The Vintage Rolex Field Manual Chevalier Digital Edition: The Essential Collectors Reference

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MORNINGTUNDRA, May 1, 2020 - Antiques & Collectibles - 300 pages

Finding a vintage Rolex is easy. Finding one that’s worth its price... that’s the challenge.

Fakes are getting harder to spot, and a poor restoration could end up costing you more than its price in repairs. That’s a painful mistake you could avoid with the right information.

Written by a seasoned collector, this guide will teach you the complex nuances of vintage Rolex watches, saving you from financial catastrophe and turning you into a savvy collector.

1,483 references are covered in extraordinary detail, from antique and vintage dress watches to contemporary professional watches. Bezel sizes, dial markings, case engraving, hands, movements and much more, all documented so you know exactly what you’re paying for.

The guide will lead you from potential pitfall to glorious barn-find, with all the treacherous twists and turns along the way. There are plenty of pictures to inspire, inform and enlighten you as you learn to zero-in on your dream watch.

The world of vintage Rolex watches is complex and nuanced, making it especially daunting for the first-time buyer. But armed with the facts, you will make informed choices that put you back in the driver’s seat.

 

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About the author (2020)

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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