Tagged: Rolex

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...

The Limited Edition Rolex Turn-o-graph

The Rolex Limited Edition Turn-o-Graph was released exclusively in Japan, limited to 300 pieces with a white dial and 300 with a black dial. The watch model 116263 features a Rolex green sweeping second hand and green date wheel.

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...