Your Rolex Story

Robert-Jan Broer
June 04, 2007
Your Rolex Story

User ‘DarkAngel’ over at the Rolex Forum at WatchUseek started a thread called ‘Your Rolex Story’. One of the members shows his Rolex Chronograph he bought in 1968. It seemed to be 20 USD cheaper than the Omega Seamaster Chronograph he was also looking at. Although the Seamaster Chronograph from that time is a great watch and kept its value after all these years, I think he did a great job choosing Rolex at the time. His Rolex Chronograph must be worth a couple of times the current value of that Seamaster Chrono he was thinking about. Check out the full thread here.

Including the original bill…


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Robert-Jan Broer
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Robert-Jan Broer

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

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