Every now and then Watch Chest will get a call with a heartbroken client on the other end: their Rolex was stolen. Thankfully most register their timepiece with the homeowner’s insurance agency (one of the FIRST things you should do when you make your purchase!) but it’s still disappointing to feel taken advantage of. Here are 5 of the most common situations we’ve found for a luxury timepiece to get stolen: Continue Reading
The Rolex Submariner, Deepsea, and Sea-Dweller’s unidirectional rotatable bezel featured on each of these models allows the wearer to measure an elapsed amount of time, whether you are timing something or monitoring your oxygen levels during a scuba dive. Follow the directions in these 7 photos to learn how to easily use this handy feature. If you have time for a video, visit our YouTube channel to watch this quick how-to!
Understanding that things such as climate or clothing can effect the comfort of wearing your watch, Rolex designed the Easylink Comfort Extension Link for some bracelet models such as the Datejust, Daytona, Explorer II, Milgauss, and the Date.
Rolex designed the Easylink Comfort Extension Link to allow you to adjust the length of your bracelet by 5 mm without the use of tools. Learn how by viewing this step-by-step gallery, or watch this instructional video on Watch Chest’s YouTube channel!
In a previous post I shared a series of photos on how to wash and clean your all-metal Rolex watch. But better than that? A video! Watch this quick instructional video on how to safely clean your Rolex.
If you are buying a Rolex or any type of other luxury timepiece from an independent watch dealer that you haven’t worked with before, your first question is probably going to be, “but how do I know it’s real?”
It’s a great question but perhaps not exactly the right one. I know that purchasing an item such as this online can be daunting if you are new to Rolex; and if that’s the case, even if you were able to come to the store and hold the watch in your hand — let’s be honest — you probably still wouldn’t know what to look for to determine if it is authentic or not. People buy aftermarket Rolex all the time in brick and mortar stores, even after holding inspecting it for themselves. Continue Reading