Rolex President

Both the Rolex President and the Rolex Daytona are amazing investments in today’s world. Much of their value is based on the high-demand of both precious metals and Rolex watches in general. If you are going to buy a new Rolex, be sure to select an Authorized Rolex dealer to ensure authenticity. There is sure to be one around you but click here for a list of Rolex dealers near you. If, however, you prefer to save money and buy a pre-owned Rolex, be sure to deal with a reputable dealer with a solid reputation, impeccable reviews, and preferably one that belongs to the Better Business Bureau. BobsWatches.com prides itself on being the most trusted reputable pre-owned Rolex dealers in the US so please be sure to visit us or call for information on our fabulous selection of used Rolex watches for sale, including the Rolex Daytona and the Rolex President.Related image

Another factor to the Rolex Daytona and Rolex President buying process is deciding on purchasing vintage or contemporary models. Vintage models are those released to market in the 1970s and earlier. One never really knows when a particular vintage watch can explode in value. The rare vintage Rolex watch market is quite hot currently. With a bit of research, it is possible to find rare vintage watches that are amazingly unique and valuable.

No matter which way you stack it, both the Rolex President and the Rolex Daytona are amazingly beautiful watches for wear both on and off the tennis court. Finding the Rolex of your dreams can be an enlightening adventure…full of fascinating history, discovery, and inspiration!

The Rolex President is noted as the most luxurious of all luxury watches. When the watch was first released to the market in 1956 and named the Rolex Day-Date, it quickly overtook the Rolex DateJust as the brand’s high-end watch model. When President Eisenhower was spotted wearing a Rolex Day-Date in public, the watch was quickly coined the Rolex President.

In the tennis world, the Rolex President is tied to Roger Federer. In fact, as he hoisted his 2012 Wimbledon trophy over his head following his victory over Andy Murray, upon his left wrist was a 41mm Everose Rolex President provided by the Rolex Company. Much like Federer, the Rolex President is a true classic and amazingly precise.

Once again, some of the world’s most influential women wear both the ladies and men’s versions of the President Rolex. Stars associated with the Rolex President include Jennifer Anniston, Hillary Clinton, Victoria Beckham ( she loves her Rose Gold Daytona ), Renee Zellweger, and many more.

New and pre-owned Rolex President Watch models are available in a wide variety of styles. One can choose from the most simple and classic models featuring 18k yellow gold and diamond less face to a platinum model with plenty of diamond bling. Some of the hottest Rolex President models are those with Rose gold, oversized cases and bracelets, and rare vintage models.

THE IWC PORTUGIESER ANNUAL CALENDAR REF. 5035

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A watch I wore a lot and I loved the finish on the case and bracelet as well as the in-house caliber 80110 movement. However, at some point I did a trade-up for another watch and had to let a couple of watches go, including this IWC Ingenieur. Up to this day, there are two IWC collections that I really prefer over all others; the Ingenieur and the Portugieser. The Ingenieur for the reasons mentioned above, and the Portugieser mainly for its aesthetics. What is not to like about the design of the IWC Portugieser?

A few years ago, when I was still in banking, I noticed that IWC became the new Rolex for many colleagues. Where the Rolex Submariners, Datejusts, Day-Dates and – of course – Daytonas were part of the appearance of many colleagues for many years, there was a clear shift going on to IWC watches. My explanation for this would be that IWC changed its direction a bit from being a manufacturer of tool watches to being the manufacturer of watches for a wide(r) audience. Understandable. At that time I also decided to buy an IWC; an Ingenieur ref. 3227-01. Based on the heritage of a pure tool watch, but with the finish and elegance of a modern wearable mechanical timepiece.

 IWC celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Portugieser watch. A name that wasn’t used before 1993 though, when IWC resurrected the Portugieser collection. You have to know, that back in the day, a lot of brands (including IWC) only used a reference number to indicate a particular watch. Using collection and model names is something that wasn’t very common in the first half of the 20th century. The IWC Portugieser goes back to 1940, when two importers from Lisbon, Portugal, requested a large pocket watch sized wristwatch for their clients.

