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Post by Iceblue on Thu Apr 11 2019, 09:49

So long story short I purchased this tissot prc200 and had it alittle while then as usual wasn't for me so passed it on , after it arrived the buyer was convinced it was a lemon ( fake ) so with no problem with this I told him to send it back for a refund

The buyer said the dial wasn't right and he hadn't opened the back but was sure it was sold with good intention but was defiantly a fake

After looking at the watch at opening up the back it was fitted with a g10 eta movement and apart from in my opinion a slacking in manufacturing quality with the dial it looked OK to , I would love to see what you guys think

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Post by domecurb on Thu Apr 11 2019, 12:50

its not a fake Andy, there are fake ones out there but they are very obvious and the only accurate ones are not chronographs, i suspect a bit of buyers remorse is involved here as these look good in pictures but tend to be a bit of a let down on the wrist IMO plus i doubt the fakers would use an ETA G10


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Post by Iceblue on Thu Apr 11 2019, 19:13

This is what I thought but to be fair I thought it was cheap selling it at £85 this is a pic with back off
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Post by domecurb on Thu Apr 11 2019, 19:38

its definitely real Andy, i must admit though....i dont like the eta g10, not serviceable or repairable which is terrible for a swiss movement, these are even fitted to some Tags as well Crying or Very sad


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Post by Iceblue on Thu Apr 11 2019, 19:54

Yep I agree the movements seem to be throw away and replace rather than fix
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Post by domecurb on Thu Apr 11 2019, 20:08

if you send a Tissot chrono back to tissot under warranty they dont just swap the movement, they just swap out the whole dial hands and movement, 2 minute job compared to 20 minutes, terrible waste


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Post by Iceblue on Thu Apr 11 2019, 20:24

It's the way the world is waist just throw away culture in stead of repair

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