Aqua racer WAY201 authenticity opinions please

  1. roman-r

    roman-r Sep 11, 2020

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    Can the WAY201 have all green lume on the hands ? They can seem blue With green tips depending on how much charge I give but really the hands are all green lume

    Also the movement is SW200-1

    and magnifying glass seems to distort at the very edges of glass so date thickens a little when tilting the watch.

    is it a fake ? ‍♂️
     
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  2. dtf

    dtf Sep 11, 2020

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    Not quite the same model, but this is my genuine WAY211A
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  3. roman-r

    roman-r Sep 11, 2020

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    Thanks. I’m hoping there is a variant with the same green across the whole of both hands
     
  4. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 11, 2020

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    Not the best photos in the world but I vote fake. Just look at the lume dot on the bezel and compare it to a genuine one. For some reason the awful discusting fakers cant get that detail right
     
  5. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 11, 2020

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    Another easy thing to do is google this model + the word lume and you will see photos of a genuine watch in low light.

    Where did you purchase this? Its important that others dont get fooled by these filthy criminals
     
  6. kappa_md

    kappa_md Sep 11, 2020

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    They have different TAG Heuer logo. It’s the first thing I noticed. Can that model have different TH logos?
     
  7. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 12, 2020

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    Where is it for sale, or if you've already bought it, where from?
     
  8. dtf

    dtf Sep 12, 2020

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    My watch has the old logo.
     
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  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 12, 2020

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    I don't think so, I think a watch with a new logo has a new number. They did it with the basic F1s, and they also made them 1mm bigger. Most watches don't get new logos because they make them all at once, which is why it happened on the basic F1s because they ran out. Most models don't run out, they just get discontinued. Anything with an old logo is made before 2015.
     
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  10. kappa_md

    kappa_md Sep 12, 2020

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    I agree with you sir Rob @Aquagraph our TH part number specialist :thumbsup:
     
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  11. Snowy

    Snowy Sep 14, 2020 12:58am

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    It was so exquisite a copy that it was hard to spot from the outside. My training is still lacking.
    The movement inside, including the engraving of the rotor, feels a little different from the real thing.