About one third of the Internet searches for watches on search engines like Google are for replica and fake watches. The link for Pursevalley above has a newsletter. The fakes look as good as the genuine, although lacking the craftsmanship of the genuine. One writer posted an article, “An Idiot’s Guide To Buying A Fake Rolex. See::http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/moslive/article-1019598/An-idiots-guide-buying-fake-Rolex.html
Below: Fake watches are often crushed. The cover of my novel, The Counterfeit Detective, is from a Cartier publicity photo (lower right). Each year the watch company would line a block of Fifth Avenue with fakes and bulldoze them. PI Dave Woods supplied the fakes.