The Usual Suspects and the Rolex ‘Deep Sea Special’ No. 1 Scheme

My 2021 article debunking the false claims made by super scholars like Auro Montanari and Eric…

Space Junk – The Reality of the Infamous Rolex ‘Space-Dweller’

Space – the final frontier. These are the tales of the infamous Rolex ‘Space-Dweller’ whose strange…

Debunking the History of the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

Readers of Perezcope know my low tolerance for nonsensical fairy tales in the world of watches.…

Rare Find – A Rolex ‘Single Red’ Sea-Dweller With Original Timing Certificate

The existence of the elusive Rolex ‘Single’ Red Sea-Dweller was a riddle for many decades. Bearing…

Incorrigible Antiquorum – A Rolex ‘Bull-Gauss’ And Other Shenanigans

With over 100,000 meticulously recorded watches in my state of the art databases, few people have…

Pre-Submariner Scuba-Diving With Rolex Oyster Watches

Rolex Oyster watches were good for diving to considerable depths long before the Rolex Submariner saw…

Rolex Daytona Ref. 16520 With Fake ‘Beyer’ Print

On November 27, 2018, Phillips Hong Kong auctioned an unusual Rolex Daytona Ref. 16520 from 1991…

Rolex Daytona 6265 – The “Unicorn” Frankenstein Plot

John Goldberger’s white gold “Unicorn” Daytona Ref. 6265 is legendary. Revealed to the world in a…

‘Tropical’ Speedmaster 2915-1 – A Record-Breaking OmeGaga At Phillips

In November 2021, an early Omega Speedmaster Ref. 2915-1 ‘Broad Arrow’ featuring a stunning tropical dial…

Phillips Caught Doctoring Engravings With Photoshop

As we have learned over the past months, high value grails sold at Phillips are, if…

‘The Shadow’ – A Unique Factory Blacked-Out Rolex Submariner 5513 ‘MilSub’

There are watches so legendary, people who have seen them in the metal are haunted by…

‘Tropical’ Speedmaster 2915-1: A record-breaking Omegaga at Phillips

Omega’s archive service suspended after the discovery of an insider job that led to record auction.…