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Rolex Stainless Steel Oyster Perpetual Model 116000 Black and Pink Dial & Papers
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Stainless Steel, Oyster Perpetual Model # 116000, Black/Salmon Dial c.2012 comes with
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Custom Yellow Dial Oyster Men Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
provided by us are exclusively handled by our own certified watchmakers. Brand: Rolex Model: Rolex Oyster
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Black Dial Domed Oyster Automatic Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Vintage: No Escapement Type: Anchor Movement: Mechanical (Automatic
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Custom Yellow Dial Oyster Men Watch 116000
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
by our own certified watchmakers. Brand: Rolex Model: Oyster Perpetual 116000 Department: Men Style
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual with Original Oyster Bracelet and Sub Seconds from 1957
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 6504 METAL
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual with Original Oyster Bracelet and Sub Seconds from 1957
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 6504 METAL
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Art Deco Wrist Watches

Rolex Stainless Steel Oyster Perpetual Ref 1002, 1970's
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1002 METAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady Date Blue Dial Oyster Bracelet Stainless Watch 69160
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Date Blue Dial Oyster Bracelet Stainless Steel Ladies Watch 69160, Circa 1999. This watch has
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King 34mm Blue Stainless Steel Oyster Watch 14000
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
-house 1 year mechanical warranty. This model features quick-set movement. Comes with a jewelry box and
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King 34mm Black Stainless Steel Oyster Watch 14000
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
-house 1 year mechanical warranty. This model features quick-set movement. Comes with a jewelry box and
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King 34mm Black Stainless Steel Oyster Watch 14010
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
is covered by our in-house 1 year mechanical warranty. This model features quick-set movement
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King 34mm Blue Stainless Steel Oyster Watch 14000
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
-house 1 year mechanical warranty. This model features quick-set movement. Comes with a jewelry box and
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 15200 2000s w Rolex Pouch Automatic RJC144
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref.15200 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Date with Rare Dial circa, 1973
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1500 METAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Custom Turquoise Tiffany Dial & Diamond Watch 114300
By Rolex
Located in Newton, MA
Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland Style: Luxury Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 114300 Vintage: No
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Turquoise, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Steel Celebration Dial Automatic Watch 124300SSO
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
/Formal, Luxury Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Vintage: No Movement: Mechanical (Automatic) Number of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Steel Black Dial Automatic Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 124300 Vintage: No Escapement Type: Anchor Movement: Mechanical
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Black Dial Automatic Midsize Watch 124200
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
and Model Information: Brand: Rolex Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 124200 Model Number: 124200 Type
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 1007 Automatic 1960s Vintage RJC114B
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage icon, Men's Rolex Ref.1007 Oyster perpetual automatic dress watch, c.1960s. Verified
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 1002 Automatic 1970s Vintage RA379G
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.1002 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Date with Exceptional Bronze Dial circa, 2000
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual Date / Reference 2120
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Tiffany Blue Dial Automatic Men's Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Warranty. Details: Brand Rolex Department Men Model Number 124300 Model Rolex Oyster Perpetual Style Dress
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Stainless Steel Oyster Perpetual With Original Patinated Dial 1960's
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1007 METAL
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Original White Roman Numeral Dial, 1970's
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1002 METAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Stainless Steel Early Oyster Perpetual with Original Dial from 1951
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 6085 METAL
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Modernist Wrist Watches

