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Old 13 May 2020, 07:02 AM   #1
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How much should I pay for this watch

Hey guys my friend is selling me his AP because he lost his job. I donít know much about AP but I do like the watch the only prob is that it has after market diamonds all over it. So I donít want to buy it for an outrageous price. I want to be able to buy it and if needed be able to sell it without taking a huge lost. Heís asking $25,000 what should I counter offer?
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Old 13 May 2020, 07:25 AM   #2
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do you have better pictures?
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Old 13 May 2020, 08:41 AM   #3
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I tried to take a screenshot from the video he sent me. all I know is that its a 41mm
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Old 13 May 2020, 08:48 AM   #4
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Old 13 May 2020, 08:55 AM   #5
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i dont know why they moved this to classified since im not trying to sell. im asking how much is a fair value of this watch
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Old 13 May 2020, 09:15 AM   #6
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Old 13 May 2020, 09:17 AM   #7
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hopefully someone can be helpful
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Old 13 May 2020, 09:32 AM   #8
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I think he's asking a fair price. Maybe offer 23k

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Old 13 May 2020, 10:18 AM   #9
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If he is your "friend", why wouldn't you pay him what he wants? Now as for it being real...….
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Old 13 May 2020, 11:13 AM   #10
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I don’t want to give away my money. I want to make sure if he can’t pay me back I won’t have an issue reselling it. At a reasonable loss something under 3k since I’ll probably be wearing it. As for authenticity I’m pretty certain it’s real. I would definitely get it checked out at a jeweler before purchase since I don’t know much about Ap. I’m a Rolex guy
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Old 13 May 2020, 11:24 AM   #11
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25 is a fair price, have it checked, looks okay to me, but cant be too certain by judging with what we have to work with
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Old 13 May 2020, 11:36 AM   #12
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but yeah definitely head to an AD to authenticate. not sure the value but much less than whatever anyone paid to begin with. i feel like APRO's are dropping in price, and an iced out one will always be a tough sell
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Old 13 May 2020, 12:03 PM   #13
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Your friend is going to have trouble selling it... super customized watches that cannot be reverted back to normal are very difficult to sell and most people who have 25k to spend on a watch aren't sold on bargains unless it's for something they already wanted (i.e. a customized AP)... I wouldn't buy it unless you really want it... don't let the perceived resale value influence you too much because you will be hard pressed to get back anything you were reluctant to spend yourself...
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Old 13 May 2020, 12:57 PM   #14
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Thank you for the replies. I’ve been super hesitant for these same reasons. I’ve been saving to actually buy a Rolex presidential 40mm but I figured I could help a friend out and worst case wear this untill I get my money back. We agreed on $22k and I feel comfortable if he doesn’t come back for it hoping I could get at lease $20k worst case
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Old 13 May 2020, 01:08 PM   #15
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You’re gonna wanna see how much the link pins are worth. That’s about it.
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Old 13 May 2020, 01:20 PM   #16
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Old 13 May 2020, 02:57 PM   #17
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Hard pass. Unless youíre Liberace.


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Old 13 May 2020, 10:16 PM   #18
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Old 14 May 2020, 12:43 AM   #19
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Hard pass. Unless youíre Liberace.
Even Liberace would think this was too much bling.
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Old 14 May 2020, 02:07 AM   #20
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Liberace was the first name I thought of also. Dont waste your time or your money!
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Old 14 May 2020, 02:27 AM   #21
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It looks like a Canal Street Liberace disaster.

Unless you are a Grillz wearing rap star...... three-fiddy is all it’s worth.
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Old 14 May 2020, 02:43 AM   #22
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Does your friend have box and papers for the watch? Who did the aftermarket work? Any proof?
Your money, but I’d do more research.
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Old 14 May 2020, 03:09 AM   #23
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Even Liberace would think this was too much bling.

Fair point. And a very funny one!


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Old 14 May 2020, 05:22 AM   #24
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Old 14 May 2020, 06:17 AM   #25
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i dont know why they moved this to classified since im not trying to sell. im asking how much is a fair value of this watch
25 is fair make sure this isnt lab grown diamonds in that watch. 25 is cheap. It cost about 32 to build.
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Old 14 May 2020, 06:23 AM   #26
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I donít want to give away my money. I want to make sure if he canít pay me back I wonít have an issue reselling it. At a reasonable loss something under 3k since Iíll probably be wearing it. As for authenticity Iím pretty certain itís real. I would definitely get it checked out at a jeweler before purchase since I donít know much about Ap. Iím a Rolex guy
Take it to get appraised. That way, you and your friend have a baseline.

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Old 14 May 2020, 08:24 AM   #27
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25 is fair make sure this isnt lab grown diamonds in that watch. 25 is cheap. It cost about 32 to build.

Really? Cheap? How do you come up with that number from some lame pix.


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Old 14 May 2020, 08:26 AM   #28
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I donít want to give away my money. I want to make sure if he canít pay me back I wonít have an issue reselling it. At a reasonable loss something under 3k since Iíll probably be wearing it. As for authenticity Iím pretty certain itís real. I would definitely get it checked out at a jeweler before purchase since I donít know much about Ap. Iím a Rolex guy
Are you buying it or letting him pawn it to you? Youíve said two different things.
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Old 14 May 2020, 10:40 AM   #29
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Dude, $75 at any mom & pop jewelry store will give you an appraisal. Hell, they'll at least be able to tell you if all that garbage is real.
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Old 14 May 2020, 10:46 AM   #30
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I wouldnít buy it period. If you want to drop 25k on a diamond AP, you can likely do that in the coming weeks or now, with a reputable dealer. I wouldnít pay him even half of what itís worth with an appraisal from someone very reputable. If itís worth 30, you should offer him 12-15 and see how badly he want to get rid of it.


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