IWC created such a watch, with a very unusual 41,5mm diameter for that time, when the average mens watch had a diameter between 30 and 35 mmm. The reason for the Portuguese business men to request a wristwatch with a large diameter was that pocket watches had a better accuracy due to the larger movement, and thus larger balance. IWC used their hunter style pocket watches caliber 74 and 98 for this new project to ensure accuracy for the wristwatch. The first “Portugieser” watch was actually referred to as ‘325’ and was in production from 1939 till 1981 in different sub versions. The first version came with the mentioned caliber 74 movement (in production till 1951) and not long after its introduction, in 1944, there was a second version with caliber 98. This 325-2 reference was in production till 1971. A third version of the 325, was in production from 1977 till 1980 and was referred to as the “German edition” and IWC only produced 57 of those. In total, IWC made 690 reference 325 watches.

However today, we are looking at the IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar Ref. 3035. A piece that was introduced during the SIHH last January. To be brutally honest, I wasn’t very enthusiastic when I laid my eyes on it for the first time when I was in Geneva. The apertures for the day, date and month were very “present” and turning the watch up side down, it looked like the watch was smiling at you. However, in the flesh that was something that I quickly forgot about again. The watch looks beautiful on the wrist and I think it is nice to have all functions at hand (in one view) when it concerns an annual calendar. I also recently had the Moser & Cie Endeavor Perpetual Calendar for a review in my possession and it only shows the date and has an arrow for the month indicator.

The Latest Rolex Explorer II equipped with the 42mm watchcase

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Since 1971, Rolex Explorer II began to travel around the world, attending countless expeditions. Its 24 hours needles can let speleologists and polar explorers distinguish day and night easily, which is especially valuable. The latest Rolex Explorer II equipped with the 42mm watchcase, which obviously be the perfect equipment for explorers challenge the limit.The arrow on the 216570 is larger and the tip has a point which extends out to the minute markers, whereas the red hand on the 16570 was longer and smaller. Another reason why the new 24-hour hand is so appealing is that the entire hand is colored orange, but the older model only featured a red shaft with a black point. The orange color is an homage to the original Explorer II which was launched in 1971.

Authentic Rolex Explorer II 216570 Orange Baselworld 2011 WatchIt’s finally here. The timepiece we’ve all been waiting for since Baselworld 2011. The new Rolex Explorer II (model 216570) has finally hit stores in the United States and it is as amazing as it looked behind the display case in Basel.

The big change with this new version of the classic Rolex offering is in the size. This time around, the Explorer II has been modernized with a slightly larger 904L stainless steel case. Now stretched out to a 42mm diameter (45mm including the crown), the 216570 rests comfortably on the wrist without weighing your arm down. The thickness or height of the case is 12mm. And although it has been beefed up to an XL, the design still maintains the traditional satin brushed lugs and polished sides. The new bracelet is a heavy duty stainless steel Oysterlock featuring the 5mm Easylink extension.

The next big update, and also the first visible difference, is the new orange GMT hand. Other than the size, this is probably the biggest “wow factor” in this new version. The orange hand pops out against the white or black dial, and matches so nicely with the Explorer II font. The hands on the new 216570 are larger than the older 16570 and hold more lume for a clearer view at night. The lume is Rolex Chromalight that is claimed to last up to 8 hours after a full charge. We have not tested this, but it does seem to last longer than the 16570’s green lume which glows much brighter at first.The updated Explorer II still has a fixed stainless steel bezel with 24 hour markers. The rehault has “RolexRolex” etched on the inside with a serial number at 6:00 and the Rolex crown logo at 12:00.Unlike the newer GMT Master II (116710) which was bumped up to a Triplock crown, the new Explorer II still keeps water and dust out with the protection of the Twinlock screw-down crown and carries a water resistance of 100m or 330ft.

