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      04-01-2013, 10:17 AM   #13
rohms3
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Originally Posted by Nate2046 View Post
I've got $100 rep watches from China that you wouldn't be able to pick out with a loupe much less from across the room. Given the technology today do you really think its that hard to reproduce the details on a watch dial? Sure, if you opened the caseback you'd find a different movement, but in terms of the visible elements forget about it. I will agree with you that $500 reps are for suckers.
Those of us that know, know.

Shitty lume application, blue a/r coating, bad engravings, datewheels, strap/bracelet quality, pearl etc... and that's before mistakes like serial numbers, wrong indices, hands that are too short/long, lug shape...

I could pick apart your rep in a second.