James Bond is the most famous wearer of the very first Rolex Submariner which had no date. He wore it in Dr. No, and the watch he had had no crown guard. We think it’s much older than the 5512. Today, you can get a nice Rolex Submariner 5512 for around $10,000 but if you pick a non-chrono which is the ref 5513 you can get it for around $4000-$5000 complete with papers and a box. Perhaps you can try checking your dad or grandpa’s drawers, maybe you’ll see one lying somewhere gathering dust.Our most loved vintage Rolex Submariner has a date feature, and it’s the reference 1680 model. It came out in 1967 when Rolex finally realized that the date window might come in handy for divers. This 1680 model is known as the Red Submariner. By the 1980s, the watchmaker began using sapphire crystals and eventually shifted to a newer kind of movement. They created a Submariner with the then highly sought after plexi crystal.
The latest Submariners carry plenty of the features of the older Submariner models and wearing them is a real pleasure. The ref 16610 is the one with stainless steel and a date but now there’s the all gold and bi-color watches and they have ceramic bezel, bulky lugs and enhanced clasp and bracelet.
The Green Submariner is a time limited edition to mark the collection’s 50th anniversary. But take note that Rolex is always known for being vague about years and production numbers so if you want to have the Green model it’s best to buy it now because at any time Rolex could stop its production.
The only way to know for sure is to take the watch into an Rolex authorized dealer or other high end watch shop and have them remove the case back and see what kind of movement is inside. That’s the only way to know for sure. The Two Tone Blue dial Submariners are a classic Rolex and are all but impossible to visually verify if one is real or not. Same for the Stainless Steel (SS) Black dial classic model 16610. You may not be able to tell a real one from a fake one unless you have the back removed and check the movement inside. If you’re going to try and buy a used Rolex Submariner on the internet, it is critical that you know who you are buying from.
I like a Rolex to be clean and simple. That’s why I love the Rolex Explorer so much for example. Last year, Rolex introduced some beautiful Oyster Perpetual models in 36mm with amazing looking dials (White Grape, Red Grape and Steel grey). However, at 36mm they are considered small for today’s standards. Some men can get away with it, but I don’t belong to that group I am afraid. My 36mm Datejust gets hardly any wear because it looks so small on my wrists. A pity, as it is a beautiful timepiece. Of course, the Rolex Datejust II would be a perfect alternative.
Rolex Explorer history began when Tenzing Norgay stepped onto the summit of Mt. Everest alongside Edmund Hillary with a Rolex Explorer strapped to his wrist (although the watch did not yet bear this name). As one of the first watches to reach Everest’s peak, the Explorer quickly became synonymous with the extreme climb. In later expeditions, Rolex was always the official supporter, equipping climbers with their own Explorers, cementing the history of the Rolex Explorer as the watch of choice for mountain climbers and other adventurers.
In 1959, Rolex replaced the Explorer 6150 with the 6610, which had a more flattened back than the previous model. Then in 1963, this model was in turn replaced by the 1016. The 1016 was more water resistant than the 6610 and also had a new movement, the Cal. 1560. The 1016 stayed in production for 26 years, in which time it evolved quite a bit and eventually became the 14270, the Explorer II, in 1971. The history of Rolex Explorer II, like that of the Explorer, is laden with stories of adventure seekers using the Explorer II during their journeys.
The 14270 surprised Rolex lovers with its extreme variation from the previous model. The case and dial were very different, the crystal was sapphire, and the movement was Cal. 3000. Rolex fans missed the classic, sporty feel of the 1016, although they appreciated the more modern and elegant tones of the 14270. In 2001, Rolex replaced the 14270 with the 114270, which was Cal. 3130. The history of the Rolex Explorer and the Rolex Explorer II is full of adventurous stories and explorations.
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Especially designed for yachting, Rolex Yacht-Master II copy watches with Everose Rolesor bracelets own countdown and mechanical memory. Based on the unprecedented exquisite technology, the watches can formulate the countdown from zero to ten minutes in order to fully meet the yachting needs. Moreover, the Rolex Ring Command rotational bezels realize the perfect interaction and cooperation between movements, cases and bezels.
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II has a large, masculine case, with the diameter of 44 mm. This uncharacteristic size for Rolex family allows the easy use of hi-tech features and great readability, providing a clear view at the countdown counter and the small second sub-dial.
In addition to the remarkable functions, the watches are combined with steel and Everose gold materials, and in particular, the white dials are shown with Everose gold square indexes, and the bezels are also engraved with Everose gold Arabic numerals, therefore, the watches present people very luxury style and clear reading.