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Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai

Antique watch boutique Momentum Dubai hosts Vintage Rolex Night

Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Rare watch shop Momentum Dubai has hosted a “Vintage Rolex Night” at its DIFC boutique showcasing a variety of vintage watches including a collection from US-based dealer 10pastTen. In this gallery, we take a look at its top selections.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Double Red Sea Dweller: Rolex’ vintage sports watch in three rare designs including one with rosy pink writing on the dial.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
The Red Submariner: This iconic Tiffany & Co version is reportedly “impossible to find,” according to Momentum.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Paul Newman Daytona: This vintage timepiece was inspired by American actor, film director and professional race car driver Paul Newman. It was available in references 6263, 6239 and 6241.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Submariner: The signature diving watch is known for its resistance to water and corrosion. Here, some models are shown with silver writing and a rare dial.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Named “Saru” by collectors: Its name stands for the sapphire and rubies found on its bezel. This one is a late 80s version which is highly sought-after according to Momentum.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
1969 Paul Newman Daytona: This rare 6241 Paul Newman from 1969 could be worth well over $180,000 (AED660,000) depending on its condition.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Datejust: Made in 18c gold and a rare semi-precious lapis dial. According to Momentum, the stone dial is coveted among collectors.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Submariner 5512: An early version of a quirky submariner is “as tropical as it gets” according to the dealer.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Panerai: Rolex reportedly made the movement for this 3646 Vintage Panerai from the mid-40s. It was meant to be a tool watch for the Italian Navy.
Vintage Rolex watches showcased in Dubai
Submariner: Two 3’6’9 dial vintage Submariners with references 5513 and 6200. Which one would you pick?