In 1953 three timepieces were introduced that are considered the first dive watches to come to market, they were the Blancpain FiftyFathoms, the Zodiac Super Seawolf, and the Rolex Submariner. So, what made these dive watches, and how has that definition changed over time?
This Article is part of a series written by editors of Hodinkee.com. This Article was written by: Tony Traina.
The modern Rolex Submariner references 16610, 116610, and 126610 share a common lineage, with subtle differences that illustrate the model’s evolution. Here’s how to tell them apart.
Six dive watches that are sweet as pecan pie.
Once again, Thanksgiving is upon us. For most of us in the United States, we'll either be reading this article, waiting for dinner to cook, or recovering from a turkey-induced coma. The best type of watch content
A Week On The Wrist: The Rolex Submariner Ref. 124060
It’s the world's most scrutinized dive watch, so any tiny change reverberates like an earthquake. But the truth is that the new Sub feels a lot like the old Sub – which is to say, exactly
Watching Movies: The 1970s Version Of 'King Kong' Includes A Monster Of A Rolex
Jeff Bridges wears a Submariner in our watch-related film of the week.
Originally published by Danny Milton on HODINKEE, April 2nd, 2021
The 1976 remake of King Kong takes the basic premise of the 1933 classic
Six Rolex Watches That Deserve A Second Look
Yes, you know them – but when was the last time you thought about them?
Originally published on HODINKEE, February 24th, 2022
It's easy to spend all our time focused on the latest and greatest releases – everyone wants the new,
Cosplay, Being James Bond, And A Theory Of Watch Collecting
Cyberpunk godfather William Gibson, and being James Bond – or his boss.
Originally published by JACK FORSTER on HODINKEE, September 17th 2021
Way back in 1999, William Gibson – one of the founding fathers of the sci-fi genre
As much fun as it is to walk into a store and look at all the beautiful new watches that were just released, sometimes they do not speak to us in the same way the old styles did. They are not the watch you saw
Dive watches are among the most popular and most sought-after timepieces today. Their versatility and tough-as-nails construction make them great everyday watches. Many are just as at home in the office as they are under water. If you take a moment and think about them,
Splurge or Steal: Rolex Submariner vs. Tudor Black Bay
Most everyone appreciates a good watch. However, not every budget can afford the top of the line model. At Crown & Caliber, we don’t discriminate when it comes to fine timepieces. We love watches of all sizes,