Counterfeit Watches, Links to manufacturers & serial numbers

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Counterfeit Watches, Links to manufacturers & serial numbers

Postby koimaster » March 5th 2015, 9:50am

Important websites with information on watches



This document is a collection of good websites to identify authenticity of vintage watches.

Counterfeit watches: BE CAREFUL!
http://goldsmithwatchworks.com/COUNTERF ... S-ON-EBAY/


Ebay sellers and what is being sold above


Tuning fork watches (in German), Stimmgabeluhren:
http://www.richardkunze.de/

Breguet Type XX:
http://www.donindiano.net/watches/breguet/type_xx/

Breitling
kurt-b.com

How to date the early Breitling Navitimers by bezel beads:
http://www.vintage-breitling.com/?page_id=142

Breitling 765 AVi 1953-1962
http://www.vintage-breitling.com/?page_id=134

Breitling 765 AVi Chronology
http://www.vintage-breitling.com/?page_id=138

Bulova Serialnumbers:
http://www.thewatchguy.com/pages/BulovaSerial.html
http://www.mybulova.com/search-bulova-watches


Electric Watches (Bulova Accutron)
http://electric-watches.co.uk/makers/ac ... utron-214/

Enicar Jet Graph
http://www.invenitetfecit.com/modeles/p ... graph.html

Excelsior Park
http://vieuxpapiers-philoum.blogspot.fr ... -park.html

Fake Space Compax Spotting Guide (Universal Geneve)

http://omegaforums.net/threads/the-fake ... uide.8489/

Fake Omega Seamaster Spotting
http://scubawatch.org/hallofshame.html
http://ialreadyhaveawatch.com/2009/11/n ... 300-fakes/

Gallet
http://www.galletworld.com


Girard Perregaux Type XX Flyback
http://gp.watchprosite.com/show-forumpo ... lent-pair/

Hamilton watch serial numbers
http://www.pocketwatchrepair.com/histor ... ilton.html

Heuer
http://www.heuerchrono.com/
http://www.calibre11.com/
http://www.classicheuers.blogspot.no/

Heuer Autavia
http://www.onthedash.com/Guide/_Chronog ... Second.jpg

Heuer Bund 1550SG
http://brown-snout.com/horology/article ... hr_chrono/
http://www.knirim.de/heuerbund.pdf
http://thewatchspotblog.com/?p=922
http://forum.atgvintagewatches.com/show ... Bund/page2
http://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthre ... Heuer-Bund
https://halfpastthehour.wordpress.com/2 ... hr-1550sg/

IWC movement numbers to date your watch:
http://www.worldoftime.de/IWC,208.php

Junghans
http://junghans-vintage.de/junghans-681 ... asserdicht

Lange & Soehne dating your watch:
http://www.worldoftime.de/Lange&Soehne,209.php

Longines movements
http://calibrilongines.altervista.org/

Omega wristwatch references:
http://www.old-omegas.com/omrefcod.html

Omega Speedmaster
http://www.speedmaster101.com/
http://www.chronomaddox.com/moonmovement.html

Omega Speedmaster 70s-90s bezel differences:
http://www.fratellowatches.com/speedy-t ... er-bezels/

Omega divers (Seamaster)
http://forums.watchuseek.com/f45/omega- ... 35359.html

Omega serial numbers
http://chronomaddox.com/omega_serial_numbers.html

Presidential watches: Watches worn by presidents:
http://www.watchtime.com/blog/presidential-watches/

Rolex California dials
rolexblog.blogspot.de/2012/09/the-history-of-california-dial.html?m=1

Rolex (vintage) Submariner 5513 and others
http://www.vintagesubmariner.com/gallery.html
http://www.5513mattedial.com/MetersFirst.html
http://www.doubleredseadweller.com/
http://www.woundforlife.com/2015/02/09/ ... gilt-5513/

Rolex Underline Vintage
http://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=80135

Rolex Submariner - The holy grail: reference 5510
http://diving-watch.org/ROLEX-SUBMARINER-5510

