Rolex: The Impossible Collection

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If you’re a watch aficionado or a horologist in the making, there’s no book more fitting than one that’s completely devoted to the most collected watch label in the world. Rolex: The Impossible Collection by Fabienne Reybaud, the senior editor of watches and jewelry at Le Figaro, pays homage to the history of the brand and to its founder, Hans WIldorf. 

Spread out over more than 190 pages including 200 illustrations that showcase the most valuable and technically innovative models ever produced, the book is also a celebration of the milestones the brand has achieved over the last 100 years: the first waterproof watch, the first self-winding mechanism, the first wristwatch to fly over Mount Everest, and the first to descent the Mariana Trench. There was also that time the brand broke records — in 2017, the Daytona that belonged to none other than Paul Newman, was auctioned for $17.8 million.

Handcrafted in a luxury leather clamshell case with metal plaque, in true luxury fashion, purchase of the book includes a signature canvas tote and complimentary white gloves.

Available now for preorder.

Price: $995

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