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Old 21 November 2019, 06:39 AM   #1
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Alternatives to davidsw for new Rolex

Good afternoon everyone,

I was just wondering if there are any truly good alternatives to davidsw for brand new Rolex watches. I purchased 3 pieces from him in the past and had good experiences but I was never aware whether there were any other options that are as trusted. Please chime in with sellers I may not be aware of. Current collection attached. Thank you guys!
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Old 21 November 2019, 06:45 AM   #2
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Buy the seller, i have bought three pieces from him as well and have saved a good amount. 1 year service guarantee on his watches and good service. Why would you change.
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Old 21 November 2019, 06:51 AM   #3
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Thanh Do is a super guy with incredible service.

Also a TRF trusted seller.
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:04 AM   #4
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:10 AM   #5
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Have bought from DavidSW and Ponycar, would use either one again without hesitation.
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:15 AM   #6
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Sam's Watches in Miami. Sam Edwards is great to deal with. I've bought 6 Rolex from him and he is very reputable. He sells direct, through Amazon and Ebay. Highly recommend.
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:33 AM   #7
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I have only personally used Thahn Do (takuya), but I do have all of these websites bookmarked:

https://www.nashvillewatch.com/
https://www.bernardwatch.com/
https://www.sdwatches.com/
https://timepieceperfection.com/
https://www.demesy.com/
https://www.govbergwatches.com/


Not sure if any sell new or just pre-owned, but you can do your own research.
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:36 AM   #8
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I heard Costco sells a lot of them! just saying :)
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:40 AM   #9
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More than a few great sellers on TRF, Mosco and Theken quickly come to mind. Both first class gents that I would highly recommend 100%.
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Old 21 November 2019, 07:57 AM   #10
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If I were David, I’d frame this thread title and send it to anyone who doubts where to go to get a new Rolex today, first.

If I were an AD, I’d curl up in a ball and wonder why $20k in rent and $500k in annual payroll is even needed.


Congrats to all the TS for disrupting the market. And I’m being sincere. This is B School case study stuff.

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Old 21 November 2019, 08:22 AM   #11
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If I were David, Id frame this thread title and send it to anyone who doubts where to go to get a new Rolex today, first.

If I were an AD, Id curl up in a ball and wonder why $20k in rent and $500k in annual payroll is even needed.


Congrats to all the TS for disrupting the market. And Im being sincere. This is B School case study stuff.

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Old 21 November 2019, 08:38 AM   #12
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DavidSW is rock solid and never had an issue.

I would also suggest DeeTee. Great and honest guy. He just opened a new store in Fashion Island and has AMAZING stock on hand. Very fair and no BS as well.
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Old 21 November 2019, 08:43 AM   #13
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Justrolexes-Tony Geha is just as good as David SW..
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Old 21 November 2019, 10:36 AM   #14
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If I were David, Id frame this thread title and send it to anyone who doubts where to go to get a new Rolex today, first.

If I were an AD, Id curl up in a ball and wonder why $20k in rent and $500k in annual payroll is even needed.


Congrats to all the TS for disrupting the market. And Im being sincere. This is B School case study stuff.

Agree. So very true.

I wish I was smart enough to put together the case study. Because its a good one. And a lot to be learned from it.
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Old 21 November 2019, 10:48 AM   #16
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Old 21 November 2019, 10:53 AM   #17
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Briboxer (Brian) is awesome.
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I have purchased several Rolex watches from Brian (briboxer). He is a trusted seller and a trusted friend.
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If I were David, Id frame this thread title and send it to anyone who doubts where to go to get a new Rolex today, first.

If I were an AD, Id curl up in a ball and wonder why $20k in rent and $500k in annual payroll is even needed.

Most ADs sell well and share their costs across many product lines - but I endorse your kudos to the trusted sellers for breaking the brick and mortar model.

I think David exceeds that rent figure for his place in Orlando - especially including the security and insurance.

Its a very nice area...



Im not certain about his payroll but it takes a few FTEs just to keep the doors open at any store. His sales volume likely has some serious commission costs as well. So while he isnt an AD, his costs are watch-related and needs a GPM akin to an AD.



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Old 21 November 2019, 11:45 AM   #19
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Justrolexes-Tony Geha is just as good as David SW..
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Old 21 November 2019, 11:15 PM   #20
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Dan is a member very nice and trustworthy. Pivotandspine. Very trustworthy.
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Old 21 November 2019, 11:47 PM   #21
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Davidsw is the man! If it ain’t don’t fix it.
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Old 24 December 2019, 06:38 AM   #23
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Have bought from DavidSW and Ponycar, would use either one again without hesitation.
David is the best option. Ponycar has great stock and prices but the transparency isn't there. Sold me a watch with a bracelet that was clearly polished (and not that well) and worked like hell to dodge any direct questions I had. Very likely that they open the watches and mess with them, thus invalidating any warranty he claims to also offer. It's a sales tactic that wasn't appreciated and will prevent me from buying there again. I would pay the premium for more peace of mind.
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Old 24 December 2019, 07:24 AM   #24
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David is the best option. Ponycar has great stock and prices but the transparency isn't there. Sold me a watch with a bracelet that was clearly polished (and not that well) and worked like hell to dodge any direct questions I had. Very likely that they open the watches and mess with them, thus invalidating any warranty he claims to also offer. It's a sales tactic that wasn't appreciated and will prevent me from buying there again. I would pay the premium for more peace of mind.
Since you have your own opinion I'd appreciate you sharing that without quoting me since your experience is not mine. My opinion does not need your rebuttal thank you.
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Old 24 December 2019, 07:30 AM   #25
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DavidSW is a one of one! I told him before that he deserves an award. Top notch David!
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Old 24 December 2019, 08:40 AM   #26
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Tony at SD Watches is an incredible Seller,I would deal with Him again in a Heartbeat.
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Old 24 December 2019, 05:19 PM   #27
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Since you have your own opinion
No offense intended friend, I just happened to buy from the same two sellers.

As a follow-up, because I hadn't thought about this in some time, I did a very close comparison of the two 116200s I have (one from each) and the case from ponycar350 was definitely polished (dulled edges by comparison). Had this been communicated upfront it would be one thing but the general lack of transparency has me, just four months into ownership, feeling less satisfied/enthusiastic than I was at the time of sale.

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No offense intended friend, I just happened to buy from the same two sellers.

As a follow-up, because I hadn't thought about this in some time, I did a very close comparison of the two 116200s I have (one from each) and the case from ponycar350 was definitely polished (dulled edges by comparison). Had this been communicated upfront it would be one thing but the general lack of transparency has me, just four months into ownership, feeling less satisfied/enthusiastic than I was at the time of sale.

Best of luck to you
I have bought multiple times from Ponycar350 and always had a good experience. From the four watches Ive bought from him they have always been as described. Even on one of them, when I mentioned it had too few links, he was quick to send me extra links.

I would say if you were unsatisfied at time of purchase and let him know, he would have taken the watch back no problems, but after wearing it for months, there cant be an expectation of him doing something.
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