Servicing your Rolex
A partnership of six decades - and counting

A History of the Rolex Experience at BC Clark

An Official Rolex Jeweler since 1958, BC Clark has remained a premier Rolex destination in the state of Oklahoma. We are proud of the fact that we have a dedicated and well-trained eager to serve you. Finding the perfect Rolex has never been simpler or more enjoyable with two elegant and well-stocked showrooms in Oklahoma City. Here is a brief history of how the Rolex buying experience has grown and evolved over the years.

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1892 – B.C. CLARK OPENS HIS FIRST STORE

Benton Clyde Clark, better known as B.C. Clark, opened his first jewelry business in the back of a five-and-dime store in Purcell, Indian Territory. The shingle advertising his shop proudly proclaimed “B.C. Clark, The Big Watch Jeweler.” One key to the early success of BC Clark Jewelers was the repair and inspection of watches for railroad employees. Eventually, the business grew, and B.C. moved into his own store. Driven by a passion for excellence and a commitment to give every customer an extraordinary, unique experience, he set out to become the most well-known jeweler in Oklahoma.

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1905 - ROLEX SETS OUT TO CONQUER THE MARKET

Like BC Clark, Rolex is a family owned business since it was founded in 1905. The brand’s arrival changed the world of luxury watches forever and has elevated the entire watch industry. Originally founded as Wilsdorf and Davis by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis in London, the company registered Rolex as the brand name of its watches in 1908 and became Rolex Watch Co. Ltd. in 1915. After World War I, Rolex moved to Geneva, Switzerland. Since 1960, the company has been owned by the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation, a private family trust.

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1958 - BC CLARK BECOMES AN OFFICIAL ROLEX JEWELER

Dedicated to bringing customers the finest brands of uncompromising quality, B.C. and the next generation of Clarks to run the business felt drawn to Rolex and became an Official Rolex Jeweler. To this day, we feel honored and privileged to represent and work with one of the finest watch brands in the world.

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1960s - A LEGACY TAKES SHAPE

B.C. remained actively involved in the business until his death in 1963 at the age of 94, seeing the success of Rolex within his business grow. The company remained in family hands and thrived under the second-generation leadership of B.C. Clark, Jr.

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1963–2019 - CONTINUING TO GROW WITH ROLEX

As it turned out, Oklahoma was the perfect setting for the world's finest timepiece. Under the leadership of the second, third, and fourth generations of Clarks, BC Clark Jewelers continued to grow, expanding to three Oklahoma City locations. Rolex also experienced tremendous growth during this time period, solidifying their status as one of the most prestigious luxury brands in the world.

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2019 - ROLEX AVAILABLE IN-STORE AND ONLINE

In 2019, we launched a completely new online presence dedicated to showcasing Rolex. In this section of our website, we offer a wide assortment of Rolex watches to suit any wrist - anywhere in the world. While we still have the largest selection and best service in Oklahoma in-store, our customers can also research and explore Rolex watches online, further enhancing the Rolex experience. We invite you to explore this Rolex collection of prestigious, high-precision timepieces online and in our stores.

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2020 - OUR LARGEST ROLEX SHOWROOM AT CLASSEN CURVE

In 2020, we opened our largest ever location at Classen Curve. Part of the new store was an extensive in-store Rolex showroom offering a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with a private consultation area with our highly trained, dedicated staff.

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2022 - DOWNTOWN SHOWROOM REMODEL

Coming in the summer of 2022, an all new Rolex environment in our Downtown store will rival the Classen Curve store’s Rolex area. We are proud to continue growing with one of our most important, continuous partners, and we are thrilled to offer the most modern showrooms in each of our stores and a well-trained team ready to assist you in finding your perfect Rolex timepiece.

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TODAY

As BC Clark is led by the fourth generation of Clarks, one thing remains the same: We believe that it is a great honor to represent the Rolex brand and bring quality and craftsmanship to our Oklahoma customers. No matter which one of our three Oklahoma City locations - Classen Curve, Northpark, or Downtown - you visit, you will be met by knowledgeable and experienced professionals ready to assist you in selecting your next Rolex watch or servicing your current timepiece to help preserve it for the next generation.