Anthony Fabiano is a renowned Swiss watch broker with vast experience as a key channel supplier of timepieces for over 1,200 store owners in the Jewelry industry. He developed a niche talent for authenticating, servicing and sales consultation for preowned Rolex and other fine timepieces. In addition, he is a well respected keynote speaker on the topic of watch authentication and buying as well as a professional trainer for key accounts in the Swiss watch and Pawn industry. He supports the trade with written, watch trading & authentication articles for top trade magazines.
In 2009, he and his business partner, Martin Bruno launched Watch Certification Services (aka Watch CSA) as an answer to the ever growing problem of high level counterfeits being fraudulently sold in jewelry and pawn shops. Constantly being flooded with authentication calls and outreach for support, they created a web based, online software platform utilizing critical data, historical points and the analytical process of identifying patterns in order to reduce the trades exposure to counterfeit watches. To date, we have serviced over 1,100 trade store locations with our web based watch authentication services.
In 2016, with a proven database system of over 100,000 counterfeit serial numbers for 90 brands and a record of supporting thousands of watch authentications per month, we made an exciting decision to push our online authentication service to the retail public by supporting Internet purchases with our Watch Assist Verification Reports.