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NEO-VINTAGE ROLEX: TRANSITIONAL REFERENCES

Similar to body styles of cars (think e30,e36, e46 BMWs), 4, 5 and 6 digit Rolex are generally classified by shifts in the designs, materials and components found in their respective eras of production. Generally speaking, however, 5 digit Rolex references mark the transition from acrylic to sapphire crystals yet with case profiles we now…

OUR MOST WANTED WATCHES OF 2021

We’re always asked what watches we’re after so we wanted to quick compile a list. Watches we want to buy: Rolex Ref. 16808 Yellow Gold Submariner Rolex 16618 Yellow Gold Submariner (specifically “purple” dials – generally produced between 1990-1992) Rolex Ref. 16520 and Ref. 16528 Zenith Daytona Rolex Ref. 1655 and 16550. (cream dial) Explorer…

THE ALCHEMY OF ROLEX

Before I begin, it is important to say that there are many factors that have brought the price of modern steel Rolex watches to the level that they enjoy currently. This article is meant as more of a fun, harmless investigation into the partial neglect of modern gold Rolex watches and the success of Rolex…

THE RIGHT WAY TO BUY A ROLEX

You’ve put in the time and effort to save some extra scratch, and have narrowed down what exactly it is that you’re after. Though the modern offerings are nothing short of over-engineered perfection, you’ve decided it’s a Rolex of generations past that you want. For an experienced collector, getting that watch on your wrist can…

UNCRATE: FIELD-WORN 1968 OMEGA SEAMASTER 300 WATCH

FIELD WORN 1968 OMEGA SEAMASTER 300 WATCH Be sure to check out the link above to see Uncrate’s feature of LTC Finter’s Omega Seamaster 300. Watch available this December at Christie’s. Enquire today to get notified of registration.

LTC FINTER’S OMEGA MAKES HODINKEE

Be sure to check out Hodinkee’‘s June 28, 2019 Bring A Loupe feature to find out why LTC George Aikman Finter’s Omega Seamaster 300 is “as good as watches with military provenance get”

ROLEX SERIAL NUMBER LOOKUP

As much as we all love Rolex, historically they’ve offered us owners very little support identify the history of their vintage pieces. While brand such Patek Phillipe, Audemars Piguet and Omega issue archival extracts, detailing manufacture dates, original attribute and the country of delivery Rolex has chosen to leave their collectors guessing. While this can…

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