The Replica Watches May Disappear ?
This was explained as possibly being connected to increasing globalization was putting pressure on the Asians to stop ignoring this illegal industry within its borders.Recently, there was mention made on an esteemed Swiss replica site that China and other replica watch havens were starting to crack down on replica watch companies and that this could lead to the fading out of replica watches in the near future.
Replica watches have started using better stainless steel, making better crystal with double anti-reflection coats and better dials, and more dependable replica movements of the Swiss ETA type. The implications of this would be that less replicas are able to made, and so the ones that do manage to exist could go for much more money since demand was greater, and because their quality is getting better as it is since now seasoned replica buyers will only purchase high-end replicas.You can even find tourbillons and power reserves now on some of the better replica watches.
These new watches can command from $300 to $2500 instead of a few hundred dollars with their quality builds and advanced components and won’t get down-bid by the mediocre companies. Basically, if there is a slight disappearance of replica watch companies, it has to do in part with a higher standard for the watches themselves. The ‘ultra-accurate’ companies are shining more brightly within a possibly new stringent international environment for replicas. This leads to more profit, but it may also lead to less quality control eventually since the competition field would be smaller.
If in the coming years it’s more difficult to get a replica, this could be a good thing for the name brands. On the other hand, it could drive replica houses to keep getting more and more accurate and therefore more difficult to call out. In either case, the Watch Report for 2007 will become especially important for consumers who have something at stake in the development of the industry, for better or for worse.