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Old 15 August 2019, 05:23 AM   #1
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Authenticity check: AP Royal Oak 15400(?) with black bezel?

[pics](https://imgur.com/gallery/HSAVSC7)

Hello, my co-worker brought this watched and asked if it was authentic.

Iím not an AP expert but I believe it is not authentic because:
Iíve never seen a black bezel on an AP that looks like 15400.
The bracelet is polished.
The date colors are reversed. I believe the authentic has black background with white text.
The movement has prints on it and the rotor is a thin piece of gold colored metal.
The thickness of the watch looks too thick.
The bracelet does not feel solid.
The logo on the bracelet does not look right.
and these are just from my untrained eyes.

This was given by his brother to his son as a gift.

With that, it is my opinion that it is not an authentic AP. But, like I said, Iím not an expert and I told him Iíll post it here for others to comment.


Thank you for your time.
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Old 15 August 2019, 05:25 AM   #2
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attach the pic

pretty sure im not alone in not clicking things.
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Old 15 August 2019, 05:30 AM   #3
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attach the pic

pretty sure im not alone in not clicking things.
if you didn't click it yet, i did. it's just imgur i can confirm
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Old 15 August 2019, 05:31 AM   #4
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now i am NOT an expert, but if someone came and asked me, that is a fake in my eyes... i can be wrong tho!
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Old 15 August 2019, 05:35 AM   #5
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Can't see proper pics, just a small image and it has a black bezel so is a fake. How much he pay? Or was he paid to take it?
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Old 15 August 2019, 05:59 AM   #6
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Old 15 August 2019, 06:00 AM   #7
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Very very very fake.
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Old 15 August 2019, 06:03 AM   #8
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It was given to his son as a gift. But was told it was high value.
But from what my co-worker says, his brother doesn’t really know about watches.
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Old 15 August 2019, 06:07 AM   #9
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Thank you! It’s what I expected.
I just wanted another opinion from people who know more than me.
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Old 15 August 2019, 07:27 AM   #10
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Very fake. Whatís with the sudden influx of posts asking about bad fakes?
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Old 15 August 2019, 07:47 AM   #11
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What is going on with these absurd fake watch posts?
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Old 15 August 2019, 09:41 AM   #12
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didn't someone else just post the same exact question with the same exact watch?
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Old 15 August 2019, 09:45 AM   #13
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that may be one of the worst fakes i have seen.

Its almost like an homage that makes no attempt to be like the real thing until i read "Audemars Piguet" on the dial
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Old 15 August 2019, 10:57 AM   #14
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I am seeing a pattern here
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Old 15 August 2019, 12:30 PM   #15
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Itís garbage.


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Old 15 August 2019, 01:05 PM   #16
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Itís garbage.


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Old 15 August 2019, 01:30 PM   #17
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I am seeing a pattern here
I see it too
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Old 15 August 2019, 04:38 PM   #18
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What is going on with these absurd fake watch posts?
And its always the brother, the friend, the co worker who is asking and doesnīt know......
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Old 15 August 2019, 09:11 PM   #19
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fake af
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Old 15 August 2019, 09:36 PM   #20
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Thanks again for all the responses.
I was very skeptical once I saw it, but I figured Iíd ask you all.
Iím a bit more knowledgeable with Rolex, but clueless with AP.

Have a wonderful day everyone.
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Old 15 August 2019, 09:48 PM   #21
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Do.not.buy.that.
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Old 16 August 2019, 03:40 AM   #22
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That’s not even a good fake. Nowhere close to even trying to be a fake.
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Old 16 August 2019, 03:41 AM   #23
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Thanks again for all the responses.
I was very skeptical once I saw it, but I figured Iíd ask you all.
Iím a bit more knowledgeable with Rolex, but clueless with AP.

Have a wonderful day everyone.
you got some cute dogs! the watch is nice too :)
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Old 16 August 2019, 03:46 AM   #24
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Old 16 August 2019, 03:58 AM   #25
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Thanks again for all the responses.
I was very skeptical once I saw it, but I figured Iíd ask you all.
Iím a bit more knowledgeable with Rolex, but clueless with AP.

Have a wonderful day everyone.
Lots of fakes out there so it's good not to assume genuine.

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Old 16 August 2019, 05:14 AM   #26
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[pics](https://imgur.com/gallery/HSAVSC7)

Hello, my co-worker brought this watched and asked if it was authentic.

Iím not an AP expert but I believe it is not authentic because:
Iíve never seen a black bezel on an AP that looks like 15400.
The bracelet is polished.
The date colors are reversed. I believe the authentic has black background with white text.
The movement has prints on it and the rotor is a thin piece of gold colored metal.
The thickness of the watch looks too thick.
The bracelet does not feel solid.
The logo on the bracelet does not look right.
and these are just from my untrained eyes.

This was given by his brother to his son as a gift.

With that, it is my opinion that it is not an authentic AP. But, like I said, Iím not an expert and I told him Iíll post it here for others to comment.


Thank you for your time.
Its FAKE - JUNK
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Old 16 August 2019, 06:42 AM   #27
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Horrible.
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Old 16 August 2019, 07:52 AM   #28
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Really MORE CHINESE JUNK.
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Old 16 August 2019, 07:53 AM   #29
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Ps nice. Fake Daytona, font is to wide.
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Old 16 August 2019, 08:29 AM   #30
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You don't need to be an expert to know a POS when you see/hold one.
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