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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6619
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual in 18k yellow gold on a DA Venezuela Rolex authorized bark finish
Category

Vintage 1960s Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 114300
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual in stainless steel with slate gray dial on an Oyster link band. Auto w
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

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H 1.54 in W 1.54 in
Unused Rolex Oyster Perpetual 124200
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual in stainless steel. Auto w/ sweep seconds. 33 mm case size. Unused with
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Unused Rolex Oyster Perpetual 124200
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W 1.3 in L 1.3 in
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm 177200
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual in stainless steel. Auto w/ sweep seconds. 31 mm case size. With papers
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm 177200
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W 1.23 in L 1.23 in
Unused Rolex Oyster Perpetual 177200
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual with Azzurro blue Roman numeral dial in stainless steel. Auto w/ sweep
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Unused Rolex Oyster Perpetual 177200
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Watch
By Rolex
Located in Cape Town, ZA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Watch - Automatic in Very Good condition. Model Number: 115 200
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner Watch
By Rolex
Located in Cape Town, ZA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner Watch - Automatic in Very Good condition. Serial Number
Category

Antique 19th Century Unknown Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II 216570
By Rolex
Located in Braintree, GB
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II 216570 Made in 2018, Purchase date 2019 Case Diameter: 42 mm
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Ladies 69174
By Rolex
Located in Braintree, GB
Rolex Oyster Perpetual DateJust Ladies 69174 Case Diameter: 26 mm Movement: Automatic Model Nr
Category

1990s Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Coral Red Dial 124300
By Rolex
Located in Great Neck, NY
This Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Coral Red Dial 124300 2021 is in overall excellent pre-owned
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Coral, Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Coral Red Dial 124300
By Rolex
Located in Great Neck, NY
This Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Coral Red Dial 124300 2021 is in overall excellent pre-owned
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Stainless Steel Watch 114200
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Stainless Steel Watch 114200 - Automatic winding, 31 jewels, no-date
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 124300 Automatic Watch Stainless Steel Silver
By Rolex
Located in Surfside, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual in stainless steel. Auto w/ sweep seconds. 41 mm case size. With box and
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Silver, Steel, Stainless Steel

Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gents Wristwatch
By Rolex
Located in London, GB
This is a Vintage 18ct yellow Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch. The watch has an 18ct yellow gold case
Category

20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Men's Stainless Steel Watch 116000
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Men's Stainless Steel Watch 116000 - Automatic winding, 31 jewels, sapphire
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Blue Watch 2022 New
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Blue Watch 2022 NEW FULL SET BOX & PAPERS 2022 NEW All Original
Category

2010s Art Deco Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Chocolate Diamond Dial & Diamond Bezel Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Chocolate Diamond Dial & Diamond Bezel 16013
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback Chronometer California Dial
By Rolex
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
ROLEX REF. 3458 BUBBLE BACK.STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer
Category

Vintage 1940s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date chocolate dial 34mm
By Rolex
Located in Berlin, BE
Behold the astonishingly beautiful Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, a timepiece that exudes
Category

Late 20th Century German Aesthetic Movement Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Vintage, 1960's
By Rolex
Located in London, GB
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Vintage 1960's Rare watch - Rose 14k gold plated case, buckle with
Category

Vintage 1960s Wrist Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust with steel bracelet. From the 1960s.
By Rolex
Located in bronshoj, DK
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust with steel bracelet. From the 1960s. In excellent condition. The
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523.
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

PVD-Coated, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual #114300 39mm Stainless Steel w/ Blue Dial
By Rolex
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Ref. # 114300 Description / Condition: All watches have been
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Navy Blue Diamond Accent Dial Automatic Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Navy Blue Diamond Accent Dial Automatic Watch 16030
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Bubble Back S.S., Circa 1948
By Rolex
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Bubble Back Ref. 2940 Description / Condition: All watches
Category

