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 conspicuous wristwatch that could be viewed as the granddaddy of every cutting edge 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, however a ton hasn’t changed all things considered. Put that absolute first Datejust reference to an advanced one, and you’ll see it obviously 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) yet I think about this model (not especially this reference) quite possibly 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 super nonchalantly. Worn by celebrities 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 messed 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 see it (ideally a reference 16234, so steel and white gold with celebration wristband), yet I can’t truly wear that one to be straightforward. Not that it looks senseless, but rather I feel the watch is only a slight bit excessively little for my wrist. At the point when I see it on another wrist, even huge ones, I don’t appear to mind. On my own wrist, it is simply excessively little. I was thusly exceptionally glad that Rolex chose to come up with the Datejust several years prior. That looked much better in regards to width, however by one way or another the plan extents were a slight bit off. Like the Day-Date II really (recollect, the fleeting 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 exquisite 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 gap of the dial and a more slender bezel. You will likewise discover the dial to be somewhat 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 like to think. The Rolex Datejust 41 certainly is, yet a treated steel model was inadequate. Until now.
You will see here the Rolex Datejust 41 with white gold fluted bezel and the Oyster arm band, yet 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. In the event that you don’t extravagant the white gold (or Jubilee arm band), the watch begins at 6700 Euro. This likewise implies the reference number changes obviously, the 6700 Euro arrangement is otherwise called Rolex Datejust 41 reference 126300.
All these Rolex Datejust 41 models are controlled by the type 3235 development and precise between – 2 and +2 seconds out of each day by and large. 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 in the interim, you can visit and arrange your own #1 Rolex Datejust 41.