Watches Archive

The History and Evolution of the Rolex Explorer II

It’s interesting to think that on the one hand, Rolex produces fine luxury watches on a large scale for the general population (who can afford them, of course). Yet, on the other hand, if

Rolex Dive Watches: Submariner vs. Sea-Dweller vs. Deepsea

  Starting by famously inventing the world’s first waterproof watch in 1926, Rolex has continued its quest to conquer the earth’s waters with an enviable collection of diving watches. It all began with the Submariner,

This Father’s Day, Treat Yourself To One of These Luxury Sports Watches

The day to celebrate fathers is a mere ten days away. Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 16, 2019, in case you forgot. This year, instead of hinting to loved ones what you’d like, why

Two-Tone Divers: Rolex Submariner vs. Omega Seamaster Diver

The battle between the Rolex Submariner vs. Omega Seamaster Diver has been a long one in the luxury watch space. Both fantastic diving watches available in a range of metals and styles, the Submariner

A Tribute to the First: Panerai Radiomir 1936 PAM 249

  Introduced on the 70th anniversary of the first Panerai prototype for the Italian Royal Navy, the Panerai Radiomir 1936 PAM 249 from 2006 pays homage to the one watch that started it all. Join us

What is the Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Chronograph?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the watch world’s most important innovations – the Zenith El Primero chronograph movement. As such, we take a brief look at the history of the El Primero

The 20-Year-Old Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5066 A-001 Is Still Fresh

  Launched in the late 1990s, Patek Philippe presented the Aquanaut as the younger, more modern, and more affordable alternative to the famed Nautilus sports watch. While the Aquanaut has long been compared to (or

Spotlight: Vintage Rolex Daytona “Big Red” 6265

In vintage watch collecting circles, the Rolex Daytona is in a league of its own. It’s actually an incredible turnaround story because when Rolex produced these now-vintage Daytona chronographs, they were not a popular

A strap resizing and adjustment for a unique Christophe Claret watch

As always we have some new stories that we are proud to share with you at Gray&Sons, Today’s story is interesting and it’s about a unique watch, one of only 8 pieces made limited

The Upside-Down Strap For A Patek Philippe

Just like a game of Tennis that carries rules, watches have universal rules that apply to them. Even the experts in the heat of a moment can sometimes make silly mistakes. For example, when