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Seiko7A38
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Bit of a late spot this one: a rather poor example of a Yema N8 Flygraf offered by a French eBay seller, with less than a day of the current listing to run. Even disregarding the over-ambitious Buy-it-Now price of 225 Euros, it falls into the 'one best avoided' category, suffering from flaking sub-dials, degraded hands lume and a well-worn, typically graunched case-back. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/222417788398


 

Chronograph Yema Rallygraf

Mouvement quartz

Toutes les fonctions sont opérationnelles - la lunette tachymétrique tourne

Couronne vissée

C'est une montre qui a été portée - cadran patiné - de nombreuses traces sur le boitier

Verre en bon état ( des traces de porté ) - bracelet cuir en bon état

Elle est comme sur les photos


February 28, 2017 at 6:22 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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When I first saw this US eBay listing for a Yema N81W43 yesterday, I got an immediate sense of Déjà Vu - but for the wrong reasons. The watch being offered for sale is not the same as that shown in their first three photos. Those images have been 'borrowed' either from this eBay listing from last October or more likely page 21 of this thread. Needless to say I'm only going to upload their own photos. As for the wild disparity in their pricing ? :o $9.99 opening bid price versus a ludicrous $425 Buy-it-Now (plus eBay GSP charges) - not a difficult choice for any would-be buyer ! :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262872588022

                                                               

 

YEMA Paris Gold Plated Chronograph Seiko 7A38 Movement 

This a Beautiful vintage watch from 1990s.

Its New In is original Box, with original tag Price, Never worn

New Leather band

New battery

The back still have the original red plastic protection that you can peel off.

This would make a great addition to any watch collection.

Condition is stunning and this is a rare model. 

Brand: YEMA

Face Colour: White

Gender: Men's

Strap Material: Genuine Leather

Features: Chronograph, Date Indicator, Day Indicator, Tachymeter, 12-Hour Dial

Case Size: 36mm

Movement: Quartz (Battery)

Style: Dress/Formal

Water Resistance Rating: 50 m (5 ATM)

Display: Analog Model: N81W43

Watch Shape: Round

Year of Manufacture: 1990-1999

Case Material: Gold Plated

Country/Region of Manufacture: France

Simplistic and elegant,

Free Shipping. 

CHECK OUT MY FEEDBACK AND BID WITH CONFIDENCE!!!

I reserve the right to and the auction and any time.

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February 28, 2017 at 6:52 AM Flag Quote & Reply

donwatch
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I already have one of these but for Ten Bucks I'll take another. :lol:     

February 28, 2017 at 10:32 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Oops - one ludicrous Buy-it-Now price instantly becomes history ! :lol:


PS - So now we know where the red stuff in the case-back removal tool holes comes from, eh Don ? ;)

February 28, 2017 at 12:15 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Seiko7A38 at July 2, 2016 at 3:11 AM

Not sure how I'd managed to fail spotting this Yema N81W63 which has been listed on eBay Germany for two weeks and more. :/

One thing's certain though, with the ridiculous 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price of 479 Euros, it's likely to be around a while longer. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152127973093


I'd continued to add the German eBay seller's various (30-day) re-listings for that risibly over-priced Yema N81W63 to my watching page - though I really don't know why I bothered. At some point last year (can't remember exactly when), he reduced the Buy-it-Now price to 429 Euros, then a couple of weeks ago, he reduced it again to 'only' 349 Euros. Checking my eBay watching page, I noticed that he'd ended the most recent re-listing yesterday evening 'because the item is allegedly no longer available'. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152419303877




Thinking back, I'm pretty sure he's done that once before, so I wouldn't be surprised to see it back again re-listed at some point. ;)


March 1, 2017 at 8:05 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Needless to say, the eBay listing for that poor condition Yema N8 Flygraf at the top of this page ended with the watch unsold. As far as I could see, from interrogating Goofbid, there were no offers made - not even any 'lowballs'. The would-be French seller re-listed it this morning, with the Buy-it-Now price reduced to 185 Euros, which is getting into the right ball park for a used N8 Flygraf. Not this particular example though - unless you're a particular fan of 'patina'. :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/222425683213


March 1, 2017 at 9:03 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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No great surprise, that would-be German eBay seller's still grossly over-priced Yema N81W63 ts back once again, re-listed. :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152455674717

March 2, 2017 at 6:08 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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donwatch at February 28, 2017 at 10:32 AM

I already have one of these but for Ten Bucks I'll take another. :lol:     


That US eBay auction for the dressy Yema N81W43, which Don was referring to, ended about 5 minutes ago, selling for $89.67 after 16 bids. Not a bad price, but rather more than Don or I were prepared to pay for 'another' example - and a long way short of the eBay seller's original 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now asking price of $425 ! :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262872588022


March 6, 2017 at 9:09 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Seiko7A38 at January 10, 2017 at 12:14 PM

That over-priced two-tone Yema Spationaute III 38mm 'reduced' on a completely unsuitable NATO strap, which failed to sell last year (on a number of occasions) is back again - re-listed, with the same 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price of 300 Euros. :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262800403601


I lost count of the number of re-listings (since the first week of November last year), but it looks like that 38mm 'reduced' Yema Spationaute III, fitted with an ill-matched NATO strap, sold (again) last weekend, this time for the full 300 Euros Buy-it-Now asking price. So persistence appears to have finally paid off for the French eBay seller - assuming it stays sold this time, that is. 
 

