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We have a slightchoice for classicdesigns ourselves, at least many of the Fratello editors, however the modern Rolex watches (if offered) are simply HOT.
The Top 10 Rolex watches introductionlisted below, has been createdutilizing the interest in our Rolex articles in the past 12 months.
Rolex Submariner 41mm
In 2015 Rolex introduced its brand-new Submariner collection and the world freaked. The brand-new Submariner 41mm is slightly larger than the previous model, had a bigger lug size, however thinner lugs that mightadvise a bit more of the non-ceramic Submariner designs.
Mike wrote an article on why he likes the new Submariner seesmore than the 40mm ceramic designs in this post. Rolex Zifferblätter.
Rolex Submariner 126610LV
The thirdgreen Rolex Submariner reference: 126610LV. A worthwhilefollower of the green Submariner 16610LV (The Kermit), that was in factintroduced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Submariner.
It is ratherfantasticthat the Submariners get more reads than the Daytona on Fratello.
Maybe some peoplejust have actuallygiven up on the brand names‘ chronograph that is simply unobtainable.Unless you wantto invest as much for this steel renownedwatch as a mid-size familyvehicle. We have a couple of Daytona owners in our team, however I onlysee Ben wearing his ratherfrequently.
His personalstory on the Daytona can be checked out here.
Rolex Explorer 36mm
And maybe it still is, however it did get amazingtraction on our site when Rolex introduced the brand-new 36mm editions in steel and in bi-color. We covered the brand-newRolex Explorer here.
Rolex Datejust Rolex Datejust 36
Over the years, this overviewof the top 10 Rolex watches changedfrom having not a single Datejust in there to an increasing position every year. You can’t go wrong with a Datejust, it is a traditional.
This year, Rolex introducednew dial variations for the renowned date watch. We discussed the brand-newdial optionshere.
Rolex GMT-Master II ‘Pepsi’
We did a summary of all Rolex GMT-Master watches in this post, from the very first referenceto today’s readily available models. There wasn’t much hassleabout it when Rolex did its newintros, however it was selected up by the fans rather quickly.
Rolex Explorer II 226570
The watch that was anticipated! The Rolex Explorer II reference226570 was introducedearlier this year, as a successor to the recommendationRolex Explorer II 216570 that was introduced 10 years earlier, in 2011. It used to be one of the most underrated Rolex sports watches, but not any longer.
The updates havebeen kept at a minimum, however that might be just one ofthe reasonsthey’re so successful. Our introposton the brand-new 42mm Explorer II can be found here.
Rolex Submariner 5513
From # 5to # 8 this year. The 5513 is the Rolex with a long production run, howeverspecificallythe 5513 in this postperformedreally(very!) well in the ins 2015. Rolex Zifferblätter.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 126000
The new Rolex Oyster Perpetual collection is focused on the 41mm 124300, but it likewisestimulatedyour interest in the 36mm Oyster Perpetual 126000. This watch is offered in severaldial colors and retails at EUR5,300. Rob blogged about the Oyster Perpetual 36 in this post.
Rolex Submariner 14060.
The last ‘genuine‘ Rolex Submariner as people tend to call them, with their aluminum bezel and smoothlugs. Here’s a story Michael did on this Rolex Submariner 14060M watch with 4-liner dial.
Why selectRolex Watch?
It is the most identifiablehigh-endbrand name.
Rolex is plainly the most popularamongst the world’s high-end watch brand names.
Essentiallythere are 2 Rolex consumergroups– those who understand a lot, and those who knowverylittle.
Other Rolex consumersdo notknow much about watches, just that Rolex is the best. For them the primaryincentive is this: if you’re going to wear a watch, it’s got to be a Rolex. And this is a substantial compliment for the producer— due to the fact that if even an individual who knowsnothingabout watches views one specificbrand as “Number One”, the businessis doing something.
Consistentlevel of quality.
The basis for Rolex’s success is its veryhigh item quality crossing the many years of its presence. Rolex watches show time accuratelyand are robust, sturdyand trusted.
Keepingregularly high quality with estimatedannual production numbers of about three-quarters of a million pieces is an art unto itself. And it’s to Rolex’s advantage to omitunusualissues.
It has no tourbillons, perpetualcalendars or minute repeaters– not even motions with a large date display, power reserve signor alarm function.
The Rolex Cerachrom bezel.
The companyfocuses onwhat it does best, and improves the informationongoing. This is true for the motions in addition tofor the case. You will not discover a rotating bezel that ratchets so easily and smoothly like the one on the Submariner or GMT-Master II from any of its competitors– even other high-end manufacturerswith much moreexpensiveitems.
It’s got everything a watch requires.
The significance of the Rolex name is connected to the truth that the brandintroducedinnovativefeaturesrather early on which have made the watch well-suited for everyday wear. In 1914 Rolex creatorHans Wilsdorf sent a watchmotion to the renownedKew-Teddington observatory for chronometer certification.
The COSC-certified Caliber 4130 that powers the Daytona.
Today the chronometer test (currentlyconducted by the Swiss institute COSC) has actually ended up being a requirement for in-house mechanical Rolex calibers. In 1927 the first water-resistantwatch was introduced and the automaticwinding systemfollowed a number of years later– since to guaranteethe water-resistance of a watch, it should not be essentialto pull the crown every day.
The first Oyster case in 1927 and very first Oyster Perpetual in 1945.
These twofeatures are shown in the item name “Oyster Perpetual”, which embellishesessentiallyevery Rolex. The Datejust, presented in 1945, was the first watch to combine all threefeatures– automaticwinding, waterproof case and chronometer certificate. Together with its name date window, it has all the essentials.
Instantlyidentifiabledesign, Rolex Zifferblätter.
The round shape of a Rolex contributes to its water-resistance and its exceptionallegibility. This is supported by Rolex expertPercy Christian Schoeler, creator of the German-language webportals Luxify and R-L-X-Forum: “Only verycautiousmodificationsto the renowneddesign of specificmodel collections over the yearshave resulted in a high degree of recognition.”.
Rolex designshave actuallyonly seen incremental changes throughout the years.
It’s why it is alwayseasy to acknowledge a Rolex from a range. WatchprofessionalGisbert L. Brunner calls this the “10-meter guideline“– and it’s not simply the expertswho recognizethem.
Keeps its value.
This fact is real to a lower degreefor watches– other than for Rolex. For the high-demand sport models in stainless steel at least (though this is a stickier scenariofor gold Oyster designs and the elegantgold Cellini watches) it’s possible to get simplya little less, or possibly even more, than the initial purchase cost. Rolex Zifferblätter.