Category: "Rolex"

 

Q&A with auctioneer Tom Tombeur

Q&A with auctioneer Tom Tombeur

Where do you buy and sell your vintage watches? One great option is online auction platform, Catawiki. They host around 30 weekly Watches auctions and have some unique features that set them apart. Every auction is curated by a team of experts, […]

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Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Here’s a classic diver to take into consideration, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. First launched in the early 50’s just like the Rolex Submariner and still available in a design that remained close to that original. However they made the Fifty Fathoms models available in […]

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Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives: The New Watchstars Book, Available Now for Pre-Order Selected Superlatives: The Best Watches of the World, from the team that brings you the Watchstars awards, is a new, high-format hardcover book that you should not miss. Here are five reasons why: […]

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Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

Rolex Sea-Dweller anniversary model ref 126600

One of the brands that has a lot of speculation going on in the weeks, even months before Baselworld. Rolex. Rumours spread fast on forums. Photoshopped images of new models people think that will be presented, or which they hope to see, […]

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Rolex is Celebrating Cinema. And how!

Rolex is Celebrating Cinema. And how!

Please watch this one minute-long compilation titled “Celebrating Cinema” that was aired the first time yesterday for the 89th Academy Awards. Rolex has become official partner/sponsor of the Oscars. Simply stunning! 

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Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King – let me discuss some probably unknown facts about the watch

Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King – let me discuss some probably unknown facts about the watch

Rolex offers the new Air-King for an attractive price. The watch is sold for 5700 Euro. 1350 Euro less than a Milgauss (Reference 116400). From a technical point of view it is the same watch. Curious? Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Baselworld 2016: Rolex Explorer

Baselworld 2016: Rolex Explorer

The Rolex Explorer is not new, but Rolex finally corrected something I always critisised at the former version… 

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Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King

Baselworld 2016: Rolex Air-King

The new Air-King polarises a lot. Some like it, some find it simply ugly. Have a look and tell me what you think…

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Baselworld 2016: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with black Cerachrom bezel

Baselworld 2016: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with black Cerachrom bezel

I have dozens of live taken pictures for you, some first technical information and the price.

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Baselworld 2016 novelty Rolex Daytona ceramic bezel

Baselworld 2016 novelty Rolex Daytona ceramic bezel

As quick as I could … here are very first live taken pictures of the new Rolex Cosmograph Daytona & Rolex Air-King

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The new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master is now available through the worldwide Rolex retail network (Updated with XL-pictures)

The new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master is now available through the worldwide Rolex retail network (Updated with XL-pictures)

I was told the quantities delivered are still very small, but the 40 /37 mm Everose Yacht-Master with the new sophisticated Oysterflex bracelet did hit the markets. Let me again show you pictures and give you detailed information about the watch and its price …

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24 Hours of Le Mans … And The Winner Is: Rolex

24 Hours of Le Mans … And The Winner Is: Rolex

As afollow-up to my two posts about watches & 24 Hours of Le Mans I want to show you some pictures saying more than 1000 words… Click on “read more” to see my report …

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24 HEURES DU MANS (24 Hours of Le Mans) 13. + 14. 07. 2015 … Chopard & Porsche, Oris & Audi, Rebellion & Rebellion Racing, TAG Heuer & Nissan + Rolex & Timekeeping

24 HEURES DU MANS (24 Hours of Le Mans) 13. + 14. 07. 2015 … Chopard & Porsche, Oris & Audi, Rebellion & Rebellion Racing, TAG Heuer & Nissan + Rolex & Timekeeping

Next weekend we will see the 83rd edition of 24 HEURES DU MANS. These are four major Swiss Watchmakers teaming up with a renown carmaker/racing team and Rolex serving as the timekeeper …

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Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…

Breaking News: It is official… Jean-Frederic Dufour will be the next Rolex-CEO and take over “power” the 17th June…
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Where does Rolex use its new Calibre 3255? Of course in the new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, Rolex’s most prestigious model…


Where does Rolex use its new Calibre 3255? Of course in the new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, Rolex’s most prestigious model…


Some of you complained that I did not tell and show you in which Rolex model the new Rolex Calibre 3255 will make its debut… I apologize! Here is the watch in all its executions…

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New Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out by impressive technical values

New Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out by impressive technical values

