Bob’s Watches is back with another Fresh Finds, this time the auction is themed on the iconic watches of Hollywood. Each watch has been selected to represent a legendary movie icon and the respective watch that accompanied them in their films.
First up is the auction for a Rolex Submariner ref. 6538 (starting price $165,000 USD). Bob’s Watches chose this watch to pay homage to Sean Connery with his recent passing, dedicating the James Bond Submariner sale to the original agent 007. Next up is a perfect fake Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona ref. 6239 (starting Price – $165,000 USD), a best fake Rolex GMT Master (Pussy Galore) ref. 6542 (starting Price – $150,000 USD), a quality fake Rolex Submariner (Steve McQueen) ref. 5512 (starting Price – $29,000 USD), and finally, the modern OMEGA Seamaster 300 seen on Daniel Craig in Spectre (starting Price – $6,500).
Watch fans and movie lovers alike can check out the full Fresh Finds: Iconic Watches of Hollywood listing over at Bob’s Watches’ auction page.
In other watch news, Sylvester Stallone joins Phillips Auctions for the sale of his personal watch collection.
I like the hypothetical and that brings us to a seemingly outlandish question that may become a little less so. By the end of this article, you will get to answer whether you’d put down your hard-earned money to buy a steel sports luxury Rolex replica watch even if you don’t want it. It seems like an easy one, but let’s see…
I don’t daydream enough, but when I do it’s often about scary great white shark encounters or hitting a World Series deciding homer in the bottom of the ninth with two outs and a full count. Sometimes, though, I think about watches. And when I do, it’s a thought that’s probably not too original. I’ve got this wild plan where I’m in some sort of out of the way town and there just so happens to be a Rolex AD. I decide to walk in and have a look in the showcase and I find either a brand new Rolex Pepsi GMT-Master II replica with black dial or a stainless steel Daytona staring right back at me. I pine for neither of these steel sports Rolex models, but I’m confronted with a question. Should I buy one (or both) even if I don’t want to own either?
Steel sports Rolex here and now
Now, if we are talking right here and right now in 2020, the answer to the question seems pretty obvious. If you have the money, you go for it simply to flip it for a profit. If you don’t have the money but have the credit the decision starts to get a little grey. Well, it does for me because I simply don’t do debt unless it’s for a house or a car. And then, there’s the super grey area where perhaps I had another watch in mind. I’ve saved for it, I’ve had my heart set on it, and then this horological fly in the ointment appears. A salesperson is happy to take your money irrespective of the watch, so he or she isn’t of much help. So what do you do?
Let’s go back to 2011 in Europe
Travel back with me to 2011 and I’ll paint a picture that actually wasn’t a daydream. I moved to Germany during the Summer of 2011 and I found myself downtown in Frankfurt looking through the windows of the many watch shops here. I went into one shop and tried on something and I asked about the steel Rolex Daytona availability. Genuine curiosity drove this because this was really the only steel replica Rolex sports watch in high demand. I got a proper chuckle and was told five years. Well, I returned his chortle with one of my own and told him that the USA was a far easier situation.
You see, in 2011, the world was still coming out of one hell of a global recession. The debt hungry US consumer was still on hold and struggled to get cheap credit. As a result, it was pretty damn easy to score a Daytona. My Dad, who loves his watches but isn’t a flashy high roller VIP at any boutique, even got a call during 2009 (and, yes, he bought it). So yes, steel sports fake Rolex models were good and plenty in the land of opportunity.
The 1970s was a period of strong technical advancement for the Swiss Rolex Day-Date replica watch. In 1972, the Calibre 1556 in the Day-Date became equipped with a hacking feature that meant the seconds hand would stop when the crown was pulled out. The watch was also fitted with a sapphire crystal around this time. In 1977, a new Calibre 3055 was fitted to the Day-Date, and the reference numbers for the watches grew by one additional digit: 18xxx. The key advantages to the Calibre 3055 were a 4 Hz vibrational speed for better autonomy from micro-shocks, and an all-important quickset function for the date. Before this, the date and days of the week could be adjusted only by turning the central hour and minute hands through the entire calendar cycle.
In 1988, Rolex replica unveiled the new Calibre 3155 for the Day-Date, which was something of a revelation, because for the first time the model had a double-quickset. This meant that both the days of the week and date could rapidly be set using the crown, independent of the hour and minute hands. Reference numbers for the model became 182xx and 183xx (for models with diamond-set cases).
In 2000, reference numbers changed again to encompass six digits: 118xxx. Improvements related mostly to bracelet and clasps. To this day, the 36 mm fake Rolex Day-Date is one of the most stunning watches in modern horology. My favourites from this collection of watches are those bearing particularly evocative coloured dials: a yellow-gold model with a green dial, a yellow-gold model with a cognac dial, a white-gold model with a ravishing cherry dial, and a lust-inducing Everose (Rolex’s proprietary rose gold, which does not fade over time) model with chocolate dial.
The current collection Day-Date 36 coloured dials were introduced in 2013. These modern aaa quality copy Rolex Day-Date 36mm watches are each fitted on alligator straps of complementary hues and these charming watches offer infinite chromatic expressive possibilities. It should be noted that one of the world’s ultimate rakes, the style panjandrum Nick Foulkes, wears the 36mm yellow-gold model with antique wood dial with unabashed aplomb.
Famous for the chronograph functions, the Rolex Daytona watches also become charming with the green color. However, the perfect Rolex copy watches of GMT-Master II add some masculine glamour.
Evident for the green dials, the advanced knock-off watches lead the fashion trend. As a result of the deign of 40mm cases, the wrist watches can be decent for both males and females. As domineering as men, ladies can become very confident and graceful decorated with the timepieces.
Colors can bring good mood and vitality at the same time. Regarded as the precious timepieces, the shiny copy Rolex watches are very stunning for the colors and luster.
For tasteful men, the splendid Rolex Day-Date fake watches make full of the olive green color to decorate the dials, and the Everose gold material reveal the noble feeling, which make the watches appealing with green dressing.
Demonstrating very brilliant effect, the perfect knock-off watches of Rolex Lady-Datejust are fresh with linden green color, fully integrated with the gold cases and bracelets. What’s more, the diamonds adorning the indexes and IX add the showy flavor for women.
How much do you know about the perfect replica Rolex watches? Apart from the luxury and reliability, the watches can also give you the formal and strict image.
Rolex Cellini Time
In particular, the decent Rolex copy watches of Rolex Cellini are unusual, so they are usually selected as the appropriate tools for major occasions. The size of 39mm cases are proper, and the watches have simple dial layout and smooth leather straps.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Doing well in the practicality and economy, the steady reproduction watches can be adaptable for any occasion. Impressive with the champagne dials with green indexes, the watches are easy to attract you.
In addition to the Bamford, Pro Hunter and Blaken are also excellent customized watches brands. They also pursue the extreme craftsmanship. Pro Hunter is well-known by the black toned Rolex by Diamond-Like Carbon, while Blaken is good at reshaping the appearance of vintage Rolex in 1950s to 1960s.
Alex ander Klingbeil spends two years optimizing DLC coating. Comparing with PVD coating, DLC will make black more average and durable. So we have got the opportunities to appreciate the beauty of these perfect Rolex knockoff watches.
These distinctive watches have maintained the classical features of Rolex. But many innovative elements have been added to the model. For example, this Rolex Submariner fake watch with black ceramic bezel looks more dynamic and special with the pink elements. On the other side, the all-black design makes it cool and unique too. The whole model is contradictory but harmonious.