Posts Tagged ‘ rolex ’

Where are the updates? I’m at Fratellowatches!

Where are the updates? I’m at Fratellowatches!

If you wondered why there haven’t been updates at in2watches.com lately, the answer is here. I’ve teamed up as a contributor with Fratellowatches. Fratellowatches is currently the 4th largest blog on wristwatches in the world and I was honored to have the possibility to join long-time watch friend Robert-Jan Broer and photographer Bert Buijsrogge....
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Rolex Explo-Master II

Rolex Explo-Master II

A befriended collector owes both, a GMT-Master II and an Explorer II with white dial. He mentioned that he prefers the white dial of the Explorer-II however found the Pepsi bezel of his GMT-Master II quite useful. Therefor he had a Rolex specialized watchmaker over here in The Netherlands change the movements, complete with...
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Baselworld 2014; new Rolex models

Baselworld 2014; new Rolex models

This post about new Rolex models introduced at Baselworld 2014 is certainly not complete, and merely a quick first impression. What struck me most is the new Seadweller. One of my all time favorite Rolex models; the one where my old Rolex catalogues fall open when laying down. I think after the Deepsea disaster...
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Rolex Yachtmaster ref. 16622

Rolex Yachtmaster ref. 16622

Stainless steel and platinum, full-size Rolex Yachtmaster with reference 16622 and dated 2003. This watch comes with the complete set of box and certificate, booklet, calendar and sheath. Originally sold in Belgium (country code 130). It’s in very nice, slightly worn, condition and the movement runs extremely accurate. Specifications: Brand: Rolex Model: Yachtmaster Reference:...
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Baselworld 2013, day zero

Baselworld 2013, day zero

The 2013 edition of the world largest watch fair has started. Day zero, press day, just took off. After arriving and registering yesterday evening, it feels good to join the show again. This year will be something of a new start of one of the oldest and largest watch fairs in the world. There’s...
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The ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available

The ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available

It’s getting towards the Christmas presents period, and just in time the beautiful and meanwhile renown ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available for world wide shipping. Easy ordering and payment through PayPal is available at Bert Buijsrogge’s website, through: www.horlogefotograaf.nl Don’t miss out on this year’s issue!
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Rolex Submariner, ref. 5508 – 1962

Rolex Submariner, ref. 5508 – 1962

This is a piece of real Rolex history. This Rolex Submariner was bought new in 1962 by the current owner; in fact he received it from his grandmother for his 18th birthday… In it’s life the watch has been serviced a few times by different Rolex service centers (in North- and South America), and...
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Omega expands in Portuguese

Omega expands in Portuguese

On it’s main mission to outnumber Rolex in the world, Omega launches it’s website in Portuguese. We can’t imagine that this was done for the Portuguese market (I’m sorry guys), so this website has to be aimed towards the high-potential country of Brazil. Expanding sales in a large, and at the moment still pretty...
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A nice shot of the Rolex Submariner which was #womw

A nice shot of the Rolex Submariner which was #womw

During my visit last week in Southern-France I was able to find a little spare time to have a dive in to the Mediterranean. What els can you wear than the mother of all diving watches in that case, so here’s the watch which was #womw. Very nice to see the mirror effect, disabling...
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A learning moment on Rolex’ restoration services

A learning moment on Rolex’ restoration services

Last Monday I had a learning moment on Rolex’ restoration services. I traveled to Geneva to bring and discuss the restoration of the below pictured 1962 reference 5508 Rolex Submariner. I’ve done this before; mostly I’ll send modern Rolex models for general service or overhaul to the Rolex BeNeLux service center in Brussels (where...
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Rolex Seadweller 16600, with or without?

Rolex Seadweller 16600, with or without?

From time to time there’s a discussion anywhere on the web about the Rolex Seadweller’s pin holes. Should a ‘real’ Seadweller 16600 have pin holes in the casing, or shouldn’t it? The first 16600 Seadwellers must have hit the market in the eighties (production started in 1986), and from that time on they always...
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Holiday!

Holiday!

I just returned from a one week very nice holiday in Southern Spain. So that’s why there weren’t any postings last week ;-) The Rolex GMT-Master IIc was my companion for this week and of course didn’t disappoint. I’m even getting a little used to it ;-) The choice of airline wasn’t as good...
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#womw Rolex, GMT-Master IIc

#womw Rolex, GMT-Master IIc

Today I’m wearing a Rolex GMT-Master IIc. It probably was one of the first available GMT-IIc models, a 2007. I’m really trying hard to like this watch. I’m not the kind of person who wants to like a watch on first sight only, I like giving watches some time and effort. And if I...
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Rolex Datejust 16233, 1995

Rolex Datejust 16233, 1995

The steel/gold Datejust is such a perfect eighties/nineties wannabe gangsta watch. I just feel like that sometimes ;-)
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