The 1959 Rolex Magazine ad pictured below showcases two really successful and iconic celebrities. The first is Commander Whitehead, who built the Schweppes brand, and the second is fashion designer, Pauline Trigere.
In the 1970s and 1980s Rolex went crazy making all kinds of fascinatingly beautiful Rolex Day-Date and Datejust models with very colorful exotic dials, and the watch pictured below is no exception. The green Rolex dial is known as a Malachite dial, which is very cool looking.
Rolex recently released this fascinating film that covers the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race. The Rolex Middle Sea Race is a 600+ mile race that requires amazing endurance and strategy. This film documentary, is extremely beautiful, as it chronicles this epic race.
Founder of Skype and Kazaa
Two-Tone Rolex Yacht-Master
Niklas Zennström is a Swedish entrepreneur and he is best known for founding Skype and Kazaa. Niklas is also a passionate yachtsman. His sailboat named the Rán II won the Rolex Fastnet race in 2009 and 2011, and his team came in second in the 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race, as seen in the above video.
Back in 2010, Sotheby's auctioned this one-of-a-kind custom dial Rolex Explorer which belonged to Hafaz al-Assad, who was the President of Syria. It is a vintage 1989 Rolex Explorer II, and it is a very early version of the Polar dial Explorer II with white gold indices and matching white gold hands.
Leonard Nimoy, played one of the most beloved science fiction characters in his rolex as Mr. Spock on Star Trek, and he passed away today. Leonard Nimoy was an amazing human being, and will be dearly missed by so many of his international fans. What does Mr. Spock and Star Trek have to do with Rolex?
Scott is a fan of Jake's Rolex World and he sent these photo of his new SEA-Dweller model, and mentioned he took these awesome photos over the weekend. the coolest detail on the new SEA-DWELLER are the single minute markers on the bezel insert, which look like the Milsub's of yesteryear, as well as its older-brother, which is the DEEP-SEA SEA-DWELLER. Thanks for sending in these fantastic photos Scott!!!
Scott sent is not only a great studio shot, but a great lume show and Macro shot as seen below...
Will Smith is one of the most successful actors in the history of television and movies. He appears on the cover of next months Esquire Magazine, wearing a 41MM Midnight Blue Tudor Heritage Black Bay on a matching Oyster band.
Midnight Blue Tudor Heritage Black Bay
41MM Reference 79220B
Tudor is owned by Rolex they introduced the 41MM Midnight Blue version of their Tudor Heritage Black Bay last year at BaselWorld. It will be really interesting to see what they introduce at BaselWorld next month!
Will Smith is known for the role he played on The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, and also for being a very successful wrap singer. The video below features Will Smith with his son Jaden on the Graham Norton show on BBC One, and it is AMAZING!!!!! Turn the volume way up!!!!
Historically Rolex has always been extremely secretive and discreet, and no journalists in the past have ever been invited "INSIDE ROLEX" to explore and report on all four Rolex Manufacturing faclities in Switzerland.
In November 2013, this changed when Rolex invited Jake to take an unprecdented journey into the heart of Rolex to learn and report on everything he witnessed and learned.
This Super-Detailed 3 Part Story is a "MUST READ" story for anybody who wants to really understand what really makes Rolex tick.
The Hans Wilsdorf Story: Founder Of Rolex
Rolex is one of the most recognizable brands on earth, but very little has been known about its real history. If you really, really want to understand what makes Rolex tick, I very highly recommend you read the fascinating story of Rolex's amazing founder–Hans Wilsdorf.
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