Founded in 1995, The Vintage Watch Company carries over 2,000 Rolex replica watches uk and comprises the world’s largest collection of same on display. Based in London’s historic Burlington Arcade, the luxury shopping enclave which has been in business since 1819, this horological hot spot is owned by the father and son team of John and David Silver. Authored by the latter, Vintage Rolex fake watch: The Largest Collection in the World, stands as an unparalleled pictorial archive of pieces that have passed through The Vintage Watch Company from 1995 to 2020. Given the COVID-19 pandemic’s travel restrictions, touring through this lavishly illustrated book is clearly the next best thing to making the pilgrimage to the Silver’s temple of timepieces. Replete with illustrations and photographs harvested from Rolex archives, plus specially commissioned watch photography by Bruce Mackie and Charlie Sawyer, Vintage Rolex is an encyclopedic, gracefully written large format coffee table book that will delight Rolex owners, aficionados and others who are interested in this fabled watch brand. Chronicling its pocket watches, pre-World War I wristwatches to the very first Submariners, racy Daytonas, and jewel-encrusted Crown collections, this book’s images and text showcase Rolex in all its innovative excellence and timeless glory.
Author David Silver’s personal passion for top Swiss copy Rolex watches propels the story of Vintage Rolex, starting with its very first image. The man in possession of the world’s biggest and best Rolex collection is pictured on page one: a close-up of Silver’s wrist shows his 1966 high-end Rolex Oyster GMT-Master replica watch with the faded red-blue “Pepsi” bezel on an alligator skin strap. The introduction recounts how Rolex was founded under the name Wilsdorf and Davis by Hans Wildorf and his brother-in-law Alfred Davis in London, England in 1905. Rolex has been earning accolades since 1910, when one of its wristwatches earned the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision from the Official Watch Rating Centre in Bienne.
Although this scientific seal of approval represented a world first for what was then considered a faddish timepiece, it spurred sales of the five-year-old company’s wristwatches. Appealing to well-heeled hunters, explorers, sportsmen and others seeking an accurate and more user-friendly alternative to pocket watches, the Swiss luxury replica Rolex wristwatch’s desirability increased exponentially when World War I erupted. A whole new population of enlisted men, officers and civilians deemed the reliable Rolex replica a wartime necessity.