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Man if that was an Omega Constellation I would chime right in...:)

The bezel colour and finish look to be very poor quality...almost garish for a Rolex. But then I have only ever seen pictures of a Rolex and never had one in hand... also on the underside of the top link of the bracelet the finish looks very rough and course. Need a better front shot to asses the dial better...Also  the finish on the bracelet is again very course, although the bracelet could have been changed. It almost looks like the lume pip for the bezel is not centered on the triangle?? perhaps the angle of the shot...or not...

Something about that bezel...is the center tine of the Rolex crown in line with the 12 marker triangle?

I say fake, but only going by a poor picture and no experience and the fact that there are more fake Omega's and Rolex's than there are the real thing.

Of course opening her up will tell the tale :)

Ron

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Hmm lets see, well there's just nothing  right  about it what so ever, it's a complete turd. Bezel from a GMT incorrect, date window magnification way off, hour markers wrong, dial wrong, I think your having a laugh :D 

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I think I do have the answer. The strap is a Walmart special :) The Rolex strap is missing a connecting link ( to be purchased). This watch was picked up in Egypt by a pilot friend of mine. The average Joe would do not know it is a fake. It actually has the weight and feel of an original.18b953786973214334969e1b1233bec6.jpg


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In an effort to combat fakes, more than a few years back Rolex started putting engraved "Rolex" inside the dial, around the rim above the dial, one quick way to tell... even then the fakers quickly came up with that same look. Dials, hands, crystals and even weight are a quick way to tell, if it doesn't look or feel right, probably isn't, also Rolex has their own brand/blend of stainless steel,(not like 316L) I read somewhere, that won't discolor when polished, usually the stem will break on copies if unscrewed or the date wheel will break, not worth much effort for parts, IMHO.

20 hours ago, wls1971 said:

it's a complete turd.

Agreed, there are better fakes, Complete turd!:biggrin:

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In an effort to combat fakes, more than a few years back Rolex started putting engraved "Rolex" inside the dial, around the rim above the dial, one quick way to tell... even then the fakers quickly came up with that same look. Dials, hands, crystals and even weight are a quick way to tell, if it doesn't look or feel right, probably isn't, also Rolex has their own brand/blend of stainless steel,(not like 316L) I read somewhere, that won't discolor when polished, usually the stem will break on copies if unscrewed or the date wheel will break, not worth much effort for parts, IMHO.

Agreed, there are better fakes, Complete turd!:biggrin:


I'm glad I did not buy it :). It was a gift for fixing his other fake.3a9e964fdf6814dab0ae6674baedaaa6.jpg


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I personally have not got any problems with fakes/copies providing they are sold as such. It's when they are sold as genuine that is the real issue for me. As far as repairing I avoid and refuse to touch them. What worries me is after the repair and it is then sold as genuine am I then party to the fraud ?

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I personally have not got any problems with fakes/copies providing they are sold as such. It's when they are sold as genuine that is the real issue for me. As far as repairing I avoid and refuse to touch them. What worries me is after the repair and it is then sold as genuine am I then party to the fraud ?


My main concern with a service of this watch is that, if I pooch a part i would not know how to get a replacement as I really can't identify the movement.

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