Factory Refurbished

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Factory Refurbished

Postby Budman2k » Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:01 am

Anybody here ever buy a factory refurbished watch? I was looking at a nice Swiss made watch that is factory refurbished at a pretty nice discount. Would love to hear your experience if any.

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Re: Factory Refurbished

Postby svaglic » Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:48 am

I’ve never bought a factory refurbished watch, but I don’t think I would hesitate if it was one I liked and wanted.
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Re: Factory Refurbished

Postby JAS1125 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:04 am

Never pulled the trigger and I guess it depends who did the refurbishing....factory, yes...others not so much
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Re: Factory Refurbished

Postby GeorgeH » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:16 pm

I recently purchased an ALPINA Startimer Men's AL-247B4S6 from an eBay seller that was Manufacturer Refurbished and came with a 2 yr US warranty from the seller.
The watch had a MSRP Tag of $595 and I paid $175 shipped.

So far it looks good and functions without any problems. Getting a 2 year warranty swayed me to buy "Manufacturer Refurbished"

BTW Citizen has acquired Alpina (it still says "Swiss Made" at the bottom of the dial)


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Re: Factory Refurbished

Postby Hater » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:37 am

I do not have experience but wouldn't hesitate if accompanied with a stamped/signed Manufacturer receipt as proof it was refurbished there.
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