I have been not too much attention to the bracelet and strap, because the metal bracelet is usually not wearing any problems; belt wearing a long time to change, but we can also change the strap around a lot of places, if that general The tape is not good enough, you can also customize the strap. Some domestic custom strap business from the selection of materials, color selection to the watch done, the middle of time will not be long, custom strap texture, the quality is better, and the price is not too high, you can also marked the corresponding watch Brand logo, need to change the strap when people sit back and relax. However, in all the replica watches, I only attach importance to Rolex’s bracelet, because we all know, different models of Rolex use bracelet is not the same, and even the same chain, different periods of the chain between, there is a very big difference. This led to the Rolex replica bracelet on the value of a Rolex watch has a great impact, and even decided to buy a Rolex or do not buy the problem. It is important.
Rolex bracelet in a very long period of time, not Rolex own do.
Even now, most of the watch brand of the strap is not actually do their own, are purchased from the outside. Rolex is currently one of the few to produce their own bracelet watch factory, but the original Rolex also do not have their own ability to produce bracelet. In history, the first Rolex Oyster bracelet is Rolex purchased from the outside. In the 1930s, watch bracelet cost extra, and today, the price of a bracelet is very high, and sometimes the price of a bracelet will account for half of the whole cheap fake watches (now let alone a chain, that is, A chain, the price is very high, especially the Rolex clasp on the small crown, if out, need to change a chain). Rolex’s oyster bracelet is from the then famous watch chain manufacturer Gay Frères. Including the later Audemars Piguet oak bracelet are provided by Gay Frères. At the time, there were many watch chains in the watch industry, but Rolex had a soft spot for Gay Frères and had been using Gay Frères’s bracelet until 1998, when Rolex acquired Gay Frères.
Rolex on the bracelet is a major improvement in the front of the chain to add a curved section, so that the bracelet and the case from the integration. This has also become the beginning of the modern oyster bracelet.
We now see that the vast majority of cheap Rolex replica is a chain with a table, the belt model is not much. But at first, the Rolex Oyster Bracelet was used only on Bubble Back and Rolex Early Chronograph. Other watches can be equipped with a belt, until one day (1952), Rolex Oyster bracelet made a major improvement, so that Oyster strap really become familiar with the look. The earliest Rolex chain is hanging between the ears on the axis, between the bracelet and the case there is a gap. Hanging on the shaft of the bracelet on the table ear shaft pressure is relatively large, leaving a “security risk”, Rolex in 1952 at the end of the chain with a chain, so that the bracelet has become now and the case into one Style, since then, Rolex metal chain belt began to dominate the world. The first use of the “modern” Oyster bracelet watch is Rolex launched in 1954 6542 GMT GMT, followed by the first generation of Rolex exploration, the first generation of water ghosts are beginning to use Oyster bracelet.
Rolex fake watches in different periods of oyster.
So far, Rolex Oyster bracelet has gone through three generations, and now in the sale of watches Oyster bracelet is the third generation of improved version.
The first generation of Oyster bracelet: the first generation of oyster bracelet is characterized by “screw bracelet.” We can easily see that the first generation of Oyster bracelet on each chain (chain ends) have a screw, interspersed at both ends of the chain. This is the first generation of Oyster-style bracelet recognition features.
The second generation of oyster bracelet: the second generation of oyster bracelet is characterized by “folding bracelet.” We can see that the bracelet is folded with a metal sheet from both sides to the inside. The shafts in the bracelet are invisible from the outside and are hidden inside the chain chain. This is the second generation of oyster bracelet features.
The third generation Oyster bracelet: the third generation of chain is characterized by “sealed watch chain.” That is what we are now common style. The chain section is sealed on the side, no screws, no folding, is a whole link. Now the Rolex Oyster bracelet is the appearance (note that I just said the appearance of the same), which is the characteristics of the third generation.
Rolex three generations of Oyster bracelet contrast, from top to bottom, that is, from the first generation to the third generation.
Rolex three generations of chain comparison, from left to right, respectively, the first generation to the third generation.
From the hollow into a solid heart
Now we are common Rolex is the use of the third generation Oyster bracelet models. The third generation oyster bracelet most need to pay attention to the problem is that hollow and solid. The third generation Oyster chain chain is sealed from the side, but the original third-generation Oyster chain chain is hollow. Outside is sealed, but inside is hollow. It was argued that Rolex had to make the bracelet hollow because in order to reduce the weight of the watch (it was only a guess), but for whatever reason, the hollow chain had some problems that were unavoidable. Strong and not solid for the time being, hollow chain inside the filth is true, especially in the summer, sweating, oil and more time. Rolex fake himself should have been aware of this problem, so in about 2010 (my impression is that may be a little forward in 2010) began to hollow table chain into a solid bracelet, the chain chain is a solid metal Piece. Moreover, in fact, in addition to links, before the oyster-style bracelet and case connection is actually a hollow place, and later also take the opportunity to change into a solid. So, such as the old and new yacht, the old model 16622 and the new model 116622 link, the old is hollow, the new is solid (water ghost is the same), the old and new prices between a high and one low, there is a reason The New models of materials than the previous foot.
Rolex first generation of “screw” oyster bracelet, we can see the table chain on a screw, and the table ear is used to “wear ear”.
In the collection of antique Rolex, there is a need to pay attention. I learned that some people put the collection of antique Rolex, take Rolex official after-sales maintenance. In the maintenance and repair process, Rolex official will replace some old parts into new parts. We most people will feel that Rolex’s service so well, so meticulous. But for the antique table lovers, it may not be good news, because their table is not from the original.
Rolex second generation “folding” oyster bracelet, we can see the chain section is a metal sheet repeatedly folded, the ear is also wearing ears.
Without hesitation, in addition to Rolex, I have never been concerned about any other watch bracelet, because the Rolex watch chain situation will directly affect the watch trading. One of the biggest features of the Rolex watch is the recognition between the various models. Rolex looks similar to the appearance, but through the watch on some of the details, a small place can distinguish between a new model or the old model. The bracelet is one of the most visible features of the Rooster new and old models. Now the market flow of Rolex a lot, five numbers of the old models and 6 numbers of the new amount of the largest. The previously mentioned yachts 16622 and 116622 are a very good example. Two yachts of the table almost no difference between the movement on the shock absorbers, gorgeous hair these small details we can not see, so only through the bracelet. 16622 and 116622 of the bracelet is significantly different, one will know. We often see such a situation, the table business to sell a yacht, the model is the subject of 116622, the price is very low (lower than the general price of 116622), people heart, a look at the watch chain is to know 16622, the original is the wrong model The This is why I do not understand the other table bracelet, except that a little Rolex watch chain reasons.
Rolex fake watches third generation “sealed” oyster bracelet, bracelet is sealed, the ear is not perforated “mil”.
In the previous year, Rolex launched a new DAY DATE40 (228238). The new DD40 uses new technology in the bracelet, replacing the steel shafts in the chain chain with ceramic shafts. This is because, before Rolex’s bracelet, especially the five-pin chain of the middle chain of more links, with a long time will become loose, the chain becomes loose, not strong. Replaced with ceramic shaft, the ceramic than the previous steel shaft wear, so that the bracelet is more firm. According to Rolex’s tradition, after an estimate (after a few years), Rolex’s bracelet will be replaced with a new ceramic shaft, the level of Rolex fake watches chain will once again be the overall upgrade. Has been imitated, never been beyond, this is Rolex’s bracelet.