Day-Date 40

$43,150

Reference 228239

Model Case Oyster, 40 mm, white gold

diameter

40 mm

material

18 ct white gold

bezel

Fluted

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

Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding

calibre

3255, Manufacture Rolex

precision

-2/+2 sec/day, after casing

functions

Centre hour, minute and seconds hands Instantaneous day and date in apertures, unrestricted rapid-setting. Stop-seconds for precise time setting

oscillator

Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring

escapement

Chronergy with optimized energy efficiency

winding

Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor

power reserve

Approximately 70 hours

bracelet

President, semi-circular three-piece links

bracelet material

18 ct white gold

clasp

Concealed folding Crownclasp

dial

Olive green

certification

Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

Precious Materials

The Rolex Day-Date made its debut in 1956. Available only in 18 ct gold or platinum, it was the first wristwatch chronometer to display the date and the day of the week spelt out in full in windows 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.

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