fake Seiko

How to spot fake Seiko watches on eBay

    Ever since I wrote the article on spotting fake Seiko watches in this blog, I’ve received many inquiries from readers asking me to verify whether the watch they are looking at on eBay (or have recently purchased) are genuine or otherwise. Although most of the watches are not really that expensive, they still […]

Why You Should Not Buy From Replica Watch Sites

  It seems that online fake watch merchants have decided to spread their wings and expand their wares to include Seiko, Citizen and Casio watches. This subject actually surfaced in the Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum several times this year. Personally, I couldn’t care less about replica Swiss watches. There’s a healthy market for them […]

How to spot a fake Seiko watch (revised)

In the multi-million dollar world of fake and replica watches, you are certainly forgiven if you thought that only Swiss marques are targeted by counterfeiters in the Far East. High end Swiss brands like Rolex, Omega, Breitling, Patek Philippe, Longines and TAG Heuer are the usual victims. The replica watch industry exists so long as […]

The controversial "Seiko 6319-7040" diver

  If you have already read my previous article on spotting fake Seiko watches, you may have learned how to distinguish the counterfeits from the real ones. Some are fairly easy to spot while others need careful scrutiny to determine whether it’s fake or not. Recently I came across an auction by a well known […]

Sizzling Fajitas, anyone?

    Recently, there was an interesting thread in the Seiko & Citizen Watch Forum about copycat Seiko watches. Copycat manufacturers are not to be confused with counterfeit watch makers, who blatantly pass off their fake products as genuine ones. Okay, counterfeit makers would prefer to be called by a more polite name “replica watch” […]