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Swisswatches 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2022

It’s been another extraordinary year for us all, and the watch world is no exception. That is why the Swisswatches team sat down once more to comprise a list of our top watches of 2022. From anniversary models to world…

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A Turning Point: Rolex Certified Pre-Owned Programme

The trading of pre-owned watches has exploded in recent years – and this upward trend is still ongoing. In a recent industry report, Deloitte predicts that the annual turnover with pre-owned watches will increase from the current 20 billion Swiss…

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A New Milestone: The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge

With the Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge, Rolex once again revives an idea of the past: the wristwatch as a practical tool. Built and developed for the professionals – that is the formula Rolex focuses upon for its new release, which…

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Germany’s First Rolex Boutique Reopens in Berlin

The first Rolex boutique in Germany opened in 2009 at Number 184 on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin, together with its long-standing partner jeweller Wempe. After several months of renovation, the boutique is making its comeback, shining in new splendour. Wempe was…

Rolex, Tennis and Roger Federer’s Farewell

Those who know me know that I have another great passion besides mechanical watches; tennis. For me, there is no more perfect tennis player in my generation than Roger Federer, because his game is unrivalled in elegance. Rafael Nadal and…

24 Hours with: Rolex at the CHIO, Aachen

Funnily enough, horses used to terrify me. They seemed erratic and volatile. Walking through my local park, the lush green Englischer Garten in Munich, I would veer away mistrustfully to avoid the police horses trotting through. It wasn’t until a…

Watches & Wonders 2022: This Year’s Novelties We Have (Not) Fallen For

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation.  Watches & Wonders Edition Philippe: So, are you also feeling relieved after Watches & Wonders? Alexander: Why? Philippe: Well, if…

W&W 2022: Rolex Highlights

At this year’s Watches & Wonders, Swiss watchmaking giant Rolex is proving that whatever they’re doing is, as always, working – at first glance, many of the latest Oyster Perpetual additions keeps things pretty much to the status quo. Highlights…

Watch Year 2022 – New Models, New Hopes

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation. Alexander: Zenith has unveiled the Defy Skyline, a pretty great version of a three-hand watch with a metal bracelet, and…

The Most Expensive Rolex Wristwatches Of All Time

Rolex is the most well-known and revered horology house on the planet. Owning a Rolex is the ultimate symbol of prosperity in the western world. But just how much wealth do these watches actually involve? It’s time to discover the…

Collector’s Choice: A Day In The Life of Kristian Haagen

Kristian Haagen is a self-described “Barbour-wearing, ’67 Series 2A owning, middle-aged watch collector” with eight published books under his belt to date. To the rest of the watch community, Haagen is a renowned Danish photojournalist, collector and auction house consultant.…

All You Need To Know About The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

The Rolex Daytona is one of the most revered models in the world, but why? We are here to answer all of the questions you ever had when it comes to the most famous chronograph of all time. Where it…