Why I Bought It: Rolex Sky-Dweller In Stainless Steel Rolesor

Over the years I’ve owned several Rolex watches I’ve also sold several The reasons vary from duplicates, to upgrading the collection, to botched servicing Yet, I always seem to come back to Rolex.

To me, it is an iconic brand that makes accurate, sturdy, and beautiful timepieces There’s no mistaking a Rolex for anything else. I follow the glacial pace of Rolex’s innovations: the brand takes its time in perfecting everything in a new offering (ten times over, usually) It’s both a frustration and a comfort that people smarter than me have my back So in 2012 when the Geneva Giant (a name our editor-in-chief once coined) introduced its Sky-Dweller – by far the brand’s most complicated in-house timepiece – I was interested I read the reviews.

I studied the caliber and photos I gagged at the price tag on the first precious metal versions (unlike some of my fellow writers, I live within . More