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How many Parts are there in a Rolex Submariner?

How many Parts are there in a Rolex Submariner?

A topic that is often discussed, but one that seems to have limited information shared about it is how many parts a Rolex contains. It’s no secret that Rolex watches are a complex mechanism that requires a great deal of craftsmanship to create. This is true for essentially all Rolex watches. So how many parts does the Rolex Submariner 126610LN consist of? That’s what we will look closer at in […]

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Which Rolex watches are the Easiest to buy? Rolex Availability Guide

Which Rolex watches are the Easiest to buy? Rolex Availability Guide

In an earlier article, we discussed which Rolex watches are the hardest to get. But whilst understanding which models are the hardest to get is indicative of which models are the most popular and most sought-after, it may not be very helpful if you’re trying to buy a Rolex watch for yourself from a Rolex official retailer. Because if you go into a Rolex retailer asking for the models that […]

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Can you Change Rolex Dial? A Complete Guide

Can you Change Rolex Dial? A Complete Guide

Rolex watches often come with numerous variations when it comes to the dial. Some models, like the Datejust, have tens and tens of dial choices, whilst other models, like the Submariner, only come with one or two (if you compare watches with the same metal execution, full steel, two-tone, or solid gold). The dial is one of the most central parts of any watch. It’s the face that you see […]

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The RZE Fortitude – Aesthetically Pleasing & Durable Pilot Watch

The RZE Fortitude – Aesthetically Pleasing & Durable Pilot Watch

Inspired by the life of a pilot both in modern times and during the pioneering days of aviation, the RZE Fortitude Pilot is an inspired timepiece that is sure to impress. Designed around the experience of professional airline pilots, the RZE Fortitude Pilot reflects the olden days with its oversized crown, a necessity for pilots of the past that wore thick gloves that made it difficult to turn smaller crowns. […]

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How Thick should a Watch be? Watch Thickness [Complete Guide]

How Thick should a Watch be? Watch Thickness [Complete Guide]

We have talked a lot about sizes, dimensions, and how to make sure you find the perfect watch size for your wrist on the Wristporn blog.  Just like with clothes, you want to make sure that your watch sits well on your wrist. It affects how comfortable it is but also how it looks. But when most people talk about watch sizes, they always exclusively tend to focus on the […]

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Presenting the Raketa Copernicus Limited Edition

Presenting the Raketa Copernicus Limited Edition

Inspired by the universe itself, the Copernicus is a space-based timepiece whose appearance stands out among all others. The dial features a sparkling, starry night look that serves as a background for the planet-themed minute, second and hour hands as they move around the dial and keep the time. The first Raketa timepiece was created in celebration of the first manned mission to space in Russia, and the Raketa Copernicus […]

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What does Rolex AD Mean? [Complete Guide]

What does Rolex AD Mean? [Complete Guide]

When looking at Rolex watches and reading information online, you may have come across the term ”Rolex AD” and wondered what it means. So what does Rolex AD mean? AD stands for ”Authorized dealer” and refers to official Rolex dealers. These are stores that sell brand-new Rolex watches that are supplied directly by the factory. Rolex ADs are not to be confused with dealers and non-authorized dealers, which essentially is […]

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Why are Rolex Watches so popular? All You Need to know

Why are Rolex Watches so popular? All You Need to know

Rolex is a name that has gained fame and a huge reputation for high-quality watches – in particular sports and professional watches. Today, Rolex is one of the most iconic, if not the most iconic luxury watch brand in the world. It is well known across the globe, both by those who are active within the industry, but also those that know very little about watches. Rolex has become the […]

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Why are Dive Watches so Popular? All you need to know!

Why are Dive Watches so Popular? All you need to know!

The dive watch is one of the most popular and iconic watch designs on the market today. Dive watches are exactly what they sound like – watches made for diving. And they originally started to appear on the market in the 1950s when watch brands started developing timepieces for professional divers who needed functional tools that would help them keep track of the time underwater. This meant that the watches […]

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Top 8 Advantages of Quartz Watches [Complete Guide]

Top 8 Advantages of Quartz Watches [Complete Guide]

Whilst we are horology nerds and watch enthusiasts and thus naturally gravitate towards mechanical watches, quartz does serve a purpose in the world of watches and has – just like everything else – both pros and cons. Even if most watch enthusiasts favor mechanical watches for their craftsmanship and fine watchmaking, the fact of the matter is that quartz watches are more popular. Quartz watches are sold in much greater […]

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