Blog posts about frankenwatch

The Subtle Scam – the Frankenwatch

The third scam we at Beckertime want to address is the frankenwatch. Mary Shelley’s monster was a single human being created from using parts of many different human beings. And that’s what a frankenwatch is, a single watch made up of parts from many different watches. In fact, often different references of the same model. […]

Afraid of Being the Victim of a Scam?

Here at Beckertime, we’re as concerned about scams in the pre-owned watch world as you are. Scammers are getting better and better, and there are several types of scams happening these days. The first and most obvious scam is, is the watch simply being misrepresented? Does the price match the model and condition? This is […]