REFERENCE
278288RBR
MODEL CASE
Oyster, 31 mm, yellow gold and diamonds
oyster architecture
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
Diameter
31 mm
Material
18 ct yellow gold
BEZEL
Set with diamonds
Winding Crown
Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
WATER-RESISTANCE
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
Crystal
Scratch-resistant sapphire, Cyclops lens over the date
MOVEMENT
Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
CALIBRE
2236, Manufacture Rolex
precision
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing
Oscillator
Syloxi hairspring in silicon with patented geometry. High-performance Paraflex shock absorbers
Winding
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
POWER RESERVE
Approximately 55 hours
BRACELET
President, semi-circular three-piece links
bracelet material
18 ct yellow gold
clasp
Concealed folding Crownclasp
DIAL
White mother-of-pearl set with diamonds
Certification
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

Mother-of-Pearl Dial

Mother-of-pearl is by its nature full of mystery and surprises. Depending on its origin, it can be pink, white, black or yellow. It differs in colour, intensity and structure according to the part of the shell from which it is extracted. At Rolex, mother-of-pearl is never artificially coloured. Instead, particular know-how and skill are devoted to simply highlighting its natural beauty and preserving the original hues. As all mother-of-pearl dials are unique pieces, an identical dial will never be found on another wrist.

Diamond-Set Bezel

Gem-setters, like sculptors, finely carve the precious metal to hand-shape the seat in which each gemstone will be perfectly lodged. With the art and craft of a jeweller, the stone is placed and meticulously aligned with the others, then firmly secured in its gold or platinum setting. Besides the intrinsic quality of the stones, several other criteria contribute to the beauty of Rolex gem-setting: the precise alignment of the height of the gems, their orientation and position, the regularity, strength and proportions of the setting as well as the intricate finishing of the metalwork. A sparkling symphony to enhance the watch and enchant the wearer.

18 ct yellow gold

By operating its own exclusive foundry, Rolex has the unrivalled ability to cast the highest quality 18 ct gold alloys. According to the proportion of silver, copper, platinum or palladium added, different types of 18 ct gold are obtained: yellow, pink or white. They are made with only the purest metals and meticulously inspected in an in-house laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment, before the gold is formed and shaped with the same painstaking attention to quality. Rolex's commitment to excellence begins at the source.

MODEL AVAILABILITY

All Rolex watches are assembled by hand with the utmost care to ensure exceptional quality. Such high standards naturally restrict Rolex production capacity and, at times, the demand for Rolex watches outpaces this capacity.

Therefore, the availability of certain models may be limited. New Rolex watches are exclusively sold by Official Rolex Retailers, who receive regular deliveries and independently manage the allocation and sales of watches to customers.

Chronolink is proud to be part of the worldwide network of Official Rolex Retailers and can provide information on the availability of Rolex watches.

The Oyster Perpetual Datejust is the archetype of the classic watch thanks to functions and aesthetics that never go out of fashion. This year, Rolex presents the Datejust 36 featuring new 'palm' and 'fluted' dial motifs. The palm motif evokes lush, vibrant tropical forests, while the fluted motif showcases the pattern found on a range of Rolex bezels that has become one of the brand’s signature aesthetic styles.
Rolex Datejust

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