You love the look of a vintage Rolex and the thought of buying one with so many fakes out there can be daunting. Hodinkee recently published a comprehensive guide of things to look out for if you are set on this mission. The article takes you through 9 basic things you should look into, such as the age of the dial, its condition, the engravings, the back case and the crown. Now you’ll be armed with a bit more knowledge when inspecting the much desired watch. It might just create a new passion for vintage watches and set you to learn some more
TRD: If you buy a vintage Rolex on a Thai market. Don’t bother reading this article, I’d say it’s fake!
Did you know: Each Rolex Oyster and Rolex Dive are air pressured tested before and after the movement and dial are placed. If the pressure of the air has changed in the small air chamber, it means that air has leaked into the case.