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Rolex is one of the biggest names in luxury watches. Made by Swiss company Rolex SA with headquarters in Geneva, the fabled city of watch experts of the world, Rolexes have a solid reputation of being among the best watches the world has to offer. Rolex is the single largest luxury watch brand and produces about 2,000 watches per day.

The Rolex Story

RolexThe history of Rolex lies in the vision of Hans Wilsdorf, its founder. In 1905, Wilsdorf partnered with his brother-in-law Alfred Davis to create Rolex SA, initially based in London. Wilsdorf registered the trademark “Rolex” in 1908 and opened an office in Switzerland. According to the book The Best of Time: Rolex Wristwatches: An Unauthorized History, written by Jeffrey P. Hess and James Dowling, the name ‘Rolex’ itself was a made up word which Wilsdorf said could be easily pronounced in any language and looked good on the face of a watch.

Powerful Partnerships

The Rolex brand has a strong presence in many sporting events, in the equestrian, golfing, motor sporting, tennis, and yachting fields. Rolex has also supported various pursuits in the arts, cinema, architecture, science and exploration. Such partnerships have put Rolex firmly in the position of a backer of pursuits beyond the mundane; certainly, a watch for the individual who pursues the highest forms of success.

The Rolex Watches

With over a century of watchmaking experience, Rolex has a wide variety of products, listed below:

  • Air-King
  • Cellini
  • Day-Date
  • Datejust
  • Datejust II
  • Datejust 41
  • Daytona
  • Explorer II
  • Explorer
  • GMT Master
  • GMT-Master II
  • Lady-Datejust
  • Milgauss
  • Oyster Perpetual
  • Pearlmaster
  • Sea-Dweller
  • Sky-Dweller
  • Submariner
  • Yacht-Master
  • Yacht-Master II

With such a wide range of products, it wouldn’t be difficult to find something that caters to your taste.

Selling Your Rolex Timepiece

Roles 2An authentic Rolex luxury timepiece can fetch a very high price. If you are looking to part with a Rolex, be sure to consult with a trusted jewelry buyer, to get a specialist appraisal of the actual value of your item. Global Gold and Silver have 15 years of experience,and have certified gemologists at each of the three stores around the New York and New Jersey areas to give you a proper evaluation of your watch.

Global Gold and Silver are listed on the Better Business Bureau with nothing but positive comments, and also receive praise from satisfied customers on online listings such as Yelp and Citysearch. With Global Gold and Silver, you can be sure to be offered the highest price your watch is worth, taking into consideration various factors affecting value such as historical value and market trends, and not just the melt value of the materials of the watch. Many sellers have received high prices for their watches, some even fetching over $10,000 for their secondhand watch. Find out more about selling your watch, and see how much others have received for their watches.


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