC '10, Navitimer Fighters '02, Chrono Avenger M1 '07, Grand Carrera RS2 '16, Monaco Gulf' 18, Carrera 1887 '15


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:56 am 
Offline
Breitling Fanatic
Breitling Fanatic

Joined: Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:07 am
Posts: 166
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 39 posts
Location: FRANCE
Ebay is horrible about fake watches :-( No protection for the buyer

_________________
Breitling Watch Reviews


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:14 pm 
Offline
Breitling Enthusiast
Breitling Enthusiast

Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:32 pm
Posts: 17
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 1 post
Location: Chicago, Il
I actually did report it to ebay, I thought I was doing everyone a favor, but like you said they did absolutely nothing and let it sell.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:09 am 
Online
Contributing Member
Contributing Member
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:05 am
Posts: 12601
Likes: 73 posts
Liked in: 51 posts
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
RobertoHH2007 wrote:
I actually did report it to ebay, I thought I was doing everyone a favor, but like you said they did absolutely nothing and let it sell.

Ofc, they don't want to loose a fee.
There was time, around a decade ago when they were actually taking down listings when they were reported by some of us from the BS forums.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:12 am 
Offline
King of Ling
King of Ling

Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:04 am
Posts: 1841
Likes: 5 posts
Liked in: 388 posts
Location: Philly/NYC
bnewbie wrote:
RobertoHH2007 wrote:
I actually did report it to ebay, I thought I was doing everyone a favor, but like you said they did absolutely nothing and let it sell.

Ofc, they don't want to loose a fee.
There was time, around a decade ago when they were actually taking down listings when they were reported by some of us from the BS forums.
I stopped reporting these things years ago because it became a futile effort. Now that eBay has that verification service thing hopefully the ones that sell over 2k get found, but it won't help with the sub 2k watches

Sent from my LM-G710 using Tapatalk


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:00 pm 
Offline
Contributing Moderator
Contributing Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:39 am
Posts: 12752
Likes: 133 posts
Liked in: 472 posts
Location: UK
natesen wrote:
Now that eBay has that verification service thing hopefully the ones that sell over 2k get found, but it won't help with the sub 2k watches

Yes hopefully it'll be a good thing, but I can't help wondering who's doing the verification. Lots of watch sales, lots of different brands, "super-clones", etc.... I'd like to know who they have to be authorities on literally every prestige brand. Also, I'm not sure I'd want some generic "watch person" cracking open an expensive watch I'd just bought, especially something like a diver where gaskets could be compromised. I'll never buy a prestige watch from eBay again, unless I factor in an immediate service to make sure eBay's "experts" haven't done anything untoward.

_________________
Driver8

Site Moderator
Image


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:05 pm 
Offline
King of Ling
King of Ling

Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:04 am
Posts: 1841
Likes: 5 posts
Liked in: 388 posts
Location: Philly/NYC
Driver8 wrote:
natesen wrote:
Now that eBay has that verification service thing hopefully the ones that sell over 2k get found, but it won't help with the sub 2k watches

Yes hopefully it'll be a good thing, but I can't help wondering who's doing the verification. Lots of watch sales, lots of different brands, "super-clones", etc.... I'd like to know who they have to be authorities on literally every prestige brand. Also, I'm not sure I'd want some generic "watch person" cracking open an expensive watch I'd just bought, especially something like a diver where gaskets could be compromised. I'll never buy a prestige watch from eBay again, unless I factor in an immediate service to make sure eBay's "experts" haven't done anything untoward.
I agree with you on that. Logistically I don't understand how they can possibly have experts to review that many watches from that many brands and to know the intricate details that differentiate some of those super fakes from the real. I haven't bought a watch on eBay in quite a while and I don't think I will either. I don't like the idea of random people opening up my watch without me knowing what level of knowledge and expertise they have.

Sent from my LM-G710 using Tapatalk


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 25 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
 




Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group