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    • Oct 1 2008
    • 1 Oct 2008

    The Rolex Submariner

    Rolex introduced the Submariner at the 1954 Basel Watch Fair. The first production model, available to the public that same year, was Ref. 6204. This was originally promoted at the Basel Fair as a scuba diving watch, without the word “Submariner” on the dial.

    • Oct 1 2008
    • 1 Oct 2008

    Boston Watch Co.’s Howard & Rice watches

    The pioneering American watch company, in its incarnation as the Boston Watch Company (formerly Waltham Watch Company) struggled through 1854 to produce 10 watches a day. Even this was too much for the trade to absorb and the company chugged along through 1855 gradually getting its watches accepted in the trade, but barely making ends meet.

    • Sep 19 2008
    • 19 Sep 2008

    The Rolex GMT

    In the 1950s innovations in aviation technology made transatlantic travel a more appealing option than ever before. The airline Pan Am quickly emerged as a leader in transatlantic travel by jet plane.

    • Sep 4 2008
    • 4 Sep 2008

    Spiro Agnew Watch

    He was known as “Nixon’s Nixon,” and not in a good way. As vice president of the United States under Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973, Spiro T. “Ted” Agnew became the voice of the Establishment, a critic of the critics of society in general and the Vietnam War policy in particular.

    • Sep 4 2008
    • 4 Sep 2008

    HISTORY OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE ROLEX SPORT WATCH

    Rolex is a name synomonous with wealth and extravagance, simply stated. Although this may be true, there is a lot more to the picture. The company and its founder Hans Wildorf have actually made some very important contributions to Horology. Msr. Wilsdorf devoted his life to Horology and his company, creating a vision.