WatchPro Runs Cover for C.D. Peacock

Did Chicago’s C.D. Peacock “illegally sell Rolex watches to foreign grey market resellers”? Did they fire Suzana Krajisnik for refusing to participate in the scheme? That’s the charge the ex-employee has levied against the Rolex Authorized Dealer in a wrongful termination lawsuit. Rolex dealer rubbishes racketeering lawsuit watchpro.com‘s headline proclaims . . .

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New Patek 6711 WILL Sell Through AD’s

“It was reported that the [5711 Patek Nautilus] replacement watch will only be available at Patek Philippe’s tiny number of directly owned boutiques in London, Geneva and Paris,” watchpro.com reports (somehow avoiding using the word “we”). “A spokesperson for the brand has said that authorized dealers will get their opportunity with the new model this year.” watchpro.com based their original “boutique only” story on the new Patek 6711 on this exchange with Patek’s Prez in The New York Times . . .

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Rolex Muggers, Racketeering Dealer?

The LAPD video below shows Rolex muggers tackling a Rollie wearer who’d been shopping at nearby stores. Keep in mind that it’s entirely possible to kill someone by tackling them on pavement. And that the criminals attacked the victim in broad daylight. “As of last Monday, the cops responded to seven Rolex-related robberies,” nbclosangeles.com reports. Not to mention the ones to which they didn’t respond. Or the bad guys’ modus operandi . . .

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