Rolex Jubilee Brings World Visitors to Geneva

Catalogue no: 1307
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: July, 1951
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Geneve Magazine
Dimensions: 280mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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An article with photographs in English in the French language journal "Geneve Magazine." Details of the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the company, the 70th birthday of the Governing Director, the 20th anniversary of the Rolex automatic watch and the 25th anniversary of the Rolex waterproof watch. Photographs as follows; 1. Gigantic birthday cake made for Mr. H. Wilsdorf, Governing Director of Rolex with dignitaries 2. Photograph of some of the 445 guests at the Rolex Jubilee dinner 3. The flag-ship "La Suisse" on Lake Geneva 4. The 3 Directors of the London Office, Mrs J. Wickham, Mr H. Oscar Winter and Mr Richard A, Winter 5. "Miss Suisse, 1951", (Mlle. Jacquelin Genton) on the Rolex boat trip 6. Mr Hans J. Degen of Rolex, Sao Paulo, Brazil 7. Mr Wilsdorf holds aloft all 6 watches that were towed under the boat for the entire length of the voyage. Remained waterproof and accurate!
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