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The Twelve Watch Days Of Christmas

You may be familiar with the old Christmas diddy “The Twelve Days Of Christmas.” Let me sing you the final verse of this song, including what my true love gave to me on the twelfth and final day, in horological terms…

Bright lume on the Rolex Submariner 5512

Afterglow: A 1967 Rolex Submariner Reference 5512 With Tritium/Zinc Sulfide Markers

I recall when I first found a Rolex Submariner 5512 with zinc sulfide on the dial. It led to a major discussion on an Internet forum about whether the dial had been re-lumed or not. Well, years later, we know a lot more; and one thing that is now certain is that the dial had not been re-lumed, but that it was an original zinc sulfide dial.

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Spending Time With The Most Complicated In-House Rolex: The Sky-Dweller

I recently had the superb opportunity to try out the most complicated wristwatch made at modern-day Rolex for a week: the Sky-Dweller. The Sky-Dweller hides its complexity in the simplicity of using it: despite being complicated, the Sky-Dweller is an extremely practical timepiece that takes the businesslike philosophy that Rolex habitually utilizes to new “heights” by adding an interface like a function selector for setting and adjusting the time zones and annual calendar.

Sir Jackie Stewart in a 1955 Maserati 250F Monoposto at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Video: Racing Legend Sir Jackie Stewart Talks Rolex At Pebble Beach 2014

“If you’re wearing a Rolex, you’re wearing something special,” Sir Jackie Stewart said as we sat and talked on a sunny day in Carmel Valley, California during Pebble Beach car week.

However, the fascinating congregation of food, wine, people, and some of the world’s most expensive and interesting cars faded well into the background as the Flying Scot began to tell stories.

The 1923 Hispano-Suiza takes a lap around the Laguna Seca Mazda speedway as part of the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance

A Touch Of Switzerland In Pebble Beach: Hispano-Suiza And Rolex

Wilhelm (Bill) Kuettel is a typical participant in the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, however, his 1923 car differed from most of the other hundreds of cars taking part in the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance in a big way: Kuettel ‘s car was a legendary Hispano-Suiza (Spanish-Swiss), a near mythic brand that is half Swiss.

Roger Federer explains the personal significance of these three Rolexes

Video: Roger Federer Explains A Few Of His Special Rolexes

Roger Federer is a long-time Rolex ambassador, and as such naturally owns a few Rolex models, both new and vintage. In this video, Federer explains the personal significance of three of his favorite Rolexes.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Pearlmaster 34

Always Expect The Unexpected: Rolex Surprises Yet Again With The Oyster Perpetual Datejust Pearlmaster 34

One thing is as certain as death and taxes: Rolex will never, ever do what you think it is going to do. The unassuming Oyster Perpetual Datejust Pearlmaster contains something that I didn’t think I would ever see in my lifetime: silicon! To tell you I almost fell off my chair would be an understatement.