Wearing a Rolex watch enables you to enter a world of unlimited
possibilities. The marvel that Rolex is started when founder Hans
Wilsdorf created the first-ever waterproof wristwatch, the Oyster,
and started developing a range ...of timepieces that have since
become icons of watchmaking. A Rolex watch is so iconic that you
can see them on the wrists of many pioneers, athletes, artists,
and visionaries and journey to the very highest summits and the
deepest part of the oceans.
For many decades now, Rolex has been known as
a horological status symbol. From the small business owner to
the billionaire hip hop rappers, everybody prefers to wear a
Rolex, which makes it arguably the largest and most prominent
luxury watch in the world. From the necessary stainless
steel models under $10,000 to the diamond bezels that fetch over
$50,000, the fact is that Rolex has managed to acquire and
maintain the most diverse client base the world has ever seen.
How Rolex evolved?
1926– Rolex came up with the first waterproof wristwatch,
1931- Rolex brought the first automatic wristwatch and
nicknamed the “bubble back” due to its large case back.
1945- Rolex brought the first wristwatch with an automatically
changing date on the dial (Rolex Datejust ref.4467).
1953- In the 1950’s Rolex brought the first wristwatch case
waterproof to 100 m (330 ft) (Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner
1954- Later in the 1950’s Rolex brought the first wristwatch to
show two time zones at once (Rolex GMT Master Ref.6542).
1956- Soon after that, Rolex brought the first wristwatch with an
automatically changing day and date on the dial (Rolex Day-
In addition to the table above, Rolex was the first watchmaker to
earn chronometer certification for a wristwatch. Moreover, Rolex
has led or participated in many horological developments
throughout its rich history. Rolex was at the forefront of
developing quartz movements in its Oyster line, which was one
it’s main achievements.
The Rolex Day-Date is known as the “Presidents’ Watch” because
many American presidents sported it. Also, Rolex has had a
relation with several real-life celebrities, but the most famous
connection Rolex had was with the fictional character James
As a matter of fact, in his original 14 Bond books, Ian Fleming
mentioned only one brand as belonging to 007 – Rolex. Rolex
appeared in many Bond films like Dr. No, From Russia with Love,
Thunderball, Goldfinger, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, The
Man with the Golden Gun, Live and Let Die, and License to Kill.
Lastly, Rolex has made its mark as the world’s most renowned
luxury watchmaker. If you had to say one last thing about Rolex,
it would be that you cannot deny the absolute sense of
confidence, reliability, and dignity the brand name communicates.
So, have a look at our collection and make any one of these
Rolex masterpieces yours.