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Rolex Tool Watches And Their Original Roles

One of the many many areas of dispute among the watch collecting fraternity centers on the, ‘who invented the tool watch?’ debate. The more stubbornly traditionalist members will often point to the Flieger models built for the German Luftwaffe in the Second World War as the earliest examples, or even the initial chronograph stopwatches made […]

Review: The Rolex Oyster Perpetual ref. 1005

Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual series, the longest-established name still in production in the brand’s history, sits comfortably in amongst the Classic Collection. It shares the space with the likes of the Datejust and Day-Date as something of a crossover; not one of the all-conquering tool watches, but not an out-and-out dress model either, such as you […]

Rolex: The Best Investment Buys for 2021

As we bid an unlamented farewell to 2020, it’s time to start looking forward to what 2021 has to offer us with a refreshed sense of optimism. And what better way to kick off another year than to treat yourself to a new Rolex? The question is, which one? Obviously your most important consideration in […]

Review: The Rolex Submariner ref. 14060

Undoubtedly the world’s favorite dive watch, the Rolex Submariner has been available in two different types since 1969. That was the year the brand decided to introduce a date function onto the model (that model being the ref. 1680), a move that split both the range and opinions pretty much down the middle. For some, […]

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