Rolex is one of the most well known luxury watch brands and because of that, it is also one of the most counterfeited brands. Luckily, if you follow American Coins & Gold top 3 tips you will never be fooled by a fake Rolex again!
Tip #1 – Look & Feel
The first step is to compare the watch to the real thing online. Search the internet for the watch you have and compare them. Zoom in to the photos and inspect your watch paying close attention to small detail. Rolex pays attention to detail with all of their watches, so any obvious flaws are a tell tale sing you have a fake Rolex.
The other aspect of a true Rolex is a nice weight and feel of the watch. When you put on a real rolex, you tend to know it instantly. The weight of a real Rolex feels good on the wrist while a fake is often lighter and doesn’t feel as sturdy.
Tip # 2 – Second Hand Sweep
One of the most famous signatures of Rolex is the beautiful second hand sweep the automatic watch creates. If your watch has a ‘tick, tick, tick’ then you will immediately know it is counterfeit. Pay close attention to the entire sweep of the second hand because there are some very good fakes out there. Since this is one of the most desired features of a Rolex, it is very tough to tell if the counterfeit is very good. To be completely sure of your watches authenticity, consult the final tip below.
Tip # 3 – Examine Every Detail
As mentioned previously, make sure to pay close attention to every detail of the watch. If you have the case on hand look at the way the logo is printed and compare to a real case online or in person if you have access to it. The only way to be truly ensure your Rolex is genuine is to have it examined by a trusted jewelry buyer.
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