Last year I probably received a lot of question on Rolex and I try to summarize them here for your reference
Q. is HK Snob a Watch Dealer?
A. No, I am an armature watch Blogger only, I don't have shop, I don't sell watch of mine, but I know Rolex AD network and a few Rolex Collector and dealer who may sell his watches at a reasonable price!
Q. Do I ship Watch?
A. No, I don't, I just help people to buy Rolex at discount in HK.
Q. What is the Most Expensive Rolex?
A. The most expensive non-diamond Rolex is the men's Oyster Perpetual Day-Date in Platinum Ref 116505 HK list price HKD$583,500.
The most Expensive Rolex with diamond is Submariner Emerald HKD$2.4M
Q. What is the Cheapest Rolex?
A. 1. Ref 116200 Stainless steel 26mm lady perpetual smooth bezel with Oyster Bracelet HKD$36,800
Second Cheapest lady watch is Ref 177200 Oyster Perpetual 31mm smooth bezel with Oyster Bracelet HKD$ 37,600,
The Cheapest Men’s Rolex Ref 114200 34mm smooth bezel with Oyster bracelet HKD$38,500.
The Cheapest Men’s Rolex with 36mm size is Ref 116000 Oyster Perpetual Smooth bezel with Oyster Bracelet HKD$40,000
Q. Where are Rolex watches made?
A. The Rolex manufactory is in Bienne, Switzerland. The Rolex headquarters are in Geneva.
Q. Are all Rolex watches self winding?
A. Not all.
Q. How to check Rolex serial number?
A. Check in between the lugs of the watch. Here's a complete guide on how to find and look up a Rolex Serial Number.
Q. How much does a Rolex Day-Date cost?
A. Ref 118208 Typically from HKD$209,300 up to Ref 18956 BRIL HKD$2,118,000
Q. How much is a used Rolex watch worth?
A. depends on the model and the age and the condition ebay.com and search...usually in pre-owned shop of HK, it is about the 45% to 70% of List price for current production model. Except for those special Model Like Daytona Steel, Black is Selling HKD$85,500 to $89,000
Q. How many Rolex watches made per year?
A. Somewhere about 800,000.
Q. Where to buy a Rolex copy in Hong Kong China?
A. Anywhere on the Temple Street, Lady’s market at Mongkok and Lo Wo Commercial Centre at Lo Wo (HK/China Border.)
Q. What is an oyster perpetual Rolex?
A. Rolex made their watches water proof just like an oyster which can close tightly that water cannot sip in. It is an Automatic winding watch that is why call Perpetual.
Q. How much should a Rolex Submariner weigh?
A. ~135 grams with a full bracelet (all steel)
Q. Does Rolex make battery operated watches?
A. Yes , Rolex makes battery operated watches called OysterQuartz, made between 1977 to 2003
Total 25,000 pieces made, estimated to have 60% in stainless steel, 25% in Two Tone, and 10% Solid Yellow Gold Ref 19018 and 5% Solid White Gold Ref 19019. A Superlative Accurate, 100% dependable Watch!
Q. Is Rolex of Switzerland Public listed?
A. No. Rolex, SA is not owned by any other company. It is completely independent, owned by The Wilsdorf Foundation
Q. Are all Rolex watches registered when bought?
A. Not in HK, but early Rolex Japan, we had to put down watch owner name and address on the Warranty certificate… that was supposed to be good practice, but we do not have such in HK.
Q. How can you tell if a Rolex watch is real?
A. There used to be a time when you can just look at a fake Rolex and determine that it is fake, but in recent years the quality of Fake One is improving a lot and a bit hard to tell by green horn, it takes a bit closer look to tell it is fake.
Q. Do magnets affect watches Rolex?
A. Yes, so long as the watch is made from metal components the magnet will stop the internal pieces from moving hence stopping the watch or watches will become inaccurate, if very strong magnet could even possible damages some of the component. We can send to Rolex for Demagnetization.
Or you should wear a Milguass which is anti-magnetic.
Q. Do Rolex Service Centre service Rolex of another country? Do I need to have the warranty card?
Rolex Service Centre will service any Rolex so long it is authentic Rolex. We do not need Warranty card for servicing, Rolex Do not service FrankenWatch of Rolex.
Q. What are the taxes or duties to import a Rolex watch from Europe to the us?
Q. What materials are used in Rolex wristwatches?
A. Rolex uses a variety of materials: 904L Stainless steel, white gold, red gold, yellow gold, and platinum.
Q. Should I place a Rolex on an Auto Watch Winder if I don't use it
A. In my Opinion, no need, as it add wear and tear on the mechanical parts inside the watch
Q. How Should I clean my Rolex?
A. Tighten up the crown, use lukewarm watch and soap to wash, you may use soft tooth brush clean off the dirt. Then rinse under running water.
Use Cloth to clean of water. It will restore the original Lustre and beauty of your Rolex.
Q. How long does a Rolex run?
A. They are made to have a 40 hour spring power supply when wound completely. Daytona can last for 72 hours.
Q. Does Rolex provide Polishing on my badly used Rolex?
A. Yes, it take about HKD$500-$1,000 depending types of watch for polishing. Take 2 weeks to return you as a NEW Rolex!
Q. How much discount we can get at Rolex AD HK?
A. Officially 5% maximum.
Q. What Rolex is hard to buy now at Rolex AD?
A. Top One Ref 116520 Daytona Black Dial HKD$91,500-94,500
Top 2 Ref 116520 Daytona White Dial HKD$87,500
Top 3 Ref 116610LV Submariner Hulk HKD$66,100
Top 4 Ref 116710BLNR GMT master II Black Blue
Q. When Rolex AD will increase the price?
A. No News yet!
Q. is Watches bought in Rolex AD has possibility to be Fake!?
A. Not Possible.
A. Not Possible.