Rolex Sky-Dweller Watch: 18 ct Everose gold

Rolex Sky-Dweller Watch: 18 ct Everose gold
The Oyster Perpetual
SKY-DWELLER
Oyster, 42 mm, Everose gold
SKY-DWELLER
A technological masterpiece protected by 14 patents, the Oyster
Perpetual Sky-Dweller provides the information global travellers
need to keep track of time at a glance. Launched in 2012, the
Sky-Dweller is a compelling timepiece of revolutionary design
that blends to perfection mechanical sophistication and ease of
use.
Reference
326935
MODEL CASE
MOVEMENT
BRACELET
MODEL CASE
Oyster, 42 mm, Everose gold
MOVEMENT
Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding, dual time
zones, annual calendar
BRACELET
Oyster, flat three-piece links
OYSTER ARCHITECTURE
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case
back and winding crown
DIAMETER
42 mm
MATERIAL
18 ct Everose gold
BEZEL
Fluted, bidirectional rotatable Rolex Ring
Command
WINDING CROWN
Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness
system
CRYSTAL
Scratch-resistant sapphire, Cyclops lens over
the date
WATER-RESISTANCE
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
CALIBRE
9001, Manufacture Rolex
FUNCTIONS
Centre hour, minute and seconds hands.
24-hour display on off-centre disc. Second
time zone. Instantaneous annual calendar at 3
o'clock and rapid-setting of the date. Month
display via 12 apertures around the
circumference of the dial. Stop-seconds for
precise time setting
OSCILLATOR
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring.
High-performance Paraflex shock absorbers
WINDING
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
POWER RESERVE
Approximately 72 hours
PRECISION
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing
BRACELET MATERIAL
18 ct Everose gold
CLASP
Folding Oysterclasp with Easylink 5 mm
comfort extension link
DIAL
DIAL
Sundust
CERTIFICATION
CERTIFICATION
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex
certification after casing)
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
OYSTER PERPETUAL
SKY-DWELLER
A distinctive technological masterpiece protected by 14 patents, the Oyster
Perpetual Sky-Dweller provides the information global travellers need to keep
track of time at a glance. Launched in 2012, the Sky-Dweller is a compelling
timepiece of revolutionary design that blends to perfection mechanical
sophistication and ease of use.
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Innovation for those who travel the
world...
The first Rolex with a dual time-zone
display and an annual calendar that
marks the passage of the months.
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Distinctive display
1 — DUAL TIME ZONE
The two time zones are displayed simultaneously.
Local time is indicated by the conventional centre hour, minute and
seconds hands. It can be set quickly and easily by means of a
mechanism that allows the hour hand to be adjusted independently in
one-hour increments both forwards and backwards. Neither the minute
and seconds nor the reference time in the second time zone are affected.
And, since the watch is not stopped, accuracy is preserved. Reference
time in the traveller’s usual place of residence or work is read on a rotating
off-centre disc. A fixed inverted red triangle points to the wearer’s chosen
reference time. The disc’s 24-hour display allows travellers to clearly
distinguish daytime hours from night-time hours in the distant time zone
(for example, 10 p.m. versus 10 a.m.). The date change is linked to local
time and occurs within a few milliseconds at midnight. So the date
displayed in the aperture is always the current date in the wearer’s local
time zone.
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Striking ingenuity
2 — ANNUAL CALENDAR
Deep red in one of 12 windows around the dial indicates the current
month, a striking characteristic of the Saros annual calendar.
This ingenious mechanism simplifies life for the wearer of the watch, who
no longer needs to think about adjusting the date at the end of a 30-day
month. The annual calendar displays the correct date through the year.
Only one adjustment is needed – on 1 March (February having only 28 or
29 days). The date is connected to local time and automatically changes
according to the traveller’s local time zone.
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As simple as one, two, three
3 — RING COMMAND BEZEL
Setting the Sky-Dweller’s three main functions is quick and easy. It can be
done in any order, and both forwards and backwards, without restriction.
Each function is accessed using the rotatable Ring Command bezel
and adjusted with the winding crown, which has only one setting position.
The operation is as simple as 1-2-3.
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Mechanical elegance
ROLEX CALIBRE 9001
The Sky-Dweller is equipped with calibre 9001, a self-winding mechanical
movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Introduced in
2012, it is one of the most complex calibres ever created by Rolex
watchmakers. Nonetheless, it is engineered to ensure simplicity of use: a
selector wheel on the outside edge of the 9001 ensures the interaction of
the movement and the bezel of the watch to set the Sky-Dweller’s
functions. Like all Rolex Perpetual movements, the 9001 is a certified
Swiss Chronometer, a designation reserved for high-precision watches
that have successfully passed the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing
Institute (COSC) tests. Its architecture, in common with all Oyster watch
movements, makes it singularly reliable.
The Saros annual calendar
A revolutionary planetary mechanism inspired by the cyclical alignment of
Sun, Earth and Moon lies in the heart of the Sky-Dweller. The Greek term
saros has been used since antiquity to designate an astronomical cycle
which governs the recurrence of eclipses.
The Sky-Dweller’s Saros annual calendar owes its high efficiency to a
mechanism of revolutionary simplicity. Displaying the correct date through
the year, this ingenious system patented by Rolex replicates the irregular
occurrence of 30- and 31-day months using only four additional gear
wheels.
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Revolutionary interaction
THE RING COMMAND BEZEL
The rotatable Ring Command bezel interacts with the movement to allow
the global traveller to easily access the watch functions that need setting.
The bezel can be turned to one of three positions to select the date, local
time or reference time. The selected function can then be rapidly adjusted
in either direction using the winding crown. This intuitive interface is based
on a complex mechanical module with no fewer than 60 components, the
product of state-of-the-art watchmaking and advanced micromechanics.
Such innovation epitomizes Rolex's in-house mastery of the design and
manufacture of all the essential components of the watch.
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Features
SUPERLATIVE
CHRONOMETER
The green seal accompanying every Rolex watch is a symbol of its status
as a Superlative Chronometer. This exclusive designation attests that it
has successfully undergone a series of specific final controls by Rolex in
its own laboratories according to its own criteria, in addition to the official
COSC certification of its movement. This unique testing of the
chronometric precision of the cased-up movement, as well as of the
watch’s waterproofness, self-winding and power reserve, pushes back
the boundaries of performance and makes Rolex the benchmark for
excellence in mechanical watches. The green seal is coupled with a
five‑year guarantee which applies to all Rolex models.
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Where to buy a Rolex
THE OFFICIAL
ROLEX RETAILER
Only official Rolex retailers, distinguishable by this
official green plaque, are allowed to sell and maintain a
Rolex. With the necessary skills, technical know-how
and special equipment, they guarantee the authenticity
of each and every part of your Rolex, not to mention its
reliability over time, helping you make the choice that
will last a lifetime.
Find your retailer on rolex.com
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