Vintage 1940s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Silver Index Dial Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Silver Index Dial Stainless Steel Watch Diamond Bezel 16014
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Numeral Dial Wrist Watch
Located in New York, NY
-Hour Dial Style: Dress/Formal Case Size: 36mm Features: 12-Hour Dial This Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold Sigma Dial, 1973, Men's Wristwatch
By Rolex
Located in bronshoj, DK
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold Sigma Dial. 1973. Men's wristwatch, original steel bracelet, plexiglass
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Dark Grey Color Dial Jubilee Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Dark Grey Color Dial with Diamond Accent Jubilee Watch 16013
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Silver Stick Dial Diamond & Sapphire Bezel Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Silver Stick Dial with Diamond & Sapphire Bezel Automatic
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Men's Stainless Steel Watch 115210
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Men's Stainless Steel Watch 115210 - Automatic winding, 31 jewels
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Midsize White Dial Ladies Watch 177200
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Midsize White Dial Ladies Watch 177200. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Stainless Steel, Yellow Dial, Ref# 277200
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Unworn Rolex Oyster Perpetual 277200-0005, 31 mm. The watch has Yellow Dial. The Case is
Category

2010s Modern Wrist Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm Turquoise Blue Dial Steel Watch 277200
By Rolex
Located in Great Neck, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm Turquoise Blue Dial Steel Watch 277200. This watch is one of the most
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm Turquoise Blue Dial Steel Watch 277200
By Rolex
Located in Great Neck, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31mm Turquoise Blue Dial Steel Watch 277200. This watch is one of the most
Category

2010s Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Salmon Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76080
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Salmon Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76080. Officially certified chronometer
Category

20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel White Gold Ladies Watch 67194
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel White Gold Ladies Watch 67194. Officially certified chronometer
Category

20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Black Mother of Pearl Dial with Diamonds 16030
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36mm Black Mother Of Pearl Dial with Diamonds Deployment Band 16030
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust White Mother Of Pearl Diamond Dial Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust White Mother Of Pearl Diamond Dial Classic Jubilee Watch 30341
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 67193
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 67193. Officially certified chronometer
Category

20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 15200 Black Dial Stainless Men's Watch
By Rolex
Located in Holtsville, NY
Explore the epitome of timeless elegance with the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 15200. Crafted by the
Category

Late 20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner, 5513, Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in Braintree, GB
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner, 5513, Stainless Steel Watch Made in Switzerland, Circa 1967
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 67193
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 67193. Officially certified chronometer
Category

20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Vintage Steel Silver Dial 115234
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
This vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual date is crafted in a 34mm stainless steel case with a white
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523 Please note: PVD/DLC
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, PVD-Coated, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523 Please note: PVD/DLC
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, PVD-Coated, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch 116523
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Black PVD/DLC Coated Watch with Yellow Gold Bezel 116523
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, PVD-Coated, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 114300
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 114300. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm Blue Dial Steel Mens Watch 124200
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm Blue Dial Steel Mens Watch 124200. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 Rhodium Dial Steel Mens Watch 114300
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 Rhodium Dial Steel Mens Watch 114300. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Rhodium, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual NonDate Blue Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76030
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual NonDate Blue Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76030. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Automatic Steel Mens Watch 124300 Unworn
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41mm Automatic Steel Mens Watch 124300 Unworn. Officially certified
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Blue Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Blue Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Silver Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Silver Dial Steel Mens Watch 126000 Unworn. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Silver, Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Diamond Bezel White MOP Dial Diamond 6 & 9 Watch
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Datejust Diamond Bezel White Mother Of Pearl Dial with Diamond 6 & 9
Category

1990s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, Stainless Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date 1550 Case Size Men's Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bradenton, FL
Rolex Oyster Perpetual date gold-plated 1550 34mm men's pre-owned wristwatch. The vintage Rolex
Category

Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Wrist Watches

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Nondate Blue Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76080
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Nondate Blue Dial Steel Ladies Watch 76080. Officially certified chronometer
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Blue Dial Black PVD/DLC Coated Stainless Steel 114300
By Rolex
Located in New York, NY
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Blue Dial Black PVD/DLC Coated Stainless Steel Watch 114300 Watch has been
Category

