My Winter Watch: Rolex Explorer II

Earlier this year I made the decision to only wear my Explorer II during the wintertime. Never once throughout the spring or summer did I get the urge to wind it, set the time (and date) and sport it out the house. Only now – at the end of October – am I ready to slip it back on…

Bright Idea: Nick’s Polar

Once upon a time – not long ago – I had big dreams of being a watch dealer. Like most people, I wanted to make a living doing what I love. I thought I had what it took: An extensive background in sales, money saved-up, and I considered myself pretty-knowledgeable about watches – especially Rolex…

Lemme Upgrade U: My Wife’s Rolex Explorer I

This story is about a special watch I gave to the love of my life – my wife. We finally said “I Do” about five months ago after being together for nearly ten years. You can bet we know each other pretty-well after dating for so long. She’s well-aware of my obsession with watches and…

Love At First Sight: Nick’s Rolex Explorer II

When I think back on the purchase of my Explorer II I remember discovering the ‘For Sale’ listing on the TimeZone Forum and immediately being enchanted by the sellers’ photography of the watch. In all my days (and nights) lurking on the Sales Corner I had never been as captivated by a series of shots.…