The Rolex Forums   The Rolex Watch

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX


Go Back   Rolex Forums - Rolex Watch Forum > General Topics > Open Discussion Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 20 October 2019, 09:07 PM   #1
Jocke
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Jocke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Real Name: Joacim
Location: Sweden
Watch: A dozen of Rolex's
Posts: 21,748
Just back home from Kalbe>>>

Click here to find out
__________________
This message is written in perfect swenglish.

What is best a custom Rolex or a Rolex that is stuck in custom?

Buy a professional camera and you´re a professional
photographer, buy a flute and you own a flute.
Jocke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20 October 2019, 09:16 PM   #2
1William
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: North Carolina
Watch: Rolex/Others
Posts: 27,032
Great post and pictures.
1William is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:03 AM   #3
Burlington
"TRF" Member
 
Burlington's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Europe
Posts: 4,773
Great trip report and photos. Thank you for sharing!
__________________
“My tastes are simple; I am easily satisfied with the best.”

― Winston S. Churchill
Burlington is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:06 AM   #4
-lenny-
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
-lenny-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Real Name: Boyd
Location: On an adventure
Watch: 👑
Posts: 2,577
Looks like a fantastic time!
-lenny- is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:23 AM   #5
Chewbacca
2020 Pledge Member
 
Chewbacca's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Real Name: CJ
Location: Kashyyyk
Watch: Kessel Run Chrono
Posts: 14,691
Thanks for sharing Jocke.
Chewbacca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:34 AM   #6
Rich Mickol
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Rich Mickol's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Real Name: Richie
Location: "Nowhere Man"
Watch: out now,take care!
Posts: 21,039
Great post Jocke. Thank you for posting it up.
__________________
"I love to work at nothing all day"
TRF #139960


116519 — “LN”
116619 — “LB”
116719 — “BLRO”
14233M — “Blue” (Wife)
216570 — “White”
Rich Mickol is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:38 AM   #7
Art 1
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Florida, Canada
Watch: Rol/Seik/Tud/Omega
Posts: 30,257
Very impressive.
Art 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:42 AM   #8
Pw92676
"TRF" Member
 
Pw92676's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Georgia
Posts: 2,983
Your pictures made me feel like I was there. Thanks for sharing.
Pw92676 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:46 AM   #9
GoingPlaces
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
GoingPlaces's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Real Name: C
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 3,888
Really nice pictures, very insightful and informative. Always nice to learn about the lesser know brands. Look like nice watches.
__________________
Instagram: monkeyman_8888
GoingPlaces is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:56 AM   #10
SearChart
TechXpert
 
SearChart's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Real Name: Bas
Location: Europe
Watch: Rolesium
Posts: 21,474
Looks like a nice trip bud
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GB-man View Post
Rolex uses rare elves to polish the platinum. They have a union deal and make like $90 per hour and get time and half on weekends.
SearChart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:56 AM   #11
nick c
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 26,849
Always pleasure to see your report and photos.
nick c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 01:17 AM   #12
BisonHead
"TRF" Member
 
BisonHead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: UK
Watch: Sub,SD,DJ,OP
Posts: 1,946
Fantastic photos and nice write up. Loved the blue dial model.
BisonHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 01:28 AM   #13
TheVTCGuy
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
TheVTCGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Real Name: Paul
Location: San Diego
Watch: SS SkyDweller
Posts: 16,207
Why didn’t you take me with you?
__________________


You can't possibly be a Dorkelhead, Paul!!
Whoever heard of a "Dorkelhead Tosser"?
TheVTCGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 01:31 AM   #14
RW16610
"TRF" Member
 
RW16610's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Real Name: Rommel
Location: Toronto Canada
Watch: 116710LN
Posts: 6,319
I really enjoyed that as always, Jocke. Feels like I'm actually there too and it was cool to see this brand. Can't wait for the next report!
RW16610 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 02:03 AM   #15
Dr. Robert
2020 Pledge Member
 
Dr. Robert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Real Name: Bob
Location: SFO Bay Area, Ca.
Watch: 1655
Posts: 45,571
Cool!
__________________
Founder & Card Carrying Member of the Global Association of Retro-Grouch-Curmudgeons
Dr. Robert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 02:21 AM   #16
brandrea
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
brandrea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Real Name: Brian (TBone)
Location: canada
Watch: es make me smile
Posts: 45,235
That looks like an awesome time Jocke
__________________
Instagram ~ brandrea3
brandrea is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 03:46 AM   #17
Jocke
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Jocke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Real Name: Joacim
Location: Sweden
Watch: A dozen of Rolex's
Posts: 21,748
Thanks guys.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheVTCGuy View Post
Why didn’t you take me with you?
I guess you can't behave on a event like this, that is the reason you have to stay home.
__________________
This message is written in perfect swenglish.

