Category: Rolex

Tracking the Rolex Daytona

In this feature-length article from WatchTime’s January-February 2016 issue, we take a look at the 53-year history of the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, the brand’s iconic chronograph watch. The Daytona International Speedway has been in operation since 1959. For most of Rolex’s history, chronographs took a back seat to three-handed models. The company did produce some […]

Good-Looking 18K Yellow Gold Watch-Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 116508

Front of Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 116508

At Baselworld 2016, Rolex launched a number of new variations of the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona together with this good-looking-wanting reference 116508-0013 (116508 YG) 18k yellow gold model on an identical bracelet and with a good-looking, deep inexperienced metallic dial. The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is a singular success story of wrist watch households for having a […]

Rolex, Patek Philippe & A. Lange & Söhne Watchs Will Be Resold At Heritage Auction

Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Ref. 3970E Chronograph

The 1966 Rolex Ref. 6239 “Paul Newman” Cosmograph Daytona wristwatch is the principle enticement to collectors from Heritage Auctions on May 26. Heritage Auctions estimates that this Rolex will sell for more than $100,000. By May 20 the watch had already been bid to $25,000 in the pre-live-auction period online. “This beautiful timepiece, with its […]