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What’s true and what’s not with so many Rolex experts around?

Nowadays it’s become so easy to reach out to collectors who understand your passion. We Rolex friends all do love the internet due to the immense possibilities to discuss watch details of which most other people are clueless about. It’s without doubt that the presence of the internet has pushed collecting vintage watches to a higher level then […]

RPM, the only 100 % Trusted Vintage Rolex Market Place!

Rolex Passion Market, the only 100 % Trusted Vintage Rolex Market Place! This picture below shows you what RPM always has for sale, some 550+ of the best vintage Rolex available in the market. Go check all vintage Rolex for sale by following this link… With always some 500+ vintage Rolex for sale at our […]

Studying Exotic Paul Newman Dial Designs

Studying Exotic Paul Newman Dial Designs With less then 2 months to go till Mr. Paul Newman’s Rolex nicknamed alias “Paul Newman Daytona” will be auctioned by Phillips in New York. Soon we will know how many millions it will fetch. The low estimate of 1 million will this highly important Rolex definitely break, the question remains how […]

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Learn to know the value of your vintage Rolex!

Learn to know the value of your vintage Rolex. What is the price of your vintage Rolex in current market?  One of the most asked question I get every day is, what is my vintage Rolex worth or what is the price of my watch? As this issue has been discussed in depth on every specialist […]

Tutorial to analyze the condition of your vintage Rolex!

In this RPReport I share my extensive checklist so you can learn to analyze your vintage Rolex condition correctly! Since I receive so many emails from around the world with questions if their Rolex is original or not, I started to write a checklist so you can start evaluating most of the condition by yourself. Questions like: What […]

Paul Newman’s own Rolex Paul Newman will be auctioned..

Paul Newman’s Daytona will be offered at Phillips inaugural New York watch auction that takes place on October 26, 2017. UPDATE: Check out the article on Revolution Watch with Phillips Watches Paul Boutros.. On its caseback, “DRIVE CAREFULLY ME” is the heartfelt and loving inscription Paul Newman’s wife Joanne Woodward chose to engrave for his iconic present. […]

Rolex is the KING of the Auction Room!

Incredible, this is what $ 9 million in my hands looks like! 2 x iconic grail Rolex for SFr 5,170.000,= and 3.722.000,= !! Mama mia what a performance it was again to see vintage Rolex dominate the world record prices that have been achieved during the watch auctions last weekend in Geneva! I was prepared to see […]

Pucci Papaleo’s “Daytona Perpetual” Horological Art Exhibition

A First-Of-Its-Kind Horological Art Exhibition Curated by Pucci Papaleo and Featuring: Contemporary Watch Portraits by Fabio Santinelli from the Upcoming Book “Daytona Perpetual” and 30 Exceptional Automatic Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Watches on display. The opening of the international exhibition in Geneva is from May 11 to 14. Hope to see you all over there!! Phillips in Association with […]

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Christie’s Dedicated Vintage Rolex Auction

The watch team from Christie’s has put together a special Rolex sale during their Geneva May 15th Afternoon Session. The second part of their important watch auction is exclusively dedicated to vintage Rolex. With the international attention vintage Rolex still gets, it’s a smart move from Christie’s. Earlier this morning Thomas Perazzi send me their […]

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The Vintage Rolex Buyer’s Guide by Philipp Stahl

You want to learn to buy vintage Rolex safely? Start studying my complete Vintage Rolex Buyer’s Guide! I noticed yet again that even seasoned collectors still ask me on a regular basis the obvious advise about originality of vintage Rolex. In a constantly developing market, where fine and honest quality has gone mad during the auctions price-wise, […]

Phillips Geneva Auction – 6062 Bao Dai & Gold Oyster Newman 6263

ANNOUNCING our Spring 2017 Sale – Geneva Watch Auction: FIVE (#GWA5) – to offer The BAO DAI. Taking place on 13 and 14 May at Hotel La Reserve, we are delighted to announce ROLEX highlights that are perhaps the most important selection of iconic Rolex watches presented at auction in recent years. UPDATE: Now online: the Phillips […]

Rolex Basel 2017 New Models

Rolex has just announced their 2017 models at the BaselWorld Watch Show.… As I showed you already weeks ago and nobody believed me, Rolex did just announce it’s 50th anniversary  (1967-2017) the Sea Dweller. Here it is, the 43 mm new Single Red Rolex Sea Dweller for 50 anniversary with cyclops!… Find -> all info at […]

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The Rolex News for Basel World 2017

What did I tell you 😉 Here it is, the 43 mm new Single Red Rolex Sea Dweller for 50 anniversary with cyclops!.. It’s called the Ref 126600 and priced at CHF 10.800,= ($10.800) ask your dealer to reserve one for you!…   In my humble opinion, the following new models will be the 2017 Rolex News […]

Tudor Basel News 2017 – Black Bay Chrono

Tudor opened the Basel World Show tonight in their cool heritage created bar and presented the lobby boys their new model. The Black Bay Chrono is having a “Fully integrated, in house, column wheel chronograph for under $5.000,=”  This Tudor Black Bay Chrono (ref. 79350) is priced at SFr4500, or about US$4520. Here are some impressions from […]

The Geneva Car Show 2017 – New Ford GT

This time it was not Rolex but Ford that was the reason why we went to Geneva. Like fitting for your bespoke suit, the Ford Concierge Team made it possible for me to experience the new GT. I first ran into the Heritage Ford GT from 1966, who won Le Mans, that was also on […]

Rolex 6205 Submariner with patina at its Best!

I like to show you today a rare all original Rolex Submariner Ref 6205. Up here you see exactly how I got it. It’s not only rare by how little have survived but also to see it with such a stunning patina! One of the earliest, and kind of experimental, Submariners that Rolex made. It’s the […]

Parma Watch Show February 2017

@ Big Crown Ref 6200 Submariner that changed dial color…It was that time of the year again to travel to Italia for the Mercante in Fiera Parma where the italian watch dealers are showcasing their vintage watches. As always the main focus for collectable watches are Rolex, therefor you will see plenty of rare vintage […]

The commercial abuse of the vintage Rolex term “Tropical”

The definition of “Tropical” has been abused too often by privates and dealers in the market. Naming a damaged dial an original tropical is not ok and I posted that on VRF recently. The tropical effect rarely occurs when a old Rolex dial has been preserved undamaged and worn carefully back in the days in heavy […]

What Rolex could adjust for their new 2017 Basel World collection!

Lets make Rolex GREAT again! 😉 Honestly, Rolex has not been very grateful to us normal people for introducing some entry level watches in the last decade. Instead Rolex focused to much on their expensive new gold and diamond models only the top of the iceberg can buy. With the worldwide declining interest from mainly Asia, the FHS reports […]

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