Some common sense things about your Rolex

Each day there is another new story about silly things that happen with people’s Rolex. After reviewing some of these news stories, below are some common sense things about your Rolex. When offering to sell your Rolex, and you don’t know the buyer, don’t perform the transaction in a place that is not monitored in […]

Are you corrupt if you wear a Rolex?

Over the last few weeks there have been articles published centering on that a tell tale sign of a corrupt politician is that they wear a Rolex. The antics of former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill), Virginia Republican Governor Bob McDonnell, and former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford have not helped the perception because all […]

Will iWatch steal sales from Rolex?

As there is more speculation about the upcoming iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, the iPad Mini retina on September 10th from Apple, there is also speculation about the very rumored but never verified iWatch. Despite no confirmation from Apple about such a device, the watch industry continues to speculate what an iWatch introduction will do to […]

Rolex tops COSC testing again

One of the beauties of mechanical wrist watches is that they are, well, mechanical.  Unlike battery powered timepieces, mechanical watches capture kinetic energy and translate it into power to tell time.  The advantages are clear,  – no need for worrying about batteries or finding a power source.  The drawbacks with mechanical watches are the effects […]

Someone took James Gandolfini’s Rolex

James Gandolfini’s family who is already enduring the shock of James’ untimely death of a heart attack is also enduring the unexpected shock of someone taking the late actor’s Rolex Submariner. According to an insurance claim reported by, Gandolfini’s Rolex Submariner was taken from his suite at the time of his passing on June […]

How many ticks does it take to discern a Rolex

When it comes to identifying whether a Rolex is genuine, it seems that everyone is an expert. In the last few weeks, media outlets have posted, and re-posted, tell-tale signs that a Rolex is real. The weight of the watch, the lettering on the dial, the grammar used in the manual and sales description, whether […]

Rolex and Sears in the same sentence?

Typically when one thinks of purchasing a Rolex, Sears is the last place one would consider.  The Sears & Roebuck catalog, whom many considered the “wishbook” through many generations, carried everything from guns, underwear, vinyl records, houses, electric motors when they were the revolutionary household tool.  Sears is continuing that concept of carrying everything by […]