Tag Archives: Rolex

Rolex Oysterquartz 1987

Rolex is by far the most imitated watch. Imitations ranging from obvious cheap copies to difficult to pick fakes that feature every minute detail.  It is widely thought that if a watch that looks like a Rolex, has Rolex signed … Continue reading

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Tudor Oyster 1966

This is not a Rolex! Every time I see Tudor advertised for sale, the headline is something like “Rolex Tudor”. This annoys me. Tudor is a separate product and although both come under the same parent company and Tudor came … Continue reading

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Rolex Submariner 2011

The Submariner was introduced by Rolex in 1954. Since then, the Rolex designers could be accused of being the laziest designers in the world of watchmaking because the basic style changed little to the present day. Maybe that is one … Continue reading

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Tudor Prince 1980

   On the 6th March 1946, Hans Wilsdorf, the co-founder of Rolex some 40 years earlier, launched a new watch that would sell at a modest price than Rolex and yet one that would attain the standards of dependability for … Continue reading

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Rolex Datejust Chronometer 1985

  The Rolex Datejust from 1985 is a classic Rolex.  Oyster case with screw down crown, fluted 18ct gold bezel and magnifying date bubble are hallmarks of this great brand. Like most watchmakers, I wasn’t a great Rolex fan. In … Continue reading

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