What is best a custom Rolex or a Rolex that is stuck in custom?

Buy a professional camera and you´re a professional
photographer, buy a flute and you own a flute.
Jocke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 03:54 AM   #18
BNA/LION
2020 Pledge Member
 
BNA/LION's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Real Name: Larry
Location: San Diego, CA
Watch: ROLEX
Posts: 18,054
Wonderful tour and unveiling! Beautiful percision watches. Thanks for sharing!

Will you be getting one?
__________________

228238 President DD 18K/YG ✦ 16610LN SS Sub ✦ 16613 18K/SS Serti ✦ 16550 Exp II Non-Rail Cream Dial ✦ Daytona C 116500 ✦ 126710 BLRO GMT-Master II ✦ NEXT --> ?

Hole In One! 10/3/19 DMCC 5th hole, par 3, 168 yards w/ 4-Iron.
BNA/LION is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 05:10 AM   #19
wantonebad
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
wantonebad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Real Name: Marc
Location: Boston
Watch: 126600, 116500LN
Posts: 12,552
As always Jocke fabulous story told with stunning photos my friend!!
__________________
"if there is one thing I learned in college,
it's how to surf the Internet and be sarcastic
about what I find"

Rebekah Lorenz, Harvard class of 2002

"I'm kind of a big deal...
on a fairly irrelevant social media site
that falsely inflates my fragile ego"


wantonebad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21 October 2019, 12:39 PM   #20
themast
"TRF" Member
 
themast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: US
Posts: 2,462
Thanks sharing.
It took me a while to understand the door reference but I got it!

I should say that they could have hired you to take the stock photos of the new watches. From what I could see they were a bit boring.
themast is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 22 October 2019, 01:57 AM   #21
GradyPhilpott
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
GradyPhilpott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: New Mexico
Watch: 14060M
Posts: 30,549
__________________
JJ
GradyPhilpott is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 October 2019, 03:21 AM   #22
teqp
"TRF" Member
 
teqp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Real Name: Phil
Location: SoCal
Watch: 116613LN
Posts: 3,065
Nice photos as always Jocke. Thanks for sharing!
teqp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 October 2019, 11:18 AM   #23
cajunron
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
cajunron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Real Name: Ronnie
Location: Southeastern USA
Watch: Omega Seamaster PO
Posts: 3,526
Jocke is living the dream! I live vicariously through his photos! Thanks for sharing, bro.
__________________
cajunron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 October 2019, 11:24 AM   #24
AJM914
2020 Rolex+Tudor GMT Pledge Member
 
AJM914's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Real Name: AJ
Location: NY
Watch: ♕
Posts: 6,752
Nice pics!
__________________
AJM914 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22 October 2019, 03:23 PM   #25
Cru Jones
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Cru Jones's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 30,155


Thanks for sharing! Great day.
Cru Jones is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23 October 2019, 12:52 AM   #26
LandWatch
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: U.K.
Posts: 709
Fantastic trip and beautiful watches!
LandWatch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23 October 2019, 04:54 AM   #27
Fredrik
"TRF" Member
 
Fredrik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Sweden
Watch: 1680
Posts: 1,472
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jocke View Post
I guess you can't behave on a event like this, that is the reason you have to stay home.
You should get one of those life-size cardboard cut out pictures of Paul and bring on your trips.
Fredrik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23 October 2019, 05:43 AM   #28
Jocke
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Jocke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Real Name: Joacim
Location: Sweden
Watch: A dozen of Rolex's
Posts: 21,748
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fredrik View Post
You should get one of those life-size cardboard cut out pictures of Paul and bring on your trips.
Or maybe fix a inflatable Paul to take with me.
__________________
This message is written in perfect swenglish.

What is best a custom Rolex or a Rolex that is stuck in custom?

Buy a professional camera and you´re a professional
photographer, buy a flute and you own a flute.
Jocke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23 October 2019, 09:20 AM   #29
tie219
"TRF" Member
 
tie219's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Real Name: Troy
Location: Houston, TX
Watch: 16710 GMT, BBR
Posts: 791
Very nice, thanks for posting
tie219 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23 October 2019, 11:04 PM   #30
Johny
2020 HARRODS SGE Pledge Member
 
Johny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Real Name: john
Location: Scotland
Watch: sub 16610Lv
Posts: 13,335
Icon14

Great report Jocke. Thanks for posting it.
__________________
"AFTER DARK" BAR AND NIGHT CLUB GM.
Johny is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


*Banners Of The Month*
This space is provided to horological resources.





Copyright ©2004-2020, The Rolex Forums. All Rights Reserved.

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX

Rolex is a registered trademark of ROLEX USA. The Rolex Forums is not affiliated with ROLEX USA in any way.