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Rolex Day-Date 40 Oyster, 40 mm, Everose gold M228235-0055

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Day-Date 40

40 mm, 18 ct Everose gold

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Model availability
Rolex Day-Date in 18 ct Everose gold M228235-0055 at Davidson & Licht

Reference

228235

Model case

Oyster, 40 mm, Everose gold

Water-resistance

Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet

Bezel

Fluted

Dial

Slate ombré

Bracelet

President, semi-circular three-piece links

Movement

Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding

Calibre

3255, Manufacture Rolex

Power reserve

Approximately 70 hours

Certification

Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

Rolex Day-Date in 18 ct Everose gold M228235-0055 at Davidson & Licht

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, in gold on this Day-Date 40.

Fluted bezel

Slate ombré dial

The version presented, in 18 ct Everose gold, introduces slate ombré dial – a completely new hue for such a dial, whose surface, coloured at the centre, progresses to a deep black around the edge. Also appearing for the first time on the ombré dial of this watch are faceted, deconstructed Roman numerals and faceted index hour markers in 18 ct pink gold. Until now, Rolex ombré dials were set with diamond hour markers and were reserved for the Day-Date 36. This dial represents the continuity of a design that Rolex introduced in the 1980s and relaunched in 2019. The manufacture of these dials with a concentric gradient involves the application of black lacquer, a delicate operation overseen by a specialist whose task it is to ensure the harmonious transition from colour to darkness.

Slate ombré dial

18 ct Everose gold

To preserve the beauty of its pink gold watches, Rolex created and patented an exclusive 18 ct pink gold alloy cast in its own foundry: Everose gold. Introduced in 2005, 18 ct Everose is used on all Rolex Oyster models in pink gold.

18 ct Everose gold
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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 Jewelers, who receive regular deliveries and independently manage the allocation and sales of watches to customers. Davidson and Licht 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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