Around the Crown

Around the Crown

WatchBox's own Mike Manjos and Tim Mosso take viewers on an in-depth exploration of all things Rolex. From the history and evolution of the brand to deep dives on its most renowned references and more, tune in for an expert analysis of the biggest name in watches.

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Around the Crown
  • Rolex on the High Seas

    Take a deep dive into the history of water-resistant Rolex watches with hosts Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos, from the Submariner to the Yacht-Master II and everything in between.

    In this episode, we hear about the introduction of Rolex's Oyster case in the 1920s and the innovations that followed (l...

  • Rolex Watches Worth A Closer Look

    From a stone-dial Daytona to a diamond-set GMT-Master II, Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos get hands-on with some of their favorite Rolex watches from our inventory. Discover the fine details that make their selects stand out—impressively, only one is steel. Vintage Rolex watches, limited edition pieces...

  • 6 Big Mistakes Rolex Collectors Make with Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos

    Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos break down 6 of the biggest mistakes Rolex collectors make when searching for their next watch, from settling for a piece prematurely to making a purchase due to the fear of missing out. Get expert insight on what to avoid when buying Rolex watches for a smooth collectin...

  • Top Rolex Picks with Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos

    Mike Manjos and Tim Mosso get hands-on with the Sea-Dweller, Datejust Palm Dial, and more of the most interesting Rolex watches in the WatchBox inventory. They take a closer look at the distinct characteristics of pieces like the Rolex Daytona "Beach", Yacht-Master II, and Day-Date with ferrite d...

  • King of Rolex for a Day

    Imagine being crowned King of Rolex for a day. In the fifth episode of Around the Crown, Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos discuss how they would wield their temporary powers if the Crown threw them the keys. They discuss making additions to the Daytona and Yacht-Master lines, honoring the history of Rol...

  • Tips for Buying a Rolex Watch

    Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos discuss tips for buying a Rolex watch in Episode 4 of Around the Crown. Whether you’re looking for a vintage Submariner, a brand new Daytona, or something in between, the process of purchasing a Rolex can be incredibly nuanced and maybe even a bit daunting. Mosso and Man...

  • Reacting to Rolex Novelties Released at Watches & Wonders 2022

    Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos react to the Rolex novelties released at Watches & Wonders 2022, starting with the GMT-Master II with a green and black bezel. They discuss the changes in the Air-King, Deepsea, and Yacht-Master lines, and take a closer look at the plethora of new colors, bezels, and met...

  • Rolex’s Biggest Rivals

    Mike Manjos and Tim Mosso are back with Episode 3 of Around the Crown. Together they break down some of Rolex’s top rivals. The duo discuss Omega’s Seamaster 165.014 and consider how it measures up to Rolex’s vintage Submariner 5513 before taking a look at Patek Philippe’s Aquanaut 5164A alongsid...

  • Rolex’s Future Classics: Which Watches Will Be In-Demand Next?

    Paying for past discoveries can be an exercise in frustration, what would it be like to uncover the next big collectible Rolex reference? In episode two of our latest series, hosts Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos predict which models from Rolex’s collection could be the hottest in 20-years time.

    Mike...

  • The Evolution of the Rolex Customer

    Welcome to the premiere of WatchBox’s new show: Around the Crown. Hosts Tim Mosso and Mike Manjos discuss all things Rolex— from the brand’s most iconic references to its lesser-known explorations and everything in between.

    In our inaugural episode, we take a look at the evolution of the Rolex ...