"How To Spot A Fake Rolex”

"How To Spot A Fake Rolex”

When making a purchase as big, lavish, and expensive as a Rolex watch, knowing how to spot a fake Rolex is vital, as a major concern that crosses most people’s minds is whether or not the watch in question is authentic. While some counterfeits are so painfully obvious that they might as well say “Folex” across the dial, others can be so well-crafted that they easily fool the untrained eye. So how can you spot a fake Rolex and avoid spending your hard-earned money on what ends up being nothing but a super well-designed replica? After all, Rolex is one of the most counterfeited watch brands and products in the luxury world.

So while it’s absolutely essential to be confident you’re purchasing from a trusted and reliable source, it is always a good idea to cover your own bases as well. Knowing some basic tips and pointers of how to spot a fake Rolex will especially come in handy when in the market for pre-owned Rolex watches. 

We will be presenting a 5-part series over next several weeks bringing you valuable information from some of the experts. In our next segment in this series, we will also included comparison photos between a real Rolex Submariner 116610LN and a replica for some visual aid of visible differences between the two watches. The series will include:

1) How to Research the Rolex Reference Number
2) How to Spot a Fake Rolex with Weight & Materials
3) How to Spot a Fake Rolex Dial
4) How to Spot a Fake Rolex Bezel
5) How to Spot a Fake Rolex Bracelet

The images or pictures of Rolex watches shown in each of these articles shows the real (Genuine) Rolex on the right and the fake Rolex on the left.

We'll finish this educational series of articles with bit of sound advise, "Trust Your Source". Whether you choose to work with Pineforest Jewelry or another trusted source with many years of experience, it's important that the people you're dealing with are knowledgeable professionals on the subject of Rolex.

Credit to The Watch Standard for these articles: https://www.thewatchstandard.com/how-to-spot-a-fake-rolex/amp/.

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Diamond Jim is a master jeweler, diamond dealer and precious metals broker. Pineforest Jewelry has been a proud member of the Independent Jewelers Organization and the Retail Jewelers Organization for many years. See more at: www.pineforestjewelry.com.

If you have questions pertaining to jewelry, watches, diamonds, precious stones, precious metals, and other questions related to the jewelry industry, email jmills@pineforestjewelry.com.