Rolex Stainless Steel Oyster Perpetual Date with Factory Original Charcoal Dial
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual Date / Reference 1500
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Custom Green Dial Automatic Men's Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Chronostore Warranty. Details: Brand Rolex Color Green Department Men Model Number 124300 Model Rolex Oyster
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41 Custom Blue Dial Automatic Mens Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Model Number: 124300 Movement: Mechanical (Automatic) - Rolex Calibre 3230 Origin
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Bright Blue Dial Stainless Steel Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in Aventura, FL
, aesthetics, and technology. Details: Brand: Rolex Model: Oyster Perpetual 41 Model number: 124300 Movement
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modernist Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Stainless Steel Silver Dial Automatic Watch 1002
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Luxury Model Rolex Oyster Perpetual Movement Mechanical (Automatic) Band Color Steel Band Material
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Steel Blue Dial Automatic Men Watch 124300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Model Number: 124300 Movement: Mechanical (Automatic) Origin: Made in
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Dark Rhodium Dial Mens Automatic Watch 114300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Style Dress/Formal, Luxury Model Rolex Oyster Perpetual Movement Mechanical (Automatic) Band Color Steel
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Datejust with Factory Original Black Dial, 1970s
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual Datejust / Reference 1601
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Classic Air King from 1978 or 79
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Air King / Reference 5500 METAL / MATERIAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 1007 Automatic 1960s Vintage Swiss RJC114
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
: Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.1007 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF MANUFACTURE : c
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual 4392 18k Rose Gold Automatic 1940s RA362
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.4392 COUNTRY OF
Category

Vintage 1940s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Midsize Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6551 14k Gold Automatic 1960s Swiss RA276R
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6551 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 6585 14k Gold Automatic 1960s RJC162T
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
: Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6585 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF MANUFACTURE : c
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6550 Bombay 18k Gold Automatic 1960s RJC203G
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
: Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual "Bombe", Ref.6550 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 6634 Gold Capped 1950s Automatic RA237
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
: Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6634 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF MANUFACTURE : c
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 6334 Gold Capped Automatic 1960s RA321
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6334 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 1500 1960s w Paper Automatic RA245
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref.1500 COUNTRY OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 6605 36mm Automatic 1950s Swiss RA198R
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Ref.6605 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Wrist Watches

Men's Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6565 14k SS Automatic 1950s Vintage RJC149T
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage icon, Men's Rolex Oyster perpetual Ref 6565 14k gold and stainless steel automatic, c.1957
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1011 18k Gold Automatic 1970s Vintage RJC154G
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.1011 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref 1500 Automatic 1970s Vintage RA293B
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref.1500 COUNTRY OF
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 1970s Ref 1501 Automatic Vintage RJC181S
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless classic, Men's Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref.1501 automatic, c.1972, all original
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 1002 Automatic 1960s Vintage Swiss RA143R
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.1002 COUNTRY OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Midsize Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6548 Automatic Watch, c.1960s Vintage RA127
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6548 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref 1501 Automatic 1970s Swiss RA322B
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless classic, Men's Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref.1501 automatic, c.1978, all original
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref 1501 Automatic 1970s Vintage RA322
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless classic, Men's Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref.1501 automatic, c.1978, all original
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 6634 Gold Capped Automatic 1950s RA237G
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Luxurious classic, Rolex's "Golden Egg", Men's Gold-Capped Ref.6634 Oyster Perpetual automatic
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 6564 Diamond Dial Automatic 1950s RA150
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6564, Custom Diamond and
Category

Vintage 1950s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Gold

Midsize Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6551 14k Gold Automatic 1960s Vintage RA276
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.6551 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref 1002 Automatic 1960s Swiss Vintage RA143
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
, CALIFORNIA, USA Watch Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Perpetual, Ref.1002 COUNTRY OF
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Classic Air King from 1979 or 1980
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Air King / Reference 5500 METAL / MATERIAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Mens Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Ref 16000 Automatic 1970s Vintage RA315
By Rolex
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Description BRAND : Rolex MODEL : Oyster Datejust, Ref.16000 COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE : Switzerland YEAR OF
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual with Factory Original Engraved Dial circa 1970's
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1002 METAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Steel Oyster Perpetual Date with Original Bracelet From 1973 Rare Dial
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 1500 METAL
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Stainless Oyster Perpetual Date With Rare Factory Original Black Dial 2002
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual Date / Reference 2120
Category

Early 2000s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Models By Year For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact rolex oyster perpetual models by year you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of gold, 18k gold and stainless steel, this item was constructed with great care. Our collection of these items for sale includes 439 vintage editions and 85 modern creations to choose from as well. Finding the perfect rolex oyster perpetual models by year may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 20th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. A rolex oyster perpetual models by year can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 14 diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. Today, if you’re looking for a round cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes brilliant cut alternatives. If you’re browsing our inventory for a rolex oyster perpetual models by year, you’ll find that many are available today for men, but there are still pieces to choose from for unisex and women.

