There are important historical artifacts in the world of horology, and then there’s thisthe alpha model; the genesis of perhaps the most iconic watch of all time.  1953 saw Rolex at the start of their first true golden age and it was the Rolex Turn O Graph 6202 that can stand up and take the lion’s share of the credit. It was the model that provided the foundation on which the brand would build their phenomenal success, the source of much of the vital DNA that would be passed down to the new breed of professional watches.