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Hands-On: Rolex Day-Date 40mm In Yellow Gold (VIDEO)
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Today, we have a closer look at the Rolex that is the most Rolex of all Rolexes. The Rolex Day-Date on its fantastic President bracelet. The one we are looking at has a 40 mm oyster case in yellow gold.

Love it or hate it, Let’s jump into all the details right now:

The day-date boasts s a  Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and screw down winding crownCrown The knob on the outside of the watch that you typically use to either wind the mainspring or set the time [Learn More]. With this and its twin lock double waterproofness system, the watch is waterproof to 100 meters. As you would expect here, the crystal is scratch resistant sapphire and you also have that iconic cyclops lens over the date. Available with a wide variety of dials, the one we are looking at has a silver, diagonal motif dial. The bezel as you can see is fluted and of course also gold. 

More precious metal when looking at the bracelet, not just any bracelet but the president bracelet. Arguably the nicest bracelet in the known universe.  It features semi circular three-piece links, with a gorgeous concealed folding crown clasp. The bracelet is armed with ceramic coated pins to avoid that dreaded bracelet stretch over time. On the inside and not visible through the caseback is the caliberCaliber The caliber ('movement') is the heart and engine of a watch. It consists of a number of interconnected components that work together. Energy is transmitted through the gear train, to the escapement mechanism. The escapement mechanism releases this energy in a controlled manner. This drives the gear train, which ultimately rotates the hands of the watch and keeps time. [More Info] 3255. A Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding movement with a 70 hour power reserveRéserve de marche Also known as Power Reserve. A watch's power reserve refers to the amount of time a mechanical watch can run without being wound. The power reserve of a mechanical watch can vary depending on the size of the mainspring, the efficiency of the gear train, and the rate at which the mainspring releases energy. If a watch has a Power Reserve 'complication' it simply means that the status of the power reserve can be seen on the watch itself (either on the dial or movement side of the watch). [Learn More].

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