As a watch collector, you will need to have proper resources in order to prevent from buying fugazzis, frankenwatches, put-togethers, fakes and so on. One of the advantages of collecting Rolex watches is that there are a lot of books and other publications on their watches to help you with this.

Collecting Rolex watches – especially vintage models – can be a snake pit as we’ve mentioned a few times in the past. Even if you aren’t a newbie to [Rolex] watches, it won’t hurt to come prepared. The books by Guido Mondani Editore are being regarded as the most complete and best documented works of art on the subject. Although they carry books on Panerai, OMEGA and Patek Philippe as well, they are best known for their Rolex books.

Collecting Rolex GMT-Master by Mondani

Collecting Rolex GMT-Master by Mondani

Specialist in vintage and rare Rolex watches and friend of the show, SUBGMT, donated this wonderful last edition of the Collecting Rolex GMT-Master book by Mondani to Fratellowatches. Worth 350 EURO (or just over $430 USD), this is your chance to get finally get one of the Mondani books for free. We admit that the price tags are hefty on these books, but if you are a serious collector or enthusiast, you know that they will pay back in the end. If you are a fan – like us – of the Rolex GMT-Master line-up (we did an extensive report on this collection here) this book will certainly brighten your day.

Collecting Rolex GMT-Master by Mondani

So, what do you need to do in order to win this copy? Easy!

1. Like Fratellowatches on Facebook (click here)

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2. Like SUBGMT on Facebook (click here)

3. Leave a comment below this post with your name

As simple as that, and we are going to draw a winner on Monday the 27th of August! However, make sure that you followed all three steps in order to get a chance to win this book! Yes, we will ship world wide!

More information about the Collecting Rolex GMT-Master book can be found here.

Update: Our reader Balazs Ferenczi won the contest! He will receive the book shortly.

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Robert-Jan Broer, born in 1977, watch collector and author on watches for over a decade. Founder of Fratello Watches in 2004.
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  • Dane

    Cool – I’m in!

  • Dane

    Sorry, should probably put my full name… Dane Stokes

  • XXoF

    Great promotion! I’m in 🙂

  • I’d love to have this Rolex book :O
    – James Elliott

  • No need to ship worldwide 😉
    Best regards, Hessel

  • Tim Sasivanij

  • Thank You, Fratellowatches for being so gracious in offering The Collecting Rolex GMT-Master Book by Mondani as a Giveaway. Please enter Me in This Outstanding Opportunity .

  • DannyDude

    Fratellowatches Rules!
    would be great to win this awesome book.
    Danny Peppenster

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    Top !! Danny, komt u maar!!

  • Of course I already liked Fratello RJ! Added SUBGMT as well today. Seeing the size of the book, I probably need all the time offered by my sabbatical per October 1st to read op on my 16710!
    Nice giveaway!

  • Wouter Neyndorff

    Fratello, the best watch blog around..!!

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    Nice give-away FW! Count me in 😉

  • evan_yeung

    as a vintage fan, i am definitely joining this!

  • Awesome. Having worked for Rolex I developed my passion for thé watch brand. And it’s true: there is still so much to be discovered with Rolex timepieces. Especially the vintage onces.

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    Done! Now pls ship the book 🙂

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    I definately Like! 🙂

  • Done! I’m very curious about the book. Nice give-away!

  • Pick me!

  • Top actie!


    When will there be another Pepsi colour gmt available with the ceramic bezel? Hopefully it will say in the book 🙂 Darren Egan

  • Frederik Fahrenholtz

    16710 was my first “real” watch and I have been a fan ever since:) Great give away!

  • Brian Bloemenveld

    Mijn eerste boek! Kom maar op…

  • Doug Newman

    Doug Newman – Would really love that, looks like a brilliant bit of late night reading, and early morning and mid day, and just any time really. 🙂

  • Nick

    Im In!

  • I am having my fingers crossed until 27th of August!!Hope I win this fabulous Book!!!!

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  • Top actie van RJ en Henrik!

  • Cyrille Beenhackker

    This would be a great book along with my GMT II watch!! I hope I win.. will be the first time I win anything….

  • claudio feuermann

    great book,

  • Great book and contest. Thanks

  • Olek Swierczynski

    This book looks fantastic, I love Rolex GMTs!


