Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by Bourbon City » December 22nd 2010, 4:28am

Ditchdoc wrote:Eyal ordered one thing from his factory and received something else. I'm not saying this is what happened. I'm just offering what might be one possible solution.-Jim Skelton


This happens alot at invicta. Happens alot? Happens often. Kinda like it was done just as ordered. Jim, I think this is a better possible solution.

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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by Seattle » December 22nd 2010, 6:25am

I am amazed at the reaction to this report. Clearly the talk of a few forums yesterday; we saw applause, acceptance, denial, anger, frantic behavior, complacency, threats, excuses..... people being banned. WOW!

As if any of these reactions will change the words on the paper?
After all that, it still reads the same and the findings did not change.
Truly bizarre times.
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by Guest » January 17th 2011, 5:57pm

oh, Im here to read this, but what baffles the crap outa me, is why the fuck you guys didnt believe me, Alain, School of Mines, Golden, SloMo........etc in the first place??? no that pissed me off. ya think im a rube or what? I did the work, and so did SloMo......and still.......you can question an answer all you want, but the question has been answered to the fullest.
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Post by Mark1 » January 17th 2011, 6:30pm

If I recall, it was'nt so much that people doubted you Geeknomo. It was more that the findings needed to be attested to in writing. You started the ball rolling and Slomo and Koi took it from there.
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Post by Seattle » February 3rd 2011, 8:18am

Every local TV station seems to have a consumer alert spot during their newscast. Once could send all the proof of "their" indiscretions and misrepresentations...maybe run a story? a lot of hungry reporters out there trying to make a name in the biz.
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Post by Bahoomba » February 3rd 2011, 9:16am

My absolute favorite quote from last year:

"Thre's no one lying to you when they're selling you a watch."
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by Guest » February 4th 2011, 1:44am

oh, im here, and can read, what a bunch of dolts. no one listens, no one believes or checks out info.ffs you guys are behind the curve. and, ya piss me off everytime I read this "Im a dope" crap..........try to keep up. please.lmfao oh, btw, foghorn, yer the biggest watchdope ive seen....just cuz ya own a Berringer, dont make you an expert....insert foot in mouth, at this time.
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by koimaster » April 9th 2011, 6:27pm

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So, what is the latest on this issue other than we all know they are a bunch of carney buskers?

A few weeks ago Shawn had a show where he sold the last of them. He mentioned the that it was the most discussed watch ever sold at shop. He was laughing. The vid is somewhere around here.
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Post by Guest » April 9th 2011, 7:04pm

koimaster wrote:
Timebender wrote:
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So, what is the latest on this issue other than we all know they are a bunch of carney buskers?

A few weeks ago Shawn had a show where he sold the last of them. He mentioned the that it was the most discussed watch ever sold at shop. He was laughing. The vid is somewhere around here.


LOL! Congrats on that Huge BUST! If you find the post with the video, pleas let me know. I just have to see that one. ROFLMAO!
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by koimaster » November 1st 2011, 9:28am

I thought I bump this up for our lurkers and to celebrate the beginning of an investigation by at least one State Attorneys office into the business practices not only of Invicta, but Valuevision and the practice of selling as new, returned merchandise.

Access to all of the .pdf files and photos related to several issues was given by me this morning in one swell swoop. We shall see where this goes but I expect it may take a few months since one question raised was if the State Attorney in Minn had been made aware of these practices.



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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by jason_recliner » November 1st 2011, 12:41pm

Mark1 wrote:I think a more plausible scenario for the fake sandstone would be a massive conspiracy hatched by a consortium of watch manufacturers to discredit the "most feared watch company". The big boys are running scared I tell you, and will not hesitate in taking extreme
measures to take down the mighty Lalo. Word is the ninjas hired to break into SNBCs warehouse and swap the dials were wearing the new Tacticool Combat Stealth Sea Wizard to aid in concealing their nefarious activities. I've already said too much. I've emailed a member here documents with the instruction to publish them should I disappear.



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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by Guest » December 4th 2011, 5:53pm

Mark1 wrote:
Ditchdoc wrote:Eyal ordered one thing from his factory and received something else. I'm not saying this is what happened. I'm just offering what might be one possible solution.-Jim Skelton



I think a more plausible scenario for the fake sandstone would be a massive conspiracy hatched by a consortium of watch manufacturers to discredit the "most feared watch company". The big boys are running scared I tell you, and will not hesitate in taking extreme
measures to take down the mighty Lalo. Word is the ninjas hired to break into SNBCs warehouse and swap the dials were wearing the new Tacticool Combat Stealth Sea Wizard to aid in concealing their nefarious activities. I've already said too much. I've emailed a member here documents with the instruction to publish them should I disappear.



This post becomes hilarious when you imagine Doc Brown from 'Back To The Future' saying it. Great Scott, Marty! :lol!:

At any rate, I like the dial. It rather reminds me of a starry night in the backwoods.
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by koimaster » December 4th 2011, 7:22pm

VirginiaJim wrote:
Mark1 wrote:
Ditchdoc wrote:Eyal ordered one thing from his factory and received something else. I'm not saying this is what happened. I'm just offering what might be one possible solution.-Jim Skelton



I think a more plausible scenario for the fake sandstone would be a massive conspiracy hatched by a consortium of watch manufacturers to discredit the "most feared watch company". The big boys are running scared I tell you, and will not hesitate in taking extreme
measures to take down the mighty Lalo. Word is the ninjas hired to break into SNBCs warehouse and swap the dials were wearing the new Tacticool Combat Stealth Sea Wizard to aid in concealing their nefarious activities. I've already said too much. I've emailed a member here documents with the instruction to publish them should I disappear.



This post becomes hilarious when you imagine Doc Brown from 'Back To The Future' saying it. Great Scott, Marty! :lol!:

At any rate, I like the dial. It rather reminds me of a starry night in the backwoods.



Plastic has that effect on some people, geeks, jim skelton
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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by mosc » February 21st 2012, 3:50pm

Ahh, to resurrect the great Invicta Sandstone Scandal. I have in my collection one of the most distinguished infamous Invicta watches. Not only is this one a genuine simulated standstone, but it is a Reserve watch with a Japanese Miyota automatic movement. Recall, Reserve watches are all hand made in Switzerland by only 10% of the best Invicta watchmakers.

Not only that, this watch was advertised on ShopNBC as an exclusive; none made available to any other outlet. The price, a very reasonable $700. This watch was sold from the Gilt shop two months later for $225. http://www.gilt.com On WG, the people who bought this exclusive were naturally very upset.

I picked this beauty up as a collector's item for even less money from some Ebay vendor. Sorta like owning an Edsel. This is a real piece of horological infamy.

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Re: Invicta Sandstone Dial Report

Post by koimaster » February 21st 2012, 4:00pm

@mosc, bumped the thread since Invicta responded sort of to my complaint. Ignored everything but the Swiss parts stuff which was not the meat of the complaint. Will post the response later this evening.
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