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Rolex Submariner

June 21, 2011 Ray 0

I have a love hate relationship with Rolex Submariner’s I think they are great watches but I “hate” them because every man and his dog has one, so much so that I was sitting in my office one day in 2010 and in the course of about an hour, no less than 3 co-workers walked by my office sporting Submariners. This encouraged me to trade in the Submariner I had for a gold and stainless steel GMT Master the next day. Problem solved (or so I thought)…. I was in Saigon over the weekend and came across the watch pictured above. It Read More

My Blog on Watches

June 14, 2011 Ray 20

Hi! For those of you who know me well enough, you will know that I have an interest in watches. I am not an expert or a high end collector. Over the years however, I have bought, been given, traded or sold more than 400 watches and recently this interest was re-ignited after having to do some paid market research on prestige watches. This coincided with me sending an email yesterday to about 10 friends on buying watches in Asia (including Australia). I based this on first hand experience which has been gained in a number of Asia Pacific countries Read More

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What Watch Should I Buy?`

June 14, 2011 Ray 3

Friends who hang out with me know I am not shy about sharing my opinions. In the research I have been doing this past month, my belief that you should buy the watch you like (if you can afford it) has been re-affirmed. For example on a recent holiday to Bali, my sister-in-law Jo, saw a picture of me wearing one of my all-time favourite, daggy watches – A $20 Casio Calculator Watch and made a comment about it on Facebook. I have had at least 2 of these watches in my lifetime and can’t see my self ever not owning Read More

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Interesting Website

June 14, 2011 Ray 1

Came across this website by chance. Looks interesting and definitely requires more ‘reasearch’ http://www.watchuwant.com/ I wonder if something like this will work in this part of the world?