September 2017 - Page 2 of 3 - Beckertime, LLC

The Most Popular Rolex Watches of the 1920’s

 The Vintage Rolex 1920s Oyster Innovation To kick off our series covering the most popular watches from Rolex’s long and illustrious history, we’ll begin way back in the 1920’s. It was the decade in which Rolex truly became Rolex. It was finally transitioning from the original name of Wilsdorf and Davis, and starting to build […]

Lightning Bolts and Stars: Celebrities Who Wear the Stainless Steel Milgauss

While there are plenty of flashier Rolex watches out there like the President and Daytona favored by celebrities, there’s another quirkier model that has its own fan base among the A-list crowd too—the stainless steel Milgauss! Let’s discover the celebrities who wear the stainless steel Milgauss, shall we? What’s the Rolex Milgauss? The Rolex Milgauss […]

The Rolex Caliber 1560/1570

The Rolex 1560 and 1570 Movements In the early days of the company, Rolex sourced the intricate movements that powered their watches from the likes of Aegler, one of Switzerland’s finest watchmakers. It wasn’t until 1957 that they developed their own truly in-house movement, the 1500 series. They became a mainstay of the company, remaining […]

The Electrifying Three-Part History of the Rolex Milgauss

Rolex Milgauss History – Three Parts By the mid-1950s, Rolex had already developed tool watches for adventurers (Explorer), for divers (Submariner), and for pilots (GMT-Master). The company then turned their attention to another community in need of a specific type of watch—scientists. Due to the nature of their work, scientists, engineers, and medical professionals required […]

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