How can you tell if a Rolex Datejust is real?
The writing on a counterfeit will frequently have wavy edges, while the writing on a genuine dial should appear to be stamped with precision. The date window on an authentic Rolex Datejust should have a magnification of 2.5x, and be centered over the three o’clock marker.
How can I tell if a Rolex serial number is real?
Rolex watches include a serial number stamped between the watch lugs at the 6 o’clock position. You will need to remove the bracelet in order to find this. An authentic watch will have a deeply engraved serial number. You should be able to hold it to the light and see a slight glow around the edges.
What is a Datejust II worth?
The price for Rolex Datejust II watches starts out at $7,650 for the current stainless steel Datejust 41 model on an Oyster bracelet.
How can you tell if a Rolex watch is a fake?
The weight: real Rolex watches typically weigh more than most fakes. The swiping motion of the second hand: there should be no rigid movements (excluding Oysterquartz watches). The Cyclops lens on the crystal: the date on genuine Rolex watches with be magnified inside the Cyclops lens on the crystal and it should almost fill up the entire bubble.
How does the magnification work on a Rolex watch?
Magnification – On real Rolex watches with a date, Rolex adds a magnification glass window above the date called “Cyclops”. The Cyclops lens on the face of the true Rolex will magnify the date by 2.5x the normal size, this makes the date really jump out at you as the date should take up the entire glass bubble.
What’s the difference between a real Rolex and a counterfeit?
A rule of thumb with the commonly counterfeited Rolex President: All Rolex President watches with the day (Monday, Tuesday, etc…) and the date (21,22,23…) are made out of solid platinum or 18k gold; not stainless steel and not two tone. If someone tries to sell you a stainless President they are likely cheating you.
Where to find the model number on a Rolex watch?
To see how to remove your Rolex band and find the watch’s serial and model number visit our “How to Find the Serial Number and Model Number on a Rolex” video. The details: everything about Rolex watches, whether they are new or used, is perfect (that’s just how Rolex does things).