Rolex Tag

Spot On – Rolex Ovettone 6298 Tapestry Dial

This weekend will see some very interesting watches go under the hammer at both Phillips and Christie’s. Of particular interest to us are a couple of very important Ovettone watches that are classed as Dress Explorers. We have discussed these pieces before and we love…


TWICE AS NICE – OUR TWO TONE COLLECTION

As we’re always on the lookout for new design ideas and inspirations, we play a lot with our leather watch straps – literally. While having a table full of straps in a variety of colours and materials in the office, our eyes chanced upon two…


Style Up – Rolex 1675 GMT Master

The term tool watch is one that we associate with watches that were utilised in professional contexts as a ‘tool of the trade’. Divers used the bezel on the Rolex Submariner to measure elapsed time when working under water, which was a necessary and life…


The South Pacific Rolex 5513

A Pacific Tool Watch Adventure We would like to present to you today a very interesting watch that was used in the field by a diver as part of one of the most infamous chapters in the history of modern warfare. This watch has it…


The Rolex Submariner Reference 5508  

There is no vintage Rolex watch more iconic than the Submariner. Its versatile styling, timeless design and tool watch roots make it the natural choice for lovers of vintage timepieces. Since its introduction in the early 1950s the Sub (for short…never ‘Subby’ please!) has been…


Spot On – A Large Measure – The Rolex 8029

You may remember our article about large size time-only watches from the 1940s and 50s that I wrote about here last year. It was an era when the focus was to produce small, discreet watches that were a million miles away from the large pocket…


The Mk1 Maxi 5513 Rolex Submariner

The world of vintage Rolex collecting is obsessed with the small details that can ‘make or break’ a watch in terms of its collectability and/or value. The internet has played a significant role in the acquisition and sharing of knowledge which has ultimately been pooled…


Bulang and Sons ‘Wristmas’ Time…

It’s that time of year again and an opportunity for us to share with you what our friends will be wearing over the holidays. Yet again we have a wonderful selection of different brands including some stunning chronographs, Submariners and dress watches. We hope you…


Spot On – Rolex 6352 ‘Pre-Explorer’ Ovettone

Sometimes a watch finds you when you are least expecting it. This is exactly what happened to Bernhard during the recent shooting of the Lucca Collection video in Tuscany. For a while now we have had a special affinity for the 1950s Ovettone watches ,…