Next month – at the Geneva Watch Auction: Five – one watch is poised to break the all-time high Rolex auction record. The Bao Dai, otherwise known as reference 6062, has a presale estimate set by Phillips Auction house at $1.5 million. This Rolex triple display calendar with moonphase is […]

Bao Dai: The Most Expensive Rolex Ever?

Yesterday, at the Geneva Watch Auction: Five, the Rolex reference 6062, aka the “Bao Dai,” broke the all-time record for a Rolex at auction. According to Phillips, “Following an eight-minute bidding war, between ten bidders in the room and three on the telephone, the iconic Rolex Reference 6062, ‘Bao Dai’ […]

Most expensive Rolex ever sold at auction

This October, Phillips Watches will host their first ever watch auction in New York, highlighted by a timepiece that will surely garner the attention of the worldwide watch collecting community. Aurel Bacs, in association with Phillips, will be auctioning the most coveted Paul Newman Daytona, possibly of all time: Paul […]

Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona coming up for sale in October

Rolex has announced six new “Rolesor” versions of the Sky-Dweller for 2017, which consist of 904L stainless steel cases with 18K yellow or white gold bezels (the bracelet center links on the yellow gold versions are crafted in 18K solid gold). Previously the Sky-Dweller – which was introduced in 2012 […]

Rolex debuts Sky-Dweller in stainless steel

One of the most newsworthy Rolex introductions from 2017 was surely the new 43 mm diameter Sea-Dweller. The 2017 Sea-Dweller features the next generation Rolex 3235 caliber automatic, that has a 70-hour power reserve and is a so-called Superlative Chronometer with impressive -2/+2 precision after being cased up. A new […]

The Rolex Sea-Dweller Hands-On

Originally created in 1967 – in collaboration with the French diving company COMEX – the Sea-Dweller is a more robust version of the Submariner. While the Submariner is a professional dive watch, the Sea-Dweller is the thicker, more athletic, deeper diving brother. Rolex is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the […]

Baselworld 2017: Rolex Sea-Dweller

Rolex Ref. 5513 Matte Dial This is a Rolex Ref. 5513 Submariner with a matte dial and no-date. It is was produced for a longtime by Rolex (from 1962-1990) and so there are a number of variations between different model years. This is an earlier example from 1967 which has […]

The Rolex Reference 5513 Matte Dial

Originally created in 1956 for engineers and technicians who are exposed to magnetic fields which disrupt the watch accuracy, the Milgauss was designed to resist magnetic interference up to 1,000 gauss, hence the name “mille” which is French for “thousand.” The big Milgauss news for 2014 is the new Z […]

Introducing the Rolex Milgauss “Z Blue”

Fullscreen For this hands-on review, we paired a vintage Rolex Submariner and a locally made Horween leather strap, resulting in a dinstinctive aesthetic that is as handsome as any Submariner with a steel bracelet. Most people that buy a Submariner, wear it with the included steel bracelet, and that is […]

Rolex Submariner 1680 X Horween Strap

Antiquorum’s upcoming New York watch auction takes place April 15th, and today we’ll show you one of our favorite pieces: a Rolex GMT Master 1675 with Blue Bezel. Sometimes referred to as the “Blueberry” GMT. The look of the blue bezel is great, which makes it really stand out from […]

Rolex GMT Master 1675 with Blue Bezel