Rolex watch

Rolex watch

Ever Wondered Why a Rolex is so Expensive?

The entry price of the Oyster Perpetual is a little over $5,000. This model is a simple masterpiece. It doesn’t come with the extra features that are synonymous to the luxury brand. However, it is still a Rolex and a great wristwatch in every sense of the word. You can trace the lineage of the Oyster Perpetual to some ninety years of Original Oyster. It is important to mention that the Oyster is the first ever waterproof wristwatch in the world. Now, we are talking of nine decades of continuous improvement and refinement. 

1. They Use An Expensive And Difficult To Machine Steel Because It Looks Better

1. They Use An Expensive And Difficult To Machine Steel Because It Looks Better

Many watch lovers are familiar with the fact that Rolex uses a type of steel that no one else uses. Stainless steel is not all the same. Steel comes in various types and grades… and most steel watches are made from a type of stainless steel called 316L. Today, all the steel in Rolex watches is made from 904L steel, and as far as we know, pretty much no one else does. Why?

Buy pre-owned Rolex watches easily and quickly online at Watchmaster

Buy pre-owned Rolex watches easily and quickly online at Watchmaster

Watches of Switzerland is proud to be part of the worldwide network of Official Rolex Retailers, allowed to sell and maintain Rolex watches. With the necessary skills, technical know-how and special equipment, we guarantee the authenticity of each and every part of your Rolex. Browse the Rolex collection below, or simply contact us to book an appointment with our dedicated staff, who can help you make the choice that will last a lifetime.

The Difference Between Certified Pre-Owned vs Used vs New

The Difference Between Certified Pre-Owned vs Used vs New

2019 Update: For anyone who has been watching closely, the market has been on fire lately with demand outstripping supply for a number of models. Genuine watch enthusiasts and collectors have likely seen their watches appreciate significantly.

Up Amongst the Stars: Patek Philippe’s Reference 6002G

Up Amongst the Stars: Patek Philippe’s Reference 6002G

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Record holder on land, in the water, and in the sky

Record holder on land, in the water, and in the sky

The five-pointed crown displayed on a watch dial is a world-renowned symbol. Around the globe, the Rolex logo marks first-class timepieces and is an unquestionable indicator of a reliable sense of style. Rolex was founded in 1905 and stands for uncompromising quality. The company can proudly look back on a history of influential milestones in the world of watches.

The Complete Rolex Buying Guide: Every Current Model Explained

The Complete Rolex Buying Guide: Every Current Model Explained

Deciphering the nuances that distinguish, say, a 1970 Rolex Submariner from a 1980 version can require the sharp eye of a forensic analyst and the patience of a research librarian. Indeed, Rolex experts tend toward detailed taxonomies of minuscule modifications, and Rolex does indeed introduce these incremental annual updates to the point where many modifications seem more mythical than material. People new to Rolex face mountains of such information, and that can make getting to know the brand intimidating and confusing.

Welcome to Ethos Summit – Official Rolex Retailer

Watches of Switzerland is proud of be part of the worldwide network of Official Rolex Jewelers, allowed to sell and maintain Rolex watches. With the necessary skills, technical know-how and special equipment, we guarantee the authenticity of each and every part of your Rolex. Browse the Rolex collection below, or simply contact us to book an appointment with our dedicated staff, who can help you make the choice that will last a lifetime.

Tales of Lume Watches: Where it all Began

Owned and operated by a non-profit foundation, Rolex has no need to chase fads or follow trends. Rolex watches are defined by enduring design, relentless refinement, and rejection of planned obsolescence. The company’s legendary models include the Datejust, Submariner, Day-Date, GMT-Master II, Explorer, and Cosmograph Daytona.