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1905 Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law Alfred Davis founded
"Wilsdorf and Davis" in London. Their main business at the time was
importing Hermann Aegler's Swiss movements to England and placing them
in quality watch cases made by Dennison and others. These early
wristwatches were sold to jewellers, who then put their own names on the
dial. The earliest watches from Wilsdorf and Davis were usually
hallmarked "W&D" inside the caseback.
1908 Wilsdorf registered the trademark "Rolex" and opened an office in
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The company name "Rolex" was
registered on 15 November 1915. The word was made up, but its origin is
obscure. Wilsdorf was said to want his watch brand's name to be easily
pronounceable in any language. He also thought that the name "Rolex"
was onomatopoeic, sounding like a watch being wound. It was also short
enough to fit on the face of a watch. One story, never confirmed by
Wilsdorf, is that the name came from the French phrase horlogerie
exquise, meaning "exquisite clockwork". The book The Best of Time:
Rolex Wristwatches: An Unauthorized History by Jeffrey P. Hess and James
Dowling says that the name was just made up.
1914 Kew Observatory awarded a Rolex watch a Class A precision
certificate, a distinction which was normally awarded exclusively to
1919 Wilsdorf moved the company to Geneva, Switzerland where it was
established as the Rolex Watch Company. Its name was later changed to
Montres Rolex, SA and finally Rolex, SA. The company moved out of the
United Kingdom because taxes and export duties on the silver and gold
used for the watch cases were driving costs too high.
the death of his wife in 1944, Wilsdorf established the Hans Wilsdorf
Foundation in which he left all of his Rolex shares, making sure that
some of the company's income would go to charity. The company is still
owned by a private trust and shares are not traded on any stock
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