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Cool stuff I saw today....

Postby lexrj » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:39 pm

So today I was working at a client, it's a jewelry that sells high end watches. I saw first hand the 2 highest purchases I ever seen on a credit card....
First one was for 32k on an AMEX Gold, it went through in less then 3secs, the second one was a whopping 120k on a AMEX Centurion! No problem going through either....kinda cool but also realized that none of my cards would be able to run that... :(
Maybe my BCP on very good day can run that kind of spending.... :ppp
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Postby rockyrock » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:13 pm

lexrj wrote:First one was for 32k on an AMEX Gold, it went through in less then 3secs, the second one was a whopping 120k on a AMEX Centurion!


I would love to see the watch that costs $120k...
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Postby Kaiokenryu » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:15 pm

keep it in perspective....... :D

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Postby tbka » Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:41 am

Yeah... one man's Rolex is another man's Timex!
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Postby luvbullmarkets » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:24 pm

rockyrock wrote:I would love to see the watch that costs $120k...


Ditto.

What brand was this timepiece?
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Postby lexrj » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:19 pm

luvbullmarkets wrote:Ditto.

What brand was this timepiece?


1st one was a Panerai, 2nd one I think it was a Vacheron Constantin but I'm not sure....I was trying to act normal, haha
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Postby Dr.Mark » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:59 pm

I've never had the pleasure of seeing such a thing. But in my previous job I was meeting someone with a Centurion almost every day. I even love touching that card. I shall have it one day.
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Postby luvbullmarkets » Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:40 pm

lexrj wrote:1st one was a Panerai, 2nd one I think it was a Vacheron Constantin but I'm not sure....I was trying to act normal, haha


I feel you. It is best that one appears nonchalant in those high-end boutiques.

Act like the prices don't phase when in reality you are near cardiac arrest.
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Postby Vattené » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:35 pm

I would like to have seen those watches, too. I love going into luxury boutiques and department stores just to covet things. If the sales people look like they're getting ready to spit on you, a fun game is walking around and handling merchandise just to see them storm over to where you were and passive aggressively adjust it so that it looks exactly as you left it yourself.

My current dream watch is a Ballon Bleu de Cartier with a black alligator strap. A few grand is nothing in the world of fine timepieces, but it is expensive enough for me to lust after yet cheap enough for me to delude myself into thinking I may actually attain it some day. Though, honestly, even if I saved up for it I doubt I would actually spend that much on a watch.
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Postby HotrodBill » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:46 pm

Reading this makes me feel like my blue dial 11613 sub is a bargain lol. 3 more years of college and I'll get it for myself as a graduation present
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