2010s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Stainless Steel

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Watches For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of rolex oyster perpetual watches for sale on 1stDibs. These distinct designs — crafted with great care and often made from Stainless Steel, Gold and 18k Gold — can elevate any look. Find a collection of 1023 vintage versions or 352 modern creations for a more contemporary example of these cherished accessories. Our inventory is broad and distinctive, with accessories on offer that were made as long ago as the 19th Century to those produced as recently as the 21st Century. There are many different pieces in our collection of rolex oyster perpetual watches to choose from, but Contemporary and Modern rolex oyster perpetual watches are of considerable interest. While most can agree that any pick from our collection easily elevates most outfits, but the choice of Diamond versions from the 43 available is guaranteed to add a special touch to your ensemble. There are many round cut and baguette cut rolex oyster perpetual watches for sale. When shopping our range of rolex oyster perpetual watches, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for women today than there are for men.

How Much are Rolex Oyster Perpetual Watches?

Prices for rolex oyster perpetual watches can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $1,450 and can go as high as $57,500, while rolex oyster perpetual watches, on average, fetch $5,153.

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.

Bvlgari’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 ExpertApril 5, 2022
    No, Rolex watches are not battery-powered, except for the rare Rolex Oysterquartz model. This model is no longer in production, but you can still find it in the second-hand market. Shop a collection of Rolex watches, including the rare Oysterquartz, from reputable dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Rolex spoons are generally worth only a modest amount. Retailers once gave out these souvenir spoons along with the purchase of Rolex watches. Consult an experienced appraiser for specific information regarding the value of a particular spoon. You'll find a large collection of Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Rolex watches have no specific unisex style, but Rolex does have both women’s and men’s versions. However, some women prefer to purchase the larger men’s watches, and some men opt for the smaller women’s Rolex brands. Shop a variety of luxury men’s and women’s Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Rolex watches are generally a good investment, particularly if you buy them new. In most cases, Rolex watches retain their value when properly cared for, maintained and stored. Due to the effects of inflation, this means the selling price of the watches often increases over time. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of Rolex watches.
  • 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 ExpertApril 5, 2022
    No, the Rolex Datejust does not tick in the usual sense. This mechanical watch receives eight impulses per second, rather than the single impulse that is familiar from quartz watches. These impulses could be described as a kind of tick, but they create a much smoother gliding movement and do not generate a “ticking” noise. On 1stDibs you can browse a collection of authenticated Rolex watches from top boutiques around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    No, Rolex does not offer financing. That said, there are many qualified and reputable Rolex retailers who may offer their own financing options. Shop iconic 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
    Most Rolex watches do not have quartz movement, instead they use a Perpetual rotor to power the watch. There were a couple of Rolex watch models that used quartz movement, the most popular being the Rolex Oysterquartz. The Oysterquartz is no longer in production, but it can be found in the second-hand market.. Find Rolex watches, including the rare Oysterquartz, on 1stDibs.
  • 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 ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Rolex watches are Swiss-made. The company operates out of headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. In-house factories located in Switzerland are responsible for producing every movement, dial and other component that goes into a Rolex watch. Artisans do much of the work by hand, and this painstaking craftsmanship is part of what gives the watches their value. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of Rolex watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Rolex watches are expertly crafted with much of the process done by hand. Even the machinery used to work on the watches is operated by hand to ensure the quality of each individual timepiece. Take a look at a collection of Rolex watches from top boutiques around the world 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
    The second hand of a Rolex mechanical watch appears to glide, rather than tick, as it sweeps across the face of the dial. However, it technically is ticking, just at a much higher rate than once per second, as a quartz watch does. It will “tick” eight times per second, giving it that signature sweeping movement as well as producing a much quieter sound. On 1stDibs, find a range of expertly authenticated Rolex timepieces from top sellers.
  • 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
    Gold Rolex pieces are only made with solid gold, never gold-plated. Crafted with high-quality materials, Rolex uses 18-karat gold made at their in-house foundries to ensure the utmost premium metals are used in each Rolex. Shop a selection of gold Rolex watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    While it has not been officially confirmed, it is estimated that Rolex makes over one million watches per year. Each timepiece is renowned for its exceptional quality. Shop a wide variety of expertly authenticated Rolex watches from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.