All you ever wanted to know about the world famous watch brand can be found in this new book: ‘The Watch Book Rolex’
The (brief) history of watch brands that can found on this site is based on several sources. 1) The story the brand itself tells (mostly found on their website). 2) One or more, mostly independent websites, with articles mostly written by specialists (where Wikipedia is one of the most consulted ones). 3) Old(er) publications about a brand in (digital) books and (digital) magazines. 4) We try to verify all stories found by combining data like sub-stories, dates and other not directly related sources. It is not a scientific research although it can be based on scientific research.
We have a brief history of the following brands
The most expensive watch in the world is listed here – and we do not count diamond bombs – together with 9 other top models
Is it a good idea to invest in watches? And do you have to invest in new, used, vintage or antique watches? And which brands?
The Patek Philippe Steel Watches book shows (the most) known steel Patek Philippe watches with references and serial numbers
In this article we explain how to buy a vintage watch. Or a used or antique watch. A useful checklist before you spend your money…
You can be owner of DuBois et Fils, believe it or not. And yes, we are talking about the Swiss watch company that started in 1751
There were rumors in the market for months but now it is official: Breitling is sold. CVC Capital Partners takes over 80 percent
We often wonder: what are the oldest watch brands in the world? Who is the oldest watchmaker? We did some research…
Is the Pomander Watch by Peter Henlein the oldest watch in the world? Maybe, but there is no real evidence for that
The history of DuBois et Fils starts in the 18th century when Moise DuBois takes over his father’s textile trading company