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Old 27 May 2011, 08:55 AM   #1
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Ebay - mens rolex datejust oyster perpetual gold 18kt watch 18

MENS ROLEX DATEJUST OYSTER PERPETUAL GOLD 18KT WATCH 18

I think the price looks good. I'm thinking about purchasing it. Do you guys think this is Authentic??? Thanks for you help.

http://cgi.ebay.com/MENS-ROLEX-DATEJ...item4157ca6df9
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Old 27 May 2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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Looks OK from here.

The only thing I'm wondering about: if he sent it to RSC a month ago, why didn't he get the stretched bracelet replaced?
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Old 27 May 2011, 08:25 PM   #3
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Why does he have a pic (bottom of page) with thewatchedealer.co.uk watermark when that's not his eBay i.d.?
Maybe it means nothing (?).
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Old 27 May 2011, 10:24 PM   #4
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Looks OK from here.

The only thing I'm wondering about: if he sent it to RSC a month ago, why didn't he get the stretched bracelet replaced?
His ad didn't mention stretched bracelet. What does it mean by stretched bracelet?
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Old 27 May 2011, 10:26 PM   #5
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Why does he have a pic (bottom of page) with thewatchedealer.co.uk watermark when that's not his eBay i.d.?
Maybe it means nothing (?).
He should of used the actual photos taken for the watch instead of a photo found on other websites...
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Old 27 May 2011, 10:44 PM   #6
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bizarre that he is giving away a "bonus" bluetooth with it!
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Old 28 May 2011, 02:07 AM   #7
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JUST BROUGHT THIS!! I CAN'T RESIST! Hopefully this is 100% Authentic.
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Old 28 May 2011, 03:45 AM   #8
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JUST BROUGHT THIS!! I CAN'T RESIST! Hopefully this is 100% Authentic.
I hope the best for you. But, with website photos and your own statement "Hopefully this is 100% Authentic." I would have ran and ran fast.

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Old 28 May 2011, 03:54 AM   #9
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I don't see anything wrong with the watch except the misleading white gold part.

An unexperienced buyer might be misled into thinking it's a white gold watch instead of just the bezel.
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Old 28 May 2011, 04:07 AM   #10
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I hope the best for you. But, with website photos and your own statement "Hopefully this is 100% Authentic." I would have ran and ran fast.

I heard bad stories on buying Rolexes on eBay. He happens to have the watch I want, and around my budget plus the mfg date is pretty new 2003/2004.
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Old 28 May 2011, 06:13 AM   #11
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What does it mean by stretched bracelet?
Look at the pictures of the bracelet. See how the links don't line up perfectly, there's distortion and gapping? That's stretch. As the links wear down, they weaken and lose their shape. This is especially an issue with Jubilee bracelets and their many small thin links.

Now, the seller is claiming the watch is seven years old, so the "lived-in" bracelet is a point in his favor. It just seems odd to me that he sent it out for service, obviously to spiff it up before he sold it, and didn't get a new bracelet while it was there.
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Old 28 May 2011, 06:46 AM   #12
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A brand new jubilee bracelet will probably add $1500.00 to the price tag. It sure can be done if the owner wanted to but he won't be able to recoup his cost.
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Old 28 May 2011, 08:21 AM   #13
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I see... Learning something new everyday.

Is it true that for a Swiss made Grade A replica, you will have to open the back to tell? Even so, it will be hard to distinguish.
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UPDATE: GUESS WHAT!!!, USPS Express Mail LOST MY WATCH :(
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