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"Japan Racing" on ebay, be careful

  1. sgrossma

    sgrossma Jan 13, 2020

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  2. Andy K

    Andy K Dreaming about winning an OFfie one day. Jan 13, 2020

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    It looks like they updated the listing since your post:
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    The title describes it as a 3570, and the warranty card is shown and filled out as a 3570.
     
  3. sgrossma

    sgrossma Jan 13, 2020

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    The Japan Racing is a 3570.40.

    Just to be clear, I contacted the seller to ask if the dial was original to the watch and they replied "yes"

    What is interesting to note is that the warranty card has the correct country code (Japan) and it looks like 3570.40 is sloppily written on the card.

    But to my knowledge 7708xxxx is not correct.
     
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  4. Andy K

    Andy K Dreaming about winning an OFfie one day. Jan 13, 2020

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    Definitely shady then, I thought they were being vague but not dishonest in their wording.
    I don't know what that number is after the decimal, but I agree, it is probably closer to a 4 than a 5.
     
  5. mattonthewater

    mattonthewater Jan 13, 2020

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    Definitely not an original japan racing.
     
  6. G-Web

    G-Web Jan 13, 2020

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    Edited Jan 13, 2020
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  7. JohnLy

    JohnLy Jan 13, 2020

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    Agree with @G-Web, to err on side of caution. Thanks for the heads up @sgrossma
     
  8. Albe100

    Albe100 Jan 13, 2020

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    at that price, can it really be a proper one? seems like the seller isn't a newb to ebay.
     
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  9. sgrossma

    sgrossma Jan 13, 2020

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    Very interesting, GW.
    I guess we’d need someone to look it up, officially, to be sure.
     
  10. G-Web

    G-Web Jan 13, 2020

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    Amen to that Scott.
    The one I posted also has a card filled in by hand, so there's really nothing very conclusive about it.
    An official verification would indeed be ideal.

    Thanks for flagging it up to begin with.

    Cheers,
    -GW
     
  11. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jan 13, 2020

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    Your knowledge is incorrect - the watch is legit based on the serial number given in this thread:

    Serial number: 77087039
    Article ref: 35704000

    Cheers, Al
     
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  12. G-Web

    G-Web Jan 13, 2020

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    There it is.
    Thanks Al.

    Cheers,
    -GW
     
  13. hanky6

    hanky6 Jan 13, 2020

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    Now gone....
     
  14. w154

    w154 Jan 13, 2020

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    Someone owes Archer a beer or two !
     
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  15. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jan 13, 2020

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    Trust me, I was tempted to grab it myself...and then confirm it was good. ;)
     
  16. hanky6

    hanky6 Jan 13, 2020

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    Is there a way to know if it was really sold, not just pulled? And if so, for how much?
     
  17. w154

    w154 Jan 13, 2020

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    It sold for full asking price according to watchcount.
     
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  18. sgrossma

    sgrossma Jan 13, 2020

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    Wow, well I’ll be the first to apologize to the seller! Someone got a great deal :)
     
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  19. fbf

    fbf Jan 13, 2020

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    i wish i saw it ... have been looking for one
     
  20. cholack

    cholack Jan 15, 2020

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    dangggg, way too late to the party