Rolex Datejust

The Datejust was introduced in 1945, was the first wristwatch display the date through an opening in the dial. His one eye, Cyclops lens attached, a few years later, was recognized as a Rolex design standard. Admired for its classic design, the Datejust was a symbol of style.

The Datejust II is presented here in Rolex signature Rolesor, a unique combination of 904L steel and 18 carat white gold.

In the first models of the Datejust, the day can begin, a few hours before midnight, to change the date. In 1955, the date change mechanism immediately, and the opening was improved with increased Cyclops lens to two and a half time and legible date.

First, stretch marks Oyster bezel a functional purpose: It served to the bezel on the chassis screw to ensure water resistance. He was also identical to the groove on the underside of the housing, which is screwed into the housing and from the same reason, the use of special tools Rolex. Over time have stretch marks to a purely aesthetic characteristic signature authentic Rolex. The striatum is now an award that is only available in yellow or Everose styles in white gold.

Already in the 1920s, Rolex watches come with a two-tone Bicolore gold box: mostly yellow or red combined with white gold or platinum. In 1933, the combination of gold and steel Rolex was registered under the name Rolesor. Three years after the launch of the Oyster Perpetual in 1945 the model was introduced in Rolesor. He was an instant success, reaching to distinguish the status of a legendary clock, with the naked eye. Today Rolesor Datejust is available in various combinations: white steel, yellow gold or Everose.


Very few people in the world are allowed in a Rolex Oyster. Only Rolex dealers have the knowledge, skills and equipment to gain access. Hermetically sealed to the case with a capacity of five Newton meters, the back of each Oyster, as this case shows ground, an environment that protects the movement from shocks, pressure, dust, water and other creates intrusive.

The four simple words chronometer officially certified Superlativo on the face of the clock movement of this clock has engraved 15 days and nights of testing by the COSC (Swiss Official Timer), bear an independent nonprofit. The standard quality for every Rolex Chronometer – To receive COSC certification, a clock extreme precision in various positions and temperatures demonstrate.

In 1945, on the threshold of a new era of prosperity, the first Rolex Datejust has started. The first model with waterproof, elegance and aerodynamic date window in the face of the clock was a clock of its time.

In 1947, to commemorate the 100,000 officially certified chronometer meeting, presents Hans Wilsdorf Datejust as a famous man he describes as one of t

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