Tag Archives: Rolex

Finds: Pan Am Pilot’s Rolex

Courtesy Antiquorum At Antiquorum’s important watches sale in Geneva this weekend: a Pan Am pilot’s 1957 Rolex “Tropical Dial” GMT-Master, complete with the flyer’s cap, briefcase, lighter, ashtray and flight instruction manual, estimated at $27,000 – $38,000 (Read more at … Continue reading

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Rewind: The Rolex Commando

Released in 1972 for one year only, the Rolex Commando, a Spartan version of the Explorer, was the cheapest model in the famed Swiss watchmaker’s catalog at the time. Today, of, course, it is extremely rare, desirable and all-but-impossible to … Continue reading

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James Bond – British Military Rolex Redux

London-based Rolex customizer Project X has come out with a new limited edition series of designs in homage to the original James Bond Submariner as worn by Sean Connery and the British SBS (Special Boat Service), an elite commando unit … Continue reading

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Must Have: Steve McQueen’s Rolex Submariner

Included in Antiquorum’s Important Collectors’ Wristwatches auction on June 11 in NYC is the King of Cool’s 1967 Rolex Submariner. McQueen wore the watch for many years (right) and it can be seen on-screen in his very last movie, 1980′s … Continue reading

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