Rolex Daytona

Rolex: Gold Daytona Ref 6264

Ever wondered what would have done better as an investment over the past 45 years? Buying a gold Rolex Daytona Ref 6264, a gold bar or buying shares …

Watches

New Book, 'A Man And His Watch,' Features Paul Newman's Other Rolex Daytona

In the early summer of 2017 the news broke that Phillips’ auction house would be putting Paul Newman’s own Rolex Daytona on the block. In the elite world of luxury watch collecting, a Paul Newman-style Rolex Daytona – a reference 6239, 6241, 6262, 6263, 6264, or 6265 in one of the four prescribed …

Watches

Book Review: ‘A Man And His Watch’ Features Personal Watch Stories And A Few WIS Surprises

'A Man and His Watch' by Matt Hranek is full of interesting horological stories of personal histories and backgrounds to well-known figures in the …

Watches

Florida's Wilson Collection is a diamond in the rough

To say the Wilson Collection is impressive isn’t completely accurate, since impressive doesn’t quite cover it. The scope and scale of the collection …

Classic Cars

Could Mr Newman’s Paul Newman fetch $10 million?

The iconic sale of Paul Newman’s Rolex Paul Newman is nearby. Phillips Watches will be auctioning this highly important vintage Rolex during their …

Watches

A Week On The Wrist: The TAG Heuer Autavia 2017

On my first official day here at HODINKEE, I walked into the office to find a surprise waiting for me. After I had a chance to settle in at my desk, …

Watches

Part 3 of 3: Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona 116519

DEPLOYANT - Luxury watch reviews & horological lifestyles - Luxury watch reviews & horological lifestylesWith the Phillips, Winning Icons auction …

Watches

BAPE Announces New BAPEX Drop for Fall 2017

Updated TYPE-1 and TYPE-3 watches.<p>BAPE announced new selections for its watch line, BAPEX. The collection, dropping later this month, offers up several original BAPEX TYPE-1 and TYPE-3 variations.<p>BAPEX’s designs offer playful revisions of classic Rolex styles — the TYPE-1 is a play on the Rolex …

For Men

Hands-On with Paul Newman’s Very Own Paul Newman Daytona

Like Jane Birkin’s own Hermes bag or the Mao jacket Mao Zedong himself wore, Paul Newman’s “Paul Newman” Daytona is <i>the</i> watch that created a cult …

Watches

Parma Watch Show September 2017

I always love to go to Italia not only for the fine vintage watches I see in Parma and the great friends I see again alongside but also because of …

Watches

BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends September 30, 2017

Catch up on all the biggest and hottest watches and happenings in the world of watches in our September mega round-up.The article BEST FROM: …

Watches

Emmy Watch: Watching Watches At The Awards

Celebrities set trends – be it travel, fashion, and even political views – since, for better or worse, people tend to emulate their seemingly dreamy lifestyles…in ways they can, anyway. A television appearance on “Ellen,” or a beach house in Malibu, or a Learjet trip to Cannes might be out of the …

Awards

This Week in Gear

Stahl Camper Fire Pit<p><b>From the Gear Patrol Store:</b> Lightweight aluminum makes this fire pit ideal for car camping, so you don’t have to sacrifice style …

Watches

Buyer Beware - the California Crooks are on the Loose!

We don’t do public service announcements often here on Fratello Watches. Aside from letting you know about the occasional <b>stolen watch</b> or <b>fake</b>, we …

Watches

A luxury watch is more of an investment than an ISA, says new research

Another reason to buy that Rolex you've always wanted<p>It's official - buying a pre-owned luxury watch is, in fact, a better long-term investment than saving your money in an ISA, according to one new study.<p>Luxury pre-owned retailer <i>Xupes</i> valued1,000 pre-owned luxury watches from its product catalogue …

Watches

Why I still wear the Apple Watch

The starscape on view from James Ward Packard’s window in Warren, Ohio, was magnificent.<p>In the summer, Draco, the dragon, would have wheeled above, clawing at Ursa Minor. Gemini would have ridden across Clinton Street and up the old Canal as Ursa Major reared and fell. And, with the help of his …

Gear & Gadgets

Today in Gear: September 7, 2017

• <b>Home of the… Lame?:</b> A recent survey shows that in the minds of expatriates, the United States is becoming a less desirable place to live and work. …

Shopping

If You Love Watches, You’ll Probably Love This Magazine

Founded in 2008 as a humble watch blog, <i>Hodinkee</i> has grown over the years to become one of the most prominent and influential voices in the watch …

Watches

Vintage Rolex Is What This Collector Craves

“Vintage Rolex is my focus,” Timothy Yong said. “I track every auction.”<p>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 …

Watches

Paul Newman's lost Rolex sets auction world alight

by Alex Williams<p>Maybe you missed out on Jimi Hendrix's "Woodstock" Stratocaster, which sold for a reported $US1.3 million in 1993. Perhaps you were …

Australian News

Custom Timepieces Seize the Moment

In 2003, when George Bamford founded Bamford Watch Department — a company that specialized in customizing Rolex sports watches by applying industrial case coatings, special finishes and unique dial treatments — the notion that consumers wanted products no one else had, and a part in the process …

Watches

Samsung Gear Sport Takes on Fitbit and Apple in One Device

You have to credit Samsung for its chutzpah. The company's tried every way it can think of to make its smartwatches happen, refining its line of Gear …

Wearable Tech

Next Month Is Your Opportunity to Score a Reasonably Priced Vintage Watch at Auction

Generally, when a big auction house is selling a litany of old timepieces, the lots that tend to get the most attention skew towards the ultra-rare …

Watches

Rolex Daytona 116520 In Steel With Black Dial Watch Review

The Rolex Daytona 116520 has been with us for over 16 years, from its debut in 2000 until its replacement, the part-ceramic 116500 (hands-on here) …

Watches

From Hate to Love – A Personal Take on The 2017 Rolex Daytona Gold / Ceramic / Oysterflex

Let's get straight to the point: I never felt really attracted to the Rolex Daytona. Since the presentation of the automatic version in 1989 (at that …

Watches

The Rolex Watches of This Year’s Highest Paid Celebs: The Comedians & Personalities

We’ve now arrived at the third and final part of our look at the Rolex watches of Forbes’ 100 World’s Highest-Paid Entertainers 2017. For this …

Watches

Les Artisans De Genève & Kravitz Design LK 01 Customized Rolex Daytona Watch Review

Partnering with Lenny Kravtiz’s design firm, Kravitz Design, Les Artisans De Geneve went all out in creating a brash and audacious black DLC and gold …

Watches

Vintage Finds: The Wittnauer Chronograph Edition

We round out the week with a few of our favorite Wittnauer vintage watches currently up for sale.<p>Vintage chronographs are continuing to see a …

Watches

Why I’ve Never Owned A Rolex – And Why I Might Yet (Update: I Do Now!) | Quill & Pad

by GaryG<p>Once in a while on the collector forums, a question is posed: is there anyone in the collector community who has never, ever, owned a Rolex? …

Watches

Watch of the Week: Rolex Daytona Oysterflex

Rolex’s new variant of the iconic Daytona rolls into Robb Report HQ.<p>The Rolex Daytona—either modern or vintage—needs little in the way of …

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