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

For 2015, Rolex unveiled a new 39 mm diameter Oyster Perpetual model, with the option of a Red Grape, Blue or Dark Rhodium dial. All three versions look great, although it is the latter version that impressed us the most. Dominated by a Dark Rhodium sunburst finish, topped with applied […]

The Dark Rhodium Rolex Oyster Perpetual

This year at Baselworld, by far, the most talked about watch release has been the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref 116500LN (which replaces Ref. 116520 that was first introduced in 2000). Over the 16 year period, a number of incremental changes have been made to the Daytona Chronograph. The caliber 4130 […]

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ceramic Bezel 116500LN Hands-On

Tempus Machina, the company that created a customized Rolex Submariner Ref. 114060 as an homage to the highly collectible Ref. 6538 Big Crown, in 2015, is at it again. This time, they have customized another modern Submariner Ref. 114060 to look like a collectible 1960s vintage Ref. 5512 with pointed […]

Tempus Machina Ref. 809H Submariner

Rolex introduced the redesigned Cellini dress watch collection at Baselworld 2014. This year, they followed up by adding one new variation for each of the three styles of Cellini; the 3-hander, date, and dual time models – respectively. This article focuses on just one, the Cellini Date, which now comes […]

The Rolex Cellini Date Hands-On

The highlight of the Yacht-Master collection at Rolex this year was the new 40 mm steel and Everose gold model, with a “Rolesor” case, which simply means a combination of 904L steel and 18K Everose gold. With that said, Rolex also quietly introduced a new dial on the steel and […]

Three new Rolex Yacht-Masters