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Thanks! I am increasingly alarmed by the number of fakes being sold on eBay. As you point out, many are the same seller either by name or by presentation style. I've spotted several cases where aledgedly different sellers used the same description and photo. Also seen one using photo of a real Seamaster to sell fakes ones.

In the ones you pointed out, I particularly loved the line "I cannot quarantee Authenticity... I can guarantee you will not be disappointed in this Timepiece."

Also, notice several tricks:
1. They very often intentionally misspell 'guarantee authenticity' so you cannot find probably fakes simply by searching for those words.
2. A number of photos of counterfeits have the time as 1:50 - an obvious visual reversal play on the classic 10:10 used in most professional watch photos.
3. Many photos of fakes are unnecessarily bad - to make it harder to notice details.

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