February 2020 - Beckertime, LLC

The Preowned Rolex Market

With its current staggering popularity, it can be something of a surprise to learn just how new the phenomenon of watch collecting is. It wasn’t really until the start of the 1980s that the market for vintage wristwatches began, any sparse interest before that going to accumulating antique pocket watches. But from around 1982 onwards, […]

Review: The Rolex Date ref. 1501

Even if you had very little interest in horology, chances are you would recognize the Rolex Datejust, if not by name then at least by sight. One of the most famous watch series ever made, it was the first to marry together an automatically winding movement and a date function inside a waterproof case. These […]

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