February 2014 - Beckertime, LLC

Dave’s Favourite Rolex(s) On BeckerTime

Rolex has done things extremely well for a long long time, and upon my reflections earlier on in the week about whether you should purchase new or old, I thought I would focus on old today. My first choice is this vintage 1950s datejust in steel. A real classic in my mind, and the first […]

The Babe’s Watch

Yet another iconic timepiece – and arguably THE most iconic piece of sports memorabilia ever – has gone across the auction block. Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series watch, a Gruen VeriThin, sold at Heritage Auctions in New York last Saturday. The price, including buyer’s premium, was a cool $717,000. The watch is a unique pentagonal […]

New or Used Rolex?

Have you ever had an old pair of jeans that you got new, when they were crisp and hard. In fact they were damn uncomfortable to wear the first month or so. Then after time they softened up a bit and became more supple, they started to mould to your body and the way you […]

Two Things to Remember with Rolex

A good rule of thumb and sound Rolex advice includes two things to remember when it comes to Rolex. First, don’t buy fakes. Second, when shipping your Rolex, use insured certified mail.  The reasons for these two reminders are because of a series of unrelated stories showing up on the Internet that act as a […]