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does this rolex look legit ?

does this rolex look legit ?

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matjk

Original Poster:

215 posts

45 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Know someone thats looking at this, im no expert but it just doesnt look right, is it?
thanks
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/rolex-daytona-steel-/180...

Edited by matjk on Sunday 7th October 00:30

uk_vette

3,331 posts

109 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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It could be,
You need to get some better photos.
You need to see the back of the watch.

They are £23,50 over here in China if you want a few '

And look exactly like that one.

vette

Sheets Tabuer

12,956 posts

120 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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No idea but looking at the ridges on the crown I'd ask for my money back.

(not a watch expert)

alanm_3

358 posts

144 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Maybe I'm super cynical, but every time I see a sob story on E-Bay about some family member or other, I immediately smell a rat. That coupled with the convenient lack of papers would have me running a mile from bidding on this.

FunkyChucker

481 posts

96 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Zero feedback seller, avoid.

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hilly10

2,800 posts

133 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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alanm_3 said:
Maybe I'm super cynical, but every time I see a sob story on E-Bay about some family member or other, I immediately smell a rat. That coupled with the convenient lack of papers would have me running a mile from bidding on this.
I also concur with the above, sob story etc. Anybody buying a watch like that even a novice would hang on to the box

NeMiSiS

5,124 posts

80 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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fake

andy tims

4,325 posts

151 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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FunkyChucker said:
Zero feedback seller, avoid.
This in any case, but the quality is piss poor too.

Gazzab

16,834 posts

187 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Amazing that anyone bids on such an auction!

Shaw Tarse

25,672 posts

108 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Gazzab said:
Amazing that anyone bids on such an auction!
I would guess that not all bidders are genuine?

Hard-Drive

2,534 posts

134 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Clasp looks highly suspect to me!

chris56

275 posts

84 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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It is a fake

dingg

1,374 posts

124 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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faker than Jordans tits

Shaw Tarse

25,672 posts

108 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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dingg said:
faker than Jordans tits
I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole!

Adrian W

10,214 posts

133 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Shaw Tarse said:
dingg said:
faker than Jordans tits
I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole!
What, Jodans tits?

RobCh

151 posts

84 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Looks very fake. The UPH bezel should have the 60 at top dead centre, not offset. The quality of the number stamping on the bezel looks poor. And the crown and pushers are not as the original watch. The fit of the "shoulder" piece between the lugs also looks second-rate. Given all the other suspicious factors, I would avoid.

Dominic H

3,123 posts

137 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Hard-Drive said:
Clasp looks highly suspect to me!
Yep, clasp is marked 62523 which is the Rolex part reference for a steel and gold Jubilee bracelet not a steel Oyster.



The watch is described as a ref 116520, and then confirmed as having a Zenith movement!? This fake is intended to resemble a 16520 Rolex Daytona.

Avoid like the plague.


DH01

700 posts

73 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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For £2,250.00 someone will only get trapped by their greed.

matjk

Original Poster:

215 posts

45 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Thanks guys, only asked because its just up the road from me, looked like a st copy to me, i will warn him off, wonder what mug has bid on it already, shame you cant warn the bidders like you used to be able to.

matjk

Original Poster:

215 posts

45 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Thanks guys, only asked because its just up the road from me, looked like a st copy to me, i will warn him off, wonder what mug has bid on it already, shame you cant warn the bidders like you used to be able to.