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Old April 27th, 2013, 05:34 PM
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I trust the appraisals in the Caribbean jewelry stores about as much as I trust the guys selling goods from the back of a truck.

We have bought a few things in the Caribbean only because we "liked" them. I did get a good deal on a Breitling watch in Jamaica. I had to have it appraised for insurance purposes and the appraisal, at a local watch dealer, was $500 more than the purchase price.

If you like it, buy it. If you want it insured then have it appraised, at home, by a reputable jeweler.

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Last edited by Mike M; April 28th, 2013 at 01:09 PM. Reason: Really bad grammar. :)
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