Thursday, October 29, 2009

Rolex 5513~~~~

Hi! I am currently look for the Rolex 5513...There are several versions, 1) with gilt dial, 2) Meter first, 3) feet first... when will my watch appear~~~~

The Rolex Submariner first launched in 1953 and became very famous in the 60´s and 70´s because a British Secret Service agent 007 was wearing them in the following adventures:

Dr. No (1962)
From Russia With Love
Thunderball (1965)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Live And Let Die (1973)
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

The Submariner was also used by military services such as French Navy, Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Stainless steel Rolex Oyster 1950s

My favourite Rolex bubbleback continue to give me joy in vintage collection. In addition, the 1950s Rolex Oyster winding watches also give me great pleasure. The current fever for Rolex sports models has made these winding watches "under rated" and under values.

The stainless steel Rolex Oyster with bracelet was found in Singapore while the Rolex Oyster ref 6480 with engine turned bezel was found in Kunming China during my recent business trip!

Both watches were in excellent conditions with no rust or deep scratches an both dials are in all original conditions! I remembered one of my first Rolex stainless watch collected in the early 1990 was a steel Role Oyster. I later sold it as the dial was a re-conditioned one. After almost 19 years, I have finally managed to get a similar steel watches..

Spy watch

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy Eli Cohen in Damascus, Syria, in the early 1960s, wearing the watch that ...