How Much is a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Models By Year?

On average, a rolex oyster perpetual models by year at 1stDibs sells for $7,720, while they’re typically $2,499 on the low end and $190,000 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Rolex for sale on 1stDibs

While the rise in popularity of vintage Rolex watches is of no surprise to aficionados, collectors and industry experts, when it comes to contemporary luxury wristwatches, Rolex is also often the first brand that springs to mind. Not only is the company revered for its precision timekeeping and impeccable craftsmanship, but its name was designed to be memorable.

Rolex's enviable worldwide recognition can be credited in part to the genius of company founder Hans Wilsdorf. When the German-born watch dealer and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, set up their London enterprise, in 1905, they called it Wilsdorf & Davis, according to the traditional formula.

But Wilsdorf was determined to come up with another name that was short, would look good on a watch dial and was easy to say and remember in several languages. In 1908, he trademarked the name Rolex, and by 1920, he had moved the company to Geneva and redubbed it as Montres Rolex S.A.

But the main reasons for the brand’s success are its aforementioned commitment to precision and unflagging pursuit of innovation. In 1926, the company introduced the aptly named Oyster model. With a screw-down crown and case back, both fitted with rubber gaskets, this was the first truly waterproof watch.

Five years later, Rolex upped the ante with the Oyster Perpetual. That model’s patented Perpetual movement contained a rotor mechanism enabling it to self-wind. In another trendsetting move, in 1945, the brand debuted the Datejust, with a date window prominently displayed on the dial.

The company’s two most iconic models are sports watches. Although the Submariner, which debuted in 1953, was developed as a dive watch, its waterproof case, solid construction and good looks made it a favorite of adventurers and urbanites alike, including James Bond, who wore it in classics like Dr. No and Goldfinger. The Daytona, the racing chronograph made famous by Paul Newman, is especially sought after by collectors. Newman’s personal Daytona, which hit the auction block in 2017, sold for $17.8 million.

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Finding the Right wrist-watches for You

Antique, new and vintage wristwatches have captured the hearts and minds of all manner of watch collectors as well as the watchmakers themselves — it's time you found your own.

Certain vintage watches for men and iconic watch designs for women are sought after not only because of their graceful proportions or innovative materials but also because of the illustrious histories of the houses that created them, histories that they stylishly embody.

Bulgari’s legendary Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional wristwatches.

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist.

In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, wristwatches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner. Designer Gérald Genta, whose range of clients included Rolex, created for Audemars Piguet the first luxury sports timepiece to be made from stainless steel. First introduced in 1972, the Royal Oak was a perfect choice for blending the form and function that are now synonymous with sports watches.

Are you shopping for a wristwatch? It’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors.

