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An interview with Rolex Daytona Guy: Why the Daytona?

An interview with Rolex Daytona Guy: Why the Daytona?

Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into fine watchmaking? My name is Patrick Ong and I have two watch-related Instagram accounts: @rolexdaytonaguy and @its.abouttime. I’m 35 and from the Philippines. My curiosity about watches started when my mom gave me a TAG Heuer F1 when I was in 5th ...

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Rolex Ref. 3525: The WWII Chronograph

Rolex Ref. 3525: The WWII Chronograph

When it comes to Rolex and chronographs, there is always a focus on the famed Daytona, while the brand has made other chronographs that are equally interesting. An example of this is this reference 3525.

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Going for a Record: Paul Newman’s very own Rolex Daytona Paul Newman

Going for a Record: Paul Newman’s very own Rolex Daytona Paul Newman

Well this is for sure going in the record direction with the auction of a one and only watch and it's again the stellar auction house Phillips in association with Bacs & russo that has the lead on this one!! The result of this sale could well be totally irrational based on the uniqueness of this timepiece known to ...

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The Rolex “John Player Special” Paul Newman Daytona Ref. 6241

The Rolex “John Player Special” Paul Newman Daytona Ref. 6241

Just as the clothes can make a man, so a dial can make the watch. Although, the intended function of a watch dial is to simply provide for the telling of time, in the world of vintage watches, it alone can distinguish value and rarity. There’s no better example of this than the Rolex Paul Newman Daytona dial you ...

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Found A Rolex Submariner 5512 With Possible Sealab Provenance

Found A Rolex Submariner 5512 With Possible Sealab Provenance

Imagine if, during your late night eBay surfing, you stumbled upon a vintage Omega Speedmaster with “Gemini 7” engraved on the caseback. You might stop and wonder, “what if?” Well, a sharp-eyed Hodinkee reader found something just as (potentially) good. A US-based eBay seller has quietly posted – alongside a jade ...

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Hands-On Paul Newman’s Paul Newman Daytona

Hands-On Paul Newman’s Paul Newman Daytona

Since news first broke in June that Paul Newman's very own Paul Newman Daytona would be hitting the auction block this fall, it's been the most-talked-about subject in watch circles across the world, and with good reason. This is the watch that in many ways kick-started the vintage Rolex madness we're seeing ...

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MY WEEK WITH: The Rolex Cellini Time

MY WEEK WITH: The Rolex Cellini Time

When the Rolex Cellini range was relaunched by Rolex in 2014, the General Manager of Rolex Australia, Patrick Boutellier, chose a line of poetry to announce the news: “The sleeping Prince has been awoken,” he said, or words to that effect, as Felix and I pored over the new range, not quite sure what to think.

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