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Rolex Daytona Alternatives

Who doesn’t want a stainless steel panda-faced Rolex Daytona? Who wants to pay $13k+ to own one – assuming you could find one to buy? Or shell out nearly twice that amount for a pre-owned RD. Not me. If we’re … Continue reading

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Rolex Shortage 2020 -> Rolex Price Hike

The Rolex shortage remains in full force. Certain models – the stainless steel Daytona, GMT-Master II and Submariner – might as well be made of unobtanium. Models further down the food chain – the stainless steel Explorer, Air King and … Continue reading

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Buy a Watch Abroad? Don’t Do It!

There is an enormous temptation to buy a watch abroad. You’re on holiday. The bills are at home. Factory tour? Sure! The horological urge is equally strong at the airport duty free shop. Or that fancy foreign watch boutique you … Continue reading

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Grand Seiko Godzilla Watch. Has Seiko Lost Its Mind?

According to Forbes, the Grand Seiko Godzilla watch has “a number of elements in honor of the legendary creature. The prominent rays on the dial emanating from the center and shooting outward symbolize the heat ray beam that shoots from … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Rolex Daytona: Worth $27k?

My father used to say “something is worth exactly what someone will pay for it.” It’s a lesson for any buyer looking to add a stainless steel Rolex Daytona – with the prized white dial – to his or her … Continue reading

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Modified Rolex. Abomination or Wikkid Pissa?

“A reimagined Rolex Daytona in solid gold,” laCalifornienne titled this image on their Instagram account. “What should we call this colorway?” Someone who appreciates Rolex watches’ immaculate designs might call it clown vomit, but I couldn’t possibly comment. But wait! … Continue reading

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Rolex Rainbow Cosmograph Daytona

Rolex’s website proclaims that the venerable Cosmograph Daytona was “born to race.” So . . . what driver in his right mind would wear the Rolex Rainbow Cosmograph Daytona variant in a race car? After all . . .

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