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Old 13 October 2019, 07:12 AM   #1
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Ralph Lauren Store, Malibu, CA - Vintage Rolex display

Dear Fellow TRF members,

While recently visiting the RRL menís store in Malibu, I noticed a small sample of vintage Rolex timepieces available for sale (with generous markups of course). Nonetheless, I wanted to share the small in-store rotation for your viewing pleasure. My favorite is the 1970s black dial Submariner (~$17K).

Happy Rolexing everyone, and enjoy the pictures.

Best,
Seth
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:14 AM   #2
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So Rolex is now a fashion watch and it has the factory distressed look just like denim jeans. First Costco and now RL.
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:29 AM   #3
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I’d view RP as a trusted seller. I wonder what’s their return policy.
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:31 AM   #4
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Interesting- thanks for posting!
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:34 AM   #5
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Is it a sin to state what the prices were? Curious minds want to know.
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:51 AM   #6
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High rent of course
Nice to look at..

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Old 13 October 2019, 08:16 AM   #7
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That Sub is beautiful.
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Old 13 October 2019, 08:21 AM   #8
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Iíd view RP as a trusted seller. I wonder whatís their return policy.
Maybe they could get you a hulk
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Old 13 October 2019, 09:07 AM   #9
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The NY RL store on Madison used to have some vintage watches; Ralph was always a watch guy even before he started his own line.
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Old 13 October 2019, 09:44 AM   #10
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That Sub is beautiful.
Plenty of service parts installed unfortunately.
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Old 13 October 2019, 09:50 AM   #11
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Maybe they could get you a hulk
Not interested. After reading on TRF about the on-line scams, it makes the identification of trusted sellers important. I do wonder if RL is focused more on the Ďlookí of the watch versus making sure itís all original parts.
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Old 13 October 2019, 09:57 AM   #12
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Plenty of service parts installed unfortunately.


Was thinking the exact same thing.


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Old 13 October 2019, 11:46 PM   #13
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Whatever it is I like the Rolex with the white dial in the first picture...!
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Old 14 October 2019, 01:44 AM   #14
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Whatever it is I like the Rolex with the white dial in the first picture...!


Looks an awful lot like this watch




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Old 14 October 2019, 04:22 AM   #15
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I know Ralph is a watch guy, but Iím pretty sure I remember reading that heís not a big fan of Rolex, despite having a Datejust. I think heís into Cartiers.
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Old 15 October 2019, 02:29 AM   #16
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I bet they are consignment pieces given the number of watch dealers in LA catering to Hollywood. Either way a manís gotta eat! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 15 October 2019, 03:10 AM   #17
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In NYC the Double RL store also sells a few vintage pieces (have never seen more than 6 though), mostly focused on Rolex. I wouldn't necessarily trust them blindly
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Old 15 October 2019, 03:33 AM   #18
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I was in the NYC store late summer this year and they had a meters first sub, a 1675, a 1680, a speedy, a snowflake blue Tudor and one other watch I can't remember. All were quite overpriced, had overpolished cases and would require a closer inspection and conversation if interested. Cool to see them in the case though as I wasn't expecting it
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Old 15 October 2019, 08:30 PM   #19
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The RRL Malibu store has actually, in addition to the display, a full catalog of vintage watches.
Like already said, not the best examples of collectible vintage but always fun to stop by while wife is doing shopping next door at Madison...
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