just asking out of curiosity but whenever you are selling one of your watches and you know and disclose that certain things need to be done or replaced (cleaning, replace X-tal, replace crown etc) does your asking price reflect that or no?
I ask because I have seen a couple of really nice watches being offered for sale on the "other" Forum that I'd really like to buy but the price including any servicing, repairs etc would make the watch then more then it's worth! I cant somehow justify spending money that way! IF the watch is a rather scare or rare one and the price is right even after getting it fixed is another matter but lets say you buy a watch (used obviously) for $145.00 - $150.00 and then add another $150.00 for a cleaning/servicing and perhaps another $20.00 for a X-tal then I would definitely say that's too much money?
Am I thinking clearly or am I wrong??
selling vintage watches (which is how I got into watch collecting...I never bought newer watches). I lost on most of them after spending time, money, and effort on restoration and repair. Your thinking is o.k. on this. Yes, I took repairs into account when pricing watches and I always fully disclosed any flaws or problems.