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What is Rolesor?

What’s in a name? For the Rolesor, it’s not much more than just putting two and two together. Rolex’s Rolesor model is a two-toned watch made with half gold and half steel. So where’s the name come into play? Rolex is of course the famous watch company, while “-or” is the French word for gold. It all makes sense, right? From its website, Rolex touts its Rolesor line like this:.. Read More

The 7 Most Iconic Watchbands

Have you ever considered a newspaper article, a photo posted on Facebook or a new hit single to be like a watch band? Probably not, but they’re all very similar. A breaking news story is only as good as its ability to reach the most amount of people quickly. The same with a new song — Bruce Springsteen could have a treasure trove of songs, but if there’s no way.. Read More

Water Resistance in Watches

One of the most common feature on any watch, no matter if it’s a multi-thousand dollar Rolex or a $10 timepiece from a department store, is water resistance. Summer means people will be outdoors more, whether that’s taking a swim in a lake or getting caught in a thunderstorm while on an afternoon run. Some people don’t remove their watches for these activities, so it’s important to have some sort.. Read More

Rolex Cleaning Cost: Rolex Before & After Cleaning Service

Every now and then , a watch comes into the shop that looks like it has had a “hard life”. I received a Rolex a few weeks ago that was desparetely in need of a little “Tender Loving Care”. The Rolex had a badly damaged crystal, the case tube was old and worn, the stem would not stay in place and the band was very dirty.  After a first quick.. Read More

24 Hour Watch

The 24-hour watch has an hour marker for each corresponding hour in the day, from zero to 23. The inspiration of the watch comes from sundials, which don’t allow for separate 12-hour a.m. and p.m. designations. Some older clocks in the world still go by the 24-hour display. Reading the time on a 24-hour watch is the same as reading on any regular, non-digital timepiece. However, a 24-hour watch has.. Read More

What is a Rattrapante?

If you want a watch that also can double as a stopwatch, purchasing a chronograph should be first on your to-do list. But what about two stopwatches? That’s where the rattrapante, or split seconds, chronograph comes into play. Deriving roughly from the French word for catch up, (pronounced ratt-ra-pont)  a rattrapante does just that — the watch features two stopwatches. That can come in handy if you’re trying to time multiple.. Read More

What is a Golf Watch?

Just like any sport, having the right equipment can mean the difference between finishing in first place and getting stuck behind near the back of the standings. Golf is no different. Aside from choosing the right brand of clubs and gloves, it’s almost more important to have the knowledge of what to use in which situation. Though golf is supposed to be a game played without rush, having the right.. Read More

Corum Gold Coin Watch

Like many objects, watches are a currency. They can be traded and purchased. Their value fluctuates over time — though it mostly goes up — and the more rare, the pricier the timepiece. So what should we think about when the watch is actually made from a piece of currency? That’s exactly what the coin watch, produced by Corum and Cartier, does. It’s a watch either made by cutting a.. Read More

Soccer World Cup Watch

With the World Cup set to begin later this week, the world’s top soccer (or football) stars will take to the field to represent their respective countries in the month-long competition being hosted by Russia. The quadrennial event means fans around the world will be glued to their televisions and work office buildings will seemingly see a drop-off in production for the month. If you’re not a soccer fan, the.. Read More

The Watch Collection of Lebron James

It’s not uncommon for LeBron James to steal the headlines after a basketball game, especially in the NBA Finals. But before Game 1 of this year’s NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, LeBron slightly caused an internet storm by wearing shorts. Except they weren’t basketball shorts, but rather suit shorts. LeBron’s total ensemble for his pregame outfit came in with a price tag of more than $45,000, including a.. Read More