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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Rolex Oysterquartz Reference 17000A

Though famous for their mechanical movements, Rolex once produced a number of quartz models. Between the years of 1977 to 2001 an estimated 25,000 Oysterquartz timepieces were produced.

Rolex Day-Date President Ref 18239

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Rolex used the finest 18k white gold to construct the case and band. Some versions of the watch feature a yellow gold accent band while others are completely finished in 18k white gold. This use of rich materials makes the Rolex President perfect for a boardroom, a fine restaurant or an elegant gathering.

Parma Vintage Watch Show, Italy

Parma Vintage Show Italy

The Parma vintage watch show displays some of the hottest vintage Rolex watches annually from their showcase in Italy. Bob’s Watches was there to explore all of the great looking timepieces.

Vintage of the Week: Sea Dweller Ref 1665

Rolex Sea Dweller

When COMEX needed a diving watch in the 1960’s Rolex delivered by making modifications to their Submariner watch. By 1967 the Sea Dweller reference 1665 was fitted with a helium escape value and ready for commercial sale.

Apple Watch vs Rolex: Watchmakers & Fashion World Reacts

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The Apple watch continues to make headlines. Does it live up to all the hype though? To get some deeper insight Bob’s Watches is publishing reactions from both the fashion world and watchmakers.

The New Apple Watch: A Threat to Rolex?

Apple iWatches in Display Case

Apple CEO Tim Cook has big shoes to fill if he expects to dethrone luxury watch makers such as Rolex. Rolex watches have already set the bar extremely high using some of the finest materials and Swiss watch making talent to create pieces of technological art. According to Mr. Cook, Apple Watch “will…

10 Things You Did Not Know About Rolex

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Rolex watches are one of the most prestigious luxury items on the market. If you thought you knew everything there is to know about these timeless watches think again.

Rolex GMT Master Ice

Rolex GMT Ice Wristwatch

The most expensive Rolex watch to date is certainly the extravagant and extremely rare Rolex GMT Master Ice men’s wristwatch. Market pricing has set the value of this particular timepiece around $485,350 USD. The Rolex GMT Master Ice wristwatch is certainly aesthetically stimulating and visually pleasing. It is made of some of the finest materials, […]

The Rolex Sky Dweller – One of the Most Complicated Movements Yet

Skydweller Wristwatch Reference 326939

The Sky-dweller reference 326939 is considered the most complicated caliber by Rolex yet. Offering 28,800 beats per hour and a stylish design, if this wristwatch wasn’t on your must have list you might want to take a second look.

Rolex Launches a New Commemorative Deepsea with Blue Dial

Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea Blue

Eagerly anticipate, Rolex revealed a new watch model on August 4, 2014 known as the Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial Edition. This new Oyster Perpetual watch was made to commemorate James Cameron’s historic solo dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. The New Rolex Deepsea The spirit of the Deepsea watch has always been one […]

What’s Hot What’s Not

Rolex Wristwatch Collection

What’s hot and what’s not in the pre-owned Rolex market? Let Bob’s Watches give you the inside scoop. Read this month’s edition to learn more!

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