You know that Rolex was first founded in 1905 by Hans Wilsdorf. The company was named Wilsdorf & Davies and was established in London. In 1908, it rose to the top of the watch manufacturing industry in the whole United Kingdom. Besides, it was the same year when Wilsdorf decided Rolex as the company’s name.
Rolex replica gained its Official Chronometer Certification from Swiss “Bureau Officiel” in 1910. It was the first time that the said award was earned by a wristwatch. However, this only marked the first award that the watch making company would receive in the years to come. In 1914, the company also received the Class A Precision award given by the Kew Observatory.
In 1916, the company launched Rolex Oyster, the first waterproof wristwatch. This was put to test when Mercedes Gleitze wore the watch as she successfully swam across the English Channel. This benefited Rolex greatly as he was the event’s sponsor. What’s more, it was a good move to promote the fake Rolex Oyster further. By sponsoring the event, it only showed that Wilsdorf already knew the impact of proper promotion of all his watches for them to earn enough attention and a prestigious background.
In 1931, the company released yet again another watch called Perpetual Rotor. This is said to be the grandfather of all self-winding movements. More replica watches were released in the years that followed. Rolex replica created the Oyster Perpetual Ladydate in 1954, the GMT master that featured a dual time zone in 1955, and the company’s first Day-Date in 1956.
When Wilsdorf died on July 6, 1960, Andre Heiniger was appointed head of the company. However, Rolex succeeded to retain its reputation as an inventive and innovative company that fuses its style and technical skills. It is still one of the top luxury watch manufacturing companies in the last half of the twentieth century. The brand kept on making a splash when the Sea-dweller was released in 1967. Besides, it received a certification proving that it can reach as deep as 1,220 meters, which is why it is often preferred by professional divers. This was also the same point emphasized in the watches commercials. The company released the Explorer in 1978 and Cosmograph Daytona in 1988. Both watches had long waiting lists, which showed how they were favored by a market that was looking for prestigious watches.