This automatic calibre is another typical example for the brands on-going efforts to steadily improve the quality of a mechanical watch. Click on “read more” to discover the Rolex Calibre 3255 Guys, this one is a hard nut to crack! It´s not only […]

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A long day ends, I have just uploaded huge amounts of data. Before finishing my todays posts I will have dinner with Rolex. Back in my room I will start publishing. Please guys be a little patient, what I now desperately need is something to eat…

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Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

Rolex Day-Date 40 with new calibre 3255, Yacht-Master with Oysterflex bracelet and Oyster Perpetual @ Baselworld 2015

In brief some first information about the new Rolex timepieces and many, many live taken pictures. More insight information will go online later… Sorry I can’t do more in the moment…

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Will Rolex go smart? Wristwatch with atomic oscillator EP 2498151 A

Will Rolex go smart? Wristwatch with atomic oscillator EP 2498151 A

On the server of the European Patent Office I found an interesting entry from Rolex dating back from the year 2012. What would be the purpose to build a wristwatch with an atomic oscillator? Do you have an idea? Let me know!

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The Watch-Insider´s number one Rolex of the year 2014

The Watch-Insider´s number one Rolex of the year 2014

Rolex is such a particular and a unique brand and of course a giant in terms of watches manufactured each year so I thought I do let you know which of the new Rolex 2014 watches was my personal favourite…

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During the last weeks I saw innumerable Rolex Submariner on wrists. That’s a phenomenon! Is this the official club-watch for hedonistic use in summer?

During the last weeks I saw innumerable Rolex Submariner on wrists. That’s a phenomenon! Is this the official club-watch for hedonistic use in summer?

Now I am curious and I want to ask you: Which one is the coolest? I have put together all the actual Rolex Submariner, from steel, steel-gold to gold and in all its color variations. Have a look!

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The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

The colorful way of sporting a Rolex Submariner (Monday 12:40 Updated with another summer picture-book entry)

Guys, CARPE DIEM & enjoy the summer! I wish you a wonderful relaxed summer weekend and many, many colorful and inspiring moments! Do you want to share this feeling with me? Please click on “read more” …

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New Rolex Deepsea sports deep blue-black gradient dial

New Rolex Deepsea sports deep blue-black gradient dial

The new Rolex Deepsea was introduced on Monday 4 August in New York during the US premiere of the documentary film in the presence of James Cameron.

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Rolex history for you to discover: 100 years ago, in 1914, the Kew Observatory in Great Britain granted a “Class A” certificate to a wristwatch for the very first time.

Rolex history for you to discover: 100 years ago, in 1914, the Kew Observatory in Great Britain granted a “Class A” certificate to a wristwatch for the very first time.

RolexThe achievement by a tiny Rolex watch marked the advent of the modern precision wristwatch. Get the full Rolex history on the  and see the brands major “Oyster” developments from 1926 – 2014. Until the 15th July 1914 such a certification, which attested to the […]

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The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like? A new proposal from Niklas.

The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like? A new proposal from Niklas.

Some minutes ago Niklas from Sweden wrote me an email proposing me his design for a new Rolex Daytona. Very cool indeed! Have a look and let me know what you think…

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The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like?

The next generation of the Rolex Daytona what should it look like?

George, a watch freak and a graphic designer, sent me an email with his proposal. I like his Photoshop-creation. Please have a look and if you want and can do also send me your proposals by email.

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Let me ask you: Is the actual Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona still a real men´s watch?

Let me ask you: Is the actual Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona still a real men´s watch?

I see the high-class cult-chronograph Daytona more and more on women´s wrists and no longer on men´s. Is the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona outdated? Let me know what you think…      

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Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Which one is sexier? The new Omega De Ville Trésor or the new Rolex Cellini (Updated with the prices)

Let me first present you both elegant watches on seven pages and show you a variety of stunning pictures. But then I want your opinion… Please let me know which one you prefer.

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Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

Rolex now officially confirms that Jean-Frédéric Dufour is the new CEO

“Rolex confirms the arrival of Jean-Frédéric Dufour” … Whilst this afternoon I did not get an official confirmation from Rolex, now it has just arrived by email sent by the Press Attaché…  

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Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

According to insider information I just got confirmed from my dear friend and colleague Gisbert Brunner, Jean-Frédéric Dufour is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex.

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