Killed myself trying to find a P but couldnt snag one. Those have done amazing numbers at auction (that's not why I wanted it, I just loved the black dial). I'm a little surprised that they havent at least held close to value and maybe time will tell. I like the complicated dials, and the case work
As I said above, I did have an AD that I had purchased from regularly try to charge me a similar mark up as the beginning post here in this thread on a hard to get PC. 40k over retail. Said keep it and went elsewhere and waited again.
I meant to say that at 53,300 us msrp the dealer already makes over 30k on the watch so charging over retail to a regular customer would seem excessive. It’s capitalism and more power to them, but I think that in the long run ADs that practice will be hurt by the market and customers.
but the AD is already making 25k plus for and in and out on a 5990. I think that the frustration with some AD's marking up comes from the fact that so many buyers are flipping them (otherwise where would all of these hard to get pieces come to market - including some AD's that im' sure sell right to
Are people paying this thinking that they';re going to go up further? Or someone really wants the watch that badly or has money to waste. Meantime there are dozens on the retail market (though many may not actually have in hand.). Maybe 5990's will be 125, 150, 200? Seems a little crazy to me but wh