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Irresistible Charm

Style of the Datejust Special Edition

The Datejust Special Edition, which features the famous calendar with Cyclops lens for easy reading, has a 34 mm case with gracious soft lines and is fitted with an exquisitely rounded Pearlmaster bracelet. The wider bezel lends itself ideally to being gem-set. On some models precious stones pave the dials or appear on the case lugs and bracelet links.

GEM SETTING

Style of the Datejust Special Edition

GEM SETTING

Dream Dials

Style of the Datejust Special Edition

The Datejust Special Edition is graced with the most precious dials: white, pink or black mother-of-pearl, along with delicate Roman numerals in gold, or diamond-set hour-markers. Exclusive to this model, the Goldust Dream dials are created by a Rolex-patented process that combines mother-of-pearl and gold dust to produce enchanting motifs, making each reading of the time a pure delight.

What a Difference
a Date Makes

Function of the Datejust Special Edition

In the earliest Datejust models, the date would begin to change hours before its midnight rendezvous. In 1955, the date-change mechanism was adapted to operate instantaneously and the date aperture was enhanced with a Cyclops lens enabling magnification of the date by
two and a half times for easy reading.

The First Datejust

Spirit of the Datejust Special Edition

The Datejust, introduced in 1945, was the first wristwatch to display the date through an aperture on the dial. Its unique magnifying Cyclops eye, added a few years later, became recognised as a Rolex design standard. Admired for its classic design, the Datejust became an iconic symbol of style.

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Spirit of the Datejust Special Edition

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Rolex Gems

Features

Rolex uses only the finest rubies, sapphires and emeralds to adorn its watches, and employs exceptionally demanding selection criteria. Each stone is meticulously examined by the in-house gemmologists for quality and authenticity. Since these coloured gemstones form naturally in the earth in a varied palette of colours, they are sorted by hand, stone by stone, to ensure that all the gems on a given watch are of the same hue. At Rolex, time and precision are ingredients of beauty.

Everose Gold

Features

Everose Gold

To preserve the beauty of its pink gold watches, Rolex created and patented an exclusive 18 ct pink gold alloy cast in its own foundry: Everose gold.

The 18 ct Everose gold alloy contains gold, platinum – an exceptionally corrosion- and chemical-resistant precious metal – and copper to provide its unique colour. Introduced in 2005, Everose is used on Rolex Oyster models in pink gold.

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Pearlmaster Bracelet

Pearlmaster Bracelet

Features

Both sensual and sophisticated, this metal bracelet with rounded five-piece links was created in 1992 for the launch of the Lady-Datejust Pearlmaster model. Today it is also available on the Special Edition versions of the Day-Date and Datejust models. The Pearlmaster bracelet is always fitted with a concealed Crownclasp.

2235 Movement

2235 Movement

Features

Calibre 2235 is a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Like all Rolex Perpetual movements, the 2235 is a certified Swiss chronometer, a designation reserved for high-precision watches that have successfully passed the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) tests. Its architecture, in common with all Oyster watch movements, makes it singularly reliable.

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Certified Swiss Chronometer

Features

The four simple words Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified on a Rolex watch dial mean that the very movement inside the timepiece has endured 15 days and nights of testing by COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres – Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), an independent not-for-profit association. To receive COSC certification as a Swiss chronometer, a watch must demonstrate extreme precision in a variety of positions and temperatures. Rolex is unique in the industry: this is the standard level of quality required of every Rolex wristwatch movement.

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The Datejust Special Edition

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