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Seiko7A38 at May 9, 2020 at 9:48 AM

With two of the 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only's that he listed at the end of last month still remaining unsold, prolific UK eBay seller grebit19 listed two more, just after Midday today, looking almost identical, both priced at £695 as a Buy-it-Now.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/362990348146


The first of the two 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only's, listed by prolific UK eBay seller grebit19 last weekend, sold yesterday evening for the £695 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/362990348146


May 15, 2020 at 1:54 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Seiko7A38 at May 12, 2020 at 5:10 AM

This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 was listed in the early hours of this morning, by an Italian eBay seller, with a typically Italian ludicrous 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now asking price of 1600 Euros, with the option to make a lower, more realistic offer.



Later yesterday evening, Italian eBay seller ervin.pepa ended his listing for the above quoted ludicrously over-priced 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 as allegedly being no longer available. I suspect however, as he appears to be in a hurry to liquidate his collection, he probably accepted a somewhat lower more realistic 'back door' offer.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124184052206



May 15, 2020 at 1:57 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Seiko7A38 at May 11, 2020 at 1:34 PM

This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 was listed this afternoon, by a UK eBay seller, with a Buy-it-Now price of £795 - or the option of a discounted 'Cash on Collection' price of £675 (see description).

 


Checking my eBay watching page, I see the above quoted 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 sold in the early hours of this morning, for the £795 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333596359421


May 17, 2020 at 7:06 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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The second 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only, listed by of prolific UK eBay seller grebit19 10 days ago, sold late yesterday evening for the £695 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/362990348949


May 20, 2020 at 1:02 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Seiko7A38 at May 2, 2020 at 9:41 AM

This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 was listed by a UK eBay seller at lunchtime today, with a Buy-it-Now price of £845, currently without the option to make an offer. The eBay seller's ID grebert09 sounded familiar, so I ran a quick search and of course they have featured in this thread before - they last sold a 7A28-7120 back in May 2019. Interestingly, recently prolific eBay seller grebit19, whose eBay ID was created in October 2019, is also located in Yeovil. Too much of a coincidence, methinks. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174269146707


Switching user ID doesn't seem to have done him much good. Over the last three weeks, UK eBay seller grebert09 had made a number of revisions to his listing for a 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1, which included reducing his 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price, four times, from £845 down to £695, which coincidentally also happens to be his alter ego grebit19's favourite price point.



Even then it didn't sell. He ended the listing in the early hours of this morning as allegedly no longer available. Possibly sold off eBay via 'the back door' ? (not) ;)


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174269146707



May 22, 2020 at 12:55 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Quel surprise (not). :lol:

It's not as if any further evidence were needed, that UK eBay sellers grebert09 and grebit19 were one and the same person*. This morning he re-listed that 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 as a Head Only - in a familiar format very similar to that used by his recently prolific alter ego, with the customary £695 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174290984711



VINTAGE 1980s SEIKO CHRONOGRAPH 7A28 7120 GEN 1 MILITARY ISSUED RAF FAST JET PILOTS WATCH,

ALL FUNCTIONS FULLY WORKING AND ALL BUTTON PUSHERS WORK FREELY,

NEW BATTERY FITTED,

EXCELLENT CONDITION,

UK POSTCODES ONLY.

(WATCH WILL BE POSTED ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY)


Needless to say, I checked and it's the same case-back issue # 5215 / 88.



*They also appear to have two more associated eBay ID's: grebort04 and grebit17 so don't be surprised to see more ID switching shenanigans in the future.


May 22, 2020 at 10:07 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Seiko7A38 at May 7, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Seiko7A38 at May 3, 2020 at 3:07 PM

Probably one of the strangest eBay listings I've seen in a long time came up in a saved favourite search notification, this evening. A few hours earlier, a UK eBay seller, whom I can't recall listing any complete 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1's for sale, listed not one, but SEVEN empty watch cases. with a 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price of £1300 !! There is also the option to make an offer, but who, in their right mind, would want to buy somebody else's cast-offs for that kind of money ?


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274355145062


It took UK eBay seller moonshine818 three days to realize the folly of his sales strategy. He ended the listing for those 7 x 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 empty watch cases yesterday evening, because of (what appeared to me, an obvious) error.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274355145062


Within a matter of minutes, he'd re-listed one of them singly. It sold just 40 minutes later for the £180 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274358044141


This morning, UK eBay seller moonshine818 listed another 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 empty watch case, presumably another from that same batch of 7 he'd listed at the beginning of the month, with the same 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price of £180. However, I doubt this one will sell quite as quickly as the last - given the mangled state of the fixed bars. :(


And I refuse to add any more of this (s)crap to my eBay watching page ! :P


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274373398873

 

Qty one Gen 1 Seiko Military Issued RAF Pilots Watch Case & Back 7a28 7120.

