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Rising Demand for Precious Metal Rolex and a Look at Zenith's New Chronomaster Sport | Market Wrap

The strength of the Rolex market has been a dominant theme in the watch media throughout the last several years, with most conversations pointing to the frenzied demand for stainless steel Professional models. On today’s episode of WatchBox Market Wrap, Mike Manjos turns his attention to another (increasingly) hot commodity from the Crown – precious metal Rolex watches. First, we take a look at a few of the exceptional additions that arrived in WatchBox’s inventory this week, starting with the stunning Day-Date 36 in yellow gold with a turquoise dial and diamond bezel. Other highlights from the week include the Patek Philippe Chronograph Ref. 5170P with baguette diamond markers and the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Daymatic, a self-winding model with a handsome blue dial. Our discussion about Rolex is twofold, starting with the rise in popularity of gold and platinum pieces, a trend that caught wind with the Rainbow Daytona. Yellow gold green dial Daytonas and white gold blues are hard to keep in stock, and even Day-Dates are hard to come by! Mike then reminds us that ‘imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,’ turning his attention to Zenith’s new Chronomaster Sport and its resemblance to another steel chronograph with ceramic bezel. What’s your opinion of the newest watch powered by the legendary El Primero movement? Mike wraps up this week’s show with several models we’re interested in buying for inventory, including the A. Lange & Söhne Datograph in rose gold – both the first generation and the Datograph Up/Down, the Rolex Day-Date in platinum, and the yellow gold Rolex Daytona with a green dial. Contact one of our client advisors [] to talk about the process of selling your watch to WatchBox – whether you have one of these models or another timepiece you wish to sell or trade. Please Subscribe: View hundreds of hands-on luxury watch reviews at our WatchBox Reviews channel: Instagram: BUY WATCHES HERE: