Blog posts from Ben Williams

The Great Escapement – How Rolex helped the British PoWs of WWII

By the beginning of World War II, Rolex SA had already established a reputation as a superior manufacturer of wristwatches. Indeed, many Royal Air Force pilots were replacing their standard-issue watches with a Rolex for their reliability, durability, and accuracy. However, when prisoners of war were interned in the German camps, their wristwatches were confiscated […]