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There is no such thing as a good fake Seiko so the best one would be awful. I think I just found the prize!



I hit Garage sales and I ask nearly every one if they have any Seikos. Some one said yes and brought this and one other Seiko out.

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It's a beautiful two tone chrono!

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But wait! Get me my case wrench. No, I don't need it, it's a snap back.

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Wow, what a movement. How do I reset the chrono dials?






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Any way, the other watch was this 1983 7A28-7009 Alien chrono in it's box. Not quite mint but close!

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I guess I just had to buy them both!
 

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love the chrono. That is a real gem. but how about that fake seiko. I have never seen one that brutally awful before. I hope the original owner didnt think it was real.
 

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The fact that it has no pushers to work the subdials was the first clue.
But that's a really bad fake.


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The 7A28-7009 was not one of my grails (It is for some) but I always wanted to find one.

The watch is called the Aliens Seiko, because Lt. Ripley ( Sigourney Weaver) wears it in the movie. The watch is designed by Giorgio Giugiaro. Forum member Minutten started a cool thread on the watch. Check it out at.
https://www.watchuseek.com/f21/seiko-7a28-7009-1986-movie-aliens-605782.html
 

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Wow! Awesome find on the Aliens watch! Super rare!! I would have bought both and right after paying the guy, dropped the fake chrono onto the pavement and stomped it to bits. One less feiko in the world!
 

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Wow! Awesome find on the Aliens watch! Super rare!! I would have bought both and right after paying the guy, dropped the fake chrono onto the pavement and stomped it to bits. One less feiko in the world!
You know, I thought about doing that but it has grown on me. It is absolutely disgusting with fake chrono dials. A friend of mine is a local watch repairman and he wanted to hang it on the wall in his back shop. We both had never seen any thing so bad!
 

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Wow, both ends of the spectrum in one garage sale!!

I agree, that fake Seiko has to be the worst one I've ever seen. It's a museum piece!!!
 
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