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How do you identify fake Breitling watches?

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A fake Breitling watch is easy to identify if a person knows what a real Breitling looks like. Check the various models on their website if purchasing one. A good start to see if it is fake or genuine is to look for its Certificate of Authenticity. A Breitling watch is a luxurious timepiece, and keeping its original papers, including its Certificate of Authenticity, upholds its value.

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The logo on a Genuine Breitling is engraved and not printed. Its wings are completely filled in, with no void between them. Its second-hand anchor is perfect in shape. Its strap contains its model number. A genuine Breitling watch is created to a high level of precision. It does not have spelling errors, smears or printing issues.

As Breitling are the leading specialists in chronograph and technical watches, their timepieces include chronograph dials that function as one, and they do not have sub-dials functioning as calendars. Breitling cases are made from high-class steel, gold and grade 2 titanium. If it does not look technically and aesthetically perfect, then it is most likely a fake.

Breitling models include Professional, Navitimer, Chronomat, Superocean, Avenger, Transocean, Galactic, Superocean Heritage, Montbrillant and Colt. There is also a collection of Breitling for Bentley watches. The price of a Breitling watch may also help confirm its authenticity. The Breitling Grande Complication, which costs more than $280,000, ranked 11th among the 15 most expensive watches in the world. Similar styles will have high price tags, while knock-offs will be much more reduced in price.

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