RSC called two days ago. I was told the reason for recommending an overhaul was based on the system showing the watch was purchased in 2013. I said I was puzzled and worried. " I bought the watch in an AD and now you told me the watch was already sold in 2013. This can happen to other Rolex watches
They offer free inspection while-u-wait. First instance, my Zenith GMT did not need an overhaul and I was told to bring that in three years later. Second instance, the in-house watch maker cleaned an oil mark on a balance cock. That was a Zenith Chronomaster GT flyback. No charge for doing that.
That was the time IWC was struggling and launched the GST series. By offering you to replace the IWC movement with a new one in exactly the same specification, it could mean by doing so, the cost would be lower than getting someone to carry out an overhaul. It would be more efficient, too. Many year