Rolex watches have the minute hand, second hand and the hour hand. They show, in addition to time, the day and current date.

Origin of Rolex watches
Rolex SA is a Swiss manufacturer of high quality and luxury wristwatches. Rolex watches are regarded as the status symbol.
Rolex is the largest single luxury watch brand that produces about 2000 watches per day with revenue of approximately US $ 3 billion.
Developments in the Rolex watch industry
Rolex has moved from manual operations to system driven operation modes.
Automatic movements
This watch was produced in 1928 and it was powered by internal mechanism that used the movement of wearer’s arm.
Quartz movements
This type of watch came out in late 1960s and early 1970s. In fact, Rolex took part in the initial development of quartz watches.
Water resistant cases
Rolex was the first watch company to create a wristwatch that was water resistant to 100m or 330 ft.
Collections
Rolex Watch Company produced models suitable for the extremes of deep sea diving, mountain climbing and aviation.

Certified chronometers
Rolex stands as the largest manufacturer of the Swiss made certified chronometers.
Models of Rolex watches
It has 3 watch lines which include;
Oyster Perpetual
Professional
Celline
The celline line of watches is Rolex’s line dressy watches.

Celline models
• Quartz ladies
• Quartz men
• Cellinium
• Castello ladies
• Castello men
• Danass men
• Prince
Modern models
Air-king
Date
Date just

 

Pricing of Rolex watches
Rolex watches vary in prices basing on model and materials used but they are generally expensive.
Achievements of Rolex watches
Rolex is the official timekeeper of Wimbledon and Australian open tennis grand shows.
Tensing norgay and other members of the Hillary expedition wore rolex oysters in 1953 at an altitude of 8848 on Mt. Everest.
Murder investigation
The Rolex watch on Ronald Platt’s wrist eventually led to the arrest of his murderer because of tracking of the repair records of the watch.
It had a serial number and was engraved with special markings every time it was serviced.
Counterfeits in Rolex watches
Rolex watches are frequently counterfeited due to their fame. it is difficult to differentiate a real or fake Rolex watch.

Celebrities and wristwatches
We all love to see what celebrities wear and how they behave. the following celebrities are frequent users of Rolex watches.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
jay z
Silvio Berlusconi- the price of his watch is $540000
Bill Clinton
Leornado Di Caprio
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin
Yuri Luzhko, Moscows’s Mayor
Roman Abramovich, Chelsea FC owner
Britney Spears
Victoria Beckham.