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Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • What Is Considered Vintage Rolex?

    August 30, 2014
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    What Is Considered Vintage Rolex?

    The other day while talking to a friend, they asked a very simple question that isn’t so simple to answer. Their question: what is considered vintage in terms of Rolex watches? We take a personal journey into answering that question, and revisit what it means when we say Rolex is Timeless.

     

  • World Record Rolex - The Most Expensive Rolex Of All Time

    August 24, 2014
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    Rare stainless steel chronograph - 1942

    This ultra-rare, stainless steel chronograph dates all the way back to 1942. The Rolex reference 4113, set a new world record for the most expensive Rolex ever to be sold at auction when it fetched $1.176 million at Christie’s Important Watches sale in Geneva in 2011

     

  • A Little Rolex Air King History

    August 16, 2014
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    Air King

    The Rolex Air King is a perennial favorite in the Rolex line, and has always been a handsome watch at an even more handsome price. What is not so well known is its history and how it first came about. It’s an interesting story and bears repeating here at the Swiss Wrist Blog.

  • The Odyssey of a Watch Collector

    August 8, 2014
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    The Odyssey of a Watch Collector

    Ever wonder how someone becomes a watch addict? I can’t speak for anyone else, but I thought it might be interesting to trace my evolution from a kid interested in watches to an adult who collects them and writes about them by looking at a few of the watches I collected along the way.

  • Rolex DeepSea Challenge 3D - The Movie

    August 2, 2014
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    We first covered James Cameron's dive back in the blog post, Rolex From The Top Of The World, To The Bottom Of The Ocean. Part 3 but that was prior to the announcement of the new 3D movie release in connection with his historical dive some 2 and a half years after the dive.

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