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Old 17 March 2013, 03:50 PM   #1
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Rolex hat

Can anyone explain the big deal about a simple hat that says rolex on it. We are fans of the rolex 24 at Daytona and there seems to a problem acquiring merchandise bearing the rolex logo I can only guess rolex is behind this. Seems strange to put up advertising money and limit the use of the trademark
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Old 17 March 2013, 04:55 PM   #2
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Old 17 March 2013, 05:35 PM   #3
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I see the hats for sale all of the time, and I have a couple. They are out there.

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Old 17 March 2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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You mean the, "After you read my hat, look at my wrist...then rob me" Hat?
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Old 17 March 2013, 08:06 PM   #5
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I see the hats for sale all of the time, and I have a couple. They are out there.

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But many of them are simply are not genuine authorised from Rolex and in many cases copywriter infringements.
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Old 17 March 2013, 11:28 PM   #6
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Old 17 March 2013, 11:36 PM   #7
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You mean the, "After you read my hat, look at my wrist...then rob me" Hat?


Yeah,


That's definitely one HUGE incentive not to wear one.
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Old 17 March 2013, 11:37 PM   #8
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Old 17 March 2013, 11:40 PM   #9
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There should be loads around soon with Rolex and F1!
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Old 17 March 2013, 11:44 PM   #10
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You mean the, "After you read my hat, look at my wrist...then rob me" Hat?
I never heard about it.



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But many of them are simply are not genuine authorised from Rolex and in many cases copywriter infringements.
Some says Breitling too.
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Old 18 March 2013, 12:05 AM   #11
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Yep....just took a look at eBay....there are currently four Daytona Rolex caps for sale with an asking price of up to $70+. Or, if you really have more money than you need there is another model for $188. As already said, no guarantee these are authentic and they also serve as a flag to let the muggers know where you are.
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Old 18 March 2013, 01:32 AM   #12
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My last purchase was a 114060 at my local AD and I asked for some sort of (any) freebie and they gave me a very nice Rolex green Polo shirt with Rolex embroidered in gold on it. Sweet!! I haven't seen any hats.
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Old 18 March 2013, 03:20 AM   #13
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Thanks for the replies, didint think about the look at my hat / steal my watch any more than I worry about my car being stolen from the parking lot of a restaurant or sporting event. I like rolex merchandise like anybody primarily Motorsport items. Was amazed at the eBay prices lol crazy.
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Old 18 March 2013, 03:28 AM   #14
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You mean the, "After you read my hat, look at my wrist...then rob me" Hat?


You are such a pessimist. Almost every post of yours is negative.

Do you need a hug?
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Old 18 March 2013, 03:47 AM   #15
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You are such a pessimist. Almost every post of yours is negative.

Do you need a hug?
He maybe need a hat?
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He maybe need a hat?
Under the helmet?
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Old 18 March 2013, 04:43 AM   #17
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E bay is your source if you want one.
You might want to take your hat to an AD to see if its real though
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Old 18 March 2013, 05:35 AM   #18
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You mean the, "After you read my hat, look at my wrist...then rob me" Hat?
I can ware the Rolex hat with my Glock T-shirt. Maybe that will prevent me from getting robbed lol

But in all actuality I can see where you're coming from.
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Old 18 March 2013, 05:49 AM   #19
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I dont know how many of these hats/caps would be fake as I dont think theres much of a market for Rolex caps anyway. Fakers have much better ways of spending their time to make money.
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I got one for free from my AD. I don't wear it really.
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Old 18 March 2013, 08:59 AM   #21
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You are such a pessimist. Almost every post of yours is negative.

Do you need a hug?
Really? I disagree...but if you read almost every one of my posts and came to that conclusion, so be it. You clearly have time on your hands. I commend your status as a man of Leisure.

Sure. I'll take a hug. Or a tip of the - wait for it - hat.

Have a nice day. How's that for an optimistic post?
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Old 18 March 2013, 10:50 AM   #22
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Can anyone explain the big deal about a simple hat that says rolex on it. We are fans of the rolex 24 at Daytona and there seems to a problem acquiring merchandise bearing the rolex logo I can only guess rolex is behind this. Seems strange to put up advertising money and limit the use of the trademark
The Rolex logo is a Trademark and as such needs a license to produce or sell and Rolex doesn't just hand out licenses to anybody.

It's no different than the NFL or any other owner of a Trademark.. Lots of counterfeits, especially the hi-priced items on e-bay.
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Old 18 March 2013, 10:55 AM   #23
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I got one for free from my AD. I don't wear it really.
Cool gift. All I got was a note holder
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Really? I disagree...but if you read almost every one of my posts and came to that conclusion, so be it. You clearly have time on your hands. I commend your status as a man of Leisure.

Sure. I'll take a hug. Or a tip of the - wait for it - hat.

Have a nice day. How's that for an optimistic post?
Alright, I like this one much better. Maybe my perception is skewed lately, but you just seem negative with the latest threads I've seen you post in.

Well played with the "tip of the...hat" comment.

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Old 18 March 2013, 11:14 AM   #25
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How much you want for it?
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You are such a pessimist. Almost every post of yours is negative.

Do you need a hug?
Brandon, don't you think his point is valid?

The hat may look neat, but who really wants to go out of your way and advertise your wearing a Rolex.

Most people have no clue, but a neon sign would sure solve that problem for you.
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Old 18 March 2013, 12:28 PM   #27
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Brandon, don't you think his point is valid?

The hat may look neat, but who really wants to go out of your way and advertise your wearing a Rolex.

Most people have no clue, but a neon sign would sure solve that problem for you.
Yeah, I do see the point. I just think that's a real negative way of thinking. There are many things, and nothing at all, that could draw someone to rob you. Someone wanting to show brand appreciation shouldn't get made to feel like they'll get robbed over it immediately. Just a negative/pessimistic way of looking at it. Only point I was making.

I could wear a $2500 Armani suit and be targeted for the same reasons. Or drive a nice car. Or rare Jordan's. Or a MontBlanc pen. Etc.
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How much you want for it?
A 2006ish Rolex GMTII Pepsi bezel!

I need to save it for when I am an old man and I can be obnoxious and not care if people hate me.
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Old 18 March 2013, 02:25 PM   #29
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A 2006ish Rolex GMTII Pepsi bezel!

I need to save it for when I am an old man and I can be obnoxious and not care if people hate me.


Let me know if you change your mind! I don't mind being obnoxious wearing it now.
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Alright, I like this one much better. Maybe my perception is skewed lately, but you just seem negative with the latest threads I've seen you post in.

Well played with the "tip of the...hat" comment.

Thanks - I guess.

Nice to know someone cares.

BTW, please don't read any of Padi's or Larry's posts. They might not score high on your happy meter.
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