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Remove the band. The serial no. Will be visible on the side of the case.

Rolex Watches | Answered on May 02, 2014

I'm not 100% certain but I believe Role serial numbers are usually a mixture of letters and numbers. A couple of quick checks you can do are to open the back of the case and check the movement for a serial number and markings. Also another quick thing to note is the action of the second hand, does it "jump" or sweep round.

Rolex Watches | Answered on Mar 29, 2014

Yes, absolutely correct , all automatic watches tick and the fake Rolexes just tick a bit slower so it is more visible.

Rolex Watches | Answered on Feb 27, 2014

I would need more information to say for sure, but chances are with this watch and if you have to ask that it is a fake.

If the watch is engraved on the back of the case with anything, then it is a counterfeit.

Rolex Watches | Answered on Nov 10, 2013

What's the question? From you description of the troubles you are having I suspect that your watch may on the outside look like a Rolex, but it certainly does not behave like one. I have never had such erratic behavior even with my much cheaper, but authentic Casios.

Rolex Watches | Answered on Sep 26, 2013

Rolex don't make a 28 carat watch so it's fake!

Rolex Watches | Answered on Mar 31, 2013

What is the problem?

Rolex Watches | Answered on Oct 12, 2012

Thank you for contacting FixYa.

1. Rolex watches don't tick! An immediate way to tell if a Rolex is authentic is to listen to it. If it's ticking, it's definitely a fake!

2. Genuine Rolexes are made from very sturdy materials. For this reason, they are going to feel heavy in your hand. Your fakes are constructed from cheap, less-durable materials, and because of this, are usually very light. A real Rolex will have bands that are full and solid. Knock-offs will usually have links that are hollow, which is why they weigh so very little.

3. Rolexes have a smooth and continuous second hand movement. Another way to tell if a Rolex is authentic is if the second hand jerks as it travels around the face. If it does, it's a textbook fake.

4. Rolexes have a crystal bubble called a "Cyclops Magnification Bubble." This crystal bubble magnifies the date 2.5 times. Your fakes will usually be off-center and made of glass, and only offer 1.5 times the magnification.

5. Another sure way to tell is to look at the lettering and numbers. If you look at these with a jeweler's loupe, every line and edge will be perfect and precise. On a fake, the lettering edges will not be clean. Serial numbers and case numbers will often look as though they were sand-blasted, or will not be etched cleanly into the surface. Any imperfection will tell you right away if the Rolex is authentic.

6. All Rolexes feature a hologram sticker on the back. This sticker features the Rolex Crown and case reference number. Counterfeits will have the sticker, but it will not be holographic.

7. Certain models of Rolexes have an extra seal called a "Triplock Crown Seal." This feature is common to your Daytona and Submariner models and is found between the winding tube's threads. It will be missing on all of your replicas.

8. Rolexes have a micro-etched crown. Etched into the crystal just below the 6 o'clock position is a tiny crown. The mark is so small that it can only be seen under magnification. The detail on this micro-etching is perfect, making it impossible for the imitations to duplicate.

9. Knock-offs will usually have a glass, or "skeleton" case back. Genuine Rolexes will never have a clear or see-through case back. This should be a dead giveaway and will immediately tell you if the Rolex is authentic.

10. Rolexes have a face that is composed of sapphire crystal. Faux watches will usually use regular glass instead. Because of the extremely smooth surface, water dropped onto the sapphire crystal face of a true Rolex will always bead up. On a fake, the water will simply spread across the face and will not bead up.

Best regards. Jewel

Rolex Watches | Answered on Oct 08, 2012

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