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Four Candy Daytonas

A few days ago, we talked about the Eric Clapton Cosmograph 6263 that is coming up at auction on May 10. Well, that watch is part of “The Watch Auction: One,” an auction that kicks off Phillips’ involvement in the luxury watch segment of the auction industry (more on that in a future post). There’s […]

Dave’s Favourite Rolex(s) On BeckerTime

Rolex has done things extremely well for a long long time, and upon my reflections earlier on in the week about whether you should purchase new or old, I thought I would focus on old today. My first choice is this vintage 1950s datejust in steel. A real classic in my mind, and the first […]

How do you like THEM auctions?

The Christie’s Rolex Daytona “Lesson One” auction of 50 beautiful Cosmograph Daytonas last weekend in Geneva may have reset the market for the venerable chronographs in one fell swoop. A total sale revenue of $13,248,167 was generated from the 50 lots, including buyer’s premium. This quadrupled the overall pre-sale estimate. I find this incredible! The […]

Not Your Everyday Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is a watch that has taken on mythical gravitas that few other watches possess. Like the Omega Speedmaster, the Daytona is recognized for its balanced proportions, three subdials, and a watch that just looks accurate because of the push buttons and well positioned subdials. With its appeal to both adventurers and […]

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