In 2020, Rolex accounted for 25% of all Swiss watch sales and by 2022, the value of almost all models increased exponentially – despite the shortage of materials. For various enthusiasts, a Rolex is a kind of embodiment of success and status. However, not every copy is equally accessible to the less fortunate. If you're looking for an entry-level model, you've come to the right place.
The Oyster Perpetual is one of the best options for buying a Rolex for the first time. The entry-level model among Rolex watches, which has definitively replaced the Air-King and dates from the 1920s.
Thanks to the minimalist design and simplistic style, it can be worn both casually and for business. This entry-level model includes updated self-winding movements, enhanced and protected by shock absorbers, ultimately making the watch a rugged, durable, yet highly affordable option. Because it is an entry-level model, this is a "time-only" model with only an hour and minute display.
The Submariner is one of the most counterfeit watches and that has everything to do with its sporty and robust design. It is also a popular model among celebrities. You can see one hanging on the wrists of A-listers like Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg, Diego Maradona, Steve McQueen, Al Pacino and James Bond etc.
Its production started in 1953 and at the time it was the first watch that was waterproof to a depth of 100 meters, while the stainless steel housing can last 330 meters in 2022.
Do you have a little more to spend and yet stand out a bit more? Then the Rolex Datejust could be just the thing for you. Launched in 1945 at the end of World War II, the Datejust was there to celebrate the watch company's 40th anniversary. Over the years, the Datejust saw an expansion of its design options and improvements to its movement, so the price fluctuates greatly by design year.
Like the Oyster Perpetual, it is a simplistic clockwork and has been worn in films by the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Paul Newman and Christian Bale, as well as government leaders such as Winston Churchill, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan and Joe Biden.