Rewind: That Time We Got An Unprecedented Look Inside All Four Rolex Factories In Switzerland
Among the things we found was the way that a lot more hand-work goes into making Rolex watches than we’d understood and that to be sure, Rolex is perhaps the most completely vertically incorporated watch producers on the planet, a circumstance which is halfway answerable for the stunning level of uniform top caliber of assembling and execution on which Rolex’s standing has been constructed, and which has made it what it is today.
And we weren’t simply wowed by all the new data we got; we saw proof, over and over, that Rolex is doing things its as own would prefer and doing them very well. An autonomous watchmaker – not a Rolex representative or partner – whom we counseled for the story to get another viewpoint, advised us in part:
“Setting Dufour and Voutilainen level development completing aside, from an unadulterated designing viewpoint, Rolex’s 3130 based types have ruled for near 30 years now. No mass-created development outside of Rolex comes near coordinating their quality, toughness, and dependability. They have come appallingly near characterizing the encapsulation of what a consummately considered mechanical watch development ought to be.”
So in the event that you missed the story when we previously ran it, or in case you’re a new(er) HODINKEE peruser and community part, or on the off chance that you simply need to venture once again into quite possibly the most completely intriguing and really dramatic plant visits we’ve at any point done, look at Ben’s interpretation of what we found when we went Inside All Four Rolex Manufacturing Facilities , in 2015.