Orlando Bloom’s Stolen Rolex Watches
Orlando Bloom The Rolex Collector (Image: GQ)
Hollywood entertainer, Orlando Bloom, most popular for his jobs in Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean, has additionally confessed to being a watch crack having amassed a watch assortment of more than forty extravagance wristwatches. He has a specific interest in vintage Rolex models with various uncommon references in his ownership. His enthusiasm for watch gathering shot into the spotlight in 2009, when Orlando was a survivor of the pack of criminals named the “Bling Ring”. A few of Orlando’s watches were taken, including seven of his Rolex watches with some über uncommon vintage references. Fortunately, the crooks were caught and Orlando’s treasured pieces were gotten back to him. Here we investigate a portion of these awesome Rolex watches that nearly vanished forever.
Orlando Bloom on the front of Gotham magazine wearing a Rolex Explorer 1016 (Image: Gotham)
The Rolex Explorer 1016 was underway from 1963 to 1989 with a few variants presented during its assembling run. A clear device watch from Rolex, the ref. 1016 is recognized by its steel body, dark dial, 3,6, and 9, numerals, and the triangle at 12 o’clock. Here we see Orlando on the front of Gotham magazine donning his a Rolex Explorer 1016 from his vintage assortment of Rolex watches the late 1960s.
Orlando Bloom and his Rolex Explorer II 1655
Orlando Bloom wearing a Rolex Explorer II 1655 (Image: American Library Association)
The Explorer II 1655, otherwise called the “Orange Hand” Explorer was first presented in 1971 and was underway until the mid-1980s. Named after its orange hued 24-hour hand, wearers of the Explorer 1655 could separate among day and night hours because of the bezel and additional GMT hand. The 1655 has additionally been known as the “Steve McQueen” Explorer since it was reputed that he had worn one. Notwithstanding, that point is still far from being obviously true as a photo of Steve really wearing one actually hasn’t been seen by general society. What isn’t begging to be proven wrong is that Orlando is a proprietor of a vintage Explorer II 1655 as seen here wearing one on a fat-lash for a too cool look.
Rolex Milgauss 6543
Orlando Bloom wearing a Rolex Milgauss 6543 on an earthy colored crocodile NATO lash (Image: Jake’s Rolex World)
Produced during the 1950s, the Rolex Milgauss 6543 was the absolute first reference inside the Milgauss assortment put on the map by its capacity to oppose 1,000 gauss of attractive fields. Delivered for an exceptionally brief timeframe and at last supplanted by the Milgauss ref. 6541, the ref. 6543 is a ultra uncommon Rolex watch. Orlando is captured here wearing his Milgauss 6543 matched with an earthy colored crocodile NATO strap.
Rolex GMT-Master 1675
Orlando Bloom wearing a Rolex GMT-Master 1675 “Pepsi” (Image: Jake’s Rolex World)
One of the longest running Rolex models out there created from 1959 until 1980, the GMT-Master 1675 is the brand’s celebrated pilot watch with its trademark red and blue “Pepsi” 24-hour rotatable bezel. Its lively style is quintessentially Rolex and is quite possibly the most well known. Orlando’s GMT-Master 1675 is especially critical for its sharp crown watches, which was just equipped on the early models of the reference later to be supplanted with the more customary molded crown guards.
Among the other Rolex watches that were taken from Orlando incorporated the vintage Submariner 5513, vintage Submariner 6538 “Major Crown”, as well as the contemporary Submariner 16610 with a green bezel. With such exertion, time, and cash put into curating his watch assortment, we are happy that Orlando in the end got his watches back. He was asked by chief Sophia Copella to show up in her film about the Bling Ring, however Orlando turned it down expressing that “it hit excessively up close and personal”. Obviously Orlando is an energetic watch aficionado and we salute his preference regarding mind boggling Rolex watches.