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Rolex: a journey through time

The character of this swiss brand comes from a tradition driven by passion for innovation and a relentless pursuit of excellence  Rolex: a journey  through time.

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Rolex journey stretches back to 1905 and is closely linked to founder Hans Wilsdorf’s pioneer and visionary spirit. After the invention of the first wristwatch, the company became a forerunner in the industry of time. With the introduction of Oyster  -the first waterproof case-  and the development of a self-winding mechanical movement (Perpetual), the brand made its way to global markets.

Since then, Rolex watches have been manufactured and meticulously assembled with the best materials. The brand masters in-house the entire production process for its components.

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Rolex provides a wide range of models, including both professional and classic watches. In 2016, the company has presented the latest creations for the Oyster Collection, as well as a new in-house certification: the redefined Superlative Chronometer -the brand’s emblematic designation- with an excelling performance.
Once again, the lofty watchmaking firm reaffirms the extent of its jewel domination. The examples below are proof beyond doubt.

Revista / magazine Estilo de Vida by Claudia M. Gómez – Rolex – Bryn Terfel Jones, CBE is a Welsh opera and concert bass baritone

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This is Rolex’s most prestigious model. Used by chiefs of state and world-class leaders, it has been evolving since 2015 and it is now presented with a new caliber 3255 generation, a modern design and Superlative Chronometer accuracy.
It is worth mentioning that this astonishing model is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a new luminous green dial and guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres. It is available in 18k Everose gold and white gold

The new Air-King perpetuates the privileged link that Rolex and Aviation had during the golden 1930s. With a 40mm case in 904L steel, it features a black dial with a combination of large 3, 6 and 9 numerals marking the hours and a prominent minute scale for navigational time readings.
The Air-King is equipped with calibre 3131 and a self-winding mechanical movement. Its architecture, manufacturing quality and innovative features make it singularly precise and reliable. The Parachrom hairspring offers great stability in the face of magnetic fields and temperature variations.

Rolex presents a new version of renowned model Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in 904L steel, with a bezel that evokes the black 1965 model with a plexiglass dial. This one comes with an engraved tachymetric scale that allows drivers to perfectly measure average speeds up to 400 kilometres per hour. It is a scratch-resistant and robust model with an Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link.

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Created in 1945, this was the first automatic and waterproof wristwatch ever made, that, apart from that, shows the date in a window at 3 o’clock. A new generation comes in an updated 41mm design and the new caliber 3235, a movement at the forefront of watchmaking technology.
Additionally, the new Datejust 41 is an auspicious meeting of two metals: one, noble and precious, attractive for its lustre and stability; the other, highly resistant, known for its strength and reliability. The bezel, the winding crown, as well as the centre bracelet links are made of 18ct yellow or Everose (Rolex exclusive patented pink gold alloy) gold; the middle case and the outer links of the bracelet are made of 904L steel.
This is the new version of an exquisite feminine model that comes in either yellow or Everose Rolesor. These new models feature a redesigned case enlarged to 28 mm and a mechanical movement, calibre 2236, equipped with a Rolex-patented Syloxi hairspring in silicon. The Oyster case of the Lady-Datejust 28 is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet), and paragon of robustness, proportion and femininity. The fluted case back is hermetically screwed down with a special tool as well as the winding crown, fitted with the Twinlock double waterproofness system.

Revista / magazine Estilo de Vida by Claudia M. Gómez – Rolex – He Cellini collection celebrates the timeless elegance of traditional watches with a touch of modernity: Benvenuto Cellini, the Italian Renaissance artist, inspired the name of the collection. Source: Rolex

In 18 ct Everose gold and a 39mm case adorned with the rarest diamonds, this interpretation highlights the extent of Rolex’s expertise in gem-setting. Here, Rolex combines to perfection its expertise in the art of watchmaking, and sophisticated gem-setting of the highest order. This watch is also equipped with the new-generation calibre 3235, backed by 14 patents, incorporating the Chronergy escapement.
The diamonds gracing the Pearlmaster 39 are selected according to rigorous criteria and set in keeping with the finest traditions to ensure the most intense radiance. Rolex has its own gemmology laboratory, where experienced specialists check the quality of the precious stones: the precise alignment of the height of the gems, their orientation and position, the robustness, the regularity and aesthetics of the setting, as well as the finishing of the beads.

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This is the first time that this nautical model is introduced in Everose gold. Known as the watch of the open seas, it’s s at home on deck on the open sea as well as on land, and allows the wearer to calculate the sailing time between two buoys.  The Yacht-Master’s bidirectional rotatable 60-minute graduated bezel make the raised polished numerals and graduations stand out against a sandblasted background.
The Rolex Explorer symbolizes the exceptional relationship between Rolex and exploration (benefited from experience gained in the Himalayas since the 1930s). It comes with clearly distinctive hour and minute hands, and its landmark, highly legible, black dial with blue luminescent indices and large Arabic numerals at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock.

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Rolex presents new versions for models Cellini Time, Cellini Date and Cellini Dual Time, in 18ct white and everose gold with a lacquered dial and long gold applique hour markers. The Cellini Date is available with leather straps and dark dials, while the Cellini Dual Time comes with brown dial and strap.
The Cellini Time model is, without a doubt, the essence of a timeless classic, because it indicates hours, minutes and seconds as if the present were the only time that matters.
The Cellini Date model displays the date with elegance, tradition and poetry.
The Cellini Dual Time grants its wearers the gift of temporal ubiquity. With a quick glance at the dial, they are simultaneously aware of the time here and the time elsewhere.