Posts tagged with : "Rolex"

 

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: NEW Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with ceramic bezel & NEW Rolex Air-King

Baselworld 2016: NEW Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in steel with ceramic bezel & NEW Rolex Air-King

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 Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

The Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

During the last weekend I had a closer look at “The Watch Book” that was published recently. Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, the two authors, have a natural authority, they can express themselves clearly and provide their knowledge to their readers.   

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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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Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Sun & Fun & Watersport … Eight new timepieces you might want to wear this summer…

Alpina, Blancpain, Breitling, Longines, Omega, Oris, Rolex and Tudor, they are all brand new and they are here to conquer the very limited and therefore precious space on your wrist. 

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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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The new Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out through its impressive technical values

The new Rolex Calibre 3255 stands out through its 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 Calibre 3255 …

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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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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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The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

The latest COSC figures for July 2014 and the development 2014 so far…

As always up-to-date I today present you the latest COSC-figures. They show the results of July 2014 and the development in 2014 so far. Please click on “read more” to get this latest update…

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The new Rolex Deepsea sports a deep blue to pitch-black gradient dial.

The new Rolex Deepsea sports a deep blue to pitch-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.

The achievement by a tiny Rolex watch marked the advent of the modern precision wristwatch. Get the full story and see the brands major “Oyster” developments from 1926 – 2014 by clicking on “READ MORE”…

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The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

This one for those who love numbers and figures! I have put together for you the figures of Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute of the last twenty years. The numbers shown here are movements sent to COSC by brand.

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My very special look back at the 24 Hours of Le Mans / 24 Heures du Mans 2014

My very special look back at the 24 Hours of Le Mans / 24 Heures du Mans 2014

I was following the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2014 a little. Audi took the first and second place. In a small collage I want to show you some of the watch brands participating in the race.

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Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) figures

Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) figures

These are the latest figures from COSC (= Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) showing you who has entered how many movements for testing.

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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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Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.

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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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Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

Interview and background-story: The man behind the success of Jean-Frédéric Dufour is none other than Jean-Claude Biver.

While probably yesterday everyone has been congratulating Jean-Fred Dufour I was chatting with Jean-Claude Biver about one of his protégées. Today I had the time to tape this short stirring conversation I now invite you to listen too.

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Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures

Update: The latest Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) figures

These are the latest figures from COSC (= Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) showing you who has entered how many movements for testing. 

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