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Rolex Names New CEO

Friday, April 18th, 2014
rolex ceo

Jean-Frédéric Dufour has been named the new global CEO for Rolex SA. An official press release from Rolex read…

Christies to Auction Rolex Watches May, 12 in Geneva

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
christies may 14, 2014

Christie’s will be holding a auction on May 12, 2014 in Geneva, centered around and featuring many fine and rare examples of watches. Rolex is well represented among their numbers, offering many vintage and rare finds.

Rolex Watches – What’s Hot & What’s Not

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
rolex watches

At Bob’s Watches we see our fair share of Rolex watches flying off the shelves. When it comes to fashion and the Rolex watch world there are watches that are in high demand and others that have a lesser demand. If you are looking for a stylish watch that will turn heads and transform you into the envy of the neighborhood, take a look at one of the top selling Rolex watches. For those who want to go against the grain you might want to check out the “What’s Not” section.

The Daytona 116505 History

Friday, April 11th, 2014

There are few watches made that can match the Dayton 116505 for sheer good looks. The entire watch just breathes good taste.

A Discussion of Rolex Movements Going Back to 1950

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
rolex daytona 6265 fab movement

There’ve been at least 61 Rolex calibres manufactured since 1950. And they’ve been installed in many times that many references.

An Inside Look at the Rolex Submariner 16613

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Rolex Submariner 16613 has been replaced by the 116613, but the original is still a valuable collector’s item.

Vintage of the Week: Rolex Submariner 5513 with Gilt Dial

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
gilt dial rolex 5512

Once in awhile, you come across an extremely rare version of a watch that is already considered a collector’s item. This is the case with the vintage Submariner 5512 with gilt dial.

A Closer Look At The Daytona 116520

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

The Rolex Daytona 116520 was introduced in 2000 at the BaselWorld Fair. This watch represented the first completely new in-house movement that Rolex had designed in more than 50 years: the fully-integrated self-winding chronograph function called the Caliber 4130.

Improvements Make The Submariner 116610 a Watch to Watch

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Green Submariner

When Rolex introduces the first of the upgraded ceramic bezel models of Submariners, the world sat up and took notice. The white gold 116619 and the two-toned 116613 debuted prior to the all-stainless Submariner, which made its first appearance at Basel in 2010, but it was some time before experts were able to review the 116610 with improved and enhanced features.

Vintage of the Week: Military Submariner 5513/0

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
5513 submariner military issue

The Rolex watches made for the Royal Navy have a special place in many collector’s hearts.  These 1970s versions, of which about 1200 were made, are in high demand these days, so if you are lucky enough to find one you want to know what to look for.  Experts estimate that only a few hundred […]

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