The first self-winding Rolex watch was offered to the public in 1931, preceded to the market by Harwood which patented the design in 1923 and produced the first self-winding watch in 1928, powered by an internal mechanism that used the movement of the wearer’s arm. This not only made watch -winding unnecessary, but eliminated the problem of over-winding a watch and harming its mechanism. Rolex was also the first watch companycreate a truly waterproof watch – another milestone from novelty to functional timepiece. The watch survived and tested as having kept perfect time during its descent and ascent. Best regards, Jacques Piccard”.
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All Rolex watches and other super quality Swiss watches have a sapphire crystal (the glass face on the watch) which are scratch resistant and feel better than crystals made from other materials. Some suppliers in Asia will tell you their watches also have a sapphire crystal, but they are lying to you. Even the best fakes — the Japanese made grade A models from Miyota — use a mineral crystal, but not sapphire. So if your Asian seller tells you it is sapphire, you know that you cannot trust him. Cheaper fakes have no minerals in the crystal at all and will scratch over time.
Despite these intricate differences, quality fake Asian watches are continuously getting better. The average Joe or even the mildly sophisticated won’t be able to tell the difference. The old days when fakes had clunky movement, imperfect fonts or poorly made logos are gone. Most fakes now use quality mechanical movements with near perfect components and often have transparent backs so you can see the wonders of copied Asian horology. But now if you shop in the upscale Hong Kong or Bangkok replica markets, you will find fakes that will suit most aspiring American movers and shakers, and give us a good decade or so of use.
Crude Cheapos – These watches cost about $7 to make and use Chinese made movements. The cases are badly machined, parts are often stamped metal and the dials have fuzzy numbers, the hands are clunky and they have mismatched date windows. These watches almost always have quartz movements. The good news is they run OK and they’re really cheap – under $50. The bad news is that no one, even your blind Aunt Millie will think they’re authentic Rolex timepieces. You’ll find these Chinese fakes being sold on the street with strange names on the dials like Folex or Rolexx. Our advice is to stay away from these cheapos.