March 9, 2017 at 6:29 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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This well-worn full size 43mm Yema Spationaute III was listed last week by another French eBay seller. Not a great deal going for it, besides the 'Mission Flags' dial - other than it came with the original C.G.H. headed instruction sheets. The opening bid price was 50 Euros; I spotted the 7-day auction with less than 8 hours to go, at which point bidding appeared to have stalled @ 100 Euros.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/351994700441



Belle et rare montre Yema le bracelet est à changer

Elle fonctionne parfaitement le verre a une rayure.

Réponse et envoi de photos sur demande ne pas hésiter.

Envoi France 5euro Mondialrelay

Envoi Europe 18euro Colissimo

Envoi monde 26euro colissimo

Le 04-mars-17 à 11:59:14 Paris, le vendeur a ajouté les informations suivantes :

La notice est vendu avec (12 pages)


The auction ended yesterday evening, selling for 201 Euros after 18 bids.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/351994700441


March 9, 2017 at 7:10 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Seiko7A38 at March 6, 2017 at 9:09 AM

donwatch at February 28, 2017 at 10:32 AM

I already have one of these but for Ten Bucks I'll take another. :lol:     


That US eBay auction for the dressy Yema N81W43, which Don was referring to, ended about 5 minutes ago, selling for $89.67 after 16 bids. Not a bad price, but rather more than Don or I were prepared to pay for 'another' example - and a long way short of the eBay seller's original 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now asking price of $425 ! :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262872588022


 That Yema N81W43 is back again ! 

This time, no ($9.99) option to bid  and with the 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price increased from $425 to $525 !!! 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm//262891071886



Edit: Now reduced to 'only' $450 :lol: (+ $125 in pro rata GSP import charges for anybody stupid enough to consider paying it). :roll:



March 11, 2017 at 3:59 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Another late spot on my part - I'm clearly not running my eBay searches on Yema frequently enough. This Yema N71X31 was listed as a 3-day auction at the weekend, by a French seller, with an opening bid price of 10 Euros. It appeared to be in reasonable cosmetic condition, but is obviously missing its sweep second hand; being sold as 'untested'.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm//132122767419



 


Montre YEMA TACHYMÈTRE Quartz. Non testée.


The auction ended a few moments ago, with the N7 selling for 39 Euros after 23 bids. 20 of those 23 bids were placed by the winning bidder j***5. I wouldn't suspect shill bidding in this instance. More a novice eBayer who was determined to win it. :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/132122767419


March 14, 2017 at 6:33 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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This Kamatz 517000, a version with the typically French quirky tricoleur sub-dials, in pretty good cosmetic condition, but fitted with a non-original two-tone bracelet, was listed last week by a US eBay seller, with an opening bid price of $45.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/122394332441


 

Auction is for a rare and vintage chronograph watch made in France by Kamatz, watch has a new battery and it is in good working order, in general watch is in good condition with some scratches and minimum of wear, 40mm with no crown. Please see pics, if you have a question let me know.

Thanks for watching. 

NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING.


The auction ended earlier this evening, selling for $76 after only 3 bids. Won by forum member Don. ;)


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/122394332441


March 20, 2017 at 3:53 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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This deceptively attractive-looking Yema N81W43 was listed overnight by the devious Australian eBay seller intel54. If that eBay user ID sounds familiar, it's because a little over a month ago, I wrote up the saga of his N81W53 as the first post at the top of this page. Unusually for me, I initially failed to recognize it for exactly what it was. It transpired that watch was a very subtle franken - a Yema N81W43 dial / movement in a N81W53 case. This is, in effect, the other half of the equation, made up of the Yema N81W43 case (reunited with its original badly graunched case-back serial # 2362), fitted with the dial / movement from the seller's previous N81W53 Franken. I subsequently moved those couple of posts to another more suitable thread in this forum section where, as a Franken it properly belonged - and I should have composed them in the first place. :roll:

I'll write this up in more detail there, presently. But I thought I ought to give any potential buyers a 'heads up' here too. ;)


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/322466470631


Note that at this stage, the seller hasn't revised his listing / description once yet. :P



March 29, 2017 at 5:16 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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That deceptively attractive-looking Yema N81W43 / N81W53 Franken, cobbled together by incompetent Aussie watch botcher intel54, sold late last night for a reduced Buy-it-Now price of $95 Au, after his usual customary childish revisions to the listing. :roll:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/322466470631


As to this idiot's false accusation that I am the reason he doesn't ship to UK (nor Germany), if you check out this thread, you'll see he was already blocking buyers from UK as far back as early November last year - before I started taking the p!ss out of him. ;)


