Honeycomb Dial ‘Ovettone’ 6305 Rolex Datejust

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Rolex didn’t have the formula perfectly defined in 1955. They had some brilliant ideas around creating tool watches for professionals to use, but weren’t yet certain how to go about it. We observe wild experimentation around these years with what it meant to be an Explorer, Submariner, Milgauss, Oyster Chronograph (there was no Cosmograph yet),…

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Waffle-Dial Tudor Prince 7909


I cannot tell you the number of times I’ve nearly purchased an Oyster Prince. The range offers value, diversity, slim proportions, water resistance, and, in this case, gilty-waffle-goodness. Tudor’s ‘Oyster Perpetual’ equivalent began humbly in the 1950s but eventually went the distance, picked up by Arctic explorers before the explorer.  The texturized dial and rose…

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