Tissot is one of the most well-known watch brands all over the world. And also one of the most popular because of it's great balance of price and pure Swiss quality.
Unfortunately, lots of counterfeits are the other side of success. Here we will help you to identify if one of most popular Tissot models, PRC-200 is genuine or fake.
Here are some details to identify a fake Tissot PRC-200
Hands attaching points
The genuine Tissot PRC-200 has chrome attaching points in each hand.
The fake has painted attaching points and poor finished. Check the borders of the "T" shape center seconds hand and poor border painting.
Incorrect inner bezel numbers and text spacing
The text in the genuine watch is centered.
The text in the fake is too close to the crystal gasket
Small hands shape
The genuine Tissot PRC-200 has sharper edges and perfect finish
The fake Tissot PRC-200 has irregular shape and rough finish
The genuine has a flat strap
The fake has a padded strap (too thick)
Hands and dial lume
The genuine has lume on hour markings and hands
The fake has lume only in hour and minute hands
Genuine has only stainless steel engraving
Fake has "BI" incorrect lettering engraving. Poor polished
And a bonus video showing how should look genuine Tissot PRC-200 watches: