Thursday, March 5, 2015

Rolex Macro Shot Of The Day: MWS's Rolex Coronet Up Close


...Rolex Macro Shot Of The Day...

MWS's Rolex Coronet Up Close

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

1959 Commander Whitehead & Pauline Trigere Ad


1959 Rolex Ad
 Commander Whitehead 
& Pauline Trigere Ad

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.


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Vintage Rolex Green Malachite Dial Day-Date


...Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day...

Vintage Rolex Day-Date 
Green Malachite Dial 

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.


Monday, March 2, 2015

2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race Documentary


2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race Documentary

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.



...Rolex Coolness...

Niklas Zennström
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.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hafez al-Assad Custom Arabic Rolex Explorer Dial...



A Different Kind Of Rolex President
Hafez al-Assad Custom Arabic Rolex Explorer Dial
[Reference 16550]

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.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Rolex Macro Shot Of The Day: Red White & Black Daytona Dial


Rolex Macro Shot Of The Day
Red White & Black Daytona Dial

Friday, February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy Belongs To The Ages 1931-2015


Leonard Nimoy
Belongs To The Ages
1931-2015

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? 

Interested to learn how one of the most decorated NASA Astronauts in history told me a story about how the Pepsi Rolex GMT-Master he wore on the International Space Station was almost identical to one he saw on Star Trek? Click here to see all my past Star Trek Rolex coverage, including how both Captain Kirk actors wore Rolex Submariners in real life..

"Live Long & Prosper"


Scott's New Rolex SEA-DWELLER


...Studio Shot Of The Day...

Scott's New Rolex SEA-DWELLER
40MM Reference 116600

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...





Thursday, February 26, 2015

Will Smith Wearing A Midnight Blue Tudor Heritage Black Bay


...Rolex Coolness...


Will Smith
Cover of Esquire Magazine
March 2015

Midnight Blue Tudor Heritage Black Bay

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!!!!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day: Starman's Stainless Steel Rolex Explorer II


Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day
Starman's Stainless Steel Rolex Explorer II

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