Pre owned Rolex, Submariner 16613, 5513, GMT Master II 116710, Vintage Precision, Ladies Oyster Perpetual, and Datejust
1905 Wilsdorf and Davis founded in Hatton Gardens, London, England, Wilsdorf and Davis’ at the time was importing Swiss movements to England and placing them in quality watch cases made by Dennison and others.
1908 The Rolex watch company is registered.
1919 Rolex moves to Switzerland.
1926 Rolex created the Oyster waterproof case, The term Oyster came to Wilsdorf while trying to open an oyster at a dinner party.
1927 Wilsdorf launched an advertising campaign showing Mercedes Gleitze, a 26 year old London typist who became the first women to swim the English Channel.
1929 Rolex released the Prince.
1931 First automatic Rolex “Oyster Perpetual”
1945 First Rolex Datejust.
1953 Rolex Explorer released, Rolex Turn-o-graph released, and the Submariner.
1955 GMT-Master launched.
1956 Rolex Day Date.
1956 Rolex Milgauss is launched.
1963 The Cosmograph Daytona is released.
1967 Rolex Sea Dweller & Submariner Date.
1971 Rolex Explorer II- orange hand.
1978 Rolex Sea Dweller 4000
1984 Rolex updates the Explorer II to reference number 16550
2000 Roles launches the new Oyster Perpetual chronometer Cosmograph Daytona with Rolex’s in-house movement. 116520
2003 Rolex green bezel submariner 16610LV introduced.
50th anniversary of the Submariner, but not a Ltd Edition run.
2005 New Rolex GMT-Master II, with a new 3186 movement, Paracrom hairspring, and ceramic bezel.
2007 Rolex re-releases the Milgauss from an old classic reference.
2008 New Rolex Sea Dweller DeepSea.