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More on the Parachrom Hairspring

If you missed my first post on the Parachrom hairspring you may want to check out the details of this fabulous development by Rolex in my original post on the topic. Since writing that post I have been patiently waiting to get my hands on a pre-2005 Daytona with the 4130 movement so I could […]

Rolex Parachrom Hairspring

It seems there is a lot of mystery surrounding this innovation made by Rolex so I will try and clear it up using two documents of pretty good authority. I wish I could say I had talked to the head of the parachrom department at Rolex but I haven’t. The parachrom hairspring didn’t really start […]

Watch Humor

Two chronographs walk into a bar. The bartender looks at the Tudor and asks the Daytona, “What is that thing?” To which the Cosmograph replies, “I don’t know but it can do all kinds of things that Iconaut.” Sometimes watch companies name their watches kind of silly things. Rolex certainly isn’t excluded. The word chronograph […]

Basel Update

Today was press day for Basel and we hand lots of great pics and info come in all over the internet. I wish I could be there but sadly I am not. Back in January I made some Basel Predictions. Let’s see how they fared. Prediciton 1. I asked a Rolex executive if we would […]