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More on the New Rolex GMT-Master II in blue

What many Rolex aficionados were hoping for came true last Wednesday at Baselworld, a bi-colored ceramic bezel on the Rolex GMT Master II. For years after indicating that ceramic in two colors was technically impossible, Rolex found a way to keep the virtually scratchproof and fade proof ceramic properties in a one piece bezel. Many […]

Rolex surprises all with a bi-colored ceramic bezel at Baselworld

Rolex surprised all by releasing six new upgrades at Baselworld this morning. Rolex holds its new watch announcements to the Baselworld show building up expectations from Rolex watch fans and industry observers. Rolex’s new releases continue the evolution of their existing watch line. Unlike previous Baselworld shows, Rolex did not announce any completely new models. […]

Over time, Rolex defines the tool watch

The roots of the “tool watch” go back to the turn of the 20th century and was born out of wartime details of which are discussed and shared here. The genesis of the “tool watch” started when Rolex patented the Oyster watch case and winding crown in the late 1920’s. Even though Rolex was not […]

Rolex: The Definition of a Tool Watch

In this day of electronics where keeping track of time is a matter of looking at your phone, microwave, computer, television, or radio, the notion of a “tool watch” has slipped by the wayside. Long have the days past whereby Noon – Greenwich Mean Time was signified by a ball dropping from a Greenwich observatory […]

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