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Ways to spot a fake Rolex watch

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01/7A status symbol

Rolex is one of the most renowned and recognizable watches in the world. The brand produces approximately one million wristwatches every year. Several celebrities such as Tom Cruise to Shah Rukh Khan have been seen donning Rolex watches and since then the brand has become a status symbol. Some models such as the GMT-Master II or the Submariner are extremely popular in the market which invites replicas of Rolex models to be produced in the market. Today, we will learn about 5 ways to spot a fake Rolex watch.

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02/7Ticking of the second’s hand

The second hand always gives away the legitimacy of a Rolex watch. In its mechanical Rolex movements, the second hand appears smooth in movement whereas being in a ticking motion. If you can hear the slight ticking of a fake Rolex movement then understand that it is a fake Rolex.

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03/7The mechanical movements

If you can get an insightful picture of the movement, then it should be mechanical manual-wind movement like the Cellini collection or the self-winding automatic movements including in the Rolex Kermit. There have been a handful of quartz models as well which remained in production for approximately 25 years based under the collection with a fake opting for Day-Date or Datejust movements.

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04/7Always check the weight

If you will be able to witness the watch in person before purchasing, then feel it in your hands. Rolex watches are mainly of stainless steel compared to precious metals and have a good weight to them. If it is a fake then the bracelet weight would be average in comparison to the main dials weight.

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05/7Material

Rolex only uses the best materials for their watches. Lesser authentic material would weigh less than the authentic Rolex watches while they might scratch more easily than they would be a fake. From the shadowing to the reflections of the surface materials of the watch would easily indicate whether it is a real or fake Rolex.

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06/7The crown marking

You will see the crown marking or symbol on the dial, whereas to set the timings, the crown comes with a cross. In recent models, the cross is still there with bards and dots underneath it, which symbolizes the watch being a twin or trip lock crown. If you are not able to see the white gold crown features with a small dot between two larger ones then it is a fake Rolex.

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07/7What makes the Rolex watch so special?

What makes a Rolex watch so special is its unparalleled combination of precision engineering, timeless design, and unrivaled craftsmanship. Each Rolex timepiece is meticulously handcrafted using the finest materials, including high-grade stainless steel, precious metals like gold and platinum, and flawless diamonds. Rolex watches are renowned for their durability and reliability, having undergone rigorous testing to ensure they meet the brand’s exacting standards for performance and longevity. Moreover, Rolex’s commitment to innovation has led to the development of groundbreaking technologies, such as the Perpetual movement, which revolutionized the accuracy and functionality of mechanical watches. Beyond its technical excellence, a Rolex watch is a symbol of status, luxury, and heritage, coveted by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide for its timeless elegance and enduring appeal.

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