Exposed: Fake, Franken and Custom Watches

Providing a detailed insight into fake, franken and custom watches

  • Birmingham Assay Office
  • 10:00AM
  • £295+vat


This course is a combination of presentation combined with handling practical examples and is intended for those involved in either buying, authenticating or valuing watches whether as a business or for private interest. This one day course will provide a detailed insight into fake watches and how to identify them including the latest innovations in fake watch production, watches formed from a combination of parts – known as ‘Franken-watches’, as well as examining watches that started out as authentic and have subsequently been modified.  Delegates will understand the significance of after-market modifications and their impact on value. Provides 6 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity.


Tutors: Adrian Hailwood MA (Hons), Geoff Whitefield FIRV, FNAG


The session will run from 10am - 4pm


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