Talking about Rolex and chronograph, people will subconsciously think of the famous Di Tonguo luxury replica watches. But apart from this, the other chronographs of the brand are equally interesting, as this article will introduce to you this Rolex Ref.3525 World War II chronograph.
Rolex Replica launched the Ref.3525 chronograph in 1939 and has been producing until 1945. Ref.3525 equipped with Valjoux 23 column wheel movement, Rolex is the first equipped with Oyster case chronograph. This is a watch that can be ordered by Allied prisoners of war, and many Swiss watch brands provided this service during World War II, but Rolex is particularly famous for that. Prisoners of war may order the watch by mail and receive it in a prison camp held in custody. Repayment of the purchase money until the end of the war, the Rolex’s move to prove the brand’s trust in the Allied prisoners of war (mainly British prisoners of war).
The founder of Rolex Hans Wellsdorf although born in Germany, but at the age of 24 moved to the United Kingdom, and where laid Rolex became the world’s most famous watch brand foundation, I believe this experience for Rolex Allied prisoners of war to provide booking services, as well as the refusal to sell cheap replica watches to the Nazi army has a great impact.
The chronograph is 35 mm in diameter and is a little petite by today’s standards. Despite the integrated speed and range function, the watch is still legible. This is due to the ingenious design of the dial, each dial reasonable layout. Pointer also played a crucial role, filled with laser material, even at night can easily identify.
This is a rare rare Rolex Ref.3525 chronograph, it is estimated that the total output of only 200 pieces of stainless steel, and the watch even with original steel bracelet. In November 2016, the watch was shot by Fu Encyt and the price was 62,500 Swiss francs (valued at 50,000 to 80,000 Swiss francs). Considering its rare rarity, the watch was a very affordable deal.