Tribus TW8 Limited Edition Wristwatch

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Just seen the pre-order prices. Not much change from £2,000 whichever of the 3 versions you want. I somehow don't think my Mrs will be buying one for me for Christmas
Spot on! When I saw the email come through earlier, I actually said to Mrs LDB, I know what you're getting me for Christmas, then I saw the price. And as another poster above said, it's doesn't even look that good. A bit of a disappointment all in all.
 

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I thought I’d have a dilemma of finding the money and justifying the cost for one of these, thankfully I don’t need to bother because they just look like club shop gear at luxury watch prices. It’s a real shame, but they just look too tacky to warrant even thinking about spending that sort of sum.

A really underwhelming outcome when I was expecting something very impressive that would justify a massive dent in my wallet. Oh well.
 

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They must think that London is literally paved with gold.

I also have a big issue with them advertising without VAT. WTF.

Suspect a lower price-point will be released after they believe that they've fleeced those of you that want to spend £2000+

I'm also suspect of how much recycled GP will actually form part of the watch
 

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On thinking about it, they have totally mis-judged their market. 2k for a watch??! You can buy a very effective timepiece for £1000. Sure, the case material can affect the cost - precious metal, jewels, etc - but a very decent movement can still be under a grand. And this one ain't no tourbillon. To quote an old watchmaker friend of mine, any watch that costs over a grand is a very nice piece of jewellery that just happens to also tell the time.
 
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They must think that London is literally paved with gold.

I also have a big issue with them advertising without VAT. WTF.

Suspect a lower price-point will be released after they believe that they've fleeced those of you that want to spend £2000+

I'm also suspect of how much recycled GP will actually form part of the watch
Strange to market them like this. It makes you feel like they are trying to pull the wool over your eyes and rip you off. Which is probably true
Not for me, Clive..
 

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Someone will buy one. Someone with more money than than sense.
Maybe that is what they have thought.
Maybe that is how they have been told.
We will have a prawn sandwich brigade in the near future and this is where these watches will be aimed.
Not for me. Not even at 20 quid.
Talk about flogging a dead horse.
 

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Are they on sale in Bangkok yet ?
 

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£2k for a watch from a company that’s only been trading for a few months?

I’d rather drink a shot of piss water from the New Road bogs.
 

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I was interested, but not at that price.
 

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Putting the price issue to one side, what are people's main gripes with this ? Being a 'Brentford' watch, it's obviously going to have links to us. Personally I like the back of it but not sure I really like the bee badge on the front. I'm just curious as to what people expected.

Re the price. it's £750-1000 more than I expected to pay after taking into account the Liverpool watch prices although I guess their argument will be that our's is a limited edition unlike the Liverpool ones. Mind you, will they sell 1904 ?!!
 
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I suspect at that price now that I have seen it, it will be a very limited edition!
 

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Putting the price issue to one side, what are people's main gripes with this ? Being a 'Brentford' watch, it's obviously going to have links to us. Personally I like the back of it but not sure I really like the bee badge on the front. I'm just curious as to what people expected.

Re the price. it's £750-1000 more than I expected to pay after taking into account the Liverpool watch prices although I guess their argument will be that our's is a limited edition unlike the Liverpool ones. Mind you, will they sell 1904 ?!!
I have no gripes apart from the joke of a price
 

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