Now on to the engine of this baby! The Explorer II is powered by the newest Rolex caliber 3187 (in-house of course) automatic movement. Even though the watch is capable of displaying two separate time zones, time setting is a cinch with the rapid setting GMT hand.

Breitling Chronomat Automatic GMT

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The oversized watch trend started in the early part of this century with popular watchmakers TAG Heuer, Invicta, U-Boat and Breitling offering extra-large models for men with cases measuring more than 42mm in diameter and 15mm thick. The trend was soon adapted for women by watchmakers Techno Marine and Michele, who introduced larger scale women’s watches with chronograph dials and generously oversized cases. Prior to this, most men’s watches averaged 37mm to 39mm diameter in size, while most women’s watches were well under 30mm in diameter in size.

The unidirectional rotating stainless steel bezel with a screened black enamel top ring surrounds the black dial with three subdials, date and day windows, luminous skeleton hands and markers. Features include 1/10th of second, small-second and 30-minute countdown timers.Additional features include a scratch resistant Flame Fusion crystal above the dial, a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 500 meters or 1,650 feet and premium quartz movement inside.

Breitling was one of the very first Swiss watchmakers to produce generously oversized men’s wristwatches in the early 2000’s and the Breitling Chronomat Automatic GMT makes a bold statement on the wrist with a stout 47mm diameter, 19mm thick case in polished premium grade stainless steel. The handsome brown leather strap with contrasting white stitched detail adds distinction.

The unidirectional rotating bezel with engraved markers surrounds the dark brown dial with a tachymeter outer dial, three silver-colored sub-dials, a red arrow GMT hand, luminous hands and hour markers. Features include an automatic date window, small-second, 30-minute and 12-hour countdown timers.

The left-facing crown and push-pieces add distinction. The black dial features small-second, 30-minture and 12-hour sub-dials, an automatic date calendar and black sword hands. An smei-exhibition skeleton caseback lets you see the intricate movement inside.Features include a glare-proof, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal above the dial along with a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 200 meters or 660 feet.

The most Famous Dive watch — Rolex Submariner

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The market for luxury products such as wristwatches is highly reliant on human emotions and perception. Dealers of artistic or lifestyle luxuries have long known that perception and availability are for many consumers much more important than actual inherent value.

It seemed as though the beefed up Submariner was to receive its own reference number, 6540, given the amount of modifications, but, likely due to the small production run, the reference defaulted to A/6538. In fact, documented examples show a crossed-out “6540” stamped inside of the casebacks, with “A/6538” stamped alongside.The MilSub is one of the priciest vintage Rolex watches, the result of having serious military provenance combined with such low production numbers. All told, from 1971 through 1979, only about 1,200 MilSubs were issued, of which an estimated 180 or so still exist today. Regardless of whether it’s an A/6538, 5513, 5513/5517, or 5517 purchasing a MilSub takes patience, lots of research, a trustworthy seller, and a healthy bank account. In good condition and with documentation, don’t be surprised to see a MilSub fetch over $100,000. That’s a lot of coin for a modified Submariner that can only be worn on a nylon strap.

If the Rolex Submariner is the most famous dive watch, then the Rolex Military Submariner, or MilSub, is the most famous military-issued dive watch. What is now a highly sought after piece of watch history — and one of the rarest collector’s watches ever — was once merely Ministry of Defense (MOD) standard issue equipment.

The Brits were one of the early militaries to use divers for offensive purposes during wartime, complementing ongoing recon and defensive missions. Coming out of WWII, the MOD realized a robust and reliable dive watch would be absolutely necessary for diving units. At the time, Rolex was the clear leader in waterproof watch technology, catching the attention of the MOD and marking the first appearance of a military-issued Submariner.

ROLEX MILGAUSS Z BLUE DIAL 116400GV

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The movement is the same Rolex calibre 3131, a COSC certified movement running at 4 Hz with a parachrom hairspring, paramagnetic nickel-phosphorous escape wheel and a power reserve of 48 hours. The Milgauss also comes fitted to an Oyster bracelet with the easy link extension system that allows for simple and tool-free micro adjustment.

