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Entries for July, 2009

Rolex Datejust Vs. Rolex Datejust II

In 1945 Rolex came out with the first wristwatch featuring a date display with a Cyclops lens that magnify the numbers. This watch is the self-winding Oyster Perpetual Datejust. The Datejust watch is 36 mm width while the Datejust II, released during Baselworld 2009, is 41 mm width both elegant, self winding, with fluted bezels, […]

Rolex Yacht-Master Vs. Rolex Yacht-Master II

The Rolex model Yacht-Master is one of the most well-known sport watches in the world. Not so long ago Rolex introduced their new adaptation of the Rolex Yacht-Master. Even though both watches are similar in some way , there are certain characteristics that differentiate them. The material available, some features, and gender have changed to […]

Titanic Watches

Titanic Watches? Yes, that’s right! These watches are made from real pieces of the sunk Titanic. The visionary Romain Jerome’s chief executive Yvan Arpa has gone 12,590 feet deep into the ocean to make these masterpieces unique. Looking around for a one of a kind idea to put his brand apart from others, Arpa chose […]

Rolex History

In 1905 Hans Wilsdorf a 24-year-old manufacturer from Germany, and his brother-in-law Alfred Davis founded “Wilsdorf and Davis” in London. The lack of capital was not a limit for them to start the business. At the beginning they imported Swiss movements, dials and cases to England so they can ship them later to their costumers. […]