How much for a Yema N8 Flygraf parts watch ??

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How much for a Yema N8 Flygraf parts watch ??

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I probably ought to be writing this up in the eBay section's 'Bottom of the 7Axx Barrel' thread, but given the ridiculous price being asked for what's in effect, nothing more than a parts watch, it warrants its own topic. This Yema N8 Flygraf head only, missing the all important rotating 'slide rule' bezel, was listed yesterday afternoon by a UK eBay seller, as a 7-day auction with an opening bid price of £308 !! :o

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yema-Flygraf ... 4926365565

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I've only bothered uploading 3 of the seller's 10 photos, but the shot of the movement (there are three others besides) should be sufficient for anyone not blind or stupid, to determine this watch definitely won't run if a battery was fitted. Despite his pleading both ignorance and innocence, I'm quite sure the seller has already tried that himself. The watch has suffered a serious battery leak in the area of the PCB's negative terminal. Without seeing what may lurk under the anti-magnetic backplate, I can guarantee it won't be a pretty sight and that area of the PCB will be toast. As far as the missing bezel is concerned, if anybody knows the part number, or where it's possible to order one from, please share that information with me, because I've been looking for one for over 10 years, without success ! :cry:

PS - I wondered if in listing this watch, the seller had made a mistake, setting the decimal point in his price. So I've submitted an offer for £30.80. :P If anybody else reading this does the same, he may get the message eventually. :lol:

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Re: How much for a Yema N8 Flygraf parts watch ??

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I note with amusement that deluded UK eBay seller giusfid_45 has revised his listing earlier this afternoon, deigning to reduce his original ludicrous opening bid price from £308, to a marginally less ridiculous £290 !! :lol:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yema-Flygraf ... 4926365565

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Not surprisingly, despite a further reduction of £30 to £260, that Yema N8 Flygraf head only parts watch went unsold.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174926365565

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The deluded UK eBay seller, who is either a complete chancer, or has absolutely no idea of its real market value (and limited appeal) re-listed it almost immediately as another 7-day auction, with the same opening bid price of £260. :roll:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yema-Flygraf ... 4937827022

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