Rolex Sale of the Century

daytona9.JPGThe name “Rolex” is a century old this year and to celebrate, the auction house Antiquorum is hosting an auction event entitled “Revolution: The evolution of the Rolex Sport Watch”. This event will honor Rolex’s storied sport watch history, including its development of the worlds first impermeable watch case.

The auction will feature a prototype of the Sea-Dweller from 1967 and is expected to fetch upwards of $150,000, one of the highest pre-sale estimates of any Rolex sport watch. Among other watches featured will be a 1988 COMEX Submariner and a 1969 Cosmograph Daytona. More info here

Author: Shawn

Indiana University Alumni GIA Graduate Gemologist Student

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