[Luxus+ Magazine] Rolex: Did you get the right number?

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the print edition of the latest issue of The Luxury Journals.. Click here to see the full issue.

Behind a rich history of more than 115 years, Rolexes have been worn by millions of people. Apart from the aesthetic aspect or the colour, visible to the naked eye, there is now one difference between two apparently similar models: the reference numbers. But what do they mean ?


First introduced in the 2000s, this system of six-digit codes placed inside the watch allows you to distinguish a genuine Rolex from a counterfeit. But once the authenticity has been verified, these numbers indicate the many properties of your timepiece. Let’s break down the meaning of these numbers for you to look at the next time you buy a Rolex.



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