Oman Khanjar Dial 3700 Patek Philippe Nautilus


When watch lovers throw around the phrase ‘exit watch’, which is a fanciful concept in itself, they usually mean ‘the next watch I can reasonably see myself attaining.’ If a sole watch is going to pull you off the hedonistic treadmill entirely, it has to be an order of magnitude more of whatever interests you,…

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Oman Khanjar Dial 6265 Rolex Cosmograph Daytona


Speaking plainly, this is the only ‘John Mayer’ Daytona I really care about. Okay, his is a Desert Eagle but go with me here. This Oman 6265 and the Desert Eagle 6263 (& 6265) are the only two recent sport Rolexes to share a very distinct privilege. Unlike nearly all other Middle Eastern dials, on…

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Yellow Oman Khanjar 1505 Rolex Date


In full transparency, when I first started down the rabbit hole of watch learning, I didn’t ‘get’ double signed dials. Tiffany, Oman, or Domino’s, it always seemed a bit too close to those car dealers who’d put a sticker that says ‘Dave’s Mercedes’ next to E63 with a gaudy license plate frame. Just no. But…

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Oman Khanjar 345.0022 Omega Speedmaster


This 345.0022 is like finding out Dame Helen Mirren loved acting in the Fast and Furious and sought out the role deliberately, which is true. Or learning that Chinese takeout boxes unfold into a neat plate with the ball of noodle at its center. Or learning that David Attenborough makes a lovely foie gras. Okay,…

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Khanjar Rolex Day-Date 1803 in Blue & WG


Why do I feature a mechanically standard 1803 Day-Date? Because every single khanjar Rolex has a story to tell. Additionally, they are just fucking cool. The khanjar, a traditional J-shaped dagger (which is a symbol of pride in Oman’s history), was used on Rolex commissioned for Omani royalty. Frequently, these pieces were also manufactured in…

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A Very Unique Rolex 1611 Datejust Khanjar


In today’s collector climate, where Rolex buyers obsess over the slightest font alignment of a rail dial, it’s refreshing to find an authentically unique dial. An authentically unique piece, at that. Khanjar or Omani Rolex are their own market with a dedicated following. In recent years, they’ve become more highly sought after. This could be…

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