ROLEX
DAY-DATE 40
Model Number : 228206-83416
New 2015

ROLEX
DAY-DATE 40

In 1956, the Rolex Day-Date made its debut. It was the first wristwatch to display the date and day of the week spelt out in full in a window on the dial. With the President bracelet, originally created specially for it, the Day-Date continues to be the watch par excellence of influential people.

Brand: ROLEX
Model Number: 228206-83416
Case size: 40mm Ø
Material: 950 Platinum
Bezel: 950 Platinum, smooth
Movement: Manufacture Rolex, self winding, bidirectional
Calibre: 3255
Dial: Ice blue on Diagonal motif, sunray finish dial; 18kt WG indeces and hands, CHROMOLIGHT filled
Functions: Central hour, minutes and seconds hands; Day in aperture at 12 o’clock; Date in aperture at 3 o’clock; Cyclops lens (2.5x)
Water resistance: 100m waterproof
Bracelet/Strap: 950 Platinum PRESIDENT bracelet with concealed folding CROWNCLASP
Crown: TWINLOCK screw-down crown
Power Reserve: ≈70 hours
Price Range: $79,300 AUD

FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

THE DAY-DATE 40 IS EQUIPPED WITH A NEW-GENERATION MOVEMENT, CALIBRE 3255, ENTIRELY DEVELOPED AND MANUFACTURED BY ROLEX FOR A SUPERLATIVE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE. THIS SELF-WINDING MECHANICAL MOVEMENT IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE ART OF WATCHMAKING.

A consummate demonstration of Rolex technology, with 14 patents, it offers fundamental gains in terms of precision, power reserve, resistance to shocks and magnetism, ease of use and reliability.

The design, development and production of Rolex bracelets and clasps, as well as the stringent tests they face, involve advanced high technology. And, as with all the components of the watch, aesthetic controls by the human eye guarantee impeccable beauty. The President bracelet, with its semi-circular three piece links, was created in 1956 for the launch of the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date. It represents the ultimate in refinement and comfort and is always made of carefully selected precious metals.

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