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Model Spotlights, Rolex Watches

Model Feature: The Rolex Sky-Dweller

Protected by 14 patents and launched in 2012, the Rolex Sky-Dweller was designed for the global traveler with extraordinary taste. It is the first Rolex with a dual time-zone display and an annual calendar, boasting an all-new 9001 automatic movement.

The 42mm Sky-Dweller is currently available only in 18 ct yellow, white, or Everose gold and your choice of an Oyster bracelet or leather strap.

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Model Spotlights, Rolex Watches, Watch Chest

Model Spotlight: Rolex Submariner Date 16610

Chris and Jordan over at Watch Chest share their thoughts on the traditional style Rolex Submariner Date 16610. They give a little insight from first-hand experience to help guide men and women considering the Submariner. Thinking about starting or adding to your Rolex collection with the Submariner Date in stainless steel? Check out the video!

 

Find the Rolex Submariner Date 16610 here at watchchest.com!

FAQ, Rolex Watches

FAQ: How Do I Know It’s a Real 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

FAQ, Rolex Watches, Watch Chest, What To Know Before You Buy

How To Buy A Rolex Online From Watch Chest

Ordering a Rolex online through Watch Chest is easy! Below are the 7 steps to Rolex bliss and screenshots of the checkout process if you need any extra guidance!

1. Choosing Your Watch

As you glance around the site, you will see that Rolex is organized by model. If you click on a particular model from the home page menu you will then be able to glance through everything available. If you have a clearer picture of what color dial or price range you are looking for, you can use the menu on the left to refine your search.

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Rolex Watches, What To Know Before You Buy

Rolex Serial Number Reference Guide

A unique Rolex serial number is recorded on each watch, giving it a unique set of numerals for the purpose of identification and record keeping, much like any other product. Older models consist of only numbers but around 1987, Rolex placed a letter at the beginning of the number that would change about once a year until late 2010, which is now a random set of numbers and letters.


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FAQ, Rolex Watches, What To Know Before You Buy

FAQ: What Year Is This Rolex? (Beauty Before Age)

In the first of many in a series of addressing the most frequently asked questions heard while I worked at Watch Chest, I thought I would a write about the one heard most often: “What year is this watch?”

As a potential customer who is about to spend thousands of dollars with a company, you have every right to ask any question you want. Even after being around this industry for many years, I would still ask that question if I were buying a pre-owned Rolex or other luxury timepiece from someone. However, there is a skewed amount of emphasis that is placed upon the age of a Rolex, when an entirely different aspect should have precedence when you make your selection.


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