28 Nov '16, 10pm

Today on #UNWOUND, we take a fake Rolex Submariner and compare it against the real thing.

Bad or good, we can’t help but be fascinated by them, even as they cheapen the carefully crafted brand images of the Swiss watch industry or bankroll dubious overseas business practices. But ultimately, it’s the quality and emotional value that makes a watch meaningful. And a fake watch has no soul. The Rolex Submariner is probably the most copied watch on the market. You don’t need fake watches to tell you that—other watch brands do their own “homages” to the Submariner’s iconic design all the time. So we brought in one of our watchmakers to take a closer look at a fake Rolex Submariner and it’s very real counterpart, and give the run-down on how to tell them apart in the field. The First Glance The big difference between a real and fake Submariner will be the weight. Rolexes (and Submariners especially) are known for being pretty hefty. This is because of the metals used...

Full article: https://blog.crownandcaliber.com/how-to-spot-a-fake-rolex...

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