Rolex

ROLEX - Important Message from Olaf Eichstädt, Co-founder of WatchAdvisor

Rolex is a name you probably hear about long before you develop an interest in watches. Rolex is everywhere. You can probably buy a dog slay somewhere in the outback of Antarctica using a Rolex as collateral. For us mortals in the watch industry, Rolex is also a source of mystery and legend. Some watchmakers’ eyes glaze over when they speak of the quality of the parts, the legendary +/-2 seconds per day accuracy and the ease with which the movements can be serviced and assembled.Here are some fun facts we learned when we plowed through the brand’s data. For us mortals in the watch industry, Rolex is also a source of mystery and legend.

Talking to Aurel Bacs, the charismatic and successful auctioneer of Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo

 

Are you interested in getting to know more about the Heuer chronographs shown above? Please click on the link to open it in a separate window https://issuu.com/phillipsauction/docs/ch080317_catalog

 

 

Who is Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo?

Paul Newman’s Rolex Cosmograph "Paul Newman" Daytona, Ref. 6239 Sells For $17,752,500

Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo has set a new world record for any wristwatch at auction.

Following a 12 minute bidding war, Paul Newman’s Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona sold for to a bidder on the phone. Watch enthusiasts from around the world followed this historic moment online, over the phone, and in a packed saleroom of over 700 people.