Saturday, July 23, 2011

Rolex 5508

Rolex center called me and told me that they could not service my vintage 1958 5508 as they no longer carry spare parts. How sad! Luckily, the watch is in very good condition.. : )

This 5508 has often been loosely called James Bond as Sean Connery was sen wearing the Rolex sub during the early years.





























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Location:Princess Margaret Road Link,,Hong Kong

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Czech vintage watches

In Czech, the hunt for watches began! Managed to find one vintage Lemania military watch made for the Czech pilot during WW ll and a GUB Glashutte ( German watch)..





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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Vintage Rolex porcelain dial

This is a vintage 1910s silver case Rolex trench watch. The porcelain dial has managed to keep the dial looking fresh and new. The disadvantage of course is the fear of cracking dial owing to strong impact.




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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 ...