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This is a fake, right?

August 15 2012 at 8:17 AM
Simon Say's  (Login oystersimon)
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(Login rmay2003)
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Oh, I wouldn't think so...

August 15 2012, 8:24 AM 

I don't think RM has been accused of selling any fakes lately....


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(Login seve1939)
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Be very, very careful---caveat emptor

August 15 2012, 8:55 AM 

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Simon ask's..Orchi say's FAKEEE...

August 15 2012, 9:04 AM 

Err...but please do not take only O's words on it...
just yet in here...

Best regards

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Re: This is a fake, right?

August 15 2012, 10:13 AM 

erm... 23 grand?

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(Login sishac)

Looking at it with the eyes of a novice...

August 15 2012, 10:56 AM 

There is no doubt, it certainly is a beautiful watch, but looking at the dial archives, shouldn't the small minute markers be all the way to the edge of the dial?

Judging from the photos, they don't seem to be touching the outside (the rehaut?).

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Just for fun can I try?

August 15 2012, 4:28 PM 

Assuming it's a Mk IV dial...The printing on ROLEX looks off..maybe too thick. And the numbers on the bezel seems wrong, specifically the 4 and the 6.

I'm learning so I'd appreciate being told if I'm wrong!

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Re: This is a fake, right?

August 15 2012, 4:44 PM 

I have "concerns" about the dial. The coronet is wrong for a MK IV, V, or VI dial. The centering of the "L" under the coronet is all wrong. The centering of the print at the where it says "Superlative Chronometer ... "is all wrong. Its a sad day.

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(Login mogsy79)

Dial seems fake to me.

August 16 2012, 5:25 AM 

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Michael Morgan
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Dial and case look mighty suspicious to me. nt.

August 16 2012, 8:35 PM 

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