Tag: rolex

Four Lesser Known Watches From Big Brands Worth Considering

To the majority of watch collectors, certain brands are known for certain watches. Rolex is all about steel sport watches like the Submariner, Omega is all about the “First Watch on the Moon” Speedmaster chronograph, and Audemars Piguet is all about the octagonal Royal Oak. What many watch collectors tend to overlook are timepieces offered … Continued

Patek Philippe 5200G

Vintage Watches: Often Not An Ideal Purchase Choice For Novices

Buying a brand new watch versus a vintage watch is a very different experience. Those fresh to buying or collecting watches can often get stuck between when making the decision to buy a modern timepiece, or something older that may seem to have a bit more charm and personality. In the watch collecting world, you … Continued

Tudor Style

A Guide To Technical Standards In Watchmaking

Watchmaking has constantly sought to improve chronometry while working within the prevailing limits of material science and micromechanics. Following the Quartz Crisis, the mechanical timepiece’s re-emergence as a luxury object also saw an expanded focus on other qualities such as movement decoration. Several standards exist today to quantify and evaluate these qualities, which we will … Continued

Rolex first superlative chronometer tested Day-Date 40

A Closer Look At The Rolex Cellini Moonphase

Rolex is probably best known for its sports watches rather than for complicated timepieces. However, its rich history does offer up examples of elegant, even poetic, watches with a moon phase display. At Baselworld 2017 this heritage was brought back to life with the Cellini Moonphase. Rolex’s history with the moon phase display While Rolex … Continued

Cellini Moonphase
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