His ID reportedly had the words 'Mount Vernon' written on it and witnesses have said he spoke with a slight 'islander' accent.
MERK: Det er straffbart å bruke en annen persons identitet eller en identitet som er lett å forveksle med en annens identitet.
No we're not scientists, but you don't need to be a nuclear physicist to tell a real Rolex watch from a fake one.
Here's what you need to know right off the bat...
A little over a week ago, at the Phillips Auction House in New York City, a trove of 50 wristwatches was up for sale.
And there's nothing worse than discovering days, months, or even years later that the timepiece you forked over serious cash for is a phony. Fortunately, we've gotten the inside scoop from Rolex dealers, master watchmakers, and yes, fake makers, and can give you some tips that could save you both big bucks and big heartaches.
In fact, it became known as the "Paul Newman Watch."But after the star's death in 2008, the watch that started it all seemed to have vanished. And I spotted Paul sitting after he had just gotten off the track with his car. And only later when they were dating did he learn her name – Nell Newman. And he would often come over at the end of the night and just check on my progress.
Enter James Cox, who met Newman in the late '70s: "I was about 15 years old, and I was at a racetrack. And he just gestures for me to come under this barrier to get a better photo of the car."The story takes another turn a few years later, when at college Cox met a girl named Nell Potts."I think the first time I saw her at school I'm standing in her driveway, and she comes in, and she's driving in her car. He also got to know her father."One summer I offered to rebuild this treehouse that was kind of a classic feature on the family property," Cox said. "He comes over one day and he says, 'James, you know what time it I?
Only an authorized Rolex dealer can sell a "new" Rolex watch. Every new Rolex watch from an authorized dealer is factory new, in the box, with serial numbers intact and all appropriate papers. An authorized Rolex dealer would be committing suicide if they tried to sell you a fake Rolex.
But they're also limited in how much they can discount a new Rolex. And by actually trying on a couple of different models, you'll get a better sense of what a real Rolex is like and why Rolex means unparalleled quality.
We've discovered a number of easy ways to tell an authentic Rolex watch from a counterfeit.