Tagged: history

Rolex History: The Turn-o-graph

In the 1920’s it was already popular knowledge that the Oyster case was impervious to water, which gave Rolex the edge when it came to luxury watches that could be worn daily without having...

A Brief History of Innovation: Masters of Time Part 1

By the end of the 16th century, with the invention of the spiral-wound leaf mainspring used to power the watch movement, the concept of the modern day wristwatch was formed. Technological limitations, primarily pertaining...