August 2013 - Beckertime, LLC

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 […]