Rolex: The Impossible Collection
So you thought that you everything about Rolex’s, well think again. The world most famous brand of wristwatch now has and equally exquisite limited edition book The Impossible Collection, published by Assouline ($1160 AUD), which will give you a deeper insight it this icon. Starting from its founder Hans Wilsdorf in 1905 and his mission to produce the first wristwatch, for it to be the first to receive a Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision and the first waterproof one. Covering the rich history of the brand from the model worn by Sir Edmond Hillary’s to the summit of Mount Everest to the one worn by Australian George Lazenby in James Bond’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. It’s filled with amazing photographs (even of some never before seen in print) and to top it off comes in a linen clamshell presentation case.