Fortuna Sells $2.2 Million at Summer Auctions, Including Quarter-Million-Dollar Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ Watch

The relatively new auction house of Fortuna held its two-day Summer Auctions this past weekend, which included its first-ever Important Watches auction. In total, the New York auction sales revenue was just about $2.2 million, with about a quarter of that stemming from the watch auction. The highest ticket lot: a rare Rolex “Paul Newman”…

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Rolex Celebrates 40 Years of Tennis At Wimbledon 2018

Roger Federer wears the $14,400 Rolex Osyter Perpetual Sky-Dweller

  Luxury Swiss watch brand, Rolex, celebrates 40 years of deep commitment to tennis at this year’s Wimbledon Grand Slam tournaments, which run until July 15, 2018. In fact, The Championships, Wimbledon event is the first tennis involvement that Rolex joined – acting as the Official Timekeeper in 1978. Since then, the brand has grown…

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World Oceans Day: Rolex Defies the Elements, Goes Deep Into Ocean Exploration

Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial Sea Dweller

Rolex has long been involved in the worlds of pioneering and exploration. This is the brand that has gone to the highest heights on the wrists of explorers conquering Mt. Everest more than half a century ago, to the deepest depths of the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean strapped to the Trieste Bathyscaphe, piloted…

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Phillips To Auction $3Million+ Rolex Cosmograph Daytona “The Unicorn” Ref. 6265

Unique white gold Rolex Daytona, "The Unicorn" Ref. 6265 goes up for Auction with Phillips

What may well be the only known vintage Rolex Cosmograph Daytona in 18-karat white gold with white gold bracelet, “The Unicorn”  Reference 6265, is going up for auction by Phillips in Association with Bacs and Russo.  It is estimated to sell for more than $3 million.  This makes the first time this extremely rare  watch…

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Rolex Brand Ambassador Roger Federer Reclaims World No. 1 Ranking in Tennis

Roger Federer, Rolex brand ambassador, takes the No. 1 world ranking again thanks to his recent win in Rotterdam.

Our second brand ambassador related post of today (two more coming shortly) revolves around two very famous names: Rolex and Roger Federer. We were thrilled to see that this past weekend in Rotterdam, Roger Federer came out victorious at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and  reclaimed his status as the World No. 1 ranking for…

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Take Our President’s Day Quiz: Rolex, Heuer, Timex And More

Marilyn Monroe gave President John F. Kennedy an engraved watch, which he quickly gave away.

Today is President’s Day in the good old USA. In honor of that, we are bringing back one of our favorite post of the past:  our President’s Day Quiz. Test your knowledge … and find out who loved watches. President’s Day Quiz Questions: 1 – A) What President was the first to refuse (initially) to…

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