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    In Memory of Sir Roger Moore

    Posted 2017-05-24
    The British actor Roger Moore passed away yesterday. He spent 12 years of his life playing the role of the one and only 007 and impersonated Bond in 7 movies - more often than any other actor. Although he describes his acting techniques by simply ...
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    Steve McQueen’s Rolex Up for Sale

    Posted 2011-10-11
    It’s well known that Steve McQueen wore a Rolex Submariner; not so well known is that he actually owned two of them. The well-documented example, a ref. #5512, sold at Antiquorum in 2009 for $234,000. Now California’s Fourtané has turned up the o...
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    Extraordinary tropical 1959 Rolex Submariner on James

    Posted 2010-12-05
    Vintage Rolex Submariners are a dime a dozen and hardly something difficult to stumble over. More often than not, they're a really good deal: we'd gladly drop €5k on a ref 5513 any day. However, there's vintage Subs and then there's vintage Subs. ...
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    Warship Vasa's salvor Fälting's 1959 Rolex Submariner brings in €17k

    Posted 2010-11-21
    Keeping tabs on local upcoming auctions is always a joy, since finding real gems feels so uch more satisfying than, let's say, browsing through the next Antiquorum  event. Not only that, but you can also make some damn good deals if you're persist...
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    The all-new Steel Submariner - only new Rolex worth buying on James?

    Posted 2010-09-04
    Being a tool watch kind of guy, I like my watches to have the bare minimum of design elements and features to do the job the timepiece is designed to do. That's why I've always prefered the no-date Submariners: why would you need a date when you'r...
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    Rolex BaselWorld 2010

    Posted 2010-03-17
    Well, not much to say that hasn't been said already by now. Trying to get an overview over at the TZ Rolex forum is nigh impossible, but the reactions seem to be mixed. The new "LV" seems a bit too kitsch to me. I was never an Explorer fan (II and...
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    Buy Bernie Madoff's watches this weekend

    Posted 2009-11-10
    It seems that the Gaston & Sheehans are conducting an auction this Saturday. Among the items put up for sale are almost 200 items belonging to everyone's favorite scumbag, Bernard Madoff (and his wife, Ruth). Why is he selling? Well, Bernie pr...
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    Daniel Craig tale of treachery continues

    Posted 2009-10-25
    The fantastic Mr Ehrlich over at Jake’s Rolex blog (a must for any Rolex nutter) recently unveiled the next step in Daniel Craig’s masterplan to annoy the hell out of Omega. Treachery is a bit too harsh of a term, but the alliteration appealed to...