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Rolex Day-Date 40: small President

Rolex Day-Date 40: small President

The crowning glory of the Rolex collection has always been the Day-Date. If there were such a thing as a Most Coveted Watch of All Times Competition the platinum version of this model would most likely take first place. Actually, the term ‘crowning glory’ is not entirely accurate because the Day-Date is blessed with the iconic nickname of ‘Presidents’ watch’.

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Lex Stolk: Watchspotting

Watchspotting

Watchspotting is my thing and I do it all the time and wherever I am. When I'm watching TV - I spot Charlie Sheen wearing a Patek Philippe in a repeat of Two and a Half Man and I find myself chuckling, not at the corny jokes but because of the fact that I'm spotting a Patek - when I'm eating in a restaurant - to the serious displeasure of my dinner companion who is feeling neglected - when I'm on a plane - the fellow passenger can feel eyes on him, but strangely enough on his wrist rather than the back of his neck.

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It’s official: Jean-Frédérique Dufour starts as Rolex’ CEO!

Jean-Frederic-Dufour

On the 7th of May the Board of Directors of Rolex finally made the long awaited announcement: On June 17th (the day Rolex holds their Ordinary General Assembly) Jean-Frédéric Dufour will take office as the new Chief Executive Officer. Everybody knew that already but now it's official. Dufour's predecessor Gian Riccardo Marini, will be appointed to the Board of the company. To both gentlemen we say: Good luck and congratulations!

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BaselWord photo report

Rolex-Day-Date-in-yellow-gold

Our team is at the Baselworld 2015 watch fair exploring new designs, models and techniques. You can read all about about it in the next edition of our magazines 0024 Horloges and 0024 WatchWorld. Meanwhile keep on visting this website, and follow us on Instagram and like us on Facebook.

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True (Rolex) icons

True-Rolex-icons

Not many watch houses have the distinction of being home to so many icons. The term is sometimes used rather frivolously, but in the case of Rolex the word icon applies to a large number of models. Icons go beyond individual tastes; they are what they are, and descriptions like “beautiful” or “ugly” no longer apply because we are dealing with a fait accompli.

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