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Rolex Watches History
Rolex’s history is linked to 24-year-old Hans Wilsdorf, who in 1905 founded a unique company in London that specialized in timepiece distribution. His dream was to create a watch you could wear on your wrist. At the time (the early 1900s), wristwatches weren’t extremely precise, but Wilsdorf had the vision that these timepieces would not only offer a luxury accessory to users, but also be a reliable method for telling time. By 1919, the Company had grown and expanded so much, it moved to Geneva, Switzerland. The growth of this luxury watch brand continued, eventually creating the household, luxury brand name that is so well-known today.
What Makes Rolex Watches So Desirable?
Today, virtually everyone (from all around the world) recognizes the brand name. It is a company synonymous with luxury, exclusive timepieces. In fact, today, wearing Rolex watch can help to define you as a person with a luxury sense of style. With a Rolex on your wrist, it shows the world you not only have exquisite taste, but also appreciate the fine craftsmanship of the best mechanical watches in the world.