Friends, today I’m going to tell you some top 10 Facts about Rolex Watch. Almost all people wear the clock, the only difference is that everyone’s choice is different. There are many watches available in the market such as Patek Philippe, Hublot, Tag Heuer and Vacheron Constantin, but friends will talk today about the world’s good and expensive watch “Rolex”. Let’s know some Amazing Fact about the Rolex watch and its founder.
Fact No. 1
Born in a small village in Germany, Hans Wilsdorf, one of his classmates, got a clerk’s job in his father’s watch exporter firm, the 19-year-old Wilsdorf was the first to ‘live up to the world of watches’. At that time, he did not know that this is his destiny and he was born to make the world’s most expensive watch.
Fact No. 2
In 1903, Wilsdorf was a member of the London Watch Manufacturer Company. Meadow experiences of the watch industry boosted Wilsdorf’s confidence. After some time, in 1905 he made a company with the financial help of his wife Alfred Davis – Wilsdorf and Davis. Rolex’s headquarters is in Geneva.
Fact No. 3
Rolex did some such things that hardly anyone has done before. Rolex became the world’s first such clock, in which the date also changed over time. Rolex became the world’s first such wristwatch, which was waterproof.
Fact No. 4
If we talk about India, then in India, Rolex watches sell for Rs. 1 million in India. The average value of the sale here is 4 lakh rupees. Many other Rolex watches are available in India. The first wristwatch that showed two time zones at once.
Fact No. 5
In 2014, a case of theft of 95 Rolex watches was found in a major showroom located at Connaught Place in Delhi. The price of these watches was said to be around eight million rupees.
Fact No. 6
Rolex is a huge brand today, and it has its own science lab. They use an expensive and difficult to machine steel because it looks better.
Fact No. 7
There is another brand of Rolex, named “Tudor”. Rolex sells less expensive watches in the name of this brand. Sales of the Tudor series were closed in the US in 2004. But these watches are still sold in Europe. Perhaps you do not know, but at the age of 12, Hans Wilsdorf was orphaned. He received education at a boarding school in Switzerland. The first job they got in a Pearl Importer firm.
Fact No. 8
In a survey BusinessWeek magazine named Rolex 71 on the annual list of the 100 most valuable global brands in 2007. “Rolex” produces 2,000 watches per day.
Fact No. 9
Roger Federer, a Swiss professional tennis champion, is one of the many people whom Rolex pays for the advertisement of his watches. Rolex diamond studded watches are quite expensive. Each model of Rolex has a different price.
Fact No. 10
“Rolex watches” are used in many official functions. Rolex clock is the timing determinant of Wimbledon and Australian Open tennis Grand Slam. The 110-year-old Rolex brand has status symbols worldwide. Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis founded “Wilsdorf and Davis” in London. They used to put their names on the first watch dial. Within the earliest watches of Wilsdorf and Davis, “W & D” was usually hallmarked.
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