As centuries passed, watches have been developed and innovated having diverse types that are used for a variety of tasks and designs due to competitions. It is considered an art by many, with different prices ranging from a mere worth of money to a million. Deciding on a watch to choose is a detailed and difficult job that must not be taken easily.
With a variety of collections of watches, it is harder to select a watch that is suited to a different environment. People would prefer brands that are of quality as well as in custom with fashion and luxury. There is one that stood out regarding the said preferences. A watch whose identity surpassed and topped the industry. A phenom brand that has been benchmarked due to its qualities and insurmountable advantages, the Rolex Watch.
Rolex, which was also known as Montres Rolex SA, Wilsdorf & Davis Ltd., and Rolex Watch Co. Ltd., a Swiss manufacturer of scrabous but luxurious watches which is located in Geneva. The Founder Hans Wilsdorf was born in Germany but when was a young man he moved to Switzerland to find a job. He landed a job at a company that specializes in exporting watches. Due to his love of watches, he moved to London and inaugurated Wilsdorf & Davis Ltd. with his brother in law.
There was a time when most men wore pocket watches, Wilsdorf took the risk and staked his company's future on the wristwatch. He put a timepiece on the wrist, making it more accurate, watertight, and automated. After some time they came up with the brand name Rolex and registered it as a trademark. Wilsdorf was up to something when he made their company logo a crown. A crown is a sign of superiority and wealth, and their company remained as the king of watch for more than a century. They unfailingly strove to associate themselves with sportsmen, adventurers, athletes of both sexes.
Due to its various types of designs, they have attained a revolutionary breakthrough. They have focused on research and engineering and continuously updated their technology on the quiet, which will even let people think that their brand is the embodiment of perfection. As years pass by, the Rolex brand oftentimes ranked first in polls of super brands in the UK and was one of the powerful brands on Forbes' list. In this way, there is every reason to believe that the Rolex brand will remain firmly in place for a long period. Here are 6 of the most outstanding watches that Rolex manufactured:
This watch has been one of the favorites because of its slick look, integrity, and worldwide recognition. This model was made for divers. One of this Rolex Watch special features is the Oyster steel. Oyster steel is used to produce the Oyster bracelet which is comfortable and classic looking. This watch ranges from 9,500 – 10,500 USD. People invest in this watch because its price may go up in the succeeding years.
This type of watch has a unique design having 5 colorful dials. They associated this type of watch with youth and fun and looks like the world turned rainbow-colored like in the early seventies.
This type of watch is considered an adventurer's watch. The Rolex GMT got its nickname Pepsi due to its red blue and black colors. The recent innovation in its steel has the art of movement and a more classic look.
As its name suggests it was made for people who love to explore and go on adventures but it is now sitting somewhere between sports and a formal watch. This type of watch is furnished with paraflex shock absorbers providing a higher level of shock resistance.
There are sports watches, formal watches, explorers watches and there is the Sky-Dweller. This is one of the most complicated watches of Rolex's collection. This type of watch is equipped with dual time and annual calendar functions. This is also available on a leather strap or an Oyster bracelet. This is a super comfortable design because it is made up of titanium and nickel alloy that is enveloped in black rubber. This is a stunning piece that will make you drool over.
This type of watch has the Jubilee five-piece link bracelet and was made for pilots. This watch shows two time zones simultaneously. This watch is in color black with a gold outline. Because this is so hard to get, the price for this watch is still high. Its price ranges from 13,000 – 15,000 USD and is the most sought watch to buy today.
This is the way to know that Rolex's reputation is not merely marketing but they are Rolex because of their uniqueness and precise products. Rolex watches were not made just to look luxurious, beautiful, but they were made for specific purposes. Just like the GMT Master was made for pilots wherein they can see two time zones simultaneously. The Submariner was made specifically for divers. Rolex lends itself to being adorned more than other luxury watch brands. They have mastered the art of unique and exquisite designs and with that collectability, Rolex has gained value faster and more steadily than any other brand. Here's a tip: If you're planning to purchase or invest in a watch, buy a Rolex.