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perhaps someone knows where can I find a public database for watches and their reference numbers? Timepieces are quite standardized and I would be very interested on checking it out for a personal project. Something like this would be helpful:

http://www.watchtime.com/watch-database/

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do you mean something like http://watchbase.com/watches

i am looking for something similar for woocommerce projects i am working on.

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I have found my answer but it is unfortunately a vague one, I had to resort to reviewing manually (scraping) some of the watch selling websites there are but a lot of post-data quality control has to be done.

  • What tool are you using to scrape? I've used rvest / selectorgadget with good success. – Marcus D May 13 '16 at 14:32
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    so why don't you post that data for others to use? you can always add it to the open data se datahub.io repository – albert May 14 '16 at 1:36
  • good idea yes , will do – johan855 May 14 '16 at 8:57
  • @johan855 did you publish your set of data? – GiDo Jun 8 '18 at 6:36
  • I didn't in the end, I used watchbase.com as suggested by warmax. – johan855 Jun 8 '18 at 13:28

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