In 1945, with the beginning of a new era of prosperity, Rolex launched a log series. The first log-type has been the first to be equipped with a waterproof function, with a streamlined design and a calendar display on the surface. A few years later, Cyclops eye was added to the crystal surface of the watch, which has since become a symbol of Rolex’s generation.
With its elegant design and calendar with a small window convex lens, the date type has become one of the most recognizable watches in the world. Today, the Watch House brings you a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Series watch. The official model of the watch is 116234-63603 black calcium carbide.
The recognition rate of the Oyster Perpetual Diary Watch is very high whether it is a male or female model. A round case with a diameter of 36 mm, a simple three-pin design, and a sapphire crystal glass with a calendar window enlarged 2.5 times the original size. The beveled triangle design of the bezel, these remarkable features have been widely praised since its inception and are still in use today. The Oyster case is an important basis for Rolex’s prestigious reputation and outstanding performance. The material is Rolex’s exclusive gold steel (a combination of 904L stainless steel and 18ct yellow gold). The outer ring is set with a circle of beautiful diamonds, full of luxury.
The double-locked winding crown design is simple and practical. The double-locking device ensures that the screw-in crown is completely waterproof, with a depth of 100 meters and clear edges and corners. The crown shape on the crown is wrapped in 18k yellow gold, showing Rolex’s grasp of details Excellence.
The strap adopts a Rolex commemorative strap with smooth lines and a comfortable wearing commemorative strap consisting of five rows of metal chain links. This strap is specially designed for the Oyster Perpetual Diary, launched in 1945, and is also made of gold steel (a combination of 904L stainless steel and 18ct yellow gold).
Viewed from the side without the crown, this watch is relatively thin, not heavy, and comfortable to wear.
Rolex’s unique oyster buckle is equipped with the Rolex brand logo, and the new generation of the crown buckle’s switch folding buckle is subtly hidden completely under the Rolex crown-shaped operation buckle, which is integrated with the strap.
The design of the log-type lugs is relatively short. In order to better match the flexibility of the chain strap, the lugs are more like a part of the bracelet, integrated with the stainless steel on the bracelet, which is very comfortable to wear.
The black commemorative dial uses 10 top diamonds as the hour marker. It blends with the calendar display window at three o’clock and the small crown logo at twelve o’clock. It looks very luxurious.
The bottom case of this watch uses a screw-in caseback and is equipped with cal.3135 movement with the title of the king of self-winding movement. Cal.3135 is the most basic movement of Rolex. Its stability is absolutely necessary. Doubtful, the movement diameter is 28.5 mm, thickness is 6 mm, swing frequency is 28,800 times per hour, 31 rubies, power reserve is 50 hours, instant jump calendar, four-arm Glucydur alloy balance wheel, 4 weights, 2 of which are adjustable Weight, Breguet balance spring, kif suspension device.
Summary: Even though there are noble and magnificent brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Patek Philippe, etc., Rolex is still loved by the public of all levels, Warren Buffett often wears a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Calendar watch. Excellent quality, exquisite workmanship, combining noble, elegant and unique temperament, the log type has become the representative of taste style with its classic design. The current quote for this watch is 142,500 RMB. (Picture / text watch home Dong Hang)