Early models[ edit ] The Submariner model went into production in and was showcased at the Basel Watch Fair in The assigned case reference number of this first Submariner was either or
So we welcome the publication of a more consumer-friendly, large format volume, an encyclopedic-feeling without being boring, beautifully illustrated, and aesthetically pleasing enough to merit space on any coffee table.
Brunner is an amazing book.
Credit: teNeues Subscribe for the latest Rolex news. Brunner, will be released by German luxury publisher teNeues next month. It starts with an introductory section covering Hans Wilsdorf and the founding of Rolex in London in It then presents significant milestones in the history of the iconic brand by year, from the very first Rolex models to the latest pieces presented at Baselworld.
The photos are very carefully curated from the top auction houses in addition to archival material provided by Rolex.
Only the best images were used in The Watch Book: Rolex. We love the inclusion of vintage Rolex advertisements from all decades, which are always fascinating to look at.
The photo editing is brilliantly done, and though some more original photography would have taken things to the next level, it more than meets the requirements of what the book sets out to do.
The book shows old advertising campaigns. Speaking of Newmans there are more than enough to get your heart racing here.