A Short History of Luxury Watches

Rolex, Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega: three names that has been identified with watches for the past 100 years. It is hard to believe that in the beginning, they were small businesses.

Founded in London in 1905 as Wilsdorf and Davis after its founders Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred, Rolex did not officially become Rolex until 1915 when it was registered in Switzerland and then moving to Geneva in 1918 under its new name.

Philippe Patek was founded in Geneva in 1851 by Antoni Patek and Adrien while Omega, the first watch on the moon was founded by Louis Brandt in 1848.

Over the years, Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Omega have grown to become synonymous with luxury and continue to produce watches that combine the latest cutting-edge technology with a careful attention to craftsmanship and from the finest materials. Check out the infographic below to learn more about the development of Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Omega.

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Infographic by www.truefacet.com

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