Six Most Popular Rolex Watches
As one of the most well known watch brands in the world, Rolex are at the top of their game when it comes to developing timepieces for their loyal customers. There are certain models that have received such a high status that it’s possible to narrow down the most popular Rolexes in the history of the brands existence. At Miltons Diamonds we have put together our list of the top six most popular Rolex watches, some of which we sell right here in our second hand Rolex collection.
If you’re currently on the lookout for a second hand Rolex watch and you’re wanting some guidance on your possible investment, or you’re simply interested in finding out more about the best selling watches from this iconic brand, read on for our recommendations.
As the aqua-inspired name suggests, this Rolex watch was designed for underwater use and was first produced in 1953 to critical acclaim. Created in a stunning variety of contrasting materials, the popularity of this particular watch range soon reached classic watch status, and not just among scuba divers. Its robust design not only make it tough enough to withstand the furthest depths of the ocean, but also makes it a great watch for everyday use. The more recent models of the Rolex Submariner are capable of water resistance up to 1000 feet.
Our range of second hand Rolex Submariner watches for men displays the best of this particular model with pieces featuring unidirectional bezels and Oyster watch casings – making it the versatile yet archetypal divers watch.
What’s not to love about the Rolex Submariner? These staple watches are popular amongst men of all ages for many reasons. Not only do they have style and substance, but the Rolex Submariner has been famously worn during the filming of several James Bond films. If you want to feel like a celebrity, this is the perfect watch!
Let us introduce you to the first watch to feature a date and self-winding capability – the Rolex Datejust. Established in the Rolex family in 1945, the Rolex Datejust range is popular with both sexes due to the array of sophisticated finishes and variety of colour options. More modern designs from the Datejust collection still contain the Rolex essence, but with a refreshed look that combines superior materials with coloured dials that give a truly unique look.
The ladies and gents watches in our Rolex Datejust range reflect the perfect incorporation of distinctive elegance with flawless finishes, as denoted in this specific line. From contemporary rose gold to classic stainless steel, there’s such a vast collection of different watch styles with the Rolex Datejust collection.
Manufactured since 1963 the popular Daytona watch is a racecar driver and F1 enthusiasts dream watch. The sought after chronograph was created with fast cars in mind! The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is one of the best selling Rolex watches of all time due to its premium design and the fact it is equipped with a tachymetric bezel to measure speed.
View the range of Rolex Daytona watches here at Miltons to see why it has been described as one of the most iconic Rolex models to date.
A more recent addition to this luxury watch brand’s range is the Yacht-Master, it fortified the ties between Rolex and the Ocean. First produced in 1992, finely crafted out of 904L steel and Platinum. Since then it has been available in a number of precious metals and combinations. The most notable change in recent years is the Rolex Yacht-Master 116655 which in 2015 was released with a rubber strap.
You may be noticing a theme with the sea-related names of Rolex watches! This version or design variant of the Submariner offers a superior water resistance feature that was developed using a first in watch technology – a helium escape valve patented by Rolex for the Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller in 1967. There’s a breath-taking version of the original Rolex Sea Dweller in the form of the Deepsea Challenger Edition watch that was specifically made in honour of the film director James Cameron who completed a head-line grabbing descent to the Challenger Deep at the bottom of the Marianas Trench. The Rolex Sea-Dweller watches echo masculinity and style from every angle. In 2017 Rolex introduced a new Sea-Dweller which benefits from a Cyclops magnifying the date window and features red text.
Take a minute to go through our fantastic range of pre owned Rolexes in the Sea Dweller range for more premium watch options with technological features and find out for yourself why it’s on our list of the top best selling Rolexes.
As with many of the watches that Rolex produce, the GMT Master was made with specific users in mind, and this particular model was created for airline pilots. Since it’s introduction to the world in 1954, the Rolex GMT-Master displays the amazing innovation of its time period as it was designed in liaison with Pan American Airways for it’s navigators and pilots. The inventive feature of the display of two time zones alongside a 24 hour display served the needs of its design muse well. Ideal for the jet set, this watch makes travelling easy and follows the same robust design as many of the divers watches, making it the perfect daily watch. Famous fans of the Rolex GMT-Master include Hollywood heavyweights Clint Eastwood and Marlon Brando, so you know you’ve got good taste if you opt for this bestselling Rolex watch.
Fans of the technologically innovative designs and impressive functionality of Rolex watches should take a look at the complete range of men’s and women’s Rolex watches available here at Miltons Diamonds. Our pre-owned Rolex watches are in top condition, with some timepieces also complete with original boxes and papers, perfectly showcasing the very best of each design from this infamous watch brand. Each second hand Rolex watch that comes to us for resale has been thoroughly inspected by our in-house team of jewellers for your peace of mind. We carry out checks to make sure the watch itself is 100% genuine, including analysing the serial number.