Rolex has the legendary watch brand with the precision of a durable good reputation in the industry.I have heard of such a word.The world most understand watches and most do not understand the people will buy Rolex, which also indirectly illustrates the success of Rolex.
Today the watch house will bring you the Rolex brand in the history of major events from the watch series brand speaking.
Rolex brand founder Wilsdorf Hans (Wilsdof Hans)
Rolex was founded in 1908 by the German Wilsdorf Hans (Wilsdof Hans).Its predecessor is british Davies in partnership with the and Davis Wilsdorf (W&D) company. Rolex is the famous Swiss brand, according to legend in the quartz storm period.The Swiss government moves to keep the two watch brand.One is a Patek Philippe, also a brand is the Rolex. Now it is said that Rolex has a certain Swiss official background.
All shares of the company in the Rolex by wilsdorf fund will hold, and wilsdorf fund will is Rolex brand founder Hans wilsdorf Hans Wilsdof) after the death of his wife in established fund, to ensure the company to remain independent, not to be rival or to become a public company.But now that the Swiss National Bank has Christopher fund shares, but the specific situation is what we don’t know.
In 1926 Rolex launched the first oyster Watch
Said Rolex will have to mention is the unique oyster watch, oyster case in the history of contemporary tab a important milestone is Rolex invented in 1926, mainly with screwing type outer ring, a bottom cover and middle case to the crown, greatly increased the watch in the proof above water capacity. Today, oyster watch the lowest standard of waterproof are 100 meters, only authorized Rolex watchmaking division side in a particular assembly tool movement.
In 1927, Ji Mei Saidisi Liz wearing Rolex oyster watch across the English Channel
Waterproof performance to prove that the watch must be able to provide conclusive evidence. In 1927, young British woman Meisel Di Sgillis (Mercedes Gleitze) wear a Rolex Oyster watch successfully crossed the British Strait. After swimming for ten hours to reach the end, she still wear watches intact, running as usual.
Rolex’s 1931 launch of the first watches
Rolex in 1931 launched its first oyster perpetual watch, the biggest feature is equipped with a perpetual pendulum Tuo, along with the wearer’s wrist activity in two way around a central shaft wheel swing naturally, watch to provide sustained and swatches source of power. This is also the first watch can watch movement on two-way chain, the significance is self-evident.
In 1945, Rolex launched the first log Watch
Log type series watches are Rolex watch is very large in a series. Since the first log watch was launched in 1945, on the concern, Rolex is the most classic of one of the series, log watch was first on the watch disk display date watch.
Oyster skymaster watch launched in 1953
In 1953, Rolex launched the we know the air blaster series of watches, in what is now the official material in the Rolex has no air blaster, is to replace the oyster perpetual series, so air blaster series will become history, will only exist oyster perpetual watch series the. Oyster perpetual series watches are Rolex series of an entry, in all the series price is one of the lowest series, so I want to buy a Rolex entry-level watch it is certainly buy Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch series.
In 1953, Rolex launched the first explorer Watch
In 1953, Rolex launched the first explorer watch, is designed for the exploration of people to create watches. It not only has chronometer precision, and in harsh environments can still operate as usual.
The first submariner Rolex launched in 1953
1953 Rolex launched the first submariner watch, the world’s first waterproof to a depth of reach 100 meters of the watch. In the same year purchase patented triplock crown, strengthen watchcase seal, so that the water depth was increased to 300 meters.
Greenwich’s first watch in 1955 Rolex launched
1955 Rolex launched the first GMT watches, Rolex and Pan American Airways (Pan Am) together for the development of pilot of its international course, have dual time zone display, for the traveler, this feature is very practical value.
In 1956, Rolex launched the first week calendar watch
In 1956, Rolex launched first week calendar watch, since 1956, became a Rolex watch prominent distinguished models, because all of the watch all the precious metal materials, build, no steel wristwatch. Calendar watch is the first week of the calendar display.
In 1956, Rolex launched the first MILGAUSS Watch
In 1956, Rolex launched the first MILGAUSS watch, watch MILGAUSS is as a professional antimagnetic watch launched, can resist high strength of the magnetic flux of 1000 Gauss, much love of scientists and engineers, its unique design of lightning seconds become its unique luminescent spot.
In 1960 of deep-sea submersible
In 1960, the deep sea submarine, Trieste (Trieste) successfully into the earth’s deepest surface of Mariana Trench (Trench Mariana). Navy captain when Walsh (Walsh Don) is responsible for the helm, he and Pickard Jacques (P Jacques