Rolex Milsub Fakes
http://www.redwatches.com/beware.php?PH ... 22e5305311

Rolex Fake dials
http://rolexpassionreport.com/15348/be- ... lex-dials/

Rolex country codes
http://www.rolexephemera.com/info-countrycodes.htm

Rolex fake dials by P.S.:
http://rolexpassionreport.com/15348/be- ... lex-dials/

Schild Eterna
http://www.schild-eterna.de/

Seiko - date your watch:
http://www.brittons-watches.co.uk/watch ... _dates.htm

Tri Compax (Universal Geneve) (in German)
http://www.tri-compax.de/
http://www.wandel-der-zeit.de/feinuhren.html

Tudor Serialnumbers:
Year.................... Serial (Earliest)
1959.................... 27xxxx
1960.................... 28xxxx
1961.................... 34xxxx
1962.................... 34xxxx
1963.................... 39xxxx
1964.................... 43xxxx
1965.................... 50xxxx
1966.................... 56xxxx
1967.................... 59xxxx
1968.................... 62xxxx
1969*...................68xxxx
1970.....................74xxxx
1971.....................75xxxx
1972.....................77xxxx
1973*...................79xxxx
1974*...................81xxxx
1975*...................83xxxx
1976*...................84xxxx
1977.................... 86xxxx
1978*...................88xxxx
1979*...................90xxxx
1980*...................93xxxx
1981*...................95xxxx
1982.................... 97xxxx
1983*...................98xxxx
1984.................... 99xxxx
- 5 digit number break -
1985.................... 14xxx
1986.................... 17xxx
1987*...................19xxx
1988.................... 21xxx
1989.................... 26xxx
1990.................... B33xxxx
1991*...................B36xxxx
1992.................... B39xxxx
1993.................... B50xxxx
1994.................... B56xxxx
1995.................... B59xxxx
1996.................... B79xxxx
1997.................... B85xxxx
1998.................... B99xxxx
1999.................... H13xxxx
2000.................... H17xxxx
2001*...................H24xxxx
2002.................... H30xxxx


Remarks :
- (*) is the estimated figures
- MN info not included
- O serial not included
Quelle:

TimeZone and Rolexforums

Universal Geneve - date your watch:
http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t= ... 3331&rid=0

Zenith - date your watch:
http://orologi.forumfree.it/?t=12995052#entry293247071


Direct Contacts at watchcompanies:

Omega Contact in Germany:
The Swatch Group (Deutschland) GmbH
Division OMEGA
Kundenservice
Hohenzollernstrasse 16
75177 Pforzheim
Tel: ++49 (0) 7231 38 72 600
Fax: ++49 (0) 7231 38 72 624
E-mail: CC-Omega.Deutschland@swatchgroup.com

Omega Customer Service website:
http://www.omegawatches.com/de/customer-service/faq


There is endless information on the web about Rolex and Omega. But most other brands, you cannot find much. If you have any good sites you like to recommend, please let me know and we can add them here.

Do you know of any sites which discuss fake watches? Post it here.



Not yet in order, but a load of valuable links for different watch companies:

Date your pocketwatch:
http://www.mikrolisk.de/dateyourwatch/

Wempe Chronometer:
http://www.knirim.de/wempe.htm

Hamilton:
http://www.pocketwatchsite.com/hamiltonserials.html

Breitling:
http://www.watchestobuy.com/BreitlingSerial.htm

NAWCC:
http://www.nawcc-info.org/WalthamDB/LookupSN.asp

Seiko:
http://forum.watchtime.ch/viewtopic.php?t=457

IWC:
http://uhren-mikl.com/iwc-kaliberliste/

feel free to update this list and work with it.
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Re: COUNTERFEIT WATCHES

Postby svaglic » March 5th 2015, 10:01am

Good info. I have been looking at vintage military watches and those shown are always on there. I didn't know they were fakes, I thought they were redials or frankens, so I always skipped over them.
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Re: Counterfeit Watches, Links to manufacturers & serial num

Postby biglove » March 5th 2015, 5:08pm

Thanks for the information, Koi.
"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please."- Mark Twain

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Re: Counterfeit Watches, Links to manufacturers & serial num

Postby Wasp » March 6th 2015, 5:56am

That is a must keep.
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