Keeping with the aviation theme from last week’s article on the Stowa Flieger Klassik 40 Baumuster B, we come to this week’s featured timepiece: the Swiss Rolex Air-King. This series is one of the longest-running production models within Rolex’s modern lineup, with only the iconic Datejust and the original Oyster Perpetual rivaling it for longevity.… Read More


The Sub is a classic for a reason, but it isn’t the only undersea timepiece available A chunky dive watch has long been a symbol of the rugged Alpha male. Nearly 20 years after the introduction of the likes of the Radiomir (see below), submersible timepieces began to grow in popularity when undersea exploration broke… Read More


Rebecca Doulton talks to Paul Altieri, America’s King of swiss Rolex, to find out the secrets behind the success of his online watch emporium, Bob’s Watches. The first thing to clear up is that Paul Altieri of Bob’s Watches is not Bob of Bob’s Watches or remotely related to Bob. Altieri acquired Bob Thompson’s domain… Read More


Just in time for Mother’s Day, what could be better than a classic vintage Cartier or Rolex replica watch with a colorful, California twist? LaCalifornienne is a new line of men’s and women’s replica watches by Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife team Courtney Ormond, a former wardrobe stylist, and Leszek Garwacki, a longtime watch collector and former… Read More


The victim suffered injuries to his hand during a struggle in Edinburgh. A taxi driver was threatened at knifepoint by a passenger who made off with his Rolex replica watch in Edinburgh. The private hire driver picked up a fare on Rannoch Road in Clermiston in the early hours of last Friday. The 55-year-old took… Read More


Rolex has finally moved to end the years-old practice of its authorised Singapore retailers charging customers a premium for the hot Rolex models. The move by the Swiss luxury replica watch-maker came about as the premiums charged for its Rolex Cosmograph Daytona sports watch hit new highs. The Business Times understands that Rolex recently sent… Read More


When it comes to GMT Master’s none are as desirable as the ref. 6542, the very first Rolex ever issued of this model. Designed to be the watch of choice for Pan-Am pilots, the GMT Master became the benchmark when it comes to two-timezone replica watches. A title that it still as true today as… Read More


Brian Duffy, CEO of watch and jewellery retailers Aurum, explains his enduring fondness for Rolex My first luxury watch was a Rolex steel Datejust (pictured below). I used to guard it, as I thought it was very delicate and precious, but I soon realised it was virtually indestructible. There was nothing you couldn’t do while… Read More


Auction house Phillips, in Association with Bacs & Russo, sold $7.8-million worth of Rolex replica watches in a special Rolex-themed sale in Hong Kong on November 28, setting a record for the highest price paid for a Rolex at a sale in Asia: $1,015,732 for a stainless steel Ref. 8171 “Padellone,” a triple-calendar watch with… Read More