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Xeriscope Watches / kickstarter scam xeriscope watches

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Avoid this scam on kickstarter.com! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/watchismo/xeriscope-the-orbiting-mechanical-automatic-watch

This scam watch is going for $350 to $400 on kickstarter right now. Only you can buy the same watch for $80-$90 on ebay and amazon and many other websites and these watches have been on the market for approximately 7-8 years already.

Mitch Greenblatt, Andy Greenblatt, and Terry Allison should be ashamed of themselves for trying to scam people!

Here is a link to ebay showing the same watch for $79.00 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Constantin-Weisz-Carousel-Watch-/[protected]?pt=Wristwatches&hash=item43bfb9d8bb&nma=true&si=JlOpY0Z%252FvPDUSieuQrPV4aPTM1Y%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

Here is a link to an article on watchuseek started 3 years ago when people were talking about this type of watch: http://forums.watchuseek.com/f72/watch-pts-karrousel-st1201-1-st[protected].html

Here is a link to this cheap chinese movement's manufacturer's page showing this exact movement: http://www.ptsresources.com/watch_automatic_03.htm

Here is a link to a replica watch forum on which they are talking about the xeriscope watch being low quality and way overpriced for what it is. http://www.replica-watch.info/vb/showthread.php/watchismo-watch-kickstarter-164182.html

These guys at watchismo - Terry Allison, Mitch Greenblatt, and Andy Greenblatt are scammers who are trying to rip people off! Avoid this low quality watch.

Xeriscope Watches

Ki
Nov 7, 2013
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  • El
      12th of Nov, 2013
    0 Votes

    Agree 100% I bought one on eBay a while ago for $250, it keeps good time but even at that price it's pushing the limit.
    $350-$400 is unashamed price gouging

  • Xe
      19th of Nov, 2013
    0 Votes

    We feel that it needs to be stated here that Terry Allison has no affiliation with Xeric or Watchismo as we have never heard of this person. We've never worked with, met, nor heard of Terry Allison before. Watchismo and Xeric is wholly owned by Mitch and Andrew Greenblatt and no one else.

    As for the discussion on the quality of our Xeriscope watch, the only similarity here is the movement. The functions of this movement (power reserve meter, minute hand and 2nd timezone) must be in the same position due to their placement on the movement itself. We have designed an entirely new watch based upon this movement. It has more attention to finishing, leather quality and overall execution and the XERISCOPE is indeed it's own watch.

    In comparison, the Swiss ETA 7750 chronograph movement is used in watches ranging from $1400 to others WELL above $5000. See some examples of the following watches, all using the same ETA 7750 chronograph movement:

    Oris - Williams F1 Team Chronograph $1440
    TAG Heuer - Formula 1 Chronograph $1695
    Breitling - SuperOcean Chrono $3085
    Panerai - Luminor Marina $6175

    We feel our XERISCOPE design perfects the use of this movement and hope you do too!

    The Watchismo Team

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