So often one hears use of the word “beater” within watch collecting groups. For me, it has been a difficult category to negotiate.
Much has been written about the “problem” of the Nautilus. It causes problems for both collectors and for Patek Philippe themselves. There is a solution….
Are Patek Philippe and Rolex competitors or are they the perfect complements? There is a body of thought that a collection needs only “wow” watches and “beaters”, and there should be nothing in between. How does this pan out for Patek and Rolex?
A “beater” needs to be something more than a watch for everyday wear. It needs to tick several boxes. First, it does need to be
In the mid-1950s, Rolex released the very first Milgauss – references 6541 & 6543. In Milgauss terms, these two are the rock stars of the