The (Z) blue dial looks great and offers a completely separate and bright appeal compared to the black and white versions. The dial has a brushed metallic finish and works well with the orange accents and white gold markers and hands. The 40mm wide sizing feels great and the bracelet ensures the Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV will be versatile enough for everyday wear.

We also like that the Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV isn’t an instant crowd pleaser. At first the combination of blue, green, and orange colors feels random, and the lightning bolt seconds hand feels out of place for Rolex. After a while it starts to grow on you as the odd Rolex out – which is often a good thing – and the timepiece’s legibility and entertaining colors win you over.

With a list price of 7,800 CHF , this new Z blue dial on the Rolex Milgauss 116400GV is a welcome addition to the Milgauss line up. The Milgauss is a strange watch, sporty yet refined while being wholly distinctive among its siblings at your local Rolex dealer. Perhaps more than anything else, this new blue dial version improves on the Milgauss’ core strength – standing out in a sea of Submariners.

he newest term in the dictionary of obscure Rolex vocabulary is “Z blue.” Hidden among the buzz of the new Sea-Dweller and the white gold GMT-Master II, Rolex quietly added a new dial color for the estranged cousin within the Oyster line up, the Milgauss, with the new 2014 Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV watch. The Milgauss name has been around since 1956 and the current version (ref 116400) was released in 2007. Sporting magnetic interference resistance up to 1000 gauss, the Milgauss was originally designed for engineers, technicians and scientists.

The New Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi

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Where the GMT-Master on the right (ref.16758) shows the old style case, in gold, and the brown dial with nipple hour markers, you almost think the new Rolex GMT-Master II Everose gold is much bigger. The lugs are beefier, but the diameter is exactly the same at 40mm. The brown color is different from the vintage GMT-Master, and has more a cappuccino color on the new reference 126715CHNR. The bezel with its two-colour brown and black Cerachrom insert in ceramic, engraved numerals and graduations, works like a charm. The current mechanism feels much nicer and better engineered than the bezels from the old days. The color scheme of the new <strongRolex GMT-Master II Everose is very nice, but miles away from the former brown dialed (and bezel) GMT-Master model.

The image below shows the difference in thickness as well as a good demonstration of how different the gold tones are. The new Rolex GMT-Master II Everose has, of course, a Triplock crown to ensure water resistance (up to 10ATM).

My initial enthusiasm was not so big for this model, since it did not have the brown dial and was not made of yellow gold. That said, this disappeared rapidly when I had the chance to try it myself. It’s a well balanced watch, and the use of the brown and black on the bezel matches perfectly with the Everose gold case and bracelet. The gold details also come back in the dial, in the writing of ‘GMT-Master II’ as well as in the indices and hands. Did you also notice the little crown between Swiss and Made? The new Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi with Jubilee also has this feature.

Rolex Yacht-Master collection

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The matte-black Rolex Yacht-Master 40 proved to be a real show-stopper at Baselworld 2015, and the Swiss brand took the opportunity to introduce a new Everose Rolesor gold model to the esteemed collection at this year’s exhibition.

With the Yacht-Master 40 Everose with Oysterflex strap arguably stealing the show at last year’s Baselworld, luxury fake Rolex UK have taken the opportunity at this year’s event to add an Everose Rolesor gold edition to the collection. Also featuring a chocolate dial, the new Yacht-Master offers a distinctively softer colour scheme than the masculine matte-black dial and bezel of last year’s edition.

