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: I assume you meant 'red' -- that is normal. The
: tip of the second hand fades a bit in
: sunlight to a soft orange.
: The second hand is actually almost a mirror
: finish, so reflects items in the background
: when taken in amateur photos.
: It looks completely real to me.
: Normally, I avoid dealing with sellers from
: that far away. But as you say, this dealer
: has lots of good feedback, so probably is
: reasonably safe.
This looks real although it has seem quite a lot of use and I find the description a bit off. A 90% good condition in my mind shouldn't have faded as much as this one. The colour of the bezel and the second hand is a good indication. There are also a few scratches on the bezel which indicated quite a lot of wear and lots of bumps.
The SMP is a sturdy watch so I think these are cosmetic flaws. I love my watches so even though I have been wearing my SMPs for a few years, they could almost pass for new.