The evolution of Rolex Luminous

Lume is a short term for the luminous phosphorescent glowing solution applied on watch dials. Through the year Rolex has used different materials to achieve this.

Material Period Dial
Radium early 1960s SWISS
Tritium 1998 T Swiss T or T Swiss T<25
Luminova 1998 – 2000 SWISS
Super Luminova 2000 – 2008 Swiss Made
Chromalight 2008 – now Swiss Made

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