The Rolex Oyster Perpetual is probably the most replicated watch on the market. It’s ubiquity and desirability make it profitable to mass produce as a counterfeit. This watch varies the most in terms of quality of the fakes. The Replica Oyster Perpetual Watches Report goes into greater details in terms of the more common flaws, but watch out for simple things such as malformed crown guards and inaccurate date wheel fonts.
The watch pictured below is a more recent replica. To date we haven’t seen any fake Submariner that hasn’t had significant flaws that make their identification rather easy. Be wary: there are some high-end replicas that have genuine parts installed and have been altered to eliminate most of the significant flaws.
Oyster Perpetual Watches brand, Longines – long known for its sports timing – has partnered with Churchill Downs Incorporated to become the Official Timekeeper on this most prestigious horseracing event. The Kentucky Derby has been run without interruption since 1875, and is America’s oldest and continuously held sports event.