Over the course of 2018, I wrote a number of articles that aimed to put together a list of Rolex that were no longer in production but were from the post 1990 era. The aim was to identify watches that are cool in their own right, great references, modern
on my 16610 for a long time. I bought another clasp for it and now I don't need to take the clasp off its original bracelet when I want to put Rubber B on the watch. Now it is naturally easier to change its original bracelet back to the watch because its
The Rolex Submariner 168000 represents a different style of addition to the “future classic” concept. The 168000 is, in fact, essentially identical to the Submariner 16800 that had been produced in very high numbers. The 168000, however, differs in two ve
After comparing the Black Bay Harrods with the Rolex 16610 LV, let"s now compare the Harrods with the Bucherer. The Harrods is 41 mm big, while the Bucherer is 43 mm, but with a major difference, the bronze case. Add the chromatic differences and you have
The Rolex Green Submariner 16610 LV from 2003: ( Credit picture: Watch Base ) Tudor Black Bay Harrods Edition, 2017: Side by side: In house movements for both of them, green bezel too. When I look at the Rolex, and when I compare it to the Tudor " Harrods
Now I've come full circle having bought a 16610 a couple weeks ago in Roma. After all this time I must confess that the 5 digit Rolex references are incredibly satisfying to wear-- perfect size, classic look, durable and so useable.
Prices are crazy all over the world right now and Italy is no exception. Yet, I found exactly what I was looking for. A semi-vintage 5 digit Rolex with a full set papers from an authorized dealer in Rome. The piece I acquired was a 16610 Submariner from 2