The Reverse Bait And Switch eBay Scam
I just made that title up. Can you tell? But is describes a phenomenon that’s all too real. I want to tell you about it. This one happens when you’re SELLING your Rolex – on eBay or via another mail order vehicle, not when you’re buying it. You sell your watch, get your money, and […]
The Scam That Really Isn’t A Scam – But It’s Still Illegal
What the heck does THAT title mean? Well, it’s this. Walk down any street in a tourist town in Mexico (or New York or LA, I’m told), and you can find fake Rolex and other brand watches for sale. $100 will get you a really nice knock-off. You know the watch is fake. I know […]
Wearing a Rolex – Rude or a Symbol of Hard Work?
A few days ago, Matt, my fearless leader here at BeckerTime, received this e-mail: Matt, I would love to read a story about a salesperson wearing a Rolex vs. a Timex. Is it rude and the customer will think the price is overinflated or simply a status of hard work and accomplishments? In other words, […]
Fall Auction Season
The fall auction season is beginning to heat up. It’s always interesting to see what pieces make it to the auction block. The first notable big ticket watch this fall is a Jean-Claude Killy Oyster Rolex triple date chronograph from the 1940s. This one, said to be in excellent condition go under the hammer at […]