Stainless Steel Rolex Datejust Compare: 16200, 16234, 16264 vs. 116200, 116234, 116264

Rolex first debuted the Datejust watch in 1945 and since then, the company has made countless versions of their signature dress watch. For instance, there have been plenty of different stainless steel Datejust models produced over the last seven decades. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect pre-owned steel Datejust model but are having […]

Tool Watch Time: Rolex Watches for Exploring

For the next chapter in our Tool Watch Time series where we investigate the utilitarian Rolex watch created to answer specific needs, we take a look at watches made for explorers and adventurers. Rolex has focused on the exploration community as far back as the 1950s and continues to do so today. In fact, the […]

Then and Now: The First Rolex Deepsea vs. The Current Deepsea

In our previous articles of our Then and Now series, we’ve compared the first reference of a specific Rolex model with its most current iteration. Typically, the first and last Rolex models have decades of history between them, particularly for older collections such as the Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, and Explorer. However, today, we’re delving into […]

Rolex’s Most Important Milestones

It is fair to say that Rolex has done more than any other manufacturer to develop the concept of the wristwatch. Throughout its history, now comfortably into its second century, it has consistently led from the front with a series of groundbreaking innovations in both technology and design; pioneering breakthroughs that have formed the basis […]

Vintage Rolex

Looking for a way to spend a fruitless and frustrating afternoon? Try getting a bunch of horology experts to agree on when they think a watch officially becomes ‘vintage’. Unlike other subjects (cars, for instance, are formally termed vintage if they were made between 1919 and 1930), there has never been a hard and fast […]