The most exemplary wristwatch of all occasions is maybe the Rolex Datejust. Not the primary wristwatch (some are as yet battling about that one), yet the most unmistakable wristwatch that could be viewed as the granddaddy of every single current wristwatch. The Rolex Datejust was presented in 1945, in the very year that the company praised its 40th birthday celebration. A great deal has changed from that point forward, yet a ton hasn’t changed by the same token. Put that absolute first Datejust reference to a cutting edge one, and you’ll see it unmistakably has a similar DNA. This year, Rolex presents the Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 in steel and white gold.
Rolex Datejust 41 in Steel and White Gold
I just have one Rolex Datejust myself (a vintage reference 1600 from 1969) however I think about this model (not especially this reference) perhaps the main wristwatches ever. Just couple of individuals will reject that I presume. It is quite possibly the most perceived watches on the planet and it is a hell of a ‘everyday go-to’ watch. You can wear it with a suit or really nonchalantly. Worn by famous actors everywhere on the world, worn by the person that made a couple of bucks and chose to spend it on a decent watch that should last a daily existence time.
I will come back to the reality why it is quite possibly the main wristwatches ever in another story here on FW, as I simply need to tell you that I tinkered with the new Rolex Datejust 41 in steel and white gold and am more than intrigued by it.
The 36mm Datejust is the exemplary as I would like to think (ideally a reference 16234, so steel and white gold with celebration wristband), however I can’t truly wear that one to be straightforward. Not that it looks senseless, but rather I feel the watch is only a tiny bit excessively little for my wrist. At the point when I see it on another wrist, even enormous ones, I don’t appear to mind. On my own wrist, it is simply excessively little. I was in this manner exceptionally glad that Rolex chose to come up with the Datejust several years prior. That looked much better with respect to breadth, yet some way or another the plan extents were a tiny bit off. Like the Day-Date II really (recall, the brief gold Presidential piece?).
Now, in 2017, Rolex presents the reference 126334. A Rolex Datejust 41 in steel and gold with the Oyster arm band and fluted bezel. Like you’ve seen with the Rolex Day-Date 40, another size Day-Date (36mm) or – as you wish – a more rich and unpretentious replacement of the 41mm Day-Date II.
In comparison to the Datejust II, the Rolex Datejust 41 looks somewhat slimmer, has a bigger opening of the dial and a more slender bezel. You will likewise discover the dial to be a touch more ‘introvert’, due to is thinner hour markers for instance. The Datejust II was never a genuine replacement of the 36mm Datejust as I would see it. The Rolex Datejust 41 unquestionably is, however a tempered steel model was inadequate. Until now.
You will see here the Rolex Datejust 41 with white gold fluted bezel and the Oyster arm band, however it is additionally accessible with a smooth bezel and Jubilee wristband for instance. My ideal combination would be the fluted bezel and the Jubilee wristband, yet to every his (or her) own of course.
The reference 126334 has a rundown cost of 8500 Euro in this specific setup. Rolex charges you 100 Euro extra for this equivalent model with a Jubilee arm band. On the off chance that you don’t extravagant the white gold (or Jubilee wristband), the watch begins at 6700 Euro. This additionally implies the reference number changes obviously, the 6700 Euro setup is otherwise called Rolex Datejust 41 reference 126300.
All these Rolex Datejust 41 models are controlled by the type 3235 development and exact between – 2 and +2 seconds of the day all things considered. Well inside COSC (chronometer) specifications.
We will before long hit you up with an inside and out report on the Rolex Datejust 41 and some live pictures we took during our gathering with Rolex. In the then, you can visit and design your own number one Rolex Datejust 41.