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Questions About Rolex
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date watch is worth around $6,000. However, if it's encrusted with gems or vintage, it can cost as much as $50,000. 1stDibs has a great and vast selection of Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The easiest way to adjust the time on the Rolex Oyster watch is by turning the crown. Turn it clockwise when you want increased hours or counter-clockwise for lower values, then push in until it clicks into place. On 1stDibs, you'll find a large collection of Rolex watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    To adjust a Rolex's time, first unscrew the crown. Slide the crown to the second notch and wait for the second hand to stop moving before setting. The specific method varies from model to model. A user guide accompanies each Rolex watch sold and describes the correct time-setting process for that model in great detail. Find a large collection of Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    The new Submariner Rolex with a Black Bezel is worth around $8,100 with some of the more expensive new Submariners in yellow gold costing around $36,950.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Rolex recommends getting service on your watch every 7 to 10 years by an authorized Rolex watchmaker. Many Rolex watches will run far longer if you service them as recommended to prevent problems and help minimize wear. Find authentic vintage and modern timepieces from Rolex on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Ideally, to prevent damage to your watch, it’s best to visit a Rolex dealer to have your battery changed. If you need to change it yourself, loosen the screws, and carefully remove the old battery with a set of tweezers, install the new one, and tighten the screws. You'll find authentic vintage Rolex watches from top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Tudor watches are made by Rolex. In fact, you often see the brand name referred to as "Tudor by Rolex." Hans Wilsdorf introduced the brand in 1946 to sell wristwatches at lower price points than Rolex timepieces. The brand relaunched in 2009 and has grown in popularity since. You’ll find a large selection of both Tudor and Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    To wind a Rolex watch, first fully unscrew the winding crown. Once it is in a raised position, carefully turn the crown clockwise. Most watches require 25 turns for enough winding to begin powering the watch. The instructions included with Rolex watches provide more information about how to wind specific models. Shop a large collection of Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To wind a Rolex Oyster, set the crown notch (located on the right hand side of the face) to position one. To set it to position one, turn the crown counterclockwise to unscrew the crown and pop the crown out one notch. From this position, start to wind the Rolex by turning the crown clockwise. You should feel a bit of tension and hear a soft clicking sound. Browse a selection of well-vetted Rolex Oyster watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Rolex Submariner bears an 18k stamp and the number “750,” which means that 75 percent of the watch is made out of pure gold model. The most luxurious of all timepieces, the Rolex Submariner has been continuously manufactured since 1951. Find vintage Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Each Rolex model may be slightly different, but most models feature a crown at the side that lets you adjust the time. Gently unscrew the crown by twisting it counter-clockwise. Gently pull it out and let it click through two extended positions until it reaches the third extended position. Twist it clockwise to adjust the time. When finished, press it back in and screw it in, in a clockwise direction to keep the watch waterproof. Browse through a range of authentic Rolex watches from top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Rolex watch that is worn daily does not need winding. The Perpetual rotor uses the movement of your body to power the watch and it can hold this power for up to 70 hours. If you take off your watch for an extended period of time, more than the 70 hours, then it will need winding. Manual winding can be done by unscrewing the crown to the winding position and turning it clockwise about 20 times. Remember to screw the crown back tightly to reestablish its waterproof qualities. Shop a collection of authentic Rolex watches from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, a Rolex watch will hold its value and some of them even appreciate over time. This high-end brand has a grand reputation for superior quality, making it one of the more desirable watches available. Shop a collection of properly vetted vintage and contemporary Rolex watches from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Rolex uses only the highest quality melee diamonds with between D and G in color and IF in clarity. Every diamond is tested individually to make sure it is real.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, there are companies that allow you to rent Rolex watches. Some companies offer subscription services and allow you to choose to buy the watch at a certain point if desired. Shop a selection of vintage and contemporary Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, a Rolex can be traced using its unique serial number that is engraved into the watch. Noting down your watch’s serial number somewhere safe can help to identify it if it’s ever lost. Browse a collection of professionally vetted Rolex timepieces on 1stDibs from top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Almost all Rolex watches say “Swiss-Made” or “Swiss” on the watch face. Sometimes there is also the letter “T” included in this mark. Rolex is a Swiss brand and stands on the proud tradition of excellent Swiss timepiece construction. Shop a collection of authentic Rolex watches from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, a Rolex Air-King watch is waterproof. All Rolex watches are waterproof to depths of at least 330 feet except for Cellini styles, which are waterproof to a depth of at least 164 feet. Shop a wide range of verified authentic Air-King, Cellini and more Rolex styles on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Depending on what kind of watch you're looking for, one may be better than the other. For instance, if you want a highly functional sport watch, some of Rolex's models may be better for you. That said, the brands' watches are very similar quality-wise. The main difference is their appearances: While Rolex designs more traditional timepieces, Panerai is more contemporary and bold.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Rolex watch’s second hand moves mechanically with precision, appearing to sweep the face smoothly without pause or interruption. It takes a very keen eye to spot the eight, slight tick-tock adjustments it makes each second. Shop a collection of authentic Rolex watches from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.