Rolex WatchBreaking New Grounds in the Area of Time Pieces
Over the years, the Rolex watch has become one of the symbols of wealth and power. Most well-know people all over the world would prefer the Rolex watch to any other brands because it is very precise, durable and fashionable. Although the Rolex watch does not come at a cheap price, this benefits that one gets from this watch is definitely worth paying for.
Hans Wilsdorf founded Rolex in 1905. Wilsdoft is said to have coined the word Rolex from the French phrase, which means "exquisite watch making". Although the origin of the word Rolex was never official confirmed by historians and officials of the Rolex Company, the fact remains that the Rolex watch is indeed a product of the masterful craftsmanship.
In 1908, the Rolex became one of the leading watches in the United Kingdom. Two years later, the "Bureau Officiel" in Bienne, Switzerland which is considered as the "watch making capital of Switzerland" awarded Rolex the official recognition as one of the excellent timepieces in the region. From then on, the Rolex watch has become one of the most recognized brands of all times as well as the benchmark when it comes to quality of timepieces. As Wilsdoft always insisted that all the watches made by the company should be tested under extreme conditions before being sold, one can be sure that all the Rolex watches on sale are indeed of top quality.
The Benefits of the Rolex Watch
The Rolex watch offers several benefits. The outstanding craftsmanship of this watch makes it one of the most reliable timepieces in the world. Over the years, the Rolex has made a solid when it comes to suitability for extreme deep-sea diving, aviation and mountain climbing. If you are one of those people who love the sea, you should get a Rolex watch during your ocean adventures. As early as 1971, the Rolex submariner, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea Dweller 2000 has become one of the very few watches that could survive pressures in extreme conditions under the sea.
Rolex has created a truly waterproof watch that could still function precisely even at 11,000 meters under the sea. Proof of the reliability of the Rolex under the sea is the result of the test where the Rolex watch was strapped to the side of the Trieste Bathyscaphe and sent to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Even at the depth of 11,000 meters, the Rolex watch was reported to have functioned precise as it has on the surface.
Not only does the Rolex watch functions precisely at extreme depth, this watch is also at its best at the top of the world. The Explorer and Explorer II Rolex watches at designed for people who love the outdoors and those who navigate rough terrains. In fact, these watches have helped several climbers make it to the top of the Mount Everest. More explorers agree preparations for any Mount Everest expedition is not complete unless they include a Rolex watch as part of their climbing gears and equipments.
On the other hand, if you are one of those people who love to travel around the world, the Rolex GMT Master II is definitely a must. First created Pan Am airways to assist its pilots during transcontinental flights, this type of watch is considered as one of the most reliable companies of people who often cross the time zones. Why settle for any less if you can have a Rolex? The good thing about the Rolex watch is that it offers something for everyone. Whether you are one of those outdoors person or those who love something luxuries on your wrist, there is always a Rolex watch that will suit your taste and preferences.