I just came across a very good article about the Geneva Seal today.

Jul 08, 2018,00:20 AM


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How many new (and old) buyers are really interested on it?

 By: piccolochimico (aka dsgalaxy1) : July 8th, 2018-01:43
If we have a look at the average weekly, monthly and yearly threads, how many times did we read something related to precision and reliability ? When the kept of value and all those related fairy-tales are the leading factors for a newbie, it's a bit disa... 

Thanks for sharing!

 By: xiangqiantkr : September 23rd, 2018-21:45
Thanks for sharing, learns more and more each day😄

+1. [nt]

 By: kjkt3 : August 30th, 2019-17:14

Interesting. Thank You. [nt]

 By: jim vancouver : July 8th, 2018-09:07

Thanks for sharing! One thing seemed strange...

 By: brandon1 : July 8th, 2018-10:20
which was the comment "...every piece produced with the Geneva Seal is equally outstanding." The seal represents a set of minimum (not maximum) requirements, and in my experience brands go to different lengths above and beyond the requirements of the seal... 

The article is accurate from a technical perspective, but is it that much more time consuming? Not really...

 By: patrick_y : July 9th, 2018-15:33
First of all, it's a great article. Very well written, very informative, and very extensive. Fantastic article! Great find! But at the same time, I don't think it's fair to say a watch with the Geneva Seal is necessarily a well finished watch. I guess it ... 

Excellent explanation [nt]

 By: nwk00 : September 23rd, 2019-02:44
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Thank you! Very kind! [nt]

 By: patrick_y : November 22nd, 2019-09:54

Why thank you very much! Geneva Seal is definitely a sign of quality. It's just not the end all be all that it's sometimes perceived to be.

 By: patrick_y : November 22nd, 2019-09:56
Not knowing every individual's perception of the Geneva Seal, I thought it was important to frame it from the perspective of a beginning collector looking up and also as a more experienced collector looking down.