Monday, November 26, 2012

Friday, November 23, 2012

Another Elvis Presley Rolex...



...The King Of Rock and Roll...

TCB
Elvis Presley's 
Rolex Day-Date Surfaces
[Reference 1803]

On December 8, 2008, I originally published this story about Elvis Presley's Rolex Day-Date, and at the time, I published an image of the engraving of the back which said:


"Elvis. Merry Christmas. Your Pal. Col. Tom Parker."



It turns out that Elvis Presley's Rolex Day-Date surfaced on November 23, and is was offered by the Christie's Auction House, and here is a photo of the watch. According to Christie's, Elvis Presley's manager, Colonel Tom Parker gave the Rolex to Elvis as a Christmas gift in 1976.





The photo below is an exclusive photo of the hand-engraved back of Elvis Presley's Rolex Day-Date.




The following document was provided by Christie's Auction house as part of the provenance for the Elvis Presley watch, but on the day before the auction, Christie's withdrew the watch for unknown reasons.




Elvis Presley's Rolex King Midas

Elvis Presley's Rolex King Midas is pictured below with his glasses and some of his other personal effects which Graceland exclusively photographed for Jake's Rolex Watch Blog. To learn more about Elvis' Rolex King Midas, please click here.



Sunday, November 18, 2012

Introducing Jake's Panerai World



Introducing Jake's Panerai World

It took my a while, but I finally built out Jake's Panerai World. Why? In my 18 Chapter online book, named The Complete History Of The Rolex Submariner & SEA-DWELLER–Rolex's Conquest Of The Ocean, I wrote a super detailed history of Panerai, which was absolutely fascinating. It was titled Panerai & The Italian Royal Navy (The First Rolex Diving Watch). Of course, like any good mystery it yielded more questions than answers.

Over the years, since I originally wrote about the history of Panerai, the story has remained really, really popular, so a few years ago, I toyed with creating Jake's Panerai World. In my mind, for obvious reasons, all vintage Panerai watches are really Rolex watches, and in particular, the first Rolex diving watches. If you want to check out Jake's Panerai World, simply click on the banner above. I also added a banner at the bottom of every page of Jake's Rolex World Blog, so you can always find it later easily. I hope you enjoy!!!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

Rolex SuperHotness: Jessica Simpson...


...Rolex Super Hotness...

Jessica Simpson
Stainless Steel Rolex Submariner

What can I say!?! Youuuuuch!!!!!!! I think I am at an unusual loss for words. Oh yeah, Jessica Simpson is wearing a stainless Rolex Submariner.




Jessica Simpson has to be one of the most beautiful woman in the world!!! Just stunning!!!!


Foxy Lady

I don't know why, but the Jimi Hendrix song, Foxy Lady keeps popping into my head with I look at the photos of Jessica Simpson so I thought I would include this amazing video. Just play it and look at the photos of Jessica ;-)))) Man, Hendrix was really something else!!!!


Sunday, November 11, 2012

Rolex GMT Masterpiece...


Black Ice Masterpiece

I have never been crazy about precious stones on a Rolex dial or bezel, but I think this new generation of Rolex GMT II is so tastefully done. It really is a masterful work of art.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day: Larry's Stainless Steel Daytona


Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day
Larry's Stainless Steel Daytona

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Look Inside The Rolex Factory


Taking A Look Inside The Rolex Factory

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

All Gold Rolex Submariner: Hard To Believe It's Vintage Now


All Gold Rolex Submariner
Hard To Believe It's Vintage Now

It is hard to believe this all yellow gold Rolex Submariner now has vintage Rolex status!?!? The metallic cobalt blue dial and matching bezel insert is loved my many Rolex collectors, and for good reason. This beauty was, of course, replaced with the Supercase Ceramic Submariner that has fatter hands, maxi markers and a Supercase.


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day Volecs Explorer II


Rolex Studio Shot Of The Day
Volecs Black Dial Explorer II

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