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NEW ROLEX RELEASES FOR 2021!

NEW ROLEX RELEASES FOR 2021!

Waiting for significant changes and or additions to the Rolex collection can be a daunting task, a study in polished patience and acceptance. And then, when change comes 1 mm at a time, those long awaited reveals can be a bit anticlimactic. Only later, after...

HAL MARTIN’S SAVES CHRISTMAS

HAL MARTIN’S SAVES CHRISTMAS

Not that I need even mention it but 2020 was a year for the record books! We all have continuing proof of that in our collective daily lives. Tasks, which before seemed simple and mundane from eating out to traveling to spending time with loved ones, have become...

ROLEX RELEASES NEW MODELS FOR 2020!

ROLEX RELEASES NEW MODELS FOR 2020!

On September 1, 2020, Rolex released a number of new watches, and once again the Swiss luxury watch giant did not disappoint. Performance upgrades were given to some sports models while other classics were refreshed with an array of new dial colors and an old classic...

ROLEX DEBUT 2020?

ROLEX DEBUT 2020?

Time flies, and if ever we have learned that, it has been in the first half of 2020. Explanation; not necessary. And so sadly, with so much of this year having passed, we find ourselves in July 2020 without seeing one new Rolex model having been released....

LUXURY WATCHES WHERE ARE WE NOW?

 Countries around the world, including our own United States, are in the process of opening their doors, and economies once again after an unprecedented worldwide event, one I needn’t mention for the sake of giving our readers a break from certain terms and...

DAYDREAMING; A ROLEX ADVENTURE PART 2

DAYDREAMING; A ROLEX ADVENTURE PART 2

I believe we were somewhere in here before we were interrupted...3. GMT Master II Pepsi No Holes CaseOk, you can imagine why a daydreamer such as myself, who traverses the land one adventure at a time, would need a wristwatch with….Ummm something shiny over...

DAYDREAMING; A ROLEX ADVENTURE PART 1

DAYDREAMING; A ROLEX ADVENTURE PART 1

 I have always been a daydreamer, that is a fact to which I must readily admit to from the start. Therefore being in the luxury watch industry for the last seven years at Hal Martin’s Watch & Jewelry Co., occupying positions from retail sales to publicity and...

The New Future Of Watch Shows?

The New Future Of Watch Shows?

Basel World, which has run every spring since 1917 wrapped up another show this past March. Since then it has been considered one of the premiere watch shows for luxury timepieces. But time is speeding on and things are changing at a breakneck pace and so it seems the...

Czapek & Cie; Playing Catch-Up?

Czapek & Cie; Playing Catch-Up?

Anyone even close to the orbit of the world of Swiss luxury watches needs no introduction to the name Antoine Norbert de Patek. Maybe not so for one Franciszek Czapek but at one time these two names stood side by side.1811 saw the birth of Franciszek Czapek in...

Brick and Mortar are Not Dead!

Brick and Mortar are Not Dead!

So here we are quickly approaching the midpoint of 2019 and the luxury watch market, Rolex in particular, is still experiencing dynamic times, more than ever truth be known, in the both the new and pre-owned sectores. As Rolex “shortages” and wait lists grow, everyone...