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WHO THEY ARE Founded in 1905 by Ger­man watch­maker Hans Wils­dorf and his brother-in-law Al­fred Davis. Long re­garded as a sta­tus sym­bol, Rolex is to­day the largest sin­gle lux­ury watch brand with a pro­duc­tion of 2,000 watches a day. CLAIM TO FAME In 1910, Rolex was awarded the First Class Chronome­ter Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for a wrist­watch. To date, Rolex still holds the record for the most cer­ti­fied chronome­ter move­ments in the wrist­watch cat­e­gory, and has es­tab­lished it­self as a brand syn­ony­mous with achieve­ments. It has also es­tab­lished the Rolex En­ter­prise Awards, which recog­nises and as­sists in hu­man­i­tar­ian ef­forts around the world. WHAT’S HOT The 50thanniver­sary ver­sion of the Cosmograph Day­tona, which bran­dishes a dark brown bezel and ice­blue dial. RETAILS AT Au­tho­rised Rolex Retailers: Cortina Watch, Dick­son Watch & Jewellery, Em­peror Watch & Jewellery, Gas­san Watches (Sin­ga­pore Changi Air­port Ter­mi­nals 1 & 3), Kee Hing Hung, Lee Chay Watch, Lux­ury Fash­ion (Re­sorts World Sentosa), Tai Hong Hung, The Hour Glass, The Time Place (Ma­rina Bay Sands) and Watch Palace.

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