Category Archives: Rolex

Popular Vintage Watch – Rolex Submariner Date, ref. 1680

Yellow Submarine In the late 1960’s The Submariner ref. 1680 was launched by Rolex, about a decade after the initial timepiece that brought this name to the forefront of timepiece history.  This new watch featured a striking 40mm stainless steel case, with a matching Oyster bracelet and a elegant black dive bezel.  One might think ...

Rolex GMT-Master Pepsi in Steel

Classic Taste – Pepsi or Coke? Some say that there is no comparison, and others claim it is a matter of taste, but one thing everyone can agree on is that Rolex GMT-Master that has been nicknamed “Pepsi” Ref. 1675 in Steel is a true winner for taste and classic choice.  The original design from ...

Discovering 100 Years of Rolex Chronometers and Rolex Oyster Watches

Over a century ago, in 1914, Rolex became the first timepiece to receive a ‘Class A’ chronometer certification.  This certificate had only been bestowed upon large marine chronometers up to that time, and because it attests to the highest chronometric precision there was not a timepiece that could meet the standard until this brand stood ...

Rolex Lady-Datejust 26 Gold Dial 18K Yellow Gold President Automatic Watch

The Rolex Lady-Datejust 26 is exquisite beauty captured in an 18k Yellow gold with gold dial. This classic timepiece transcends time and allows for style and elegance with any fashion choice. When this timepiece first debuted in 1945 it was the first wrist watch with an automatically changing date function. Such perfection for a timepiece with the 40mm 18k yellow gold case, the famous screw-down back featuring the brand fluting, of course the screw-down crown featuring the twin lock double waterproof system and fluted bezel. The magnificent watch has a scratch-resistant double anti-reflective sapphire crystal and the cyclops lens sitting over the date, as well as the clean white dial with beveled deconstructed Roman numerals. Beating inside this beast is the brand caliber 3255 automatic movement with center hour, minute and second hands.

Rolex GMT Master II 126710 BLRO

We know that Rolex is all about quality and precision, elegance and exquisite workmanship. The GMT Master II 126710 BLRO is steel with a Jubilee bracelet. This case will not allow for another option on the bracelet because the Oyster bracelet is not a fit. While this new timepiece design is compliant to the brand standards it has an updated Caliber 3285, and features the Chronergy escapement, a large barrel that equips this 70 hour power reserve, and Paraflex shock absorbers.

Why Some Watches by Rolex Patek Philippe Impossible to Find at Retail

We all love to shop online and even more we love to shop for hot items that are very hard to find. So certainly there are folks right now that are trying to purchase a Rolex or Patek Philippe that are impossible to find at retail. If you can find these hard to find timepieces, it can be difficult to find at reasonable prices. Dealers and others who promote products of artistic and or luxury watches know that perception and availability of these products for folks is critical and much more important than cost. So long term or short term demand of some products pushes the supply low and causes collectors and others to purchase the products regardless of pricing or true value. While some of the timepieces in demand can be valuable and hard to find, this makes them even more exclusive and can get the attention of collectors from around the globe.

Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU Factory Gem-set Watch

While the original Rolex GMT-Master II 116759SARU Factory Gem-set watch was designed for professionals, the exquisite combination of functionality and great appearance was widely sought after by everyone. The timepiece was equipped with the display of different time zones, and travelers admired that ability for world travel and really for every occasion. The pave dial is elegant and eye-catching, the color-matched stones set with massive baguette diamonds. Being one of the most well-known watches that features the second time zone, the Swiss manufacturer has for over 20 years produced this series, which is now a very highly sought after collector’s series.

Rolex Daytona 116520 In Steel With Black Dial Watch Review

For over 16 years the Rolex Daytona 116520 has graced our presence and really driven it to the top contender spot. When the cosmograph version was introduced back in 1963 it was designed to meet the requirements of professional race car drivers. The reliability and tachymetric scale allowed perfect measurement of average speeds up to 400 miles per hour.

BaselWorld-2015: Rolex Yacht-Master

The success of the brand with a crown contributed to the model Rolex Oyster - the world's first wristwatch, the body which was tightly protected against the ingress of moisture and dust. In the mid 20-ies of the last century, it was a real achievement watchmaking because until Oyster defining characteristic of quality timepieces have precision and reliability mechanisms. As shown by the past decades, the design of this model is able to withstand the onslaught of fashion vortex, but not avoided minor adjustments. So even now Rolex is not in a hurry to engage in fundamental changes.