April 5, 2017 at 6:50 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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This average worn condition Yema Spationaute III Aragatz was listed earlier today by a French eBay seller. It's still fitted with the original Yema Shark strap (with later style loop buckle), but as you can see from the seller's photos, it's pretty much knackered.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Montre-Yema-spationaute-3-/282430515385


Montre ancienne YEMA SPATIONAUTE 3 mission ARAGATZ avec Jean-Loup Chrétien 

Mission ARAGATZ (1988)

Il effectue un second vol spatial à bord de Soyouz TM-7 (26 novembre au 21 décembre 1988), au terme d'un nouvel entraînement de deux ans à la Cité des étoiles. Il participe au programme des expériences de la mission scientifique et technique franco-soviétique ARAGATZ à bord de la station Mir. Le 9 décembre 1988, il effectue, en compagnie d'Alexander Volkov, une EVA (sortie extravéhiculaire) de près de six heures (5h57, alors record de durée d'une sortie dans l'espace2).

Boitier et fond acier en trés belle couronne et poussoirs d'origines. Lunette tournante.

Calibre SEIKO 7A38 jour date d'origine fonctionnement heure jour date et chronomètre

40MM hors couronne

Bracelet NATO 20MM

cadran et aiguilles d'oriMontre ancienne YEMA SPATIONAUTE 3 mission ARAGATZ avec Jean-Loup Chrétien

Mission ARAGATZ (1988)

Il effectue un second vol spatial à bord de Soyouz TM-7 (26 novembre au 21 décembre 1988), au terme d'un nouvel entraînement de deux ans à la Cité des étoiles. Il participe au programme des expériences de la mission scientifique et technique franco-soviétique ARAGATZ à bord de la station Mir. Le 9 décembre 1988, il effectue, en compagnie d'Alexander Volkov, une EVA (sortie extravéhiculaire) de près de six heures (5h57, alors record de durée d'une sortie dans l'espace2).

Boitier et fond acier en trés belle couronne et poussoirs d'origines. Lunette tournante

Calibre SEIKO 7A38 jour date d'origine fonctionnement heure jour date et chronomètre

40MM hors couronne

Bracelet En cuire noir (usé ,voir photo, mais ne présente aucuns problèmes pour porter la montre)

cadran et aiguilles d'origine , fonctionne très bien .

La pile vient d être changer chez un horloger pour la vente . (Le 11/04/2017)

Bonnes enchères à tous.


There appears to be some duplication in the seller's description, which I've simply copied and pasted (as writ) for now.

I suspect he in turn copied most of it from a recent previous listing (for a 38mm 'reduced' Spationaute III on a NATO). :roll:

Hence the references to 40MM (hors couronne), when of course this is the full-sized 43mm diameter model - N80P76.


April 12, 2017 at 7:44 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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The above French eBay auction for a Yema Spationaute III ended a couple of minutes ago selling for 300 Euros after 13 bids.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282430515385


That price would be unremarkable, unless you happen to check the bidding history. There were only two bidders. The losing bidder, who bid it up to 229.51 Euros has 100% bidding activity with this seller - indicating a shill. It's academic now anyway, because the winning bidder then stacked two more 'safety' bids on top of his 300 Euro bid, so was prepared to go even higher. :roll:


April 19, 2017 at 5:23 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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This well worn Yema N8 Flygraf was listed yesterday evening by a French eBay seller with an opening bid price of 80 Euros. It might make a suitable restoration project. The crystal is badly scratched; the bezel worn and the hands lume degraded and flaking, but at least the sub-dial's paint doesn't appear to be flaking (like so many other rough examples we've seen recently) and amazingly, the case-back hasn't been butchered. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172634875020



TRES JOLIE MONTRE YEMA FLYGRAF QUARTZ

FONCTIONNE

CHRONO, JOUR, DATE

ANNÉE:80

BELLE ETAT SAUF LA VITRE QUI EST RAYER (VOIR PHOTO).


April 21, 2017 at 6:03 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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The above French eBay auction for a well-worn Yema N8 Flygraf ended a few moments ago, selling for 151 Euros after 21 bids.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172634875020



There wasn't really that much actual interest in it - 20 of those 21 bids were placed by the winning bidder, who - no great surprise, has 100% bidding activity with the seller. So it may have been shilled. :/


April 30, 2017 at 12:29 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Seiko7A38
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Things have been a little quiet on the Yema N7 / N8 sales front recently, so I ran a quick worldwide search on eBay ended listings, to see if I'd missed anything. I only found one, a N71Z396 America's Cup that was listed albeit very briefly last Sunday lunchtime, by a French seller, with a Buy-it-Now price of 69 Euros.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/232326420719

Ancienne Montre De Collection YEMA America's Cup France Tachymètre Water Resist



The French eBay seller's brief decription merely stated:  En bon état. A pile. Pas de rayure.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/232326420719


WatchCount.com Lookup tool shows the canny buyer knocked the seller's price down by 10 Euros, using the Make Offer button.



As you can see from the details above, the listing was only live for less than two hours and received only 4 views during that time. Hence the reason I missed it. ;)


May 11, 2017 at 8:17 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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