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Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 Oyster, 40 mm, white gold

£31,450.00 Incl VAT
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Rolex Day-Date 40 Day-Date 40
REFERENCE
228239
MODEL CASE
Oyster, 40 mm, white gold
BEZEL
Fluted
WATER-RESISTANCE
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
MOVEMENT
Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
CALIBER
3255, Manufacture Rolex
POWER RESERVE
Approximately 70 hours
BRACELET
President, semi-circular three-piece links
DIAL
Slate
CERTIFICATION
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)
SLATE DIAL

SLATE DIAL

The dial is the distinctive face of a Rolex watch, the feature most responsible for its identity and readability. Characterised by hour markers fashioned from 18 ct gold to prevent tarnishing, every Rolex dial is designed and manufactured in-house, largely by hand to ensure perfection.

THE FLUTED BEZEL

THE FLUTED BEZEL

The Rolex fluted bezel is a mark of distinction. Originally, the fluting of the Oyster bezel had a functional purpose: it served to screw the bezel onto the case helping to ensure the waterproofness of the watch. It was therefore identical to the fluting on the case back, which was also screwed onto the case for waterproofness, using specific Rolex tools. Over time, the fluting became an aesthetic element, a genuine Rolex signature feature. Today the fluted bezel is a mark of distinction, always in gold.

18 CT WHITE GOLD

18 CT WHITE 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 Availabilty

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 Jewelers, who receive regular deliveries and independently manage the allocation and sales of watches to customers.

Mappin & Webb is proud to be part of the worldwide network of Official Rolex Jewelers and can provide information on the availability of Rolex watches.

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