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Striking to say the least, this black-and-gold version of the Yacht-Masterdefies conventional Rolex norms down to the “Oysterflex” bracelet in matte black. Available in 37mm and 40mm cases, the Everose gold timepiece is affixed to a matte black Rolex-exclusive Cerachrom ceramic insert with polished and raised black numerals and indices. The matte black dial is a first in the Rolex Yacht-Master collection. Power is sourced by size: the 37mm uses Caliber 2236, the 40mm, 3135. Both are mechanical automatic movements. The bracelet boasts a patented “longitudinal cushion” system for maximum comfort. The Oyster case is water-resistant to 300 meters, the case middle is milled from a solid block of Everose gold, and the trademark “cyclops lens” magnifying date window at 3 o’clock makes for clear legibility.

In fact, there is a case to be made that the new 40mm Yacht-Master is one of the few “full-sized” Rolex timepieces that appeals to women as well as men. This idea is reinforced by the introduction of the timeless Oyster bracelet in place of the sporty rubber Oysterflex strap.

Bell & Ross watches

The BR S is a 39 mm urban interpretation of the iconic Bell &amp; Ross BRS Grey Camouflage Replica Watch. It is stamped with an «S» to denote how Smaller, Sleeker and Smarter it is than its big sibling. BR S models are the last word in elegance and technical ingenuity. They are designed for everyday use, ensuring that their ergonomic case, with its perfectly sleek lines and the use of select materials, appeals equally to men and women.

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When it is time to decide, women will naturally choose the models in the BR S collection: timepieces that have become an ornament for the wrist, in which the sophisticated materials are a showcase for the jewels. Conceived in the purest tradition of Swiss watchmaking, the BR S GREY CAMOUFLAGE is water-resistant to 100 metres and features the latest generation of Swiss quartz movements, a guarantee of precision and reliability.

Bell &amp; Ross watches occupy a distinctive place in the watch market today because they are made to resist extreme conditions that most men go through in their challenging professions.  For instance, Bell & Ross watches are made to resist excessive temperatures, which is good for men who work as firemen or even bomb-disposal experts.  Bell & Ross watches are also made to withstand violent accelerations and above-normal pressures, which makes it ideal for pilots, astronauts, and even divers.  The manufactures made sure that all Bell & Ross watches are readable, precise, and high-performing.  They even added water resistant to that list of qualities to broaden the scope of its function.

The new Oyster Perpetual Explorer

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Rolex is introducing the new Oyster Perpetual Explorer with an entirely luminescent display for enhanced legibility. Replica Rolex The model’s characteristic 3, 6 and 9 numerals are now filled with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow, like the hour markers and hands. This exclusive Chromalight display offers exceptional legibility in any conditions. The hands are also broader and longer for enhanced visual comfort. The new Explorer carries the Superlative Chronometer certification redefined by Rolex in 2015, which ensures singular performance on the wrist.

The Explorer’s Oyster case, guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet), is a paragon of robustness. Its characteristically shaped middle case is crafted from a solid block of particularly corrosion-resistant 904L steel. The fluted case back is hermetically screwed down with a special tool that allows only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement. Fitted with the Twinlock double waterproofness system, the winding crown screws down securely against the case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire. The waterproof Oyster case provides optimum protection for the Explorer’s high-precision movement.

The Explorer is equipped with calibre 3132, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Its architecture, manufacturing quality and innovative features make it singularly precise and reliable. The oscillator, the true heart of the watch, has a blue Parachrom hairspring patented and manufactured by Rolex in an exclusive alloy. Insensitive to magnetic fields, the Parachrom hairspring offers great stability in the face of temperature variations and remains up to 10 times more precise than a traditional hairspring in case of shocks.

Explorer after Rolex by 2015 laid the new standard test, certified as top-level observatory precision timepieces. Rolex Daytona replica watches on sale .This unique title proves the success of the watch through a series of Rolex laboratory tests, the standard more than the watch industry’s routine and level. The wristwatch is assembled for testing to ensure that the watch is worn on the wrist and is capable of delivering top-of-the-line performance in precision, power reserve, waterproofing and self-winding. Movement into the case before the test Rolex top observatory precision timepieces, the average error of less than two seconds per day or less, than the average precision of the Observatory certified precision time of twice.