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Old 16 September 2019, 06:55 AM   #1
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Fake Explorer.

I donít like the look of this one..

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F392418050172
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Old 16 September 2019, 07:06 AM   #2
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Did he photo shop out the serial ?


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Old 16 September 2019, 07:41 AM   #3
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Looks ok to me, has had a new glass which has wrong magnification movement looks ok, balance wheel has weights on which they haven’t faked yet, but I’d say watch is real.
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Old 16 September 2019, 09:11 AM   #4
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You can buy an E2 from lots of places brother. If you are not 100% comfortable, then move on to the next one for sale.

However, the necklaces in the related items do look interesting...
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Old 16 September 2019, 09:45 AM   #5
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Not bad, not bad at all. Crystal maybe questionable. Movement is good.

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Old 16 September 2019, 03:57 PM   #6
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Magnification and broken numerals (missing black) on the bezel are red flags, no? Granted, movement looks ok.


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Old 16 September 2019, 06:44 PM   #7
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Broken numerals? I have a seadweller and almost all of writing on back has gone back to steel, this doesn’t make the watch a fake? This happens, the watch looks good to me apart from glass like I’ve already said, I’d say watch is genuine movement is they cannot fake this movement, it’s just had an aftermarket glass fitted, no big deal easy fix.
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Old 16 September 2019, 11:24 PM   #8
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Magnification and broken numerals (missing black) on the bezel are red flags, no? Granted, movement looks ok.


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No - an aftermarket replacement crystal and a bezel missing some paint is what I see on an otherwise decent Expl. II

Plus the sellerís reputation isnít some newbie scammer.


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Old 18 September 2019, 09:33 PM   #9
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No - an aftermarket replacement crystal and a bezel missing some paint is what I see on an otherwise decent Expl. II

Plus the sellerís reputation isnít some newbie scammer.


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Old 18 September 2019, 10:29 PM   #10
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Looks ok but I would need to hold it.

A visit to a RSC will confirm?
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Old 19 September 2019, 08:31 AM   #11
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No - an aftermarket replacement crystal and a bezel missing some paint is what I see on an otherwise decent Expl. II
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Watch is fine (authentic), though it does have an aftermarket crystal.

Missing paint from the bezel is an easily fixable non-issue IMO. However, the bezel is highly worn, missing quite a bit of material, and appears to be the victim of an amateur/incorrect refinish job.
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Old 21 September 2019, 01:32 PM   #12
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HNCO are notorious for selling fake watches or watches with after market parts, so it was good to call it out, even if this one does sort of pass.
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