Scottish Watches Podcast #361 : Watch Security – Staying Safe When Wearing, Buying and Selling 

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Welcome to the Scottish Watches Podcast – Episode 361! Though the amount of larger scale jeweler robberies has decreased, street robberies have increased because everyone is now out and about and since watch prices continue to increase. In todays show, we have Tom and Kevin back to refresh our memories on how to be safer while enjoying wearing your watch. Be it at home, outside, or when your buying a watch in person or online. Be safe.

Scottish Watches Podcast #251 : Chatting With The Police – How To Avoid Getting Robbed On The Street, Defrauded and MoreA police officer standing next to a car with a crown on top Description automatically generated with medium confidence Wrist check: Tom is wearing his Omega Planet Ocean 600M 2908.50.83. Planet Ocean 600M Co-Axial 45.5 mmA picture containing text, watch, indoor Description automatically generatedHe previously wore the reference 2900.50.91 which was Daniel Craig’s watch in Casino Royal. A close up of a watch Description automatically generatedomega seamaster james bond 007 Kevin is wearing his blue Casio F91W Image 3 - Casio F-91WM-2A New Original Alarm Chronograph Classic Digital Rretro Watch F-91Dave is wearing his Rangemaster. Not sure if this is the one because he didn’t send me any pictures. A watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated Rikki is wearing the Zodia Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin Automatic ZO9212 A close up of a watch Description automatically generatedA close up of the watch's dialR.I.P Dennis WatermanDennis Waterman says his New Trick is doing absolutely nothing in the Spanish sun - Irish Mirror OnlineThe Sweeney (TV Series 1974–1978) - IMDbDennis Waterman: Minder and New Tricks star dies aged 74 - BBC News Amir Khan London Metropolitan Police Police released a picture of Aamir Khan's stolen £70k watch | PiPa NewsAmir Khan robbedAMIR KHAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT; FRIGHTENING MOMENT CAPTURED ON VIDEO A person taking a selfie Description automatically generated Nottingham Post Live Updates Courts Hears RobberyA person in a blue shirt Description automatically generated with medium confidence If you see a Rolex, like the Kermit, at a good price remember that there is no such thing. And if you see a watch being sold and then resold a sort time later, there’s a chance that the first buyer realized it was a fake and wants his money back. 2004 Rolex Kermit Submariner sells for $35,000 at auction - WatchPro USABuying from a shop: research the company/dealer and their refunding policies and use a credit card

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Buying online: ask as many questions as you can, check the serial number, check the receipt, check the watches’ service history, arrange a face-to-face exchange in a public place if you can, check the price and use a credit card

https://www.eveshamjournal.co.uk/news/20107650.87-year-old-man-watch-stolen-fake-charity-collectors/ 87 year old man had watch stolen by fake charity collectors | Malvern Gazette https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10126689/Rolex-rippers-Young-women-posing-charities-making-bizarre-sexual-overtures-watches.html Derek Freestone, 77, of Birchington, Kent, was a victim of the Rolex Rippers having had his watch stolen from his wrist as the two female robbers distracted him with a kiss At home safety: upgrade or install CCTV and track your deliveries.

Thank you for listening and don’t have nightmares!

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Now check out the shows we mentioned throughout the episode: Scottish Watches Podcast #251 : Chatting With The Police – How To Avoid Getting Robbed On The Street, Defrauded and MoreA police officer standing next to a car with a crown on top Description automatically generated with medium confidenceScottish Watches Podcast #358 : Sophy Rindler, Kristina Driggs-Walkling and Tirath Kamdar from eBayA picture containing text, different, screenshot Description automatically generated

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