The Vintage Rolex Field Guide: A survival manual for the adventure that is vintage Rolex

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MORNINGTUNDRA, May 1, 2019 - Antiques & Collectibles - 280 pages
Does the sheer variety paralyze you? Are you stumped by the acronyms and jargon? Fearful of scammers and just want an honest watch at a fair price? Like you, each watch is unique and matching one to a collection or collector is a special event. Whether it’s a first or a last, the match is visceral and life long. There’s a lot at stake. The Vintage Rolex Field Guide is your best shot at buying-well and avoiding pitfalls. It is full of advice and details to help you access facts and specs without gushy superlatives. Spot, identify and assess the best vintage Rolex watches with the right data. Life is short and your time is precious so wear it well. If you’re ready to take action, this book is for you.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Modern Classic Rolex
7
PROFESSIONAL TOOLS
71
ACQUISITION
77
BY THE NUMBERS
88
46
168
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About the author (2019)

A data scientist, software engineer, recovering entrepreneur, and vintage watch enthusiast. Born and raised in the Far East, educated in Britain and now living and working in the USA, he’s traveled the world several times over. His watch-credentials and 40-year track record include buying more bad lemons than good. This has given him direct personal experience of the pitfalls and mistakes that all vintage watch enthusiasts expose themselves too. This work is an effort to pass on his interests and help others walk a successful and joy-filled path to vintage Rolex ownership.

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