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Old 26 March 2020, 03:42 AM   #1
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I think my friend got scammed - Daytona, need your opinion

Hi All

My friend ordered a ceramic Daytona and now wants my opinion! Since it was an amazing deal!! I donít own a Daytona, sharing some pics. Let me know I think itís a fake, any inputs - will really appreciate it.

I hope I am wrong, here are the pics he sent me.







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Old 26 March 2020, 03:44 AM   #2
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If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Hope your friend can get his money back.
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:46 AM   #3
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On first glance, the screw down on the pushers goes too far down, which backs up your theory that it's fake.
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:46 AM   #4
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Horrible horrible fake..
I hope he did not wire yet or has used PayPal..
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:47 AM   #5
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Took 2 seconds.. Horology House has better fakes than that
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:53 AM   #6
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Fake and not a good fake really bad one
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:54 AM   #7
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Why is it always the friend bought this watch? If advertised as an authentic Rolex, This watch has suspicious written all over it. If marketed as a replica, then it's 100% replica.
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:54 AM   #8
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Case back is wrong, 24hr Daytona script is rare on early Daytona's without ceramic bezel...typical replica add!

Verify weight of watch, approx. 150 grams for stainless steel and 190 grams for WG, as most replicas are often 'light' due to inferior materials being used!

Does the second hand sweep or tick?

Box and paperwork match?
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Old 26 March 2020, 03:56 AM   #9
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What the hell. Where and who sold that.

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Old 26 March 2020, 03:56 AM   #10
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Agree I thought that the pushers were off the Daytona lettering was off the engraving on ceramic was off. That how far as I got. I hope he gets his money back! Will give my view to him, appreciate the help!!


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Old 26 March 2020, 03:58 AM   #11
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1000% fake with so many tells. It isnt even a good fake
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:05 AM   #12
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Terrible fake. So much wrong.

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Old 26 March 2020, 04:06 AM   #13
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Yup, I just cant believe how smart people get carried away! He could have just reached out to me and I would have helped him along with you guys. Its a pity, just got off the phone with him, still wont tell me where he got this and told me he will take care of things...too embarrassed I guess. Thanks again folks!
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:09 AM   #14
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The crystal, the case shape, the pushers, the subdials, the fonts, etc etc. It may be simpler to type what's correct on that fake.
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:15 AM   #15
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Took 2 seconds.. Horology House has better fakes than that
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:22 AM   #16
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Fake!
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:35 AM   #17
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I've seen more realistic Rolex cakes than that.
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:41 AM   #18
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wow. Ikes My condolences to your friend. Hope he/she get their money back
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:46 AM   #19
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Yup, I just cant believe how smart people get carried away! He could have just reached out to me and I would have helped him along with you guys. Its a pity, just got off the phone with him, still wont tell me where he got this and told me he will take care of things...too embarrassed I guess. Thanks again folks!
I'm thinking he knew it was fake all along and just wanted to see if you could tell.
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Old 26 March 2020, 05:05 AM   #20
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Def fake
Can't believe they're still doing the "winner" engravings
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Old 26 March 2020, 05:10 AM   #21
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Funny! Glad to hear he got a great deal on it.


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Old 26 March 2020, 05:37 AM   #22
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Juuuuuuunk
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Old 26 March 2020, 05:41 AM   #23
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Though I didn't hear a chuckle at the end of the line when I told him that its a 100% bad fake, I might as well be the case. I couldn't believe that someone would fall for this. Maybe he has too much time on his hands nowadays!!
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Old 26 March 2020, 06:05 AM   #24
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what did he/you pay for it?
$100?
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Old 26 March 2020, 06:17 AM   #25
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No good tell him to return it ASAP


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Old 26 March 2020, 06:50 AM   #26
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I do hope that your "friend" knows that he was purchasing a fake and didn't actually get scammed.

It was thoughtful that you were provided with so many pictures.
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Old 26 March 2020, 07:01 AM   #27
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Hi Tools, good evening. I guided him on what to send me, I havenít owned one and donít know much about Daytonaís. Here are pics of watches I own, let me know if any of these are fake...letís not get carried away please...







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Old 26 March 2020, 07:02 AM   #28
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Guide your friend to this page. That SN (F761720) is well known fake
https://www.fixya.com/support/t17946..._f761720_rolex
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Old 26 March 2020, 07:13 AM   #29
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It doesn't look anything like a real Daytona, unfortunately. I can't find a single detail they got right.
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Old 26 March 2020, 07:21 AM   #30
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Guide your friend to this page. That SN (F761720) is well known fake
https://www.fixya.com/support/t17946..._f761720_rolex
Thank you!
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