Rolex developed professional watches that served as tools and whose function went far beyond simply telling the time. These watches were intended for professional activities such as deep sea diving, aviation, mountain climbing, and scientific exploration. Here are the top five rolex watches made for all kinds of professions.
5. Rolex Daytona
Launched in 1963as a new-generation chronograph, the Cosmography soon gained the name that became the mark of an icon: Daytona. Designed as the ultimate tool for race car drivers. The Cosmography Daytona was robust, waterproof, and featured a tachymetric scale on the bezel for calculating average speed. Its superb quality construction and state of the art timekeeping mechanism make it a remarkable. This classic watch will give you a piece of history. If you’re looking for luxury, speed, and performance in a watch then the ‘Daytona is for you.
4. The Submariner
Diving had become revolutionized in the 1950’s by Jacques Cousteau’s invention, the aqua-lung, which made diving easier and accessible. He was also commissioned by Rolex to help test their new diver’s watch, the Submariner, which went on to become on of the most successful diver’s watches in history.
The Milgauss, introduced in 1956, was designed to meet the demands of the scientific community and is capable of withstanding magnetic fields of up to 1,000 gauss. The major innovation at the heart of the Milgauss’ incredible resistance to magnetic interference is the shield protecting the movement.
2. YachtMaster II
The Yacht-Master II is designed to meet the needs of professional sailors. This regatta chronograph features the world’s first programmable countdown with a mechanical memory. It can also be a great watch for engineers. It is water-resistant and has anti-magnetic qualities.
1. GMT-Master II
The GMT-Master was developed to meet the specific needs of airline pilots. It became the official watch of several airlines, among them the famous Pan Am. Its most distinguishing visual feature was the two-tone bezel which marked daytime from nighttime hours.