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      09-28-2019, 09:36 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by hogwldfltr View Post
As I said, in my case they gave no alternative choice. I should have pulled the watch and had it serviced at an independent. Regarding the value of papers; it depends on the watch. I had my 14060 serviced and received the warranty. Actually it wasn't through an RSC but through a shop that could give a Rolex warranty. It got the Rolex card but not the replacement dial and hands. Since Rolex searches the history of the watch they somewhat guarantee authenticity. But as some have noted, papers are the most easily counterfeited part of the Rolex package.
Update. Sent my watch to Rik Dietel at Time Care Inc. Thanks for the suggestion. Talked to him several times over the phone. Seems like a great guy! Very knowledgeable. It is an interesting and sad state of affairs at Rolex these days it seems! Especially for vintage watches.
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