Rolex’s platinum 1:1 replica Rolex Daytona (pictured top), which has diamond hour markers and is sold with original box and papers, goes to auction with an estimate of £70,000 to £100,000.
Other leading lots in the Bonhams Knightsbridge sale include a luxury replica Rolex Double Red Sea-Dweller featuring a black dial with luminous dot hour markers, baton quarters, white outer minute divisions and date aperture. Accompanied by its original box and punched guarantee certificate, it goes under the hammer with an estimate of £25,000 to £35,000.
There is also a rare 1970 AAA quality replica Rolex 18ct gold quartz calendar bracelet watch featuring a 13-jewel ‘Texan’ Beta-21 quartz movement, developed by the Centre Electronique Horloger in 1969.
It is believed that only 1,000 pieces were produced by high quality fake Rolex, making its estimate of £10,000 to £15,000 tempting to collectors.
Swiss made replica Omega UK is well-represented in the Bonhams auction including a 1967 Omega stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch top super clone Omega Seamaster 300 with an estimate £15,000 – 20,000.
The September auction features a special lot of 60 vintage Omega replica watches for sale including Chronographs, Speedmasters, Flightmasters, Seamasters and military issue designs that have a breath of dates across the decades starting in 1915 up to 2006.
This high quality fake Omega stainless steel manual wind single button Chronograph wristwatch from around 1939 has an estimate of £4,000 to £6,000.
This cheap fake Omega stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch, circa 1940, is estimated at £2,000 to £3,000.