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In this episode of "What Is On My Wrist" Cam talks about a Tudor Ranger Ref 7996/0 from his personal collection and provides a brief history of the vintage Tudor Ranger reference range including key features of the Ranger and what to look for when buying a vintage Tudor Ranger!
Forever the little brother - Tudor has had a rich an illustrious history that is unfortunately often overshadowed by its parent company Rolex. Here we tell that amazing story.
In the late 1960s, Omega produced a few chronographs that's design was just as interesting as its intended functionality. One such instance is the Omega Seamaster "Soccer Timer" chronograph. The Omega soccer timers are correspondingly recognized and appreciated for their unique and vividly colored dials with complications and measurements of time that cater to the specific timing of soccer matches.
Collectability for Rolex Zenith Daytona is at an all-time high, we now take the opportunity to explore the family of references that brought the Daytona into the modern era. Through the integration of updated mechanics and materials with the collection’s core DNA, Rolex birthed a true legend of contemporary sports watchmaking.
When the terms affordability and budget-friendly are brought up in conversation by watch collectors, it’s not often that the name Rolex is uttered. Understandably, this is due to the reputation the brand enjoys as a result of the above-retail prices which many modern, maxi-case references trade at — along with the continued, record-breaking success of the vintage Rolex market.
Despite this increased awareness for in-house calibers, the so-called base or “ébauche” calibers produced in larger numbers remain valued and appreciated for their workhorse reliability. Of all the base calibers, few are held in higher regard than the famed Valjoux 72, which you’ll find beneath the caseback of watches like the Rolex Daytona, Heuer Carrera, and Breitling Navitimer among others. Today we explore its history and the reasoning behind its well deserved praise.
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