HOW TO DISTINE THE SWISS WATCH FROM COPIES?
By purchasing this or that expensive thing, we always want it to serve us for many years. Swiss watches have been an icon of the highest quality and style for decades. Posing on the hand of the owner, they emphasize its status. This is by far the best elite gift for any event.
How to distinguish a Swiss watch from a copy?
By purchasing this or that expensive thing, we always want it to serve us for many years. Swiss watches have been an icon of the highest quality and style for decades. Posing on the hand of the owner, they emphasize its status. This is by far the best elite gift for any event. But, today the market is simply overwhelmed with a huge number of copies, fakes, and replicas, which is due to the impeccable reputation and the incredible popularity of this kind of product.
There are different levels of fakes that differ in the quality of performance and, respectively, belong to different price categories. Conventionally, they can be divided into three levels:
low - this includes substandard Chinese fakes, which can be distinguished from the original;
Medium - only knowledgeable people with an understanding of genuine Swiss watches will be able to recognize such a copy. They belong to the average price category;
high - belong to the category of expensive replicas, or replicas. For the manufacture of such watches are used the same materials as for the original, and the cost is practically no difference. But it is worth remembering that no matter how fake is identical in appearance to the original, its mechanism will never be as high-quality as an authentic Swiss watch.
Whatever the similarity of a fake with the original externally, you can always determine the authenticity of the product.
By what criteria you can understand that before you fake?
In fact, to distinguish a fake from the original is not so difficult. Every person, buying luxury Swiss-made watches at an impressive price, wants to get the original, not a fake. This is true if you buy both new and supported watches. If you want to avoid cheating when buying, you should pay attention to such simple things as:
watch grade. The first thing you need to pay attention to is how the watch is packed. Dear brands are never packed in cheap boxes or cases. Packaging material is always used expensive and presentable. Included with them should always go passport or certificate of quality. This also applies to the watch. Often, the owners of expensive accessories do not throw away the documents and provide them for sale. Passport must contain a seal, serial number, place of sale, date;
Pay attention to the labeling. If the watch says “Made in Switzerland” - you have a fake in your hands. The originals are usually written "Swiss Made" / "Swiss quartz". This marking means that the watches, like their movements, were produced and assembled in Switzerland.
Sometimes more expensive fakes can be sold with documentation and have the necessary marking. To distinguish them by eye from the original will also be difficult. In this case, pay attention to:
product weight. Original Swiss models are always heavy. Forgery, on the other hand, hides a cheap, lightweight mechanism inside that significantly affects weight;
A clear way to determine if there is a quartz movement inside the watch is the second hand. In the original, the movement of the arrow is smooth, whereas in a fake it is quite the opposite. Also, fake arrows are often crooked;
glass dial should fit snugly and be the same width;
pay attention to the engraving and appearance of visible mechanisms. The original Swiss watches boast polished movements and letters with a clear and even edge. This also applies to markings. For fakes, they often jump higher or lower or poorly printed.
Of course, buying men's or women's Swiss watches, one hundred percent, no one can be insured against fakes. Therefore, sometimes the best guarantee of a successful transaction - buying from a trusted seller!