The OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m Has Lost Its Way

I started in the watch trade in the early 90’s. Back then, the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m was still very much the new kid on the block. With its striking blue bezel, blue wave dial and helium escape valve, the OMEGA felt serious on the wrist. Thanks to its rock solid bracelet and clasp – a far cry from the Rolex Submariner’s rattly bracelet and tin foil-feeling clasp – the OMEGA Seamaster Diver had genuine wrist presence. The slimline collection offered something for everyone . . .

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Rolex: Best Pre-Owned Value

As a professional valuer, people often ask me what is the best value pre-owned Rolex.  To be honest, there’s no simple straightforward answer – there are so many variables to consider.  Your budget, the age and condition of the watch, whether it has box and or papers, and whether you’re looking to buy as an investment or for something to wear daily.  All of these aspects will bring you a slightly different answer . . .

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Rolex – The Truth About Rolex

I’ve been buying, selling, owning and valuing Rolex watches for over twenty years. In that time, I’ve worked for no less than four authorised distributors, as well as several second-hand specialists. I used to be a Rolex fan; I loved the history of the brand, the industry-leading developments, and the exciting watches used by explorers, specialists and professionals. As the years have passed, my love for the brand has slowly waned . . .

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