SOURCE: Melrose Jewelers

November 26, 2008 20:08 ET

Rolex: World's Largest Rolex Watch Blog Launches With Daily Articles About Barack Obama & John McCain's Rolex Watches, Celebrities' Rolex Watches, & College Football Rolex Awards

Melrose Jewelers' Rolex Watch Blog Launches With Daily Articles About Tupac Shakur's Rolex, Jessica Simpson's Rolex, Paris Hilton's Rolex, and Tim Tebow's Rolex President Watches

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 26, 2008) - Rolex: The world's largest Rolex Watch Blog with daily commentary about Celebrities and their Rolex watches, Rolex awards, and Rolex in the media was launched today by Melrose Jewelers, USA's largest online Rolex watch retailer. Articles include those about Barack Obama and John McCain's Rolex watches, Tupac Shakur's Rolex President, and University of Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow's Rolex Day Date President. Individuals can also post their own comments and articles about these and other subjects involving Rolex and other luxury watches by visiting: in the U.S. or in the U.K.

Current Articles on the MJ Rolex Watch Blog include:

John McCain's Rolex Air King vs. Barack Obama's Tag Heuer: Who will Win Today?:

John McCain wears a Rolex Air King while Barack Obama wears a Tag Heuer Carrera. Does John McCain wear his Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust just to seem like he is the President for the masses? Is Tag Heuer really the proper watch for President Elect Barack Obama, the man of the people, the law professor and community organizer? Read the full article at:

Who is wearing Rap Star Wiley's Rolex? What about Tupac Shakur's Rolex?:

In 1993 Tupac Shakur was shot in a robbery and what some feel to be an attempted murder by rivals Sean "Puffy" Combs a.k.a. P. Diddy and others affiliated with Bad Boy Records. Although the robbers stole $35,000 of diamond and gold jewelry, they left Tupac's diamond-encrusted gold Rolex Day Date President. Some feel this was out of respect for a man's watch. Read the full article at:

Rolex Watches now given to College Football Players at the University of Florida, University of Missouri, and University of Oregon:

Rolex: The BCS College football rankings are quickly gaining mainstream media attention, so much so that the NCAA now allows Rolex President watches to be given to Heisman Trophy contenders such as Tim Tebow of the University of Florida, Chase Daniel at the University of Missouri, and Dennis Dixon at the University of Oregon. Read the full article at:

John Mayer gave a Rolex Watch to Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston, but not to Cameron Diaz:

A known Rolex collector and a generous boyfriend, John Mayer gave Rolex watches to both Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston when he respectively was dating them. In contrast, he did not give a Rolex watch to Cameron Diaz during their time together. Read the full article at:

Roger Federer's Rolex Day Date President:

Roger Federer, the famous tennis-star, chooses to wear a Rolex Day Date President. This is also the watch favored by many movie-stars, CEOs and American presidents, including Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon and Ford. Read the full article at:

Daniel Craig wears a Rolex to Honor the Legacy of James Bond.

Daniel Craig chooses to wear a Rolex Submariner 6358, even to interviews for the new Bond film "Quantum of Solace." When playing James Bond in the film, however, Daniel Craig wears an Omega. Now what exactly is going on here? Read the full article at:


Melrose Jewelers,, USA's largest online Rolex retailer, is a member of the NAWCC (National Association of Watch Collectors), the MJSA (Manufacturers & Jewelers Association of America) and the California Sheriff's Association. Melrose Jewelers is not an authorized agent or affiliated with Rolex USA, Rolex S.A., or Rolex International. All Rolex watches offered by Melrose Jewelers are Preowned; no new Rolex watches are available from Melrose Jewelers. Rolex Datejust, Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Rolex Day Date Presidential and Rolex Oyster are trademarks of Rolex USA and a list of New Rolex Watch Dealers can be found at the Rolex website. Melrose Jewelers intends to complement the jewelry store offerings of Tiffany's (TIF), Zales (ZLC), (AMZN), Blue Nile UK (NILE), and Signet (Kay Jewelers & Jared The Galleria) (SIG) with Rolex wristwatches.

About the Melrose Jewelers Preowned Rolex Standards:

The Preowned Rolex Awards were designed by Melrose Jewelers, America's largest online Preowned Rolex watch retailer, in order to award Preowned Rolex retailers committed to excellence in product quality and product authenticity disclosure. The 2008 Preowned Rolex Awards Winners are: A and E Watches (A & E Watches,A&E Watches),Time and Gems (Time & Gems, Time&Gems), Portero, JomaShop (Joma Shop),Bernard Watch and Stein Diamonds. Watch Finder ( WatchFinder ) , Second Time Round ( Second Time Around ) , Dream Watches , , & Blowers Jewellers

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