According to the latest news from public mediums, timepieces over seven years should be taken in for a satisfactory service, and vintage fake watches should only be serviced if they are working badly. However, vintage Rolex watches will wear down over time and may need to be serviced by a professional to maintain an accurate reading. But, it could have a negative impact on the long-term value of your watch if done incorrectly. As a matter of fact, some collectors recommend servicing your vintage Rolex as a little as possible to preserve its value. Therefore, how exactly should you care for your vintage cheap replica watches? Let’s talk a little further.
While it looks like a wonderful idea to send your vintage watch back to Rolex to be serviced, most watch fans would advise against doing so. Not only will Rolex replica any damaged or worn out parts, like the dial, bezel, or crown with new components, but they will also polish the case and bracelet if required, removing any scratches and features that made your vintage Rolex unique. Watches that have gone through this process tend to lose their value in the vintage market when compared to timepieces that still provide their real parts. Another choice to consider is sending your Rolex to a private shop which has experience refurbishing vintage watches.
Although it’s frowned upon to replica any original parts, there are some that may need to be replica to maintain the integrity of the entire watch. For instance, replica the crown may be the difference between protecting the case and seriously damaging the movement within. The same goes with the crystal. While older watches show immense character on the crystal with each scratch, if the crystal cracks then the dial and hands may become subject to water damage. Avid vintage collectors will tell you that it’s next to impossible to these parts on a vintage watch, so you’re better off replacing the crystal if it cracks or breaks. Most vintage fake Rolex watches are topped with an acrylic crystal, which is very easily scratched and may need to be polished pretty regularly if you decide to polish it. If your vintage watch isn’t considered a particularly rare reference, then it may be ok to replace or polish these parts. It’s up to the discretion of the owner.
Another element to consider when caring for your vintage watch is waterproof. Rolex is famous for its innovative Oyster case, which is waterproof up to 330 feet in most cases. Actually, the ability to wear a Rolex throughout the day without ruining the dial or movement is one of Rolex’s biggest selling points (advantages). While most vintage references are accompanied by an Oyster case, over time, they may lose their waterproof. The older the watch, the more difficult it will be to find replacement parts, so it may be rather tough to repair a vintage watch that is no longer resistant to water damage. The gaskets in the crown may also require regular maintenance to preserve whatever waterproof may be left in the watch. Generally speaking, we recommend avoiding getting your vintage Rolex wet altogether if you want to keep it in good condition.
No matter whether you wish to order a vintage watch as an investment piece or as a collector’s item, opportunities are you want to maintain its value. The vintage replica watch care tips above are a great step in the right direction towards ensuring that your Rolex keeps its value well.