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Re: Rolex
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: Is there a remote chance
: that it might be a fake?

ANYTIME you buy a ROLEX from an unofficial source, there is a chance that it might be fake. When you buy in an overseas market or when you are paying a small fraction of what it ought to be worth, there is a HUGE chance it is a fake.

Sorry to have to tell you, but a ROLEX DateJust is not and never has been a quartz watch. The one similar watch that ROLEX makes that is quartz is clearly labeled an OysterQuartz. So I can say with certainty that you and your sister got totally screwed.

The truth is that your sister had no clue what she was buying and took a foolish risk that the seller was ever more ignorant about ROLEX watches than she was. That usually spells disaster. People get so caught up in the excitement of thinking they might be getting a huge 'deal' that they overlook all other critical waning signs. Those market vendors know that and prey on that kind of thinking.

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