    Olek Swierczynski

  • Tanguy van Osch

    Stap 1 en 2 zijn maanden geleden al gedaan! Hierbij stap 3 ;-)! Weer een leuke actie jongens!!

  • Looks like a very interesting book to me, RJ. I hope i’ll get the chance to read it. 🙂
    Marc Moser.

  • Susan burns would love to snag one of these books.

  • Tom Antonis

    Mooie actie van Fratellowatches en SUBGMT… 🙂

  • D C Lane

    Looks like an authoritative guide.

    My own preferences are towards
    the DeepSea…
    but much admire
    the new no-date Sub…

  • Mario Squillacioti

    I almost feel like this was no contest at all… I’ve ‘Liked’ both pages for quite a while now!

    Rob Banks, er… Mario Squillacioti!

  • d`horlogerie

    Great show…hope you enjoy it ;-)))

  • Nick Yoon

    Thanks for the chance to win this book,
    Nick Yoon.

  • rob

    Would be nice to win this, thks for giving us the opportunity, guys!!!!

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    Nice Gesture RJ!

    Michiel van der Arend

  • Martin Karlsson


  • Eric Johansson

    Eric Johansson

  • Matthew Chamberlain

    Matthew Chamberlain – hope I’m not too late!

  • Tasos Ioannou – Keep up the good work

  • Aaron

    Aaron Oh has his fingers crossed…

  • Great gesture! i want in!

    • Balazs, please contact us for the book. You have won the competition.

  • Vincent Ferravanti

    Nice reference book.

  • sergio flores

    Can’t believe there’s not a single one watch only site or forum in my country…i have to rely on Fratello and books/catalogs!!!! haha…lovely piece to give companion to Rolex Perpetual Spirit on my bookshelf.

  • Would LOVE to win this, thanks for the chance!

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    amazing book

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    amazing book!!!

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    Finally able to post comments. Amazing book, would love to have it

  • Bill Jones

    Great idea, thanks!

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    What an excellent opportunity for just reading a written blog.

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    Leuke actie!

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    Great price. Thanks!

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    Ik doe mee!

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    Woe nice price

  • Ben

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this AMAZING book! I really need it in my collection 🙂

  • Van

    Awesome book for an awesome watch….love the Rolex GMT! 🙂

  • Tony

    this book is the best resource to learn about rolex gmt. such an art!

  • lynn

    Would love to win the book. Thank you for the offer

  • Very cool…

  • Wish me luck. Thank you

  • Great giveaway!

  • Terrick Chng

    Great site. Keeps me through a few hours of my time each week!

  • Ioana

    Very Nice !!!

  • Is planning to buy a GMT, so this would be the perfect research material.

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  • Edu

    Love GMT’s and would love this book. And keep up great work with Fratello

  • Alejandro Munera R. – Nice!!

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    wohoo done, hope to get this book

  • Sinisa Bosnjak

    Oh..that would a nice addition to my book collection! Do you ship to Europe?

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    Fingers crossed!

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    Nice! Thank you!

  • Fingers crossed!

  • Baksteenleven.

  • Nice give away

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    Hope to be reading this soon 😀

  • Dan Johansson

    That`s the book for me 😉

  • Dragan

    Thank you for this great giveaway.

  • Tudor-Christian Ulmamei

    Rolex, great manufacture making watches for eternity!

  • Michael_Walters

    Nice giveaway!

  • Since I own the 116710LN I really hope to win this great book!
    Roderik vd Hoven

  • Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Jeppe Bjoern

    Would love to win this book:-)

  • Nice giveaway. Own a 16710 pepsi which I wear daily. All my other watches are in the safe:) Like to read the history of the GMT line

  • Zvonimir Svalina

    What a great giveaway! Thanks to Fratellowatches and

  • Attila

    What a nice book, it would be great pleasure to own such a beautiful piece!

  • Great giveaway; what a gorgeous book. Great stuff!!

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    Excellent Offer!

  • Phillip Oswald

    Like the watch reviews as well.

  • James Robinson

    This agreat book of Rolex catology watches over time of manufactory Swiss.

  • Paul Cottingham

    Would love this book as I’m a big gmt fan