Radio Episode 103: New Rolex Week & Other Fresh Releases
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Last week was a major one for watches in 2020: Rolex delivered its new models at the same time, on a generally tranquil Monday night in New York City. What’s more, kid was there some information. The complete upgrade of the Submariner assortment made the greatest sprinkle, with all models leaping to 41mm from 40mm and getting another development inside. The Oyster Perpetual supplanted its 39mm varieties with new 41mm varieties and a large group of brilliant, vivid dials are currently accessible altogether sizes of the exemplary OP. Furthermore, a couple of different models got gradual updates like new lash alternatives and new dial variations. It’s all quintessential Rolex refreshes, however with somewhat more fun and style than expected. For the primary portion of the current week’s show, I plunked down with Ben and Jack to talk through the updates in detail, investigate why they make a difference to authorities, and do some contemplating what these deliveries enlighten us concerning Rolex more broadly.
The Bulgari Aluminum Chronograph.
But Rolex isn’t the lone watch brand that has been dropping new deliveries of late. Indeed, following a couple of months that made it appear as though 2020 may be a calm year for watches, we’re seeing a constant flow of new pre-fall drops. With Geneva Watch Days in the rearview reflect, I plunked down with James and Jon to talk through a portion of our number one new watches from the most recent couple of weeks (just as one that was delivered some time back however got a top to bottom survey treatment from James). We talk about an assortment of watches from an assortment of brands, incorporating a mechanical Longines with old-school enchant, a forefront quartz Breitling with reckless styling, and an assortment of lightweight game watches from Bulgari .
We trust you appreciate Episode 103 of HODINKEE Radio. Look at the show notes underneath, and let us understand your opinion on the most recent deliveries from Rolex and others down in the comments.
(4:00) The Rolex Submariner Ref. 124060
(18:00) The Rolex Oyster Perpetual 41
(18:22) Comparing Entry-Level, In-House Automatics From Grand Seiko, Omega, And Rolex
(19:40) A Brief History of Rolex Stella Dial Timepieces
(20:00) The Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36 With New Colorful Dials
(25:30) Accutron: From the Space Age to the Digital Age
(26:50) The New Rolex Sky-Dweller On The Oysterflex Bracelet
(37:00) The Seiko Prospex SPB143
(46:15) The Gray NATO Episode 118: On Paper, On Wrist – The Seiko SPB143
(46:30) The Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale
(53:00) The Breitling Endurance Pro
(59:00) The Bulgari Aluminum & Aluminum Chronograph
(1:04:45) The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Nekton Edition
(1:07:15) Peter Blake