The dial is typically one of the (if not the) most valuable part of a watch – after all, it’s the most visible part of the timepiece. The smallest details of the dial can tell us a lot about the watch: its age, the elements it was exposed to, and most importantly, whether it’s an original piece or has been refurbished.
While the slightest flaw or sign of damage can have a drastic impact on the value of a watch, there are some imperfections that are desirable, even sought after. For Rolex – a company so obsessed with quality and perfection – any flaw or defect, especially when it is made by the company, is considered a rarity and may command a premium.
Here are 3 Rolex dial imperfections that are considered desirable: