October 2017 - Page 2 of 5 - Beckertime, LLC

Don’t do Counterfeit Rolex

Two Types of Buyers of Fake Rolex Watches As we have covered here before, counterfeit watches are big business with the Swiss watchmaking industry. It is estimated that tens of millions of counterfeit (a.k.a. knock-off) watches flood the market every year creating billions dollars in revenue. There are two types of buyers for fake Rolex watches: Those […]

The Rolex Caliber 2130/2135

Rolex’s second generation of their in-house 2000 series calibers first appeared in 1983. As scaled down versions of some of their most trusted and widely-used movements, specially engineered to power their range of women’s watches, the Cal. 2130 and 2135 replaced the initial Cal. 2030/35 that had found success inside the Ladies Oyster Perpetual, as […]

Short History of Women’s Wristwatches

Converted pocket watch to be worn on the wrist for women Womens Wristwatches Began in the Early 1800’s Finding a comprehensive history of womens wristwatches in the watchmaking history books is somewhat difficult. This is because the start of wristwatches was back in the early 1800’s. At that time, they were not considered serious timepieces. […]

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