When the words "luxury watch" is uttered, you can be sure that Rolex is the first brand to come to mind. View our Rolex Watches for Sale in South Africa.
Rolex has become a global powerhouse. As a company, it is one of the world's biggest brands and it produces up to 2000 watches each day. The company is owned by a private family trust, the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation, and is estimated to be worth billions of dollars.
When the words “luxury watch” is uttered, you can be sure that Rolex is the first brand to come to mind. This Swiss watchmaking company is been operating out of Geneva since 1919 after it was originally founded in England in 1905.
Rolex has become the one brand that can confidently, with the support of clients, say that it crafts the finest watches from the best raw materials. Their attention to detail is unlike any other watchmaking company. Every component, every mechanism, every detail is developed in-house and according to the unwavering standards set by Rolex.
Rolex has become a global powerhouse. As a company, it is one of the world’s biggest brands and it produces up to 2000 watches each day. The company is owned by a private family trust, the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation, and is estimated to be worth billions of dollars.
Topwatch offers a range of new and pre-owned Rolex watches for sale in South Africa.
If you would like to sell your Rolex watch, we would love to hear from you.
Founded in 1905, the company has continued to grow exponentially in the last century. The original owners were Alfred Davis and Hans Wilsdorf, and soon after founding the company, they opened an office in Switzerland, where the company is still based to this day. During the early days of the company, the watches were primarily sold to jewellers who would put their own names on the watches, but the inside of the case back was usually engraved with the initials W&D.
Rolex is not only a timeless watch brand, they are also well known for being exceptionally innovative. Like most luxury watch companies that have stood the test of time and been in the watchmaking business for as long as Rolex has, the one way that the company has managed to keep its reputation for setting the benchmark is by investing plenty of time into being innovative.
Some of the innovations that have kept this company at the top of the watchmaking industry include making the first waterproof wristwatch in 1926, making the first wristwatch with date dial which is able to automatically change, a wristwatch able to show two time zones, the first wristwatch able to change the date and dial automatically, the first waterproof case for a wristwatch and they became the first watchmaker to earn certification for a wristwatch chronometer.
Like other watch brands, Rolex has a variety of watches available, categorised according to their specifications. The three categories include the Oyster Perpetual, the Professional and the Cellini. The Oyster category of watches remains the most popular range, with the President, Jubilee, Pearlmaster and Oyster watch brands made of either rose gold, yellow gold, white gold, or stainless steel. These watches will fit in with any attire and are not only luxurious but also highly durable.
With the range of Rolex watches for sale, you can find the ideal modern watch to suit your tastes. The Rolex watch price in South Africa is competitive with most of the other popular brands and when looking at Rolex watches for sale there is always the option to buy a used Rolex watch.
Topwatch stocks a collection of used Rolex watches for sale and we do quality checks before the used Rolex is accepted. Browse through our selection of Rolex watches for sale by using our website.
Rolex is one of the most sought after luxury watches in the world. This brand has a formidable reputation for quality and they stick to the values that were established when the company was first founded.
As with any luxury watch brand, when it comes to customers making that all important selection, reading as much information as possible is really the only way to go. As the buyer of a luxury watch, you are paying out quite a bit to get what you want, so to make your decision easier, having the right information at your disposal is of the utmost importance.
With this in mind, we’ve done some research on the most frequently asked questions about Rolex so that your hunt for information can pretty much start here.
The company was founded by two men; Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davies. The primary founder was Wilsdorf who at the age of 24 established the company in London in 1905. Initially, the company was a distributor of timepieces but it was his dream to create a watch which could be worn on the wrist. At this time, wristwatches were not 100% reliable and they certainly were not elegant. He sought to change that and the rest, as they say, is history.
Even the most dedicated watch collector can agree that the Rolex watch is a pricey accessory. What makes it so expensive is the quality of the timepiece as well as how complicated the piece is. Most of the watch parts are made by hand, in-house which is another factor that contributes to the price of the watch.
Any luxury watch is made to stand the test of time, they are made from the very best materials. Buying a Rolex is a great investment as each watch retains its value, not because the quality is so good but also because the brand is so well known and trusted. These watches simply don’t lose their value, especially if you take really good care of them.
The only way to guarantee that you’ve bought an authentic watch, is to buy from either the official company or from a retailer authorised to sell Rolex watches. You can identify dealers from the official Rolex branding they display and Rolex itself has a list of approved sellers.
To preserve the value and look of your watch, you want to make sure that you clean it ever so often with a microfiber cloth, while you can also wash the case and the bracelet (don’t wash leather) with soapy water and a soft brush. If you are going to swim in the ocean with your watch, be sure to rinse it afterwards. Keep in mind that not all of the watches are waterproof.
Rolex is unlike any other watch brand out there. The company is respected and admired by peers and customers alike.
You can find a selection of pre-owned authentic Rolex watches when you browse the TopWatch website.