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Out of stock Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory. Binding and paper quality are watchex to excellent, superllative, and printing finish is good, too. The Rolex Deep Sea Special was constructed for testing to withstand great water pressure and was tested by Professor August Piccard’s on his Bathiscaphhe. John Goldberger, editor of Superlative Rolex Watcheshas spent many happy hours browsing through watch shops, flea markets, conventions and auctions around the world for the past 35 years, collecting and studying vintage watches.

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Workers at the massive, but new out-of-fix Swiss “atom smasher? That’s okay, I suppose, if the photos were exposed by Ansel Adams, but not for a book on watches with color snapshots and little else inside.

It has a Anti-magnetic mild iron dust cover to shield the movement. Find More Posts by wsaraceni. It is unusual because it has a glossy black dial with 5 diamond indices. It was sold in Caracas, Venezuela by Serpico y Laino.

On the occasion of the th Rolex anniversary. One hundred years of life, and one superlativw examples, traced back through time thanks to painstaking research, with the collaboration of some of the most renowed collectors in the world, and photographed to show the characteristics of the movement, case and dial of each example in the best possible way.


It’s unfortunately a bit to late here to start reading all this, but now I know what I’ll be doing tomorrow before lunch Find More Posts by superlatiive. Sea Dweller Posts: They were all fitted with movements superlatve had hacking-seconds the second hand stops when the crown is pulled out, often used by the military to synchronies watches had specially modified cases with solid strap bars and used different hands large Sworddials indicating tritium was present and bezels with minute indications to the regular production model.


Rolex originally developed skperlative Rolex GMT at the request of Pan American International Airlines and in Rolex folklore they made black dials for the pilots and white dials for executives. I remember these Rolex called black bubble, Panerai uses this design. It has Roman numerals and Arabic numerals on its dial with no Panerai designation.

The typical tachymeter scale calibrated at units per hour on the bezel and an additional Pulsation scale running around the edge of the matte silvered dial. On November 30, one of the Rolex Deep Sea Special watches attached to the exterior of the Trieste depth craft submarine, which reached a world-record depth of meters which is 10, Feet or 2 miles down.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. John Goldberger is pictured below and is one of the greatest watch connoisseur’s on earth. In Rolex did not own the rights to the word Submariner so they came up with all kinds of interesting names and this watch was named the Rolex Monometer.

It is so interesting and unusual to see these bracelet combinations on the Day-Date. To put years in perspective, in General Motors was founded, Henry Ford produced the first Model-T, the Grand Canyon National Monument was designated, Harvard Business School was founded, A long-distance radio message was sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time, the boy scout movement began, Mother’s day was observed for the first time as a national holiday, and the first passenger airplane flew in WOW thanks for that!!


Many of these Rolex watches have never been seen by the public and the photography in John’s book is amazing!!!

The Watch Book Rolex. Superaltive the left side page for every showcase watch there are four smaller images that show detail and different perspectives.

Rolex 18k gold Ref. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Few of this edition sjperlative sell, I suggest, had buyers been afforded the opportunity to examine it more closely. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

A Man and His Watch: It was named the Jubilee because the 40th anniversary is known as the Ruby Jubilee. The watch was manufactured in and sold in to his Majesty Boa Dai.

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Unlike the Oyster Moonphase pictured below which came after this one, the was not an Oyster and thus not waterproof. This watch also has the 3,6,9 Rolex Explorer like dial with Baton markers, along with the “Mercedes” hour hand.

The book isn’t long on text, but is a very good read. What a terriffic resource! Text by Giampiero Negretti. You can see the Rolex Brevet designation and Rolex crown logo on the winding crown. Bakelite Coke bezel in red and black. Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory.