Krug Baumen Gents Prestige Silver Watch 200740GS Just £31.73 delivered (rrp £225)
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Krug Baumen Gents Prestige Silver Watch 200740GS Just £31.73 delivered (rrp £225)

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Found 8th May 2007
Amazon can deliver this in one to two weeks from order, I really like this watch and with a 5yr warranty too.

Brand name: Krug Baumen
Model Number: 200740GS
Part number: 200740GS
Clasp: Buckle
Case Diameter: 28 millimeters
Case Thickness: 7 millimeters
Band Material: Leather
Band Length: Men's
Dial Colour: Cream
Water Resistant Depth: 30 metres
Warranty type: Manufacturer
Warranty Description: 5 Year Movement warranty
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I used to sell Krug Baumen watches to workmates/friends of friends etc, when I was a student at college.
I used to get them for £20-£30 a pop and used to sell them for £50 for a decent gents one.
The watches are good for the money, and it helps to flog them if you have a stupidly high price tag £400 etc attached in a nice box. ;-)
Blatant rip off of the Cartier Tank Francaise...
As I remember these watches were sold by 'salesmen' returning from a 'conference' who had 'samples' leftover (they would normally corner you as you walked into a bank). The accompanying literature quoted them as RRP £600+ (make any figure you like up) and were featured in publications like in-flight mags and BMW owner type of thing. All very pukka and not illegal however these watches are worth nothing like the inflated prices originally quoted.
I bought one of this make of watch a while back. I would say they are overpriced at the so called bargain price, the one i had had a plated brass case to look like stainless steel, if you get a bad a scratch you can see the brass underneath.

Buy one of these instead
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i243/BT2112/color1.jpg

twice the price (if you know where to look)
rosiedog

twice the price (if you know where to look)



very mysterious rosiedog :whistling:
Definately more than twice the price (if you have an original).

Which I do, the Seamaster is a fantastic watch although at £200 for servicing they aint cheap
rosiedog

I bought one of this make of watch a while back. I would say they are … I bought one of this make of watch a while back. I would say they are overpriced at the so called bargain price, the one i had had a plated brass case to look like stainless steel, if you get a bad a scratch you can see the brass underneath.Buy one of these insteadtwice the price (if you know where to look)



Very helpful! Not! :thinking:
You get what you pay for. I have one which looks superb. However, the silverplating on the case is so thin that I easily scratched it to reveal a darker metal underneath. It has spoiled the appearance. Great marketing though, but a waste of money.
I have a Seiko Kinetic Titanium, but that doesn't mean it isn't nice to have a few cheap dressy watches to wear sometimes. KBs are adaquate for that purpose. Just don't get suckered into believing that you are buying a £230 watch for an eighth of that. You pay £30, you get £30 worth of timepiece. But they keep good time, so I have no complaints.
Who uses a watch these days??? I haven't had a watch for years and don't feel the need for one - my mobile phone tells me the time.
Hi biglugs1.

As yu say a watch isnt really a requirement these days as far as telling the time goes, However many prople enjo wearing watches as fashion/dress accesories, much in the same way as cufflinks are not nessesarry given that buttons work perfectly well.
I think I will stick with my £2.99 Lidl masterpiece of engineering that keeps perfect time, has a 3 year warranty, water resistant to 30 metres, mineral glass etc. etc.

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