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Oyster Perpetual

Datejust 36

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Datejust 36
Oyster, 36 mm, steel and yellow gold

THE MODERN ARCHETYPE OF THE CLASSIC WATCH

The Rolex Datejust is the modern archetype of the classic watch, thanks to aesthetics and functions that transcend changes in fashion. Aesthetically, the Datejust has spanned eras, while retaining the enduring codes that make it, notably in its traditional versions, one of the most recognised and recognisable of watches.

Rolesor

Model features

Gold is coveted for its lustre and nobility. Steel reinforces strength and reliability. Together, they harmoniously combine the best of their properties. A true Rolex signature, Rolesor has featured on Rolex models since the early 1930s, and was trademarked as a name in 1933. It is one of the prominent pillars of the Oyster collection.

Mother of Pearl Dial

Model features

Mother-of-pearl is by its nature full of mystery and surprises. Depending on its origin, it can be pink, white, black or yellow. It differs in colour, intensity and structure according to the part of the shell from which it is extracted. At Rolex, mother-of-pearl is never artificially coloured. Instead, particular know-how and skill are devoted to simply highlighting its natural beauty and preserving the original hues. As all mother-of-pearl dials are unique pieces, an identical dial will never be found on another wrist.

The Oyster bracelet

Model features

The Oyster bracelet is a perfect alchemy of form and function, aesthetics and technology, designed to be both robust and comfortable. It is equipped with an Oysterclasp and the Easylink comfort extension link, also exclusive to Rolex. This ingenious system allows the wearer to increase the bracelet length by approximately 5 mm, providing additional comfort in any circumstance.

3135 Movement

Model features

The 36 mm Datejust is equipped with calibre 3135, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Like all Rolex Perpetual movements, the 3135 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.

The Cyclops Lens

Model features

The Cyclops lens enhances the date aperture, magnifying the date display for easy reading. It is one of the most distinctive Rolex features, and one of the most recognisable.

Reference 116203
Model case
Model case
Oyster, 36 mm, steel and yellow gold
Oyster architecture
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
Diameter
36 mm
Material
Yellow Rolesor - combination of 904L steel and 18 ct yellow gold
Bezel
Domed
Winding crown
Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
Crystal
Scratch-resistant sapphire, Cyclops lens over the date
Water-resistance
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
Movement
Movement
Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
Calibre
3135, Manufacture Rolex
Precision
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing
Functions
Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Instantaneous date with rapid setting. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
Oscillator
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring
Winding
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
Power reserve
Bracelet
Bracelet
Oyster, flat three-piece links
Bracelet material
Yellow Rolesor - combination of 904L steel and 18 ct yellow gold
Clasp
Folding Oysterclasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link
Dial
Black mother-of-pearl set with diamonds
Certification
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

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