Watch Encyclopedia – Rolex, Best Luxury Replica Watches

When it comes to watches, we have to talk about Rolex. Many Chinese people know Rolex even if they don’t wear a watch. Today, let us review Rolex’s brand history.

Rolex is a famous Swiss watch manufacturer formerly known as Wilsdorf and Davis (W&D) company. It was founded in 1905 by German Hans Wilsdorf and British Alfred Davis. London Partnership. In 1908, it was registered and renamed ROLEX by Hans Weisdorf in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Successful people widely love Rolex for its solemn, practical, and not flashy style. Its watches are highly accurate and have ultra-high durability. In the watch circle, Rolex enthusiasts often use one sentence to describe Rolex: “Labor” is eternal.

There is an inseparable relationship between Rolex’s development history and its visionary and pioneering founder, Hans Wilsdorf. In 1905, at 24, he founded his own company in London, Wilsdorf and Davis. He was mainly responsible for selling watches and developing homemade watches. Watch. The Rolex trademark was officially registered at 8 a.m. on July 2, 1908. The first Rolex watches were immediately valued for their superb technical quality. Best luxury replica watches.

In 1926, after the end of World War I, Westdorf created the world’s first waterproof and dustproof watch. This was the famous Rolex “Oyster” watch. The so-called Oyster refers to the structure that simulates an oyster. And designed a waterproof device. The Oyster watch is equipped with a sealed case to provide the best protection for movement.

To prove that a watch is waterproof, you must provide objective evidence. In 1927, after swimming for more than ten hours and reaching the finish line, the young British lady still had the watch she wore intact and was running normally. At that time, the British “Daily Mail” reported that this event “invented an unattainable miracle” and was “the greatest success of watchmaking technology.” This incident has become a classic marketing event for Rolex. Since then, Rolex’s “Oyster” waterproof watch has become famous worldwide.

1931, the world’s first “PERPETUAL” watch was born under Rolex. This watch has a pendulum on the central axis, which can convert the potential energy of the wrist swing into the watch’s power, so there is no need for manual winding. Therefore, it is called a “perpetual motion” watch. The advent of the Rolex “Perpetual” watch brought a revolution to the watch industry and became a milestone in the history of watch development. 1933, a pilot wore a Rolex Oyster watch during the first flight over Mount Everest. They were all satisfied with the performance of the watch replicas.

In 1945, Rolex launched the Datejust, the world’s first self-winding watch with a calendar display on the surface. The extraordinary-looking Datejust watch has a commemorative strap and a triangular fluted outer ring specially designed for it. It is highly recognizable and the most critical Oyster watch series style. The Datejust watch was initially designed for men, but ten years later, it gradually evolved into various women’s watches.

In the early 1950s, Rolex relied on its full grasp of precision timepieces’ accuracy and waterproof performance to develop a series of professional watches beyond pure timing functions. 

The Submariner was born in 1953 and was the first diver’s watch to be waterproof to a depth of 100 meters (330 feet). Its rotating outer ring makes it easy for divers to read the dive time. With the advent of the jet age in the 1950s, international routes developed rapidly, requiring aircraft to travel through several time zones in a short period, and pilots needed to know the time at different places on the Earth simultaneously.

The 1955 GMT-Master was explicitly designed to meet this need of pilots. Once it came out, it became the designated watch for several airlines, including the famous Pan Am. Its eye-catching feature is the two-tone outer ring, which displays the day and night time. Wearing a Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch, he successfully climbed to the top of Mount Everest for the first time.

The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date watch, launched in 1956, achieved a remarkable innovation: it was available in 18ct gold or platinum. It was the first watch in the world to have both a calendar window on the surface and a full day-of-the-week display. The wristwatch was a tremendous technical achievement at the time. As a model of noble watches, the day-date model is only cast with precious metals and has been favored by influential people since its launch.

The Cosmograph Daytona, a new generation of chronograph watches launched in 1963, was named after a classic landmark – “Daytona.” The Cosmograph Daytona watch is sturdy and waterproof, and its outer ring is equipped with a tachymeter scale outer ring for calculating average speed. Rolex has been working closely with the French diving company COMEX. COMEX divers wear Rolex Sea-Dweller watches when performing tasks in the deep sea. Under the leadership of Henri Germain Delauze, the company was once a pioneer in deep-sea diving and is now a world-recognized iconic enterprise in underwater engineering and high-pressure technology.