For project, various scratches etc commensurate with age, use and action. 

Please view photos very carefully to fully ascertain if this is actually what you want before purchase. 

Please ask all questions before purchase. 

Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail Special Delivery.


May 22, 2020 at 10:57 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only was listed by a UK eBay seller at lunchtime today, as a 7-day auction, with an opening bid price of £550 and the option to make an offer.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164216875729


Gen 1 Vintage 1984 Seiko Mens Military Issued RAF Pilots Watch 7a28 7120. Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail next day. 

Watch is fully working, time keeping and chronograph. All buttons work and reset perfectly. Scratches on body and crystal, please see photos as this is a part of the description. 

Don't know when it was serviced or battery change. 

Payment by PayPal only and delivery is UK only. Thank you.


May 24, 2020 at 9:52 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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Checking my eBay watching page, I see that prolific UK eBay seller grebit19 - Ooops, sorry grebert09's latest 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only sold this morning for the £695 Buy-it-Now price.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174290984711

May 26, 2020 at 8:10 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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They just keep coming. This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only, with additional engraving on the case-back, and the upper (12 o'clock side) fixed bar replaced by a springbar, was listed earlier this afternoon, by a UK eBay seller, as a 3-day auction, with a comparatively low opening bid price of £230 or the option to make an offer. From their original description, the seller didn't appear to know how to re-set the chronograph hands after a battery change. 


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324178568914



Vintage 1984 Seiko Mens Military Issued RAF Pilots Watch Gen 1 7a28 7120. This watch is in working order however it would appear it needs recalibrating as the second hand will not sit at 12 and the smaller dials do not calibrate back to the 12 position, it also has a few light scratches to the glass so light i can not get a decent picture of them , just had new battery put in, the buttons work on the side of watch but are a bit sticky, it is stamped on the back with my fathers name and grand fathers name as can be seen also stamped 3rd BTL PARA Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded.


Edit: The seller has since revised their listing, sensibly increasing their opening bid price from £230 to £450 and amending their description:


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324178568914


Vintage 1984 Seiko Mens Military Issued RAF Pilots Watch Gen 1 7a28 7120. This watch is in working order as i put a new battery in the other day, however it would appear that one of the chronograph dials (the top left) will not reset back to its 12 position, (please see 8th picture which shows the dials reset to 12, it also has a few light scratches to the glass so light i can not get a decent picture of them , just had new battery put in, the buttons work on the side of watch but are a bit sticky, it is stamped on the back with my fathers name and grand fathers name as can be seen also stamped 3rd BTL PARA Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded.


May 26, 2020 at 9:40 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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The above 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only, with an engraved case-back and one missing fixed bar, sold early this morning for an undisclosed best offer*.


 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324178568914

*Edit - I have it on good authority that the best offer accepted was for £580. ;)


May 27, 2020 at 7:52 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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The previous 7-day UK eBay auction, for a 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 Head Only ran the full listing duration, ending a few moments ago, selling for £645 after 4 bids.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164216875729

May 31, 2020 at 7:39 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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This 7A28-7120 RAF Gen. 1 was listed earlier this evening, by a UK eBay seller, with a 'pie-in-the-sky' Buy-it-Now price of £825, or the option to make an offer.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/353092833180


 

GENUINE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MOD) SEIKO GENERATION 1 RAF PILOT / NAVIGATOR WATCH..... DATED 1989..... ENGRAVED WITH THE MOD ARROW. 

PLEASE READ FULL DESCRIPTION. 

THIS WATCH IS IN USED ISSUED CONDITION IT DOES HAVE WEAR FROM SERVICE LIFE. 

CASE AND BACK MADE OF STAINLESS STEEL. 

TESTED FOR TIME KEEPING....... HACKING MOVEMENT(WATCH STOPS WHEN CROWN IS PULLED OUT)......  ALLOWS ACCURATE TIME SETTING TO THE SECOND. 

CHRONO DIALS RUN AND RESET AT ZERO. 

NOT TESTED FOR WATER TIGHTNESS..... USE IN WATER AT OWN RISK. 

CORRECT MOD ISSUE NATO G10 STRAP IN ADMIRALTY GREY 18mm (SLIGHTLY USED) 

GENUINE EX-MOD PROPERTY WATCH. 

PLEASE CHECK OUT MY FEEDBACK FOR ALL BRITISH MILITARY AND RUSSIAN(INCLUDING SOVIET ERA) TIMEPIECES I HAVE SOLD ON EBAY..... ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK. 

UK POSTAGE IS £7.00 SPECIAL DELIVERY 

WORLD WIDE £15.00 INTERNATIONAL SIGNED DELIVERY WITH INSURANCE.


May 31, 2020 at 1:30 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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