Rolex

Day-Date 40

Oyster, 40 mm, Everose gold and diamonds

M228345RBR-0016

$71,700.00

Reference

228345RBR

Model Case

Oyster, 40 mm, Everose gold and diamonds

Bezel

Set with diamonds

Water-Resistance

Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet

Movement

Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding

Calibre

3255, Manufacture Rolex

Power Reserve

Approximately 70 hours

Bracelet

President, semi-circular three-piece links

Dial

Eisenkiesel set with diamonds

Certification

Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

M228345RBR-0016
Eisenkiesel dial

Eisenkiesel dial

This dial features 10 baguette-cut diamonds. The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 is presented with a dial made from eisenkiesel, a deep brown decorative stone used by the brand for the first time in 2021. Eisenkiesel is an iron-oxide, delicately veined quartz. The stone discs destined for the dials are cut from a block of raw material. Only those whose color and structure fully satisfy the brand’s exacting aesthetic requirements are selected. They will grace the dial of a Rolex watch, conferring it with a unique personality.

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.

Diamond-set bezel
18 ct Everose gold

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.

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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.

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

HOW TO SET YOUR Day-Date 40

How to Set your Day-Date 40 Synonymous with excellence and reliability, Rolex watches are designed for everyday wear, and depending on the model, perfectly suited for a wide range of sports and other activities. Built to last, these timepieces are characterized by their distinctive and timeless aesthetics. The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 is the ultimate watch of prestige. Learn more about this model and how to set the time, date and day by watching the video.

The new Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 36 welcomes dials made of decorative stone in shimmering tones that evoke the atmosphere of the Mediterranean coast. Green aventurine, carnelian and turquoise are paired with watches in 18 ct Everose, yellow and white gold respectively.  As expressions of Rolex’s dial-making expertise, the new Day-Date 36 watches are also testament to the brand’s perfect mastery of the gem-setting art. This union of exceptional stones, gems and precious metals emphasizes the distinction and elegance of this prestigious watch.

Rolex Day-Date

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