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      08-15-2021, 02:32 PM   #1269
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Originally Posted by DenverSteve View Post
Originally Posted by BMW F22 View Post
Has anyone sold a watch on their own? Curious what steps you can take to help protect yourself.
Protect from what? Being the seller (to me) is pretty secure. A buyer, on the other hand, needs to have the item verified and authenticated. You probably should meet at a jeweler so they can authenticate/appraise the watch. That's why I would rarely consider purchasing any high-end consumer item (that I wasn't an absolute expert in - which is very little) without an evaluation by a certified expert.
I think being a seller you don't know if the money is fraudulent or not. Say someone could do a faulty wire transfer or cashiers check and it is later found to be fraudulent, wouldn't the seller be stuck holding the bag? Or if someone makes a claim that the watch wasn't as described even though it is. Tons of stuff like that so as a newbie on expensive watches, I would be a bit hesitant.
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