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Feature: These 3 Rolex Watches Drive Collectors CRAZY

We all know that Rolex is a ridiculously sought-after watch brand, but what might not be so well known about the crown is its selection of complicated timepieces. Usually one for more pared-down watches compared to its high-end counterparts, finding a moonphase, for example, on a Rolex is something of a rarity. So, when you do find a complicated Rolex, lord knows it’s got a million other collectors’ eyes on it from all over the world—and the three below are no exception…

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller

Now 10 years old, the Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller has been spotted on the wrists of music, Hollywood and sporting royalty—that’s Jay-Z, Tom Hardy and Conor McGregor to be precise. But it’s not just the rich and famous who want a slice of this uber-complicated Rolex, but collectors too. Boasting two mega-useful complications—a GMT and an incredibly easy to read annual calendar, including a date window—this is one Rolex at the top of any collector’s wish list.

Rolex Yacht-Master II

As in the name, the Yacht-Master is a purpose-built tool watch for yachtsmen and yachtswomen. The heart of this piece is the complex countdown ring in the centre of the dial, which times exciting regatta races. What’s more, this watch features a chronograph and a ring command bezel which sets the countdown timer. Coming in four different metal combinations from stainless steel to platinum, this is a sought-after Rolex that’ll please the collectors out there and remind people that the Rolex Daytona isn’t the only chronograph the brand makes.

Rolex Cellini Moonphase

Rolex’s answer to a traditional dress watch, the Cellini line, introduced in the 1950s, was updated and relaunched in 2014, three years before the introduction of a moonphase version. In a stunning Everose gold case, this is a sophisticated showstopper indeed. Of course, this piece has a moonphase display at 6 o’clock, inside which is a lunar cycle depicted by the silver ring and a full moon displayed by the meteorite disc—plus, there’s a date ring on the outer circumference of the dial too. If you’re seeking out a dress watch from Rolex, this is one stellar option for you and is one of the classiest men’s watches out there.

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