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Rolex GMT-Master II 126711 Root Beer -The Rebirth of an Icon

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Rolex GMT-Master II 126711 Root Beer -The Rebirth of an Icon

The combination of gold and steel on a Rolex watch is something that has existed from Rolex for a long time.  In fact, Rolex introduced two-tone as well as its own name for the combination (Rolesor) in the 1930s. And while full steel or full gold have been the best options in most people’s eyes, two-tone has gotten very trendy and in-fashion in recent times.

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Rolex Bracelet Reference Numbers Guide

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Rolex Bracelet Reference Numbers

Rolex uses reference numbers to make it easier to reference a specific watch model or part. 

When you have as many models and bracelets as Rolex, having a numeric way to organize and reference them is crucial.

If you are unfamiliar with the Rolex reference numbers for the watches, we recommend that you read our Rolex reference number guide.

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Rolex Submariner Ceramic Dial variations

Rolex Submariner Ceramic Dial Variations

Many of Rolex’s models are manufactured for years and years under the same reference, with no real visible change. This is mostly true to Rolex’s modern watches, as many of Rolex’s vintage watches have received notable updates during the course of its production without changing the reference number. Take, for example, the Submariner 14060 which changed from tritium to Luminova, to Superluminova, to having an engraved rehaut, to having both two and four lines of text. That is a lot of changes to a watch that kept the same reference number…

But many of Rolex’s watches receive updates and changes so small that they are barely visible to the untrained individual. And certainly too small for Rolex to update the reference number.

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When did Rolex Change to Sapphire crystal? A Guide to Rolex Crystals

Rolex sapphire crystal

When did Rolex Change to Sapphire crystal? A Guide to Rolex Crystals

Today, the vast major of high-end watches use sapphire crystals due to the benefits they bring to a watch. They are virtually scratch-proof, they are durable, and they will last for lifetimes most of the time.

But the fact is that the watch industry, or Rolex, has not used sapphire crystals forever. In fact, for the majority of the time watches have been manufactured, they have used other materials than sapphire crystal.

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What is Rolex Oystersteel? Here’s the Answer

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What is Rolex Oystersteel? Here’s the Answer

Most watches are today manufactured in stainless steel. It is the go-to material for most manufacturers for several reasons. Steel is cheap, it is easy to work with, and it is strong and durable.

Every day, your watch comes in contact with sweat and moisture from your wrist, and occasionally perhaps also water if you go swimming with it. If you look at some older Rolex watches, a common issue with these is that the steel has started to corrode on the inside of the case on certain parts.

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How to Spot a Fake Rolex: The Ultimate Guide

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How to Spot a Fake Rolex: The Ultimate Guide

Rolex is the most well-known luxury brand in the world. It has established an enormously powerful brand that people from all age groups know as one of the most luxurious watch brands in the world.

Known for its precision timepieces, and for being a reliable piece of jewelry which keeps ticking generation after generation, Rolex has become the ultimate symbol of success and luxury.

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Rolex Parts, Accessories, and Merchandise for Sale

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Rolex Parts, Accessories, and Merchandise for Sale

Millenary Watches is happy to announce that we now sell Rolex parts, accessories, and merchandise, which can be found in our accessories section on MillenaryWatches.com

We have now opened an Accessories section on our site where we sell an array of authentic, OEM watch-related ROLEX parts, merchandise, and collectible accessories.

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