Last week, No.30 of WATCH magazine came out, including my column on vintage Rolex watches. WATCH is a Dutch lifestyle magazine, covering topics on travelling, photography, cars, HiFi, fashion and watches. WATCH also releases a watch annual, like the Armband Uhren Katalog, covering most watch brands and their collections. One of the other authors on watch topics is watchelebrity Elizabeth Doerr. She writes about haute horlogerie for approximately 20 titles (world wide), including the web portal WorldTempus.
The column I wrote for this edition, is mainly about the popularity of vintage Rolex watches and the things you should pay attention to when buying them. My former two articles for WATCH magazine were about being spoiled (or neglected) by the big watch brands and about the watch industry and e-commerce.
Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more