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This is How to Pressure Test a Rolex Watch

If you’re anything like the majority of all Rolex owners, chances are you’ve given very little thought to the water resistance of your watch.  Whether or not you realize it, water resistance is a concern every Rolex owner should have, regardless of the model or how you use it. In this post, I will go over what it takes to pressure test a Rolex. After the overhaul is complete, comes.. Read More

Is My Rolex Real or Fake? Identifying an Authentic Rolex (Part 2)

The generic watch market continues to grow and become more efficient, making counterfeit luxury timepieces more and more difficult to tell apart from their genuine counterparts.  Given the difference in value between a replica Rolex and the genuine article, any potential investor should know the tricks to tell the real from the fake. Here’s a quick list of some of the ways to tell apart the genuine luxury watch and its.. Read More

Is My Rolex Real or Fake? How to Spot a Fake Rolex (Part 1)

The generic watch market continues to grow and become more efficient, making counterfeit luxury timepieces more and more difficult to tell apart from their genuine counterparts.  Given the difference in value between a replica Rolex and the genuine article, any potential investor should know the tricks to tell the real from the fake. Here’s a quick list of some of the ways to tell if your watch is real or fake… Read More

Tools of the Watchmaker’s Trade: Part 3

In this third part of my blog on the “Tools of the Watchmaking Trade,” I will show you some of the machines that I use every day in the watch shop. Let’s get started with the heart and soul of my shop, my cleaning machine. Cleaning Machine I have been using the RM-90 German-made cleaning machine for the past 10 years. It is the true workhorse of my business. It.. Read More