“Vintage Rolex is my focus,” Timothy Yong said. “I track every auction.” Mr. Yong, 33, has five rows of timepieces in a glass display case spanning one wall of an upstairs room in his home here. Also filling the space: shelves of vintage whiskeys, neatly stacked boxes of shoes and two long racks of business… Read More


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


Recently, it seems the name of George Bamford—the visionary force behind Bamford Watch Department and most recently Bamford Auto Department—is surfacing in more places than ever. While some replica watch-collecting purists take issue with his work due to the fact that he is altering classic timepieces from Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet (among others),… Read More


The new Datejust that Rolex unveiled at Baselworld 2016 scarcely differs from the Rolex Datejust II. The similar design characteristics set Rolex replica watches apart from other brands. Learn more details in this feature article from WatchTime’s upcoming Special Design Issue 2017. A fluted bezel, a Cyclops magnifying lens above the date window and an… Read More


Watch auctions have evolved from relatively staid events for die-hard collectors into ever increasingly well-hyped media events for the ultra-wealthy. And while that’s not a bad thing in itself, the excited rhetoric, stratospherically high estimates, and hammer prices often attract attention away from the replica watches themselves, making it easy to lose track of what… Read More


From a Omega to a Panarai to a vintage replica Rolex, there are superb timepieces in the four-figure range-many of which will hold their value, too. After all, isn’t it bonus season? You don’t have to spend five figures to get a great replica watch. No matter what snobbish collectors might suggest, there are lots… Read More


With vintage replica watches, it’s the little details that matter: Two may look nearly identical from across a room, but a few key differences visible up close can make one of them far rarer—and perhaps an incredible value—for the astute collector. This replica Rolex Day-Date and Tudor Date+Day are textbook examples. In 1956, Rolex started… Read More


Tudor has produced its first-ever in-house movement in its history. Yes, you heard right. It’s borrowing a page from sister brand, Rolex, which is known for making movements developed, manufactured and quality checked in a closed-loop system entirely within its own premises that are considered some of the industry’s best in terms of mechanical quality,… Read More


A Vietnamese woman has been handed a Rolex replica watch she left in a taxi that took her to Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport early this month. Truong Thi Lam, 29, said she did not remember the taxi number or the license plate. But based on her information, security officers have checked camera footage and identified… Read More