Must Have Rolex Watches Before 2022
Are you looking to buy the best valued Rolex before 2022? If your answer is yes, then you have come to the right place. I am going to reveal the top 10 Rolex watches you should buy before 2022. These 10 watches are still hot and are still affordable with room to grow in value. These will serve you well owning now and keeping for future value.
It’s no secret that Rolex is the most popular brand in the luxury watch market. It is also no secret that an authorized Rolex dealer will not sell a Rolex watch to most new buyers. They reserve their Rolex watches for their “loyal” customers. So that leaves those of us who want to purchase a Rolex to have to buy it from a secondary watch dealer. I have vetted my network of trusted secondary watch dealers that you can trust when buying your Rolex watch.
If you are a first-time buyer of a Rolex watch any of these top 10 will suit you. If you are a seasoned Rolex watch investor, these top 10 entry level Rolex watches will surely go up in value soon.
- Rolex Sub No-date ref: #14060
- Stainless Steel Explorer ref: #214270
- Rolex Explorer ref: #114270
- Rolex Milgauss ref: #116400
- Rolex Explorer II ref: #16570
- Rolex Air King ref: #116900
- Rolex Datejust ref: #16233
- Rolex Datejust Turn O’ Graph ref: #116263
- Rolex Cellini King Midas ref: #371651
- Rolex Ladies Datejust ref: #69173
Paul dives deeper into why he recommends these entry level watches in his YouTube video.
Must Have Entry Level Rolex Watches
1. Rolex Submariner No-date
My first recommendation is the Rolex Submariner No-date model ref: #14060. This watch is long discontinued, but there are many out in the market that can be purchased. Find one in good condition and includes box & papers. It is a classic that you can’t go wrong with.
2. Rolex Stainless Steel Explorer
Next is the Stainless-Steel Rolex Explorer model ref: #214270. This watch was originally released in 2010-2011 and it ran for 6 years before being discontinued. At 39 millimeters, this Rolex is a must for a first time Rolex buyer.
3. Rolex Explorer
Number three on my list is another Rolex Explorer model ref: #114270. This is the earlier 36-millimeter version. If you can find this watch in good condition and with box and papers, you will have yourself an absolute winner.
4. Rolex Milgauss
The fourth Rolex on my list is a watch that was thought to be discontinued years ago but is still available and that watch is the Rolex Milgauss model ref: #116400. Any version or variation is worth the purchase. But if you can get the version with the white dial, you will be very happy in the near future.
5. Rolex Explorer II
My fifth Rolex recommendation is a watch I have spoken to my readers and YouTube viewers a lot about. It is the Rolex Explorer II model ref: # 16570. I was telling everyone to buy this watch just a few years ago, when you could acquire it for under 3 grand. *Pro Tip* On this watch pay particular attention to the bezel. The bezel must be in great condition for this watch to grow in value.
6. Rolex Air King
The sixth on my list is the Rolex Air King model ref: #116900. This watch is still in production but for how much longer, no one really knows. This is a beautiful watch that could double in value the moment Rolex announces it is to be discontinued.
7. Rolex Datejust
My seventh Rolex watch on my list is the Rolex Datejust model ref: #16233 and ref: #16234. This is an absolute classic that any watch enthusiast should have. This model is available in many different colours and a few variations.
8. Rolex Datejust Turn O’ Graph
The eight Rolex watch on my list has gone under the radar for far too long and that is the Rolex Datejust Turn O’ Graph ref: #116263 and ref: 116264. This is an unusual model but represents great value for the future. This model offers you something a little different in the Rolex watch family but different tends to lead to better future value.
9. Rolex Cellini King Midas
Coming in at number nine is a watch that is completely out of left field. However, it is one of my all-time favorite classics and that is the Rolex Miami Vice Cellini King Midas. This is the best value for money precious metal watch available today. *Pro Tip* if you get this watch in excellent condition, you will see a crazy increase in its value in the future.
10. Rolex Ladies Datejust
At number ten, I wanted to throw in something for the ladies. It’s the Rolex Ladies Datejust model ref: # 69173 and ref: #69174. This is a beautiful watch that is still affordable and will grow in its value in the future.
As a bonus, I am providing a link to my video on “How To Appraise The Condition of a Watch“. Buying a watch is more about buying condition than anything else. In this video I teach you how to appraise a watches condition.
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