Rolex completed the conception and assembly of the 4130 movement alone. The Cosmograph Daytona model, designed in 2000, consists of only 290 parts (far fewer than a standard multi-function timepiece), showing the beauty of simplicity. The Rolex Creative Art Recommendation Funding Program was established in 2002. Outstanding figures from various artistic fields will guide talented people one-on-one through this project. For more than ten years, the creative community of the Rolex Creative Art Recommendation Funding Program has continued to expand across different regions and cultures, and now, more than 80 creative art masters from different generations and backgrounds participate.

To ensure the watch’s sturdiness and durability, Rolex developed the patented Cerachrom bezel in 2005, which is used in some Oyster series professional watches. The material polishes exceptionally well, giving the outer ring an excellent, long-lasting shine. Its 24-hour scale is also covered with a thin platinum coating.

The 2007 Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II Regatta Chronograph is the world’s first watch with a mechanical and default countdown function. In this unique and complex watchmaking device, its movement and case interact with the Ring Command rotating outer ring designed and developed by Rolex to form an innovative system and interact. This regatta timer allows competitors to cross the line quickly after the starting gun sounds.

Rolex Deepsea is specially designed for extreme underwater adventures. The innovative Ringlock system allows the crystal surface of the case to withstand the enormous pressure equivalent to a water depth of more than three tons. Although the depth that Rolex Deepsea can reach is not as deep as that of some submarines built for research, it can explore deeper than most submarines and even get a hundred times the depth where humans can survive.

On March 26, 2012, at the deepest point of the Mariana Trench, filmmaker and National Geographic explorer-in-residence James Cameron broke the solo deep diving record. He entered the trench alone for the first time. One person. Before this, only two explorers sailed the Trieste to conquer this place in 1960. Twice walking together, creating a pioneering achievement, only a Rolex watch can be used.

Rolex watches are luxury watches made in Switzerland. Its design and production always maintain the traditional style. Its functions include being fully automatic, having a single calendar, a double calendar, waterproof, dustproof, etc. The artistry is constantly improving, especially the dial, handle, and strap; the engraved crown is a sign of high quality. Because famous brand watches use advanced equipment and high-quality materials in manufacturing, they achieve fine processing and high finish. A genuine Rolex watch is excellent in artistry and text and has a perfect feel. This is an essential aspect of identifying authenticity.

From the appearance, the Rolex watch case is exemplary; the strap, crown, and English characters are clear and complete, while the fake watch case is rough, and the characters are slightly blurred. In particular, the bottom of the watch and the teeth on the cover are lovely and clear, clean and bright, and have a three-dimensional effect. At the same time, the imitations are rough, have no three-dimensional impact, and are generally shallow. The real one feels heavier, while the fake one is much lighter (note: some fake ones also have a copper ring inside). As for 18K gold Rolex watch cases and straps, the genuine ones generally have the same quality and color from new to old gold, while the counterfeit ones are 14K gold or lower or plated with 18K gold, but over time, the quality and color will change. It will change back to its original color. The starry Rolex and the diamonds on the watch are all genuine, while the imitation diamonds are fake.

Rolex watches are also on the market with confirmed cases, straps, and fake movements inside, so it is best to use special tools to open the watch. If you pry off the autopilot for a genuine Rolex movement, you will see that the word ROLEX is engraved on the movement splint, as well as the movement numbers 1570, 2135, 3135, 3035…etc., while the fake one is not. The natural movement has delicate parts and precise lines, while the phony movement is rough and dark.

In addition, when you remove the strap, you will find the model and batch number of the watch manufacturer in the middle of the side lugs of the case and the watch number in the middle of the lower side lugs. There are no imitations (some imitations also exist, but they are not neat and clear enough); all Rolex watches are There is a quality guarantee certificate, and there are more than two lines of pinhole tattoos with Arabic characters and numbers in the upper right corner, which are neat and precise. In contrast, the fake ones only have one line of pinhole tattoos, which could be more consistent and tidy, but you can’t tell them by this because there are also fake ones on the market, of guarantee.

Case Color: Silver-tone
Gender: Men’s
Band Color: Silver-tone
Brand: Rolex
Case Thickness: 15mm
Model: 16710PEPSI
Series: Gmt Master Ii

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