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Rolex Submariner 16618

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Rolex Submariner

The Rolex Submariner 16618LB is powered by a perpetual, mechanical, self-winding caliber 3135 jewel movement. The ease and convenience of a perpetual movement is unparalleled, as any type of movement, including daily wear, will keep the watch in motion. The movement is also certified by the independent non-profit group the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). The COSC puts the movement through a rigorous 15 day test, exposing it to various elements and conditions to ensure precision and the highest level of timepiece craftsmanship. Its seal of approval is engraved on each of Rolex’s Perpetual movement timepieces.

Winners of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters title was won on Sunday by No. 3 on the Emirates ATP rankings, Stanislas Wawrinka. Failing to Navok Djokovic in Rome in 2008 and Rafael Nadal in Madrid in 2013, it was Wawrinka’s time to shine. After a rough start, Wawrinka defeated Swiss countryman Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6(5), and 6-2, securing […]

Vintage of the Week – Rolex Day Date (President) 1803

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Officially released in 1956, the Rolex 6511 “Day Date” revived the look at feel of the timepiece. The “Day Date” name came from two new features: a window at 12 showing the day and a subsequent window at 3 showing the date. The addition of the day and date added extra complexity to the watch with the addition of the automatic movement day and date discs. The case became much thicker. This, however, was not a bad thing. Aesthetically …

Rolex Names New CEO

Friday, April 18th, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.


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