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Between 1904 and 1935, fourteen world land speed records were set in Daytona Beach, Florida. Avid Rolex wearer Sir Malcom Campbell set five of them. Over time, the

Rolex developed the original GMT in 1954 in collaboration with Pan-Am. The initial model featured a two-tone red and blue bezel inspired by the colors of the airline.

Famous Watches and Their Nicknames Watch nicknames may have started as affectionate calling cards given by watch enthusiasts. However, over the years, these monikers have helped to solidify certain

Swatch Group - Exiting from Baselworld 2019 Breaking news rattled the watch industry this past week with the announcement that the Swiss watch powerhouse The Swatch Group will no

The Rolex Daytona vs. OMEGA Speedmaster Arguably, two of the most iconic chronographs in the history of watchmaking are the Rolex Daytona and the OMEGA Speedmaster. Both have a

At times, the watch industry can seem a bit serious or even intimidating. However, once you start diving deeper into the watch world, you come to realize it’s

The Origin of Rolex and Wimbledon The partnership between luxury watchmaker Rolex and the sport of tennis began in 1978. That year, the brand became the official timekeeper at

In 1945, Rolex was celebrating their 40th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, they wanted to create a timepiece that was different than any other watch offered at the

Summer is here! We’re ready to jet off on an exotic vacation or at least to the nearest body of water. And, of course, we want to do

Watches for Mom Mom is the woman who does it all. She scores a promotion at work and scores a sideline seat at her son’s soccer game—she’s his biggest

The dress watch is a subjective breed of timepiece. Other watch categories—like pilot, dive, racing, or military watches—are more easily defined. They’re set apart by a certain set

For many watch lovers, Rolex is king. From staples of the brand, like the standard Datejust, to the most highly coveted models, like the President, Rolex fans don’t