After being burned recently, I’ve joined the 21st century with my first meme

Jun 22, 2022,19:28 PM

While I wasn’t burned to the same level as Nico’s horrific treatment regarding his Lange, burned nonetheless…..

What’s your view on these houses? 

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Nico’s horrific treatment?

 By: BigFatPauli : June 22nd, 2022-20:21
Is there a link to this story? And I am sorry to hear about your bad experience... Can you share what happened?

Here are some links...

 By: patrick_y : June 22nd, 2022-21:14
Here's Nicolas' fiasco... Basically auction houses help transact stolen property. And when confronted with the fact, auction houses generally side with the seller, helping protect the seller and shielding the seller's identity. This is because finding se... 

Thank you for taking the time; I really appreciate it.

 By: BigFatPauli : June 23rd, 2022-11:43
Nico's story is appalling. I wonder how things would have gone had the watch been insured and the rightful owner would have then been the insurance company. I assume they would have sent their legal team after this.

I can't speak for Amanico, but the vast vast majority of watches are not insured...

 By: patrick_y : June 23rd, 2022-14:56
One famous watch collector and very famous journalist was asked if his watches were insured. He said they weren't and that he had the meanest 6 kilogram dachshund dog who guarded his watches. Obviously he was joking.


 By: amanico : June 22nd, 2022-21:38

Yes you did! :)

 By: CR : June 23rd, 2022-17:16

They are so good. :)))

 By: amanico : June 23rd, 2022-22:01

"A POX on both your houses," allow Me To Quote Mercutio from Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

 By: patrick_y : June 22nd, 2022-21:19
In general, auction houses are often not discerning and unscrupulous places to do business. Think about the operations of an auction house. You've got a very small staff (they need to keep costs low) for instance in New York City office the entire watch d... 

And your situation was especially egregious...

 By: patrick_y : June 22nd, 2022-21:24
The auction house specifically sided with the seller. Likely because they had done a lot of previous business with this seller. This seller might have even been a front for stolen and questionable timepieces. But the auction house protected this seller. W... 

My grandfather was a modest man, but said it best:

 By: DouglasM : June 22nd, 2022-21:40
Jack of all trades, master of none That sums up these auction houses I’m afraid

Other than being paid to HYPE whatever they're selling...

 By: enjoythemusic : June 22nd, 2022-23:05
Auction houses are like Dime Store Pimps selling..... Great for marketing though, ask Thierry LOL

Hahahaaa I laughed out loud literally when I saw this

 By: doubleup : June 23rd, 2022-20:13
I love this guy and how he destroys the weak minded with actual facts and stats. A lot of people